Ashraf Khalil, The Associated Press

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The Associated Press

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Recent articles by Ashraf:

Roe was overturned last year. Here's what March for Life wants in 2023.

Movement leaders say they plan to warn Congress against making any attempt to curtail the multiple anti-abortion laws imposed last year in a dozen states. → Read More

March for Life eyes Congress for post-Roe abortion limits

Instead of concentrating their attention on the court, the marchers vowed to push for action from the building directly across the street: the U.S. Capitol. → Read More

March for Life eyes Congress for post-Roe abortion limits

Instead of concentrating their attention on the court, the marchers vowed to push for action from the building directly across the street: the U.S. Capitol. → Read More

March for Life eyes Congress for post-Roe abortion limits

Instead of concentrating their attention on the court, the marchers vowed to push for action from the building directly across the street: the U.S. Capitol. → Read More

DC residents demand police action after 13-year-old killed

Blake died of his injuries at the hospital, and his death has sparked a fierce community response from activists demanding that the shooter be arrested and his name be made public. → Read More

DC residents demand police action after 13-year-old killed

Blake died of his injuries at the hospital, and his death has sparked a fierce community response from activists demanding that the shooter be arrested and his name be made public. → Read More

Higher food prices worsen hunger crisis this holiday season

What many Americans hoped would be the first normal holiday season in three years has... → Read More

Higher food prices worsen hunger crisis this holiday season

WASHINGTON (AP) — Staffers at Bread for the City, a venerable charity in the nation’s capital, thought they were prepared for this year’s annual pre-Thanksgiving Holiday Helpers food giveaway. The pandemic had faded, but inflation was high, so they budgeted to give out 12,000 meals, 20% higher than normal pre-pandemic levels. But they were quickly […] → Read More

Higher food prices worsen hunger crisis this holiday season

What many Americans hoped would be the first normal holiday season in three years has instead been thrown into a heightened hunger crisis once again. → Read More

Controversial DC tipping proposal goes before voters — again

WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversial proposal to change the pay structure for servers and other workers at Washington’s bars and restaurants goes before voters Tuesday, four years after approval of an identical ballot issue that was later overturned by the D.C. Council. Initiative 82 would eliminate the so-called tipped wages system in which restaurant owners […] → Read More

Jan. 6 trial delayed after Oath Keepers’ leader gets COVID

The defendants are the first among hundreds charged in the Capitol attack to stand trial on the charge of seditious conspiracy. → Read More

Jan. 6 trial delayed after Oath Keepers’ leader gets COVID

The defendants are the first among hundreds charged in the Capitol attack to stand trial on the charge of seditious conspiracy. → Read More

Jan. 6 trial delayed after Oath Keepers’ leader gets COVID

The defendants are the first among hundreds charged in the Capitol attack to stand trial on the charge of seditious conspiracy. → Read More

As suicides rise, US military seeks to address mental health

WASHINGTON — After finishing a tour in Afghanistan in 2013, Dionne Williamson felt emotionally numb. More warning signs appeared during several years of subsequent overseas postings. “It’s like I lost me somewhere,” said Williamson, a Navy lieutenant commander who experienced disorientation, depression, memory loss and chronic exhaustion. “I went to my captain and said, ‘Sir, […] → Read More

As suicides rise, US military seeks to address mental health

WASHINGTON (AP) — After finishing a tour in Afghanistan in 2013, Dionne Williamson felt emotionally numb. More warning signs appeared during several years of subsequent overseas postings. → Read More

As suicides rise, US military seeks to address mental health

Much like the issue of food insecurity in military families, a network of military-adjacent charitable organizations has tried to fill the gaps with a variety of programs and outreach efforts. → Read More

As suicides rise, US military seeks to address mental health

Much like the issue of food insecurity in military families, a network of military-adjacent charitable organizations has tried to fill the gaps with a variety of programs and outreach efforts. → Read More

As suicides rise, US military seeks to address mental health

WASHINGTON (AP) — After finishing a tour in Afghanistan in 2013, Dionne Williamson felt emotionally numb. More warning signs appeared during several years of subsequent overseas postings. “It’s lik… → Read More

As suicides rise, US military seeks to address mental health

A 2021 study found that since 9/11, four times as many service members and veterans have died by suicide as have perished in combat. → Read More

Biden on ending hunger in US: ‘I know we can do this’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Wednesday his administration’s goal of ending hunger in the U.S. by the end of the decade was ambitious but doable, if only the nation would w… → Read More