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“I want to choose flight”: Families look to leave states banning health care for trans kids

At 1 a.m., the day after the Arkansas state Senate had overridden Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s (R) veto of a bill banning gender-affirming care for trans kids, the Spurrier family opened a GoFundMe so they could move out of the state.Why it matters: The Spurriers believe leaving their home of 16 years is the only way…

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Families of Black men slain by authorities are optimistic for reform

WASHINGTON (AP) — The family and representatives of Black men slain by the police met with senators and White House officials Thursday — and left optimistic that police reform could be approved by May 25, the anniversary of the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.Following a joint congressional address Wednesday night in which President Joe…

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Why Three Families Entered Kids in a COVID Vaccine Trial

April 16, 2021 — As more and more adults are getting vaccinated against COVID-19, researchers are reaching out to families as they recruit the youngest members of the population to test how effective the vaccine will be in them. For the newest round of vaccine trials, focused on the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, researchers need…

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Families of George Floyd and Daunte Wright join together in grief: ‘The world is traumatized’

As court broke for lunch on the 12th day of the Derek Chauvin murder trial, the grounds of Hennepin county government center filled with grieving families.In a poignant news conference, distraught relatives of Daunte Wright and George Floyd took turns talking about the parallels between the two cases of fatal police violence and the grief…

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Families With Sick Kids on Medicaid Seek Easier Access to Out-of-State Hospitals

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Armenian Families Hunt for Signs of Missing Sons After War With Azerbaijan

A father crossed into Azeri-held territory after his son appeared to be captured in Nagorno-Karabakh as the two countries wrangle over prisoners.


Families of Pensacola Terror Attack Victims Sue Saudi Arabia

The complaint asks the court to find that Saudi Arabia is liable and seeks damages for the attack.

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San Francisco families call for universities to reopen

Some San Francisco families are urging schools to reopen. Parents gathered at a park Thursday to call for reopening as their kids attended online class not far from their school, which has been closed for in-person instruction for nearly a year. (Feb. 18)

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Guatemalan Maya families fear migrant relatives are among Mexican massacre victims

Guatemalan Maya families fear relatives were among the bodies found in a remote part of northern Mexico along a route popular with migrant smugglers heading north.

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A third of U.S. families face a different kind of poverty

Before the pandemic, one-third of U.S. households with children were already “net worth poor,” lacking enough financial resources to sustain their families for three months at a poverty level, finds new research from Duke University.