Social issues

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017, file photo, Steph Gaspar, a volunteer outreach worker with The Hand Up Project, an addiction and homeless advocacy group, holds a used and blood-filled needle used for drug injection that she found while cleaning up a homeless encampment in Everett, Wash. Less than three months after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. opioid crisis a public health emergency in October 2017, the nation's governors are calling on his administration and Congress to provide more money and coordination for the fight against the drugs. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
January 18, 2018 - 3:00 pm
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Less than three months after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. opioid crisis a public health emergency, the nation's governors are calling on his administration and Congress to provide more money and coordination for the fight against the drugs, which are killing...
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FILE - In this May, 10, 2010, file photo, Roy Bennett, center left, leaves the High Court in Harare, Zimbabwe, after he was acquitted of terrorism charges. New Mexico State Police said Thursday, Jan. 18 2018, that Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett died in helicopter crash. The crash on Wednesday, Jan. 17, carrying Bennett and five others went down in a mountainous rural area of northern New Mexico. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
January 18, 2018 - 2:59 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Key Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett died in a helicopter crash in a remote part of the U.S. state of New Mexico that also killed four others, authorities said. State Police Lt. Elizabeth Armijo confirmed Bennett's death Thursday, a day after a helicopter carrying...
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Frank Corbishley, of Coral Gables, Fla., marches in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programs Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
January 18, 2018 - 1:04 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump's administration delayed the process of re-registering those with temporary protected status, Haitian community leaders and immigrant activists say. U.S...
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White House chief of staff John Kelly stands to leave after appearing on Special Report with Bret Baier on Fox News in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Kelly says Trump has evolved on many issues since the campaign. Kelly says in an interview with Baier that "there's been an evolutionary process that this president's gone through" on issues ranging from Afghanistan to his promised Southern border wall. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
January 18, 2018 - 12:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the debate over immigration and the budget (all times local): 11:34 a.m. President Donald Trump says a government shutdown "could happen," saying it is "up to the Democrats." Trump spoke as he arrived at the Pentagon for a meeting Thursday. He said on his way in that...
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January 18, 2018 - 11:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving to solidify its standing with social conservatives, the Trump administration is creating an office to protect the religious rights of medical providers, including those who oppose abortion. The announcement Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services drew...
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Pope Francis waves as he arrives to celebrate Mass on Lobito Beach in Iquique, Chile, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
January 18, 2018 - 10:27 am
IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to South America (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A small chapel in southern Peru has sustained minor fire damage in what church officials believe is the latest act of vandalism against religious buildings during Pope Francis' trip to the region...
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FILE - In this July 15, 2015, file photo, director Woody Allen attends a special screening of "Irrational Man," hosted by The Cinema Society and Fiji Water, at the Museum of Modern Art, in New York. In her first televised interview, Dylan Farrow described in detail Allen’s alleged sexual assault of her, and called actors who work in Woody Allen films “complicit” in perpetuating a “culture of silence.”. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
January 18, 2018 - 9:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In her first televised interview, Dylan Farrow described in detail Woody Allen's alleged sexual assault of her, and called actors who work in his films "complicit" in perpetuating a "culture of silence." Farrow, the adopted daughter of Allen and Mia Farrow, appeared in a taped...
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White House chief of staff John Kelly pauses to look to a video monitor as he appears on Special Report with Bret Baier on Fox News in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Kelly says Trump has evolved on many issues since the campaign. Kelly says in an interview with Baier that "there's been an evolutionary process that this president's gone through" on issues ranging from Afghanistan to his promised Southern border wall. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
January 18, 2018 - 8:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Thursday his views on a border wall with Mexico have not evolved, pushing back against his own chief of staff's comments to lawmakers. Trump said on Twitter: "The Wall is the Wall, it has never changed or evolved from the first day I conceived of it...
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People look through the rubble of the house of Palestinian gunman Ahmed Jarrar following Israeli military operations in the West Bank city of Jenin, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Israeli police say special forces killed a Palestinian gunman in the West Bank who allegedly killed an Israeli in a drive-by shooting earlier this month. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
January 18, 2018 - 6:15 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forces hunting the killers of a rabbi raided a West Bank home before dawn Thursday, killing a wanted Palestinian in a firefight that also wounded two Israeli officers, one seriously, officials said. The raid capped a police and army hunt for the suspect in a drive-by...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2018, file photo, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence waves as he walks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pence's upcoming visit to the Mideast comes at a time of friction between his administration and the Palestinian leadership, posing a dilemma for Arab hosts Egypt and Jordan on how to safeguard their vital ties with Washington without appearing to ignore Palestinian misgivings. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
January 18, 2018 - 4:34 am
CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's upcoming visit to the Middle East comes at a time of intensely publicized friction between his administration and the Palestinian leadership, posing a dilemma for his Arab hosts — Egypt's president and Jordan's king — on how to safeguard their vital...
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