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Thousands march in San Francisco anti-abortion event

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| Thousands of people who want to outlaw abortion have gathered in San Francisco in the 14th annual Walk for Life.

USOC tells USA Gymnastics' board to resign within 6 days


USA Gymnastics said it "completely embraces the requirements" set by the U.S. Olympic Committee. Sexual abuser and former team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison this week.

Census request suggests no race, ethnicity data changes in 2020, experts say


Census experts say a recent Census Bureau request to the White House suggests the Trump administration will not approve Obama-era proposals to change how the government asks about race and ethnicity.

Mexico registers its highest homicides on record


The country racked up nearly 30,000 homicides in 2017, the most since it began reporting the statistic in 1997. But that doesn't make it the "most dangerous" country as President Trump claimed.

Garrison Keillor's sexual harassment allegations go beyond single touch (MPR)


An investigation by MPR News has learned of a years-long pattern of behavior that left several women who worked for the longtime host of A Prairie Home Companion feeling mistreated, sexualized or belittled.

Shooting at Kentucky high school leaves 2 dead, at least 12 wounded


Another five people were also injured in the attack, which authorities say was undertaken by a 15-year-old student Tuesday. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says both of those killed were also 15.

3 USA Gymnastics board members resign amid abuse scandal fallout


The resignations come during the sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar, who has admitted to sexually abusing women and girls as a doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University.

US Embassy in Jerusalem will open by end of 2019, Pence says in Israel


Vice President Mike Pence announces a faster timeline for opening the embassy than had been previously reported, and calls Jerusalem "Israel's capital" in a speech to the Knesset.

Catholic Church steps up legal help to LA's Salvadorans


The Archdiocese of Los Angeles plans legal aid workshops at churches popular with Salvadorans as their temporary permission to live in the U.S. is ending.