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NASA launches tool that measures Western water loss

NASA on Thursday launched an online platform with data on how much water evaporates into the atmosphere from plants, soils…

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Texas urges Supreme Court to leave abortion law in place

Texas is urging the Supreme Court to leave in place its law banning most abortions and telling the justices there’s…

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DeSantis to convene legislature to fight vaccine mandates

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says he will call state lawmakers back to work early to pass legislation to combat coronavirus…

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Mask mandate may relax in some South Florida schools

The mask mandate for students in some South Florida schools could soon be eased as local rates of COVID-19 infections…

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Vaccine doubts fuel doctor’s rise in Minnesota governor race

WATERTOWN, Minn. — The small-town family doctor angling to become Minnesota’s next governor smiled, leaned into the camera and told…

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Cargo backlog creates traffic headaches on sea and land

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles neighborhood just outside the nation’s busiest port complex has become a perpetual traffic jam,…

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Businesses nervously await fine print of vax-or-test rule

WASHINGTON — More than six weeks after promising a new vaccination-or-testing rule covering the millions of Americans at companies with…

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Biden says he’s open to shortening length of new programs

HARTFORD, Conn. — President Joe Biden says he would prefer to cut the duration of programs in his big social…

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US: States can order COVID shots for younger kids next week

NEW YORK — U.S. health officials are setting the stage for a national COVID-19 vaccination campaign for younger children, inviting…

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Abortion supporters ask Oklahoma court to put 3 laws on hold

Reproductive rights supporters are asking the Oklahoma Supreme Court to put three anti-abortion laws on hold, including restrictions on medication-induced…

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