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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton waves after speaking during the Conservative Political Action Conference at the Hilton Anatole in July 2021 in Dallas, Texas. Tuesday, Paxton won the GOP primary for attorney general Tuesday. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, endorsed by Trump, wins Republican primary

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In a runoff primary election with George P. Bush, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton pulled off a win. Paxton is embattled in legal issues but easily won over his Republican rival.

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey delivers her state of the state address at the State Capitol building in Montgomery, Ala., Jan. 11, 2022. Ivey faced eight challengers in the Republican primary for governor Mickey Welsh/AP hide caption

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Incumbent Gov. Kay Ivey wins GOP primary in Alabama

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Up against eight Republican challengers, Gov. Kay Ivey will move forward to the general election for governor in Alabama where a Democrat hasn't been elected to the office for a quarter-century.

President Joe Biden arrives at the White House from his trip to Asia. His executive order will bring reforms to federal law enforcement. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Biden has a new executive order on policing, 2 years after George Floyd was killed

The order will be signed Wednesday, the second anniversary of the murder of George Floyd while in police custody. But it only applies to federal law enforcement — not local forces

Nancy Rose, right, who contracted COVID-19 in 2021 and continues to exhibit long-haul symptoms including brain fog and fatigue, cooks for her mother, Amy Russell, left, at their home, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022, in Port Jefferson, N.Y. Researchers are trying to understand what causes these long COVID symptoms. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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What's ailing long COVID patients? A new federal study looks for clues

The first results from an in-depth investigation of long COVID produced provocative results. Researchers don't understand the mechanism behind the lingering symptoms but found a link with anxiety.

What's ailing long COVID patients? A new federal study looks for clues

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In this screenshot from a Facebook Live video of the church service by Maisey Cook, a woman takes the stage at New Life Christian Church and World Outreach in Warsaw, Ind. with her husband to tell her story of how Pastor John Lowe II had sex with her she was 16 years old. Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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A pastor quits over 'adultery,' but a woman says she was 16 when he abused her

Pastor John Lowe II received a standing ovation after he confessed. But then a woman stepped forward and told him, "You are not the victim here."

Prosecutors allege that Timothy Hale-Cusanelli is a white supremacist who breached the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 intent on causing a second "civil war." His defense attorney contends that Hale-Cusanelli frequently makes "bombastic" statements and uses "offensive" language, but that he entered the Capitol as a result of "groupthink." Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Capitol riot trial of former Army reservist and alleged 'Nazi sympathizer' begins

Timothy Hale-Cusanelli is the latest defendant to face trial for his alleged role in the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot. Federal prosecutors say he was intent on inciting a second "civil war."

Smoke and debris ascend after a strike at a factory in the city of Soledar, in eastern Ukraine's Donbas region, on Tuesday. At the three-month point since Russia launched its large-scale invasion of Ukraine, fighting has been intensifying in the east. Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Here's what happened Tuesday, 3 months into the Russia-Ukraine war

A roundup of key developments and the latest in-depth coverage of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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This 830-million-year-old crystal might contain life. And we're about to open it

A recent study in the journal Geology finds microorganisms trapped in an 830-million-year-old salt crystal. The researchers say it might still be alive.

This 830-million-year-old crystal might contain life. And we're about to open it

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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, left, with composer John Williams, right. The pair recently released a collaborative recording, A Gathering of Friends, with the New York Philharmonic. Lawrence Sumulong/Courtesy of Sony Music hide caption

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Composer John Williams and cellist Yo-Yo Ma bring together 'A Gathering of Friends'

On a new album, the classical stars revisit the concerto Williams composed specifically for Ma, as well as some of Williams' most affecting film scores.

Composer John Williams and cellist Yo-Yo Ma bring together 'A Gathering of Friends'

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A cross and Bible sculpture stand outside the Southern Baptist Convention headquarters in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday. Top administrative leaders for the SBC said that they will release a secret list of hundreds of pastors and other church-affiliated personnel accused of sexual abuse. Holly Meyer/AP hide caption

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Southern Baptist leaders plan to release a secret list of accused sex abusers

Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention said they will release a secret list of hundreds of pastors and other church-affiliated personnel accused of sexual abuse.

An unsold 2019 Accent sedan sits at a Hyundai dealership in Littleton, Colo. on May 19, 2019. Hyundai is recalling 239,000 cars because the seat belts can explode and injure vehicle occupants. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Hyundai is recalling 239,000 cars for exploding seat belt parts

Hyundai is recalling 239,000 cars in the U.S. because the seat belt pretensioners can explode and injure vehicle occupants. Three injuries have been reported, two in the U.S. and one in Singapore.

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