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From left, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., accompanied by former U.S.A. gymnastics national team members and abuse survivors Jeanette Antolin, Jamie Dantzscher, Dominique Moceanu, and Mattie Larson, speaks at a news conference on legislation to prevent future abuse of young athletes, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 30, 2018 - 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has responded to the sex abuse scandal involving sports doctor Larry Nassar by sending President Donald Trump legislation that requires governing bodies for amateur athletics to swiftly report claims of abuse to law enforcement. The Senate approved the bipartisan bill by...
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From left, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., accompanied by former U.S.A. gymnastics national team members and abuse survivors Jeanette Antolin, Jamie Dantzscher, Dominique Moceanu, and Mattie Larson, speaks at a news conference on legislation to prevent future abuse of young athletes, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 30, 2018 - 4:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to respond to the sex abuse scandal involving sports doctor Larry Nassar by approving legislation that requires governing bodies for amateur athletics to quickly report claims of abuse to law enforcement. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the bill's main...
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January 30, 2018 - 3:46 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana will remain one of just five states without a hate crimes law after Republican Senate leaders announced Tuesday they were killing a bill that targeted crimes motivated by bias. Advocates say the move deals a blow to Indianapolis' bid to land a new Amazon headquarters...
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January 30, 2018 - 12:10 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state Senate has passed legislation that would require children under 14 to wear a helmet while skiing or snowboarding on New York's slopes. The Republican-controlled chamber passed the measure Monday. It would require ski areas to post signs on their properties notifying...
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January 29, 2018 - 10:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House followed up on the sex abuse scandal involving sports doctor Larry Nassar by passing legislation Monday that requires governing bodies for amateur athletics to promptly report abuse claims to law enforcement. Nassar was sentenced last week to up to 175 years in prison...
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January 29, 2018 - 10:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a bill before Congress to requires governing bodies for amateur athletics to promptly report abuse claims to law enforcement (all times local): 10 p.m. The House has followed up on the sex abuse scandal involving sports doctor Larry Nassar by passing legislation that...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2017, file photo, Sen. Connie Leyva, D-Chino, leaves a hearing of the Senate Rules Committee in Sacramento, Calif. Leyva's bill SB320 would require all university campuses to offer medication abortion by Jan. 1, 2022. California public universities would be required to offer medication abortion on all 34 campuses under legislation approved in the state Senate Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, a vast expansion of a service that is rare on college campuses nationwide. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
January 29, 2018 - 8:59 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would be the first state to require public universities to offer medication abortion under legislation approved in the state Senate Monday, a bill that if signed into law would mark a vast expansion of a service that's rare on college campuses. None of the 34...
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January 29, 2018 - 8:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday rejected legislation designed to ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, a vote that put vulnerable Democrats on the record on the issue during an election year. The vote was 51-46, short of the 60-vote threshold to advance the bill. Three Democratic-...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2017, file photo, Sen. Connie Leyva, D-Chino, leaves a hearing of the Senate Rules Committee in Sacramento, Calif. Leyva's bill SB320 would require all university campuses to offer medication abortion by Jan. 1, 2022. California public universities would be required to offer medication abortion on all 34 campuses under legislation approved in the state Senate Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, a vast expansion of a service that is rare on college campuses nationwide. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
January 29, 2018 - 8:34 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would be the first state to require public universities to offer medication abortion under legislation approved in the state Senate Monday, a bill that if signed into law would mark a vast expansion of a service that's rare on college campuses. None of the 34...
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Israeli Ambassador to Poland, Anna Azari, speaks during a ceremony marking the 13th International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the victims of the Holocaust, at the Monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
January 29, 2018 - 8:33 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's president said Monday there was no institutionalized participation by Poland or its people in the Holocaust but acknowledged that individual Poles took "wicked" actions against Jewish neighbors. President Andrzej Duda said he would never allow Poland and Poles in...
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