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FDA Advisers To Consider Whether Omicron-Specific Coronavirus Vaccines Are Needed

The United States is preparing for the possible need to update its Covid-19 vaccines.

CVS And Rite Aid Limiting Purchases Of Emergency Contraception

Though CVS has "ample supply" of Plan B and Aftera -- two types of emergency contraception -- the company is limiting purchases to three per customer.

“Irresponsible Speculation And An Attack On Tribal Sovereignty”: Why Tribal Lands Are Unlikely To...

With Roe v. Wade now overturned, tribal lands are again coming up in conversations on social media and elsewhere as potential safe havens for those seeking abortions.

Stacey Abrams Calls For Federal Legislation Restoring Roe V. Wade

Georgia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams on Sunday called for a legislative solution that would restore nationwide access to abortion.

How The Supreme Court Decision On Roe V. Wade Could Affect The Fertility Industry

The Supreme Court's decision on Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade has raised fears that it could have "far-reaching ramifications" on people looking to get pregnant and the clinics providing services to help them.

Interior Department Announces Programs To Advance Environmental Justice

Justice WASHINGTON – The Department of the Interior today released a list of covered programs included in President Biden's Justice40 Initiative, which aims to deliver 40 percent of the overall benefits of climate, clean energy, and related investments to disadvantaged communities that are marginalized, overburdened and underserved.

Trump’s Allies Claim They Were Assured Editorial Input Before Filmmaker Was Subpoenaed

Several of Donald Trump's closest allies sat for interviews with a British filmmaker during his final weeks as president after being assured they had editorial input over the final product.

Senate Passes First Major Federal Gun Safety Legislation In Decades

The Senate on Thursday night passed a bipartisan bill to address gun violence that amounts to the first major federal gun safety legislation in decades.

Organizations Sign Letter Calling On Biden To Strike Deal For Griner’s Release

Dozens of civil and human rights organizations have joined Cherelle Griner, the wife of detained WNBA star Brittney Griner, in urging President Joe Biden to strike a deal for the athlete's release.

Drivers Don’t See Full Benefit From State Gas Tax Holidays

Several states are trying to give drivers a break from high gas prices by temporarily suspending their gasoline taxes.

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Interior Department Announces Programs To Advance Environmental Justice

Justice WASHINGTON – The Department of the Interior today released a list of covered programs included in President Biden's Justice40 Initiative, which aims to deliver 40 percent of the overall benefits of climate, clean energy, and related investments to disadvantaged communities that are marginalized, overburdened and underserved.