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A leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion raises the possibility that Roe V Wade will be overturned after nearly five decades. That has Illinois lawmakers, providers, legal groups and advocates strategizing about what they will do if abortion rights are no longer the law of the land. With the projection of a court sealing Roe’s fate, 26 states are expected to ban abortion, and many of them surround Illinois.
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An Orange County Sheriff's Department K-9 unit checks the grounds at Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, Calif. on Sunday after a fatal shooting.
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A gunman in an attack at a California church was a Chinese immigrant motivated by hate for Taiwanese people, authorities say.
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E.G. Keith is an 11-year-old author who has written a book called "Havoc." She spoke to Community Voices about how she became interested in writing and what she plans to write in the future.
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Before closing out its truncated spring legislative session earlier this month, the General Assembly approved language that will be put to voters in November, asking whether Illinois should amend its constitution to add a so-called “Workers’ Rights Amendment” to guarantee the right to collectively bargain in a state with a long tradition of strong organized labor. But those behind a new lawsuit filed Thursday hope to prevent the question from being printed on the ballot in the first place, claiming the proposed amendment would conflict with federal labor law.
People gather outside the scene of a shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., Sunday, May 15, 2022.
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The suspect allegedly wrote a 180-page document filled with hateful rants about race and ties to the conspiracy theory, "Great Replacement".
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A collection of photography from the Bob Dylan Archive in Tulsa, Okla.
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