Health care disparities have hurt Americans of different races, geographic regions and income levels for far too long, and proactive solutions will be required to finally close the gap.
Backlash continues after a white city councilman in Alabama directed a racial slur at a Black city councilwoman.
"What is really on trial here is the future of America's public lands... oil, gas, coal, mineral extraction," said Democratic Sen.Maria Cantwell of Washington.
Democrats were unswayed by Republican arguments, leaving them short of the supermajority vote required to bypass the governor.
"The leader's statements on debt ceiling are shameless, cynical and totally political," said Senate Majority Leader Check Schumer.
Vallance wrongly stated around 60 percent of U.K. COVID-19 hospitalizations were among fully vaccinated people, rather than those who were not vaccinated.
"Representative Thompson ran for office to advance progressive policies, but his recent actions...have become an impediment to that work," the Democrats said.
The riots erupted after former President Jacob Zuma began serving a 15-month prison sentence for contempt of court.
Author Noemi Kiss called making LGBT literature off-limits "absurd" and "a limitation of freedom of opinion and expression."
France, the European Union and the U.S. urged Lebanese politicians to form a Cabinet and schedule an international conference to support the effort.
Advance Child Tax Credit payments issued by the IRS reached around 35 million families in the U.S. on Thursday.
A Planned Parenthood lawsuit caused a South Carolina abortion law to be blocked.
The Congressional Budget Office is projecting that this year's deficit will total a slightly smaller $3 trillion.
The U.S. blacklisted 14 Chinese companies on Friday for their alleged human rights abuses. China said it would safeguard the rights of Chinese companies.
Cubans are calling for an end to the long-lasting communist regime and pushing for their freedoms to be restored.
U.S. Representative Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) is speaking out regarding President Joe Biden's plans to go door-to-door and administer vaccinations to unvaccinated Americans.
Proposal would revise state's 1976 law to bar discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in employment, housing and public accommodations.
The National Institutes of Health has hiked spending on animal experiments carried out abroad by almost a quarter in the last two years.
A rival to Belarus's president was sent to prison on charges of taking bribes and money laundering. His arrest drew thousands to protest.
"We will remember his unwavering love for his wife Joyce, his family and friends, and the integrity he brought to a life dedicated to country," the family said.
"This partisan lawsuit was nothing short of an attempt to tarnish Gov. Branstad's character and reputation," said Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig.
Lebanon, which is suffering from an economic and financial crisis, is experiencing shortages of several goods, including gas, electricity and baby formula.
A federal judge ruled Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert was allowed to block people on her personal Twitter and not her official government account.
The secretary of state met with Pope Francis to discuss America's relationship with the Vatican.
The Justice Department is suing Georgia over one of the state's voting laws that allowed the GOP legislature greater influence.
San Francisco city employees who don't comply with the vaccine mandate, and don't have a medical or religious exemption, could be fired from their jobs.
The leader of Myanmar's military junta met with Russia's defense minister in hopes to develop ties despite international criticism. In a speech, Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing spoke about restoring "integrity to democracy."
Anna Paulina Luna, who plans to run for Florida's District 13 House seat, filed for a permanent restraining order against fellow candidate William Braddock.
A new law was designed to crack down on pedophilia but contains amendments that make it appear as if pedophilia and homosexuality are linked. The law banned any content with homosexuality or sex reassignment to be shared with minors.
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