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U.S. woman at center of landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion case dies

Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym “Jane Roe” led to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, died Saturday. She was 69. McCorvey died at an assisted living center in Katy, Texas, said journalist Joshua Prager, ...

Thousands become U.S. citizens in Los Angeles ceremony

Feb 16, 2017

Thousands become U.S. citizens in Los Angeles ceremony

Thousands of people, some wiping tears from their eyes, became United States citizens during a naturalization ceremony Wednesday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Ana Ishkhanyan, who took the oath while her husband proudly watched, said after emigrating five years ago from Armenia, she ...