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Thanks to voters, America will have the most number of abortion-friendly governors in decades

3 days ago   |   By Think Progress

While the Trump administration continues to limit access to sexual and reproductive health care, patients and activists alike can take comfort in knowing rollbacks may abate at the state-level as newly elected governors take office in 2019. There may even be more proactive measures to expand access to birth control, abortion, and other reproductive health services next year.
The GOP's steadfast control over state capitols wavered on Tuesday with Democratic wins in governors races - indeed, the most wins for either party in a single year since 1994 and the greatest pickup for Democrats...
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Kyrsten Sinema declared winner in close Arizona US Senate race

Kyrsten Sinema declared winner in close Arizona US Senate race

Democratic U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema will become the first woman to serve in the U.S. Senate from Arizona, succeeding Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, who opted not to run. Read more ...

Stan Lee's famous Marvel cameos started out as a joke in the comics

Stan Lee's famous Marvel cameos started out as a joke in the comics

With the passing of Stan Lee on Monday at the age of 95, we don't just say goodbye to the face of the Marvel brand, but also the man of 1,000 cameos. The former president and... Read more ...

Celebrities react to Marvel creator Stan Lee's death

Celebrities react to Marvel creator Stan Lee's death

Stan Lee died Monday at the age of 95 . His passing led to an outpouring of grief on Twitter by celebrities who loved his work. As the co-creator of Marvel comics, Lee created... Read more ...

Stan Lee, Marvel Comics icon, dead at 95

Stan Lee, Marvel Comics icon, dead at 95

Lee is known as the co-creator of popular comics involving heroes such as Spider-Man, Iron Man, Hulk, X-Men, Black Panther, Daredevil and The Avengers. Read more ...

Tech giants slide, pulling US stock market sharply lower

Tech giants slide, pulling US stock market sharply lower

Apple, Amazon, Goldman Sachs and other big names fell. Read more ...

West Virginia senator, Army veteran Richard Ojeda announces he's running for...

West Virginia senator, Army veteran Richard Ojeda announces he's running for president

Retired Army paratrooper Richard Ojeda chose Veterans Day to unveil his bid for the presidency in 2020. The Democratic state senator from West Virginia made the announcement... Read more ...

Michelle Obama 'stopped even trying to smile' at Trump inauguration

Michelle Obama 'stopped even trying to smile' at Trump inauguration

Former first lady Michelle Obama wrote that she was unable to put on a happy face and smile during President Donald Trump's inauguration in her new book. Read more ...

A mother and her 7-year-old son were left stranded in the Gulf of Mexico...

A mother and her 7-year-old son were left stranded in the Gulf of Mexico after their giant inflatable swan drifted from shore

Tara Myers, and her son, Brennan Saletta, decided to float on an inflatable swan raft off the shore of Bradenton, Florida, on October 21. Despite calm weather on the Gulf of... Read more ...

Petition calls for strict penalties for disobeying school bus lights, sign

Petition calls for strict penalties for disobeying school bus lights, sign

A petition on the White House website aims to make disobeying the red lights and stop signs on a school bus a federal crime, punishable with jail time and a $5,000 fine on the... Read more ...

Flip-flop socks are here for people who refuse to admit summer is over

Flip-flop socks are here for people who refuse to admit summer is over

Now you can wear flip-flops year-round. Read more ...