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The Takeaway

Ohio Abortion Law

Today at 12:00pm

Lawmakers in Ohio approved a bill that bans abortion as early as six weeks after conception. If approved it would be among the most stringent abortion restrictions in the country. Is the law constitutional, and what is the future of abortion under President-elect Trump?

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The World

It's a Girl!

Today at 2:00pm

An Asian stereotype has turned around in Korea. It used to be parents there went to great lengths to have boys - and avoid having girls. Now the trend has swung the other way. Why Korean parents prefer daughters.

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Shipping Strain

Today at 4:00pm
Repeats at 6:30pm

UPS has had some bumps the past few holiday seasons, with on-time delivery rates dropping. This year, it expects to deliver a record 700 million packages. So, how is the company preparing for the deluge?

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