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Why the health of Catherine, Princess of Wales, attracts fascination

She’s been known to kick a soccer ball while wearing a gown and wedges. She’s played doubles with British tennis star Emma Raducanu, crewed in the Great Britain Sail Grand Prix and raced her husband, Prince William, on spin bikes. It’s perhaps partly because Catherine, the Princess of Wales, has so often been the very picture of health and fitness that her health-related absence from public life has stirred so much commentary in Britain and beyond this week.

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Some members of Congress not sweating reelection this year

 Control of both chambers of Congress is in play this year, and Federal Election Commission data shows Senate and House candidates up this year have already raised nearly $1.4 billion and spent $881 million. But all elections are most decidedly not created equal. 
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As millions wait on food stamp approvals, feds tell states to speed it up

Alaska has some of the most expensive groceries in the country. Many rural Alaskans depend on food stamps, and many grocery stores rely on their customers’ use of those benefits to support their businesses. So, when the state delayed residents’ requests for food aid for months at a time, the crisis threw entire communities into disarray.  
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Senate Republican blocks bill to protect IVF treatment

A Republican senator on Wednesday blocked quick passage of a bill that would establish federal protections for in vitro fertilization and other fertility treatments in the wake of a ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court that frozen embryos should be considered children.