ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Lawyers representing two doctors and a Santa Fe woman with advanced uterine cancer began their opening statement on Wednesday in a case challenging a decades-old New Mexico law that prohibits assisted suicide.
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SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A federal court battle in South Florida involving a Jewish temple is pitting a city’s powers to designate historic buildings against the free exercise of religion.
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CBS orders miniseries based on ‘The Dovekeepers’
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Young American women are increasingly likely to receive pay nearly equal to their male counterparts, with earnings at 93 percent of men, a new study finds. Still, those women remain as pessimistic as their mothers and grandmothers regarding gender equality.
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CAIRO (AP) — The chairman of a panel that wrote Egypt’s draft constitution defended the document Tuesday as guaranteeing democracy and freedoms, but he offered cautious criticism of a recent law restricting street protests.
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