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Abortion rights advocates gather in front of the J. Marvin Jones Federal Building and Courthouse in Amarillo, Texas, on Wednesday. U.S. abortion opponents are hoping to get a national ban on a widely used abortion pill through their lawsuit against the FDA. Moises Avila/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Health Care

Federal judge in Texas hears case that could force a major abortion pill off market

If the case succeeds, it could have sweeping repercussions — for abortion providers and patients across the nation, as well as for the FDA's drug-approval process.

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City on Tuesday. Stocks tumbled on Wednesday amid fears that worries about the banking system were widening to other parts of the world. Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Business

Stocks drop as fears grow about the global banking system

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Stocks drop as fears grow about the global banking system

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A land acknowledgment is a statement before an event recognizing the Indigenous communities that originally inhabited the space where the event is taking place. Above, a high-resolution topographic image released by NASA in 2003. NASA/Getty Images hide caption

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So you began your event with an Indigenous land acknowledgment. Now what?

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People line up outside of a Silicon Valley Bank office on Monday in Santa Clara, Calif. Days after Silicon Valley Bank collapsed, customers are lining up to try and retrieve their funds from the failed bank. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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The White House is avoiding one word when it comes to Silicon Valley Bank: bailout

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An empty baby cart in a maternity hospital in Kyiv, Ukraine. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Ukraine invasion — explained

Ukraine's birth rate was already dangerously low. Then war broke out

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Ukraine's birth rate was already dangerously low. Then war broke out

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Abortion rights advocates gather in front of the J. Marvin Jones Federal Building and Courthouse in Amarillo, Texas, on Wednesday. U.S. abortion opponents are hoping to get a national ban on a widely used abortion pill through their lawsuit against the FDA. Moises Avila/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Federal judge in Texas hears case that could force a major abortion pill off market

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Young giant sequoia trees are seen during a prescribed pile burning on Feb. 19 in Sequoia National Forest. Researchers say 20% of Sierra Nevada conifers are a mismatch with their climate. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Climate is changing too quickly for the Sierra Nevada's 'zombie forests'

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