Truce ends and fighting resumes

Israeli PM office says country committed to freeing hostages, eliminating Hamas The office of Israel’s prime minister Friday accused Hamas of violating the terms of a cease-fire by firing at Israeli territory and said it was still committed to what it called its goals of the war. It said Hamas “has violated the outline.” “It…

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Supreme Court agrees to hear mifepristone abortion pill access case after Texas judge’s controversial ruling earlier this year

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday took up a high-stakes legal battle that could lead to a definitive decision on whether the drug most commonly used for medication abortions will continue to be easily available, including by mail. The court agreed to weigh appeals from the Biden administration and drugmaker Danco defending several Food…

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Election news: January 8, 2024

An explainer on how the Iowa caucuses work. The first-in-the-nation contest is just a week away. On economy, Trump says he hopes there’s a ‘crash’ in next 12 months Trump tonight called the U.S. economy “fragile” and said he hopes it craters before the next presidential inauguration. “We have an economy that’s so fragile, and…

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