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Inside Ukraine’s lobbying blitz in Washington

Meet the Ukrainian fighter jet pilots hobnobbing with Washington influencers.

A pregnancy turns deadly in an anti-abortion state. What happens next?

Why medical emergency exceptions for abortions aren’t enough.

Otters are thriving in … Iowa?

My home state seemed far from a natural paradise. Then I found an otter.

The fight against inflation starts at sea

Biden is cracking down on the ocean shipping industry.

How Dobbs is affecting abortion care, one week on

Court battles, new laws, and confusion over abortion policy have left politicians, providers, and patients in a state of flux.

A record number of abortion measures are on the ballot in 2022

Ballot measures could shore up — or obliterate — abortion rights in five states.

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