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Registered nurses staged a one-day strike against Tenet Health hospitals in Florida, California and Arizona on Friday, demanding better working conditions and higher wages as the nation’s labor movement has begun flexing muscles weakened by decades of declining membership amid business and government attacks.

By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press September 21, 2019
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Young people around the globe took to the streets Friday to demand that global leaders act to mitigate climate change today to ensure there’ll be a tomorrow.

By James Carr and Wissam Melhem, Cronkite News September 21, 2019
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Tribal representatives told a Senate committee Wednesday that the Federal Communications Commission is not doing enough to ease the regulatory burdens that keep Indian Country from getting wireless broadband access.

By Harrison Mantas, Cronkite News September 21, 2019
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With marching bands, drum lines, hundreds of yard signs and at least one firetruck, Democratic presidential candidates made a colorful and often loud pitch to Iowa Democrats at the Steak Fry fundraiser in Des Moines on Saturday.

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE and THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press September 21, 2019
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Visitors descending on the remote Nevada desert for “Storm Area 51” are from Earth, not outer space.

By KEN RITTER, Associated Press September 19, 2019
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A cheap, daily pill that combines four drugs has been tested for the first time in the United States to see if it works as well among low-income Americans as it has in other countries to treat conditions leading to heart attacks and strokes.

By Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press September 19, 2019
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A U.S. judge has halted tree-cutting activities across thousands of square miles of the Southwest until federal agencies can get a better handle on how to monitor the population of a threatened owl.

By Associated Press September 19, 2019
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Saudi Arabia alleged Wednesday an attack by drones and cruise missiles on the heart of the kingdom’s oil industry was “unquestionably sponsored by Iran,” naming but not directly accusing Tehran of launching the assault.

By JON GAMBRELL, AYA BATRAWY & FAY ABUELGASIM, Associated Press September 18, 2019
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She’s done a lot with the place.

By Associated Press September 18, 2019
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President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California’s authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, a move critics said would result in less fuel efficient cars that create more planet-warming pollution.

By Associated Press September 18, 2019
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As several Democratic presidential candidates called for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, newly disclosed allegations are reviving questions about the rush to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee at the height of the #MeToo movement.

By Associated Press September 16, 2019
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Anti-discrimination laws do not trump the rights of business owners to refuse to provide certain services to gays, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner September 16, 2019
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More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers went on strike Monday against General Motors, bringing more than 50 factories and parts warehouses to a standstill in the union's first walkout against the No. 1 U.S. automaker in over a decade.

By Associated Press September 16, 2019
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Tensions are flaring in the Persian Gulf after President Donald Trump said the U.S. is "locked and loaded" to respond to a weekend drone assault on Saudi Arabia's energy infrastructure that his aides blamed on Iran.

By Associated Press September 16, 2019
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At two of the world's biggest coal mines, the finances got so bad that their owner couldn't even get toilet paper on credit.

By MEAD GRUVER, Associated Press September 15, 2019
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Iran denied on Sunday it was involved in Yemen rebel drone attacks the previous day that hit the world's biggest oil processing facility and an oil field in Saudi Arabia, just hours after America's top diplomat alleged that Tehran was behind the "unprecedented attack on the world's energy supply."

By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press September 15, 2019
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Activists are using virtual reality technology to focus on areas of the Navajo Nation affected by uranium contamination.

By Associated Press September 15, 2019
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Training surgeons is as easy as training dolphins or dogs.

By MARK PRATT, Associated Press September 14, 2019
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The White House announced Saturday that Hamza bin Laden , the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region.

By ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press September 14, 2019
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Fights over abortion and President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall have thrown Senate efforts to advance $1.4 trillion worth of agency spending bills into disarray, threatening one of Washington's few bipartisan accomplishments this year.

By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press September 12, 2019
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Arizona lawmakers questioned administration officials Wednesday on what they are doing to deal with the problem of missing and murdered indigenous women – and they weren’t always satisfied with the answers.

By Harrison Mantas, Cronkite News September 12, 2019
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The Trump administration is ready to open a tent court on the border to help handle tens of thousands of cases of asylum seekers forced to wait in Mexico, with hearings held entirely by videoconference.

By CEDAR ATTANASIO, Associated Press September 11, 2019
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People who were too young on 9/11 to even remember their lost loved ones, and others for whom the grief is still raw, paid tribute with wreath-layings and the solemn roll call of the dead Wednesday as America marked the 18th anniversary of the worst terror attack on U.S. soil.

By KAREN MATTHEWS, Associated Press September 11, 2019
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The federal government will act to ban thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes, President Donald Trump said Wednesday, responding to a recent surge in underage vaping that has alarmed parents, politicians and health authorities nationwide.

By Associated Press September 11, 2019
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Senate Democrats are moving on two fronts to block President Donald Trump from using special emergency powers to transfer money from military base construction projects like new schools to pay for new fences along the U.S.-Mexico border.

By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press September 10, 2019