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Eleonora Ghioldi

Families of murdered women and trans Argentinians ensure their voices are not silenced

"ATRAVESADXS" (transversed in Spanish, the "x" is for language inclusivity) is a visual project that documents the testimonies of relatives, siblings, parents and friends of victims of gender-based crimes in Argentina. Eleonora Ghioldi has collected more than 70 testimonies from people who've lost a family member in a femicide. "ATRAVESADXS" is part of one of her visual projects that shed light on issues that affect women in Latin America and the United States.


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Las voces de víctimas de crímenes de género en Argentina a través de testimonios

ATRAVESADXS es un proyecto visual que documenta los testimonios de familiares, hermanos, padres, amigos de víctimas de femicidio y transfemicidio en Argentina. Eleonora Ghioldi ha recolectado más de 70 testimonios de personas que perdieron a un familiar a causa de un femicidio. ATRAVESADXS forma parte de uno de sus proyectos visuales que muestra los problemas que afectan a las mujeres en América Latina y Estados Unidos.


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How the Supreme Court could radically reshape elections for president and Congress

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Thursday that it has agreed to hear a case next term that could upend election laws across the country with the potential endorsement of a fringe legal theory about how much power state legislatures have over the running of congressional and presidential elections.


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The U.S. is facing a domestic threat from Trump, Liz Cheney says

Former President Donald Trump poses a "domestic threat" to the U.S. unlike any other, Rep. Liz Cheney said, telling her fellow Republicans that if they choose to back Trump's lies about a stolen election, they're also undermining the country. Her party is facing an existential choice, she said.

"Republicans cannot both be loyal to Donald Trump and loyal to the Constitution," Cheney said in a speech at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, Calif.


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Biden says he supports change in Senate filibuster rules for abortion rights

Updated June 30, 2022 at 11:46 AM ET

President Biden said he would support changing the filibuster rules in the Senate to ensure that privacy rights, including abortion rights, are enshrined into law in the wake of the historic Supreme Court decision reversing Roe v. Wade.


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It's been a vicious 6 months for stocks. Here's what the grim markets are signaling

This has been the worst start to a year for stocks in more than half a century.

A record-setting run fueled by cheap money has ended, and Wall Street is having a hard time adjusting to a new reality. With the Federal Reserve aggressively hiking interest rates to fight high inflation, the economic landscape has changed dramatically.


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Ukraine wins back control over Snake Island

KYIV, Ukraine — Russia says it has evacuated its soldiers stationed on Snake Island, the Ukrainian outpost in the Black Sea that had been invaded by Russia in late February.

Snake Island, also known as Zmiinyi Island, is a strategic outpost off the southern coast of Ukraine that has taken on heroic proportions in Ukraine's fight against Russia after Ukrainian soldiers there refused to surrender the island in a February battle.


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The barista uprising: Coffee shop workers ignite a union renewal

As the wave of worker organizing at Starbucks took off this year, Steph Achter looked on with joy.

"I think we're all kind of on a similar page ... of just being like, enough is enough!" says Achter, a career barista who led a union campaign at an independently owned café in Milwaukee in 2020. "It's so exciting. I am pumped."


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Pete Buttigieg launches $1B pilot to build racial equity in America's roads

WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Thursday launched a $1 billion first-of-its-kind pilot program aimed at helping reconnect cities and neighborhoods racially segregated or divided by road projects, pledging wide-ranging help to dozens of communities despite the program's limited dollars.


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Still testing positive after day 10? How to decide when to end your COVID isolation

Many Americans have wrestled with this dilemma at some point during the pandemic, yet it still seems to come up again and again: When can you stop isolating after a COVID-19 infection? The question is especially vexing if you're feeling better, but still testing positive on a rapid test.


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