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Free-range parenting law eyed around US after Utah gets buzz
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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After Utah passed the country's first law legalizing so-called free-range parenting, groups in states from New York to Texas are pushing for similar steps to bolster the idea that supporters say is an antidote for anxiety-plagued parents and overscheduled kids….

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Trump troop request creates opening for governors to say no
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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to deploy National Guard troops to the Mexico border has drawn resistance from some governors, most of them Democrats, and the law he invoked creates an opening for them to turn him down, officials said Friday….

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How Trump is quietly rewriting US immigration policy
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The Trump administration doesn’t need Congress to pass a law or make a sweeping regulation to overhaul the US immigration system — it’s already doing it through a series of small moves that add up to dramatic change.

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Doctor-assisted suicide close to becoming law in Hawaii
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HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers approved legislation Thursday that would make it the latest liberal-leaning state to legalize medically assisted suicide….

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Emails: Conservatives slammed Pence in 2015 for changing law
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Then-Indiana Gov. Mike Pence faced a firestorm of criticism three years ago after signing a "religious freedom" law critics decried as anti-gay….

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Is White House Counsel's Office looking into Kushner? The answer isn't clear
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After White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday the White House is “not probing whether Jared Kushner violated the law,” questions remain about what exactly the White House Counsel’s Office is looking into, with respect to President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser.

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Sympathy for white Austin bomber stirs debate about race
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When a law enforcement official described a cellphone recording left by the Austin serial bomber as "the outcry of a very challenged young man," the remark caused an outcry of its own….

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Mississippi imposes 15-week abortion ban; nation's toughest
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's governor signed the nation's most restrictive abortion law Monday – and was slapped with a lawsuit less than an hour later….

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Michigan seeks changes to abuse reporting law after Nassar
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is looking to shore up its law that requires certain people to report suspected child sexual abuse to authorities to address gaps that were exposed after disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar admitted to sexually assaulting female athletes….

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