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Area residents visit a memorial Wednesday to the seven people who lost their lives in the Highland Park, Ill., Fourth of July mass shooting. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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The Highland Park shooting suspect considered a second attack in Wisconsin, police say

The man charged with killing seven people at an Independence Day parade fled to the Madison, Wis., area afterward and contemplated shooting up an event there, authorities said Wednesday.

Barbecue, the leader of the "G9 and Family" gang, stands next to garbage Oct. 22 to call attention to the conditions people live in as he leads a march against kidnapping through La Saline neighborhood in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The group said they were also protesting poverty and for justice in the slaying of President Jovenel Moise. Odelyn Joseph/AP hide caption

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A year after the president's assassination, Haitians endure a broken nation or flee

With warring gangs and a powerless government since Jovenel Moïse was killed in his home, many are risking perilous voyages on rickety boats to start lives elsewhere.

Ernest Robison said he began crafting a bronze sculpture of his deceased son for his "own comfort." But the resulting statue and the attention it has drawn have inspired Robison and his wife to launch a nonprofit that helps people obtain free or low-cost mobility equipment. Ability Found hide caption

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A father's grief inspires a touching headstone for his disabled son

Ernest Robison's son, Matthew, never walked or jumped. But after the boy's death, Robison said, "I got the idea that he would just be able to rise physically from his wheelchair and go up to heaven."

Attorneys representing Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday that he intends to challenge a subpoena compelling him to testify before a special grand jury in Georgia investigating former President Donald Trump and his allies' actions after the 2020 election. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Lindsey Graham will fight Georgia 2020 election subpoena, his lawyers say

Graham's attorneys slammed the investigation into former President Donald Trump and his allies' actions in Georgia after the 2020 election as being coordinated with the Jan. 6 committee.

A cast of the Buesching mastodon at the University of Michigan. Eric Bronson/Michigan Photography hide caption

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The story of Fred the mastodon, who died looking for love

A mastodon named Fred, also known as the Buesching mastodon, is a distant relative of the modern elephant. His remains reveal the story of his life and violent end.

The story of Fred the mastodon, who died looking for love

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Plan C shows a combination pack of mifepristone and misoprostol tablets, two medicines used together, also called the abortion pill. ELISA WELLS/PLAN C/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Self-induced abortions can raise medical — and legal — questions for doctors

Doctors are thinking about how to help women who have questions or concerns after taking abortion pills at home — without putting themselves or their patients in jeopardy.

Pro-choice activists disguised as characters from the dystopian novel The Handmaid's Tale display green headscarves in front of the U.S. ambassador's residence in Buenos Aires, on June 30, 2022. Juan Mabromata/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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What the U.S. can learn from abortion rights wins in Latin America

In the last two years, Mexico, Argentina and Colombia have decriminalized or fully legalized abortion. Here's what Latin America's green wave can teach the movement in the U.S.

What the U.S. can learn from abortion rights wins in Latin America

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Demonstrators hold up signs outside the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals building in New Orleans on Wednesday as a panel of judges heard arguments on the Obama-era program that prevents the deportation of thousands of immigrants brought into the U.S. as children. Kevin McGill/AP hide caption

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Appeals court hears arguments over GOP-leaning states' suit to end DACA

A federal judge in Texas last year declared the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program dead but left it intact while his order is appealed by the Justice Department and advocacy groups.

Former White House counsel Pat Cipollone departs the Capitol following defense arguments in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress in 2020. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Cipollone will testify behind closed doors to the Jan. 6 committee on Friday

Testimony in the panel's hearings so far has shown the former White House counsel present at key points in the lead-up to Jan. 6 and on the day of the attack.

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