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The Supreme Court's ruling allowing states to regulate abortion has set off a travel scramble in some parts of the U.S.,  as abortion providers redirect patients to states that still allow the procedure. A growing number of states are moving to mostly banning abortion. Clinics operators are moving, doctors are counseling crying patients, donations are pouring into nonprofits and one group is dispatching vans to administer abortion pills. Some cities _ like Kansas City and St. Louis _ also are drafting plans to help with the travel logistics. Groups are trying to help with everything from gas cards for travel to connecting patients with small aircraft pilots willing to transport them to a clinic in another state.

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Russian hostilities in Ukraine are preventing grain from leaving the “breadbasket of the world.” That is making food more expensive across the globe and threatening to worsen shortages, hunger and political instability in developing countries. World food prices were already climbing, and the war made things worse, preventing some 20 million tons of Ukrainian grain from getting to the Middle East, North Africa and parts of Asia. Weeks of negotiations on safe corridors to get grain out of Ukraine’s Black Sea ports have made little progress, with urgency rising as the summer harvest season arrives.

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The marine shipping industry is facing new regulations to address carbon pollution and documents show the industry is fighting back. Its trade groups have been seeking exemptions for pollution emitted during voyages on rough seas. These exemptions would have applied almost a third of the time on the Atlantic Ocean, leaving much of their emissions unaccounted for. Now the International Maritime Organization has rejected that effort. Cargo ship owners argued that rougher seas mean more fuel burned, and it's unfair to treat similar ships traveling on different oceans differently. The international regulatory fray comes as President Joe Biden pushes for net zero emissions from shipping by 2050, instead of the current target of halving emissions.

The cost of moving cargo has skyrocketed during the coronavirus pandemic. For instance, because containers were scarce and demand for shipping…

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FILE -- Shipping containers aboard a cargo ship at the Port of Los Angeles on Feb. 24, 2021. Shipping companies have played a crucial role in …

A slip sits empty at the Port of Albany in New York in April. The slip was created for ships with oversize cargo from overseas, including comp…

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Workers board up a crate with the bronze sculpture "The Thinker" by French artist Auguste Rodin in the garden of the Rodin Museum in Paris, Ja…