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Few statehouses feature memorials to actual historical women

January 16, 2020, 10:08am Nation & World

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s Statehouse would join a small number of others around the country with outdoor monuments dedicated to real women in U.S. history under a proposal Thursday to create a memorial to Ohio women who fought for voting rights. Read story

Utah stops distribution of condoms with cheeky slogans

January 16, 2020, 10:07am Nation & World

SALT LAKE CITY — An HIV-awareness campaign featuring condom wrappers with cheeky slogans that put a sexy spin on state pride met a quick end in Utah as the governor ordered the health department to stop distributing them. Read story

Judge postpones sentencing hearing for ex-Trump aide Flynn

January 16, 2020, 10:07am Nation & World

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Thursday postponed the sentencing of former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn, two days after Flynn moved to withdraw his guilty plea. Read story

‘You called me a liar,’ Warren told Sanders post-Iowa debate

January 16, 2020, 9:34am Nation & World

WASHINGTON — Elizabeth Warren accused Bernie Sanders of calling her a liar before a national television audience during a tense, post-debate exchange in which she refused to shake his outstretched hand, according to audio released by CNN. Read story

Mississippi: Wide search for new leader of troubled prisons

January 16, 2020, 9:32am Nation & World

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi will conduct a nationwide search for a new commissioner to lead a state prison system that’s reckoning with a recent outburst of deadly violence and longstanding problems with vacant jobs and damaged facilities. Read story

Gigi Hadid nixed from potential Weinstein juror list

January 16, 2020, 9:32am Nation & World

NEW YORK — The cast of potential jurors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial narrowed once again Thursday, including the dismissal of supermodel Gigi Hadid. Read story

Giuliani associate: Trump had knowledge of Ukraine pressure

January 16, 2020, 9:31am Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — A close associate of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is claiming Trump was directly involved in the effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden. Read story

Rep. Liz Cheney to stay in House, declines Wyoming Senate run

January 16, 2020, 9:30am Nation & World

WASHINGTON — Rep. Liz Cheney, a junior but rising GOP leader in the House, is opting to stay on that chamber’s leadership track rather than run for a Senate seat in her home state of Wyoming. Read story

Police: Suspended student stabs 2 classmates at Texas school

January 16, 2020, 9:11am Nation & World

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — A recently suspended Texas high school student stabbed two of his classmates Thursday morning before fleeing campus, officials said. Read story

Officials block villagers as quakes shake Philippine volcano

January 16, 2020, 9:10am Nation & World

LEMERY, Philippines — A Philippine volcano that erupted last weekend belched smaller plumes of ash but shuddered frequently with earthquakes Thursday, prompting authorities to block access to nearby towns due to fears of a bigger eruption. Read story