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Growing Number of US States Move to End Tax on Menstrual Products

Growing Number of US States Move to End Tax on Menstrual Products

A growing number of states are moving to end a tax on feminine hygiene products seen as discriminating against women.The issue will be on a state ballot this November for the first time, with voters
Iowa Transgender Community Sees Progress Despite Setbacks

Iowa Transgender Community Sees Progress Despite Setbacks

LGBTQ activists in Iowa say they are encouraged by the progress in their fight for equality despite occasional setbacks in the Midwestern state.The shifting and sometimes contradictory attitudes
Voters Also Weigh in on Dozens of Ballot Measures

Voters Also Weigh in on Dozens of Ballot Measures

Voters participating in U.S. midterm elections next week will be choosing more than candidates, they’ll also be weighing in on 155 statewide measures across 37 states, according to Ballotpedia, an
Obama to Rally for Indiana Senator Who Backs Trump Policies

Obama to Rally for Indiana Senator Who Backs Trump Policies

Former President Barack Obama's national campaign tour to boost Democratic candidates takes an unusual path Sunday with an Indiana rally for Sen. Joe Donnelly, who has sounded more like Donald Trump
Trump Presidency Faces High Stakes in Midterm Elections

Trump Presidency Faces High Stakes in Midterm Elections

President Donald Trump has been acting like a candidate on the ballot this week, staging daily double-header rallies and blasting out ads for Republicans up for election on Tuesday. Given the stakes
Pompeo Defends Waivers to Iran Sanctions

Pompeo Defends Waivers to Iran Sanctions

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is defending the Trump administration's reimposition of sanctions against Iran from conservative critics who argue more should be done to isolate the country.In an
Ready for a Fight: Voter Enthusiasm Surges Among US Hispanics

Ready for a Fight: Voter Enthusiasm Surges Among US Hispanics

Hispanics are more interested in voting this year than in the last U.S. congressional midterm elections in 2014 and their enthusiasm outpaces that of all U.S. adults, according to a Reuters/Ipsos
US Warns Its Citizens in Tanzania ahead of Anti-Gay Crackdown

US Warns Its Citizens in Tanzania ahead of Anti-Gay Crackdown

The United States has warned its citizens in Tanzania to be cautious after commercial capital Dar es Salaam announced a crackdown on homosexuality, which is a criminal offense in the East African
Trump, Obama Stage Dueling Rallies Ahead of Midterms

Trump, Obama Stage Dueling Rallies Ahead of Midterms

Republican President Donald Trump and his Democratic predecessor, former President Barack Obama, are staging dueling rallies Sunday to push their political party faithful to the polls in Tuesday's
Non-Stop Ads and Robocalls: Welcome to America's Costliest Election

Non-Stop Ads and Robocalls: Welcome to America's Costliest Election

Wendy Burke has had enough. Campaign advertisements bombard her favorite TV shows.Dozens of election pamphlets fill her mailbox. Every day, she gets several political calls on her cell phone and more
Pompeo Resuming Nuclear Talks with N. Korea This Week

Pompeo Resuming Nuclear Talks with N. Korea This Week

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is resuming denuclearization talks with North Korea this week in New York, meeting with Pyongyang's second in command, Kim Yong Chol.Progress on ending
Neil Armstrong Memorabilia Fetches $7.5 Million at Auction

Neil Armstrong Memorabilia Fetches $7.5 Million at Auction

Memorabilia that belonged to the first man to set foot on the moon, Neil Armstrong, has fetched more than $7.4 million at auction.Dallas-based Heritage Auctions says the item that sold for the highest
Massachusetts Could Lead Way in Overturning Citizens United

Massachusetts Could Lead Way in Overturning Citizens United

Voters in Massachusetts could give an important boost to a movement seeking to amend the U.S. Constitution to restore some limits on corporations’ political spending.Voters on Tuesday are being asked
New Orleans Restaurateur Aims for Inclusivity in New Venture

New Orleans Restaurateur Aims for Inclusivity in New Venture

When employees enter Saba — an Israeli restaurant started by award-winning chef Alon Shaya — they pass by the company’s mission statement, which emphasizes the importance of a safe and comfortable
Ethiopia’s Desisa, Kenya’s Keitany Win NYC Marathon

Ethiopia’s Desisa, Kenya’s Keitany Win NYC Marathon

By the time Mary Keitany was pacing her way up Manhattan’s First Avenue, she had no reason to look back for challengers. The Kenyan’s lead was growing over the strong women’s field with every stride,
Enthusiasm, Suspense Build for Tuesday's US Midterm Elections

Enthusiasm, Suspense Build for Tuesday's US Midterm Elections

Voter enthusiasm is high and suspense is building before Tuesday's U.S. midterm elections that will determine which political party controls both houses of Congress as well as dozens of governorships
Trump, Obama Talk About Migrant Caravans at Campaign Stops

Trump, Obama Talk About Migrant Caravans at Campaign Stops

A big group of migrants from Central American countries traveling mostly on foot toward the United States, voted to continue their journey from Cordoba to reach Mexico City on Monday.They have decided
Man Fought Back During Yoga Studio Shooting With a Broom

Man Fought Back During Yoga Studio Shooting With a Broom

A yoga student is being lauded as a hero for wrestling with a gunman who posed as a customer to get into a yoga studio in Florida and started firing.Joshua Quick spoke to ABC’s Good Morning America on

Low Bridge Claims Camper’s A/C Unit, Driver Doesn’t Seem To Care

The driver preferred to sacrifice the camper’s air conditioning unit rather than his pride. |
Why It's Still in Russia's Interest to Mess With US Politics

Why It's Still in Russia's Interest to Mess With US Politics

Sweeping accusations that the Kremlin tried to sway the 2016 U.S. election haven’t chastened Russian trolls, hackers and spies — and might even have emboldened them.U.S. officials and tech companies