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On Abortion Law, the U.S. Is Unusual. Without Roe, It Would Be, Too.
Many rich democracies have earlier cutoffs for abortion - but allow it later for a variety of reasons. And around the world, it has been much more common to expand access than restrict it.
Brushfire grows to more than 100 acres in Big Sur amid high winds
A brushfire in Big Sur grew to more than 100 acres late Friday night, driven by strong winds as firefighters from around California's Central Coast were called to respond.
E-biker critically injured in Windsor Terrace * Brooklyn Paper
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High Speed Rail Authority Approves Environmental Docs for Burbank-to-Los Angeles Segment
Milestone clears way to move forward with planning and design
Video Quick Take: Philipe Delorme on Electricity 4.0 and the Road to Net Zero - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC
Welcome to the Quick Take. I'm Todd Pruzan, senior editor of research and special projects at Harvard Business Review.
Why Pete Davidson and Colin Jost Just Bought a Staten Island Ferry
The two "Saturday Night Live" cast members were among a group of investors who won an auction of a retired ferryboat, with a bid of $280,100 and a desire to "restore a piece of New York."
City Workers Authorize Strike Over Contract Impasse
The majority of city employees represented by the District Council of Trade Unions (DCTU) have voted to authorize a strike amid a standstill over contract negotiations with the city.
13 Brooklyn pols appointed City Council committee chairs * Brooklyn Paper
The almost all-new slate of New York City councilmembers have been hard at work at City Hall for just about three weeks now, and on Thursday they received their committee assignments, setting the course for which issues they'll champion over the next four years.
Vulnerable Malians could 'pay the price' of heavy sanctions, warn aid groups
More than a dozen aid organisations have called for humanitarian exemptions to heavy sanctions imposed on Mali after the military leadership postponed planned February elections.
Colleges amend their isolation policies amid Omicron surge
Gone are the days when students who test positive for COVID-19 moved to designated isolation housing on college campuses.