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Religious Groups Object to Possibility of Congress Expanding Fertility Benefits For Injured Troops

| The legislation requires the government to expand fertility coverage for service members and veterans who've suffered war-related reproductive injuries.

Offers Pour In To Cover Pa. Students' Meal Debt, But School Officials Not Interested


After district officials threatened to turn children over to foster care for the unpaid amount, a prominent media figure and a corporate CEO offered to settle the debt, but were rebuffed.

Senate Approves Bill To Prevent Sept. 11 Victims' Fund From Running Out Of Money


President Trump is expected to sign the measure, ending a years-long ordeal for the victims after concerns that the fund was on the verge of running out of money.

In 1969, The Military Thought It Had Eliminated Racism In Its Ranks. Then Troops Began Rioting


Camp Lejeune, N.C. was the first of several bases to experience racial violence during the Vietnam War. It led to major reforms in military racial policies.

Trump Officials Face Cover-Up Allegations After Failed Citizenship Question Push


Challengers of the Trump administration's push for a census citizenship question are asking a federal judge in New York to impose penalties for allegedly false or misleading statements by officials.

Suspect Arrested In Death Of African American Museum Founder Discovered In Car Trunk


Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, was a community fixture in Baton Rouge, La. Police say the suspect was one of Roberts-Joseph's tenants who was behind on his rent.

Irate Over Military Exercises, North Korea Threatens To Resume Nuclear, Missile Tests


Pyongyang accused the U.S. of "unilaterally reneging on its commitments" and said North Korea is "gradually losing our justification to follow through" on its own promises.

Chance The Snapper Is Snared: Alligator Caught After A Wild Week In Chicago Park


It took some 36 hours of looking in Humboldt Park's lagoon, but a Florida alligator specialist finally brought in an animal that had become something of a celebrity in Chicago.

Texas And Other States Decide Not To Spend Money On 2020 Census


Officials in Texas have decided to spend no state money on outreach efforts for the 2020 census. What does that mean for a state with a booming population?