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Mississippi asks the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade in upcoming abortion case

The state of Mississippi has asked the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark abortion ruling Roe v. Wade. Lawyers called the Roe v. Wade ruling "egregiously wrong" in a brief filed on Thursday. The state wants it overturned so it can uphold its own restrictions to abortion access, according to the brief. LoadingSomething is loading. The stat...
25 GOP-led states and one Democratic state are cutting $300 weekly federal unemployment benefits. Here are the 26 states making the cut this summer.
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25 GOP-led states and one Democratic state are cutting $300 weekly federal unemployment benefits. Here are the 26 states making the cut this summer.

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15 hours and thousands of calories in waffles: How a Mississippi man served his punishment for losing at fantasy football

Lee Sanderlin had to spend 24 hours at a Waffle House after finishing last in his fantasy football league. Each waffle he ate took one hour off of his sentence. Sanderlin ate nine and was able to leave the restaurant after 15 hours. See more stories on Insider's business page. "Surely it won't be me," he thought.Lee Sanderlin's fantasy football league was determining an appropriate punishment for the unfortunate player who finished last in the pool, and Sanderlin had seen something called "The Waffle House Challenge"on the internet.The rules of the challenge are simple: spend 24 hours at a Waffle House, the always-open Southern din...