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  • WFAE
  • WHYY
  • Nieman Reports
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Evangelical Doctors' Group Pleads With Churches To Stay Home

Leaders of a national Christian medical group write that Christians who gather now could appear not to "care that we may be contributing to others getting this illness because of our selfishness." → Read More

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Colorado Abortion Ban Could Be Felt Nationwide

Colorado's Proposition 115 could shut down one of the few clinics nationwide that specializes in later abortion. → Read More

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A World Without Legal Abortion: How Activists Envision A 'Post-Roe' Nation

With the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, anti-abortion activists hope for a world where ending an unwanted pregnancy is not an option. → Read More

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Duckworth: Block Supreme Court Pick Who Thinks 'My Daughters Shouldn't Even Exist'

Drawing from her own experience, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., says she fears Judge Amy Coney Barrett would oppose reproductive health techniques, including in vitro fertilization. → Read More

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'Too Obnoxious' To Be Stopped By The Virus: People React To Trump's Coronavirus Test

Americans woke up Friday to news that the president and first lady both had tested positive for the coronavirus. For many, reactions to the news fell along political lines. → Read More

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With Roe v. Wade On The Line, Some States Take Steps To Protect Abortion Rights

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is backing legislation designed to codify Roe — the 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide — in state law and expand abortion access. → Read More

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From Debate Stage, Trump Declines To Denounce White Supremacy

Asked to disavow white supremacists, President Trump addressed the Proud Boys directly, telling them to "stand back and stand by." He did not expand on what he meant. → Read More

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A Look At Amy Coney Barrett's Record On Abortion Rights

President Trump promised to name Supreme Court justices who would oppose abortion rights. Activists say Barrett fits that mold. Her history as a federal judge offers potential clues to her views. → Read More

Ginsburg's Death A 'Pivot Point' For Abortion Rights, Advocates Say

Updated at 11:10 a.m. ET With her 14-month-old daughter on her hip, Anna Lashley, an attorney from Washington, D.C., came to pay her last respects to → Read More

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Ginsburg's Death A 'Pivot Point' For Abortion Rights, Advocates Say

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sets up a brutal nomination fight, and abortion rights is likely to be a contentious issue. → Read More

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Inconceivable! 'Princess Bride' Fan Ted Cruz Criticizes Cast Support For Dems

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz — a Princess Bride superfan — expressed disapproval as the cast of the 1980s cult classic plans to reunite for a fundraiser on behalf of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. → Read More

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Rochester Mayor Promises Police Reforms After Protests Over Daniel Prude's Death

Mayor Lovely Warren vows to move some mental health services funds away from police. Daniel Prude died a week after officers pinned him on the ground, responding to a mental health crisis call. → Read More

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Falwell Resigns From Liberty University Following Sex Scandal Allegations

Jerry Falwell Jr., a prominent evangelical supporter of President Trump's, has resigned weeks after agreeing to an indefinite leave of absence. → Read More

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After Falwell's Departure, Liberty Students Worry About Their School And Their Faith

As they prepare to return to a campus under new leadership, some students have mixed feelings about what Jerry Falwell Jr., a Trump supporter, has meant for both their college and evangelicalism. → Read More

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Jerry Falwell Jr. On 'Indefinite Leave' From Liberty University After Racy Photo

Days after Falwell receives criticism for posting a photo online that showed him with his pants unzipped alongside a woman who is not his wife, Liberty University says he is stepping aside. → Read More

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Virginia Unveils App To Aid Contact Tracing

Virginia's new COVIDWISE app is designed to alert users who may have been exposed to the coronavirus. The app relies on Bluetooth to notify people who may be at risk. → Read More

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After 'Severe' Delays, 6 States Band Together To Buy Coronavirus Tests

Six states will purchase 3 million rapid tests, and more states may join the consortium. Maryland, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio and Massachusetts want to stem a severe testing shortage. → Read More

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Remembering Radio Host Patrick Ellis, Who Brought The 'Gospel Spirit' To D.C.

For more than 40 years, 96.3 WHUR-FM broadcast Patrick Ellis's beloved and popular radio show Gospel Spirit Sunday mornings, filling the homes and cars of Washington, D.C., with the sound of church. → Read More

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Since Rep. Lewis' Death, Calls Grow To Rename Historic Bridge After Him

The Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., is significant in the life of Rep. John Lewis. His casket will be carried over that bridge on Sunday. Lewis died on July 17 at the age of 80. → Read More

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'Crooked Hallelujah' Sings Of Beauty And Trouble Between Mothers And Daughters

Kelli Jo Ford's novel follows three generations of Cherokee women trying to forge a future in the harsh environment of the 1980s oil boom in Texas — and learning just how difficult that can be. → Read More