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New report: Abortions in US drop to lowest level since 1974

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Even as the election outcome intensifies America's abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of abortions in the U.S has dropped to well under 1 million, the lowest level since 1974.

New report: Abortions in US drop to lowest level since 1974

7:20am
Even as the election outcome intensifies America's abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of abortions in the U.S has dropped to well under 1 million, the lowest level since 1974.
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The Latest: Premiums would rise under 2016 GOP repeal bill

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Growing list of Democrats boycotting Trump inauguration

More than 40 House Democrats plan to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, casting the Republican businessman as a threat to democracy.
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CNN's documentary 'The End' tracks end of Obama presidency

Less than 48 hours before President Barack Obama leaves office, CNN will air an intimate tribute told through the workdays and accounts of key White House staff members.
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Police ID standoff suspect who was fatally shot by officer

Police in suburban Washington, D.C., have identified the man who they say shot two men and took a third hostage before an officer fatally shot him.
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Bill would require corroboration in sexual assault cases

Fierce debate is expected in New Hampshire over a bill that would require sexual assault victims to corroborate their testimony if the defendant has no prior related convictions.
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Maine governor to Rep. John Lewis: You need a history lesson

Maine Gov. Paul LePage says U.S. Rep. John Lewis needs a history lesson and should be grateful for all that presidents have done for black people.
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Conservative talk radio host mulls Senate run in Virginia

Conservative talk radio host Laura Ingraham says she's considering a 2018 challenge to Democrat Tim Kaine for a U.S. Senate seat representing Virginia.
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Wisconsin Democrats propose legalizing medical marijuana

Democrats in the Wisconsin Legislature are circulating a bill to legalize medical marijuana.
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Supreme Court delays New Jersey sports betting decision

The U.S. Supreme Court says it wants to hear more arguments before deciding whether to consider New Jersey's challenge to a federal sports betting ban.
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Wisconsin state Senate to vote on rules, cheese plant

The Wisconsin state Senate plans to spend its first day in session helping a cheese distributor.
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Tiffany feels the Trump effect on 5th Avenue

Security barricades, protesters and a perpetual media encampment in and around Trump Tower since the election tarnished sales at Tiffany, the posh jeweler whose flagship store is just steps from the president-elect's front door.
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Some refunds delayed as IRS battle against fraud intensifies

The Internal Revenue Service's battle against fraud and identity theft is intensifying as the tax filing season opens, and some of the neediest taxpayers are getting caught in the middle.
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Authorities: Trooper was shot by driver he sought to help

The man who shot and severely beat an Arizona state trooper last week was a former member of the Mexican federal police who was in the country illegally, authorities said.
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Investor optimism about Germany ticks upward in survey

Investment analysts were just a bit more optimistic about the German economy in January despite the prospect of a turbulent year in politics.
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After long decline, St. Louis tries to rebuild with startups

It's tough to rebuild a city's image when the national perception is that it peaked a century ago, and when recent news has sometimes been dismal.
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IMF raises China growth forecast but warns on debt

The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its growth forecast for China but warned that rising debt which has prompted concern about the country's finances increases the risk of a sharper slowdown.
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Trump tries to calm tensions after John Lewis squabble

Donald Trump spoke of national unity to a son of Martin Luther King Jr., seeking to ease friction over the president-elect's squabble with Rep. John Lewis, a protege of the slain civil rights leader.
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Man dies in shootout with Georgia deputies

State authorities are investigating after a man died in a shootout with deputies in Georgia.
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DeVos likely to push school choice as education secretary

Charter schools and school choice are expected to be a major focus of education policy under the new Trump administration.
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'Momentous changes' push back release for Ivanka Trump book

Citing "momentous changes" in her life, like her father being elected president, Ivanka Trump and her publisher are pushing back the release of her book "Women Who Work" from early March to early May.