Flint water crisis charges dismissed against ex-Gov. Snyder

FLINT, Mich. — A judge dismissed criminal charges against former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder in the Flint water crisis, months after the state Supreme Court said indictments returned by a…

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Lawsuit against doctor who defied Texas abortion law tossed

SAN ANTONIO — Lawyers for a doctor who intentionally defied a Texas abortion law that the lawyers called a “bounty-hunting scheme” say a court has dismissed a test of whether…

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Climate change, human activity ‘decimating’ marine life, according to IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

More than 1,550 marine species are currently at risk of extinction.

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Portuguese lawmakers make 3rd attempt to allow euthanasia

LISBON, Portugal — Portugal’s parliament voted for the third time in almost two years Friday in favor of allowing euthanasia, though as happened in the previous attempts the country’s Constitutional…

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China struggles with COVID infections after controls ease

BEIJING — A rash of COVID-19 cases in schools and businesses were reported by social media users Friday in areas across China after the ruling Communist Party loosened anti-virus rules…

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US keeps eye on China’s space activities for potential risks

The head of American military operations in space says the U.S. is closely monitoring Chinese activities that pose a potential risk to its assets in space

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New COVID booster authorization will sway parents to get young kids vaccinated, FDA vaccine chief hopes

Dr. Peter Marks, the Food and Drug Administration’s vaccine chief, said he is well aware that COVID-19 booster uptake might be low for the latest shot, authorized by the government…

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SpaceX gives rival’s internet satellites ride to orbit

SpaceX has launched a batch of internet satellites for a competitor

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