Prosecutors move to dismiss Wisconsin abortion ban challenge

MADISON, Wis. — A group of prosecutors is asking a judge to toss out Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul’s lawsuit challenging Wisconsin’s 173-year-old ban on abortions, arguing that it lacks…

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Critics: Oregon’s move to decriminalize hard drugs a failure

SALEM, Ore. — Two years after Oregon residents voted to decriminalize hard drugs and dedicate hundreds of millions of dollars to treatment, few people have requested the services and the…

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Biden student loan move shaped by intense political pressure, barrage of GOP criticism

President Joe Biden’s announcement Wednesday that he would cancel student loan debt for millions of Americans and extend a pandemic-era pause on repayments followed intense pressure from those in his…

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