Univ. of Alabama Rejects $21.5 Million Gift; Donor Urged Boycott Over Abortion Law

June 7, 2019 - 1:24pm EDT
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The move comes after a dispute in which Hugh Culverhouse, Jr. urged that a boycott of Alabama over its new abortion law should include the university.

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The judge issued a 14-day temporary restraining order Tuesday in a challenge filed by Texas. The ruling said Texas might "suffer imminent and irreparable harm" from a moratorium.

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On Tuesday, President Biden announced a plan to boost the COVID-19 vaccine supply by 20% over the next three weeks and by hundreds of millions of doses by summer.

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The Biden administration says it plans to buy an additional 100 million doses from both Moderna and Pfizer and pledges greater transparency with state and local leaders about supply expectations.

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More than 200 Americans are dying from drug overdoses daily. Now the Biden administration faces criticism for reportedly delaying a Trump administration policy widely seen as a way to help save lives.

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Janet Yellen, who was sworn in as Treasury secretary on Tuesday, is urging lawmakers to "act big" in response to the pandemic. But some Republican lawmakers are balking at increased government debt.

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President Biden signed four executive actions intended to make good on his campaign promises on racial justice. But some advocates are concerned they don't go far enough.

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In his first call with Russian President Vladimir Putin since taking office, President Biden agreed to extend a key arms control deal and pressed Putin on many issues, including the SolarWinds hack.

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The Department of Justice said it would spare no resource to bring to justice those responsible for the deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

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Sen. Rand Paul forced a vote on whether the Constitution allows the Senate to try a former president. Ahead of the trial it could indicate how many Republicans are open to voting to convict Trump.