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U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban

U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest attempt by conservatives to reverse a 1973 Supreme...

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban

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U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting f...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond...
23:16, 05/21/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a b...
13:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v. Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landma...
09:00, 05/17/2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond...
03:16, 05/21/2019

Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina Abortion rights activists have launched a renewed effort seeking to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly falling...
02:00, 05/29/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next The Alabama Senate passed a bill late Tuesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, prompting an ou...
23:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly ...
18:16, 05/16/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally across US against extreme new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners...
22:32, 05/21/2019

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restrictin...
14:48, 05/22/2019

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions on providers RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been...
20:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama state Senate passes near total abortion ban in direct challenge to Roe v. Wade The Alabama state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill essentially banning abortion in the state, a move specifically aimed at challenging more than 40 y...
15:16, 05/15/2019

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.  &...
20:48, 05/24/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday...
17:16, 05/21/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also abo...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US....
05:32, 05/15/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen...
19:48, 05/16/2019

| Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge, says landmark climber The first black African woman to climb Everest says that people from her continent must seek "amazing" new challenges to prove they can compete with t...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Saudi Arabia Is Introducing Landmark Reforms for Women. But the Activists Who Pushed For Them Remain in Prison Grassroots women’s rights campaigns in Saudi Arabia helped advance sweeping reforms to the so-called guardianship system, regional experts say, ...
10:00, 08/06/2019

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights an...
22:48, 05/29/2019

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outsid...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Cuba: landmark gay rights march planned despite reported threats Plan follows cancellation of state-backed Pride-style event, after officials claimed it could be used for anti-government activityCuban gay rights act...
00:16, 05/12/2019

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples, ...
13:32, 06/06/2019

SEC West: Can anyone challenge Alabama this time around? Can Alabama weather another staff shakeup? Can LSU take the next step? Can Auburn contend with a freshman QB? We dig into these questions and more in ...
15:16, 07/15/2019

Rights activists criticize Uganda for academic's conviction Rights activists on Friday accused the Ugandan government of using electronic communications laws to stifle dissent, after a prominent academic was co...
14:48, 08/02/2019

Cuba's gay rights activists take to the streets defiant and proud Gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital goes ahead despite official march being bannedThe annual gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital is usually an upbeat, v...
10:16, 05/12/2019

The Latest: Activists urge G-20 to press China on rights OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Pro-democracy activists are urging Grou...
08:32, 06/28/2019

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? | Arwa Mahdawi If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for the...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Roy Moore to challenge Doug Jones for Alabama Senate seat Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on Thursday announced plans to challenge Sen. Doug Jones in 2020 two years after allegations of sexual miscondu...
02:48, 06/21/2019

Rights groups call for investigation of killing of Pakistani activists Human rights groups have called on Pakistan to investigate the killing of three people by the military during a protest by ethnic minority Pashtun peo...
13:48, 05/28/2019

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administra...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases ...
16:48, 08/01/2019

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worse...
07:16, 08/16/2019

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by a...
03:00, 05/29/2019

McCarthy: Alabama abortion law 'goes further than I believe' The top Republican in the House said Thursday that he believes Alabama’s new restrictive abortion law — the strictest in the nation — goes too far.“It...
21:48, 05/16/2019

The Alabama Abortion Bill: Here’s What Comes Next The next move on the Alabama bill that would ban most abortions at every stage of pregnancy belongs to governor. But the last word will probably come ...
21:16, 05/15/2019

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The German parliament praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former East G...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Saudi Arabia Temporarily Releases Four Detained Women’s Rights Activists Saudi Arabian authorities on Thursday temporarily released at least four women’s rights activists whose arrests, on charges of undermining state...
07:48, 05/03/2019

Attorneys challenge 'twisted' charge against Alabama woman who lost fetus in shooting Attorneys on Monday urged an Alabama court to throw out a criminal charge against a woman whose fetus died after she was shot during a dispute, callin...
22:32, 07/01/2019

House GOP leader says Alabama abortion law goes too far WASHINGTON (AP) — The top House Republican says Alabama’s new state law banning almost all abortions goes too far. California Rep. Kevin McCarth...
20:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama passes near complete ban on abortion A bill banning nearly all abortions in Alabama passed the House of Representatives 74 to 3, with nearly all Democrats exiting the chamber in protest b...
15:00, 05/01/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans ne...
17:16, 05/24/2019

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions. ...
19:48, 04/30/2019

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12&#...
04:48, 05/21/2019

Romney says he doesn't support Alabama abortion law Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday said he doesn't support a recently enacted law prohibiting abortion at any point during pregnancy in the state of Alabama. ...
21:00, 05/19/2019

Alabama House approves near total ban on abortion If it passes the Senate and is signed by Gov. Kay Ivey, the measure would be one of the most sweeping abortion restrictions in the nation.  ...
09:00, 05/01/2019

After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are taking an aggressive approach in a debate whose terms have long been set by conserva...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Trump and Romney say Alabama abortion ruling went too far President Trump and GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said they favor exceptions to strict abortion bans recently passed by several states in an effort to get the ...
06:48, 05/20/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
13:32, 05/17/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by c...
04:48, 05/16/2019

| WATCH: Celebrities react to Alabama's abortion law On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that makes abortion a Class A felony. Celebrities immediately took to social media to m...
19:00, 05/17/2019

House GOP grapples with abortion messaging after Alabama law Republicans wanted to weaponize abortion against vulnerable Democrats in 2020, but a wave of strict bans across the country has upended their strategy...
15:16, 05/29/2019

Alabama 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' abortion bill, Pat Robertson says Pat Robertson, televangelist and Christian fundamentalist who has long opposed abortion rights says the new anti-abortion bill in Alabama is too “extr...
02:16, 05/16/2019

Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law Alabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body" ...
04:00, 05/20/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by politic...
01:48, 05/16/2019

AP Look: Will Alabama's abortion law reach SCOTUS? Alabama's new law which would virtually ban abortions is the latest and most far-reaching state law designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsi...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Abortion law 'harsher in Northern Ireland than in Alabama' Women can face jail sentences up to life in UK due to Victorian legislation, say campaignersAlabama’s near total ban on abortion mirrors the situation...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Pat Robertson Doesn't Think Alabama's Abortion Ban Is 'Too Extreme' Televangelist and right wing agitator Pat Robertson said on his show “The 700 Club” on Wednesday that he believes Alabama’s new ban on abortions is “e...
05:32, 05/16/2019

The frontline of the abortion battle isn’t in Alabama, it’s online As the legislative noose draws tighter around women’s necks, it’s centuries-old technology, or modern adaptation of it anyway, that could provide some...
04:00, 06/07/2019

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do mu...
19:00, 07/01/2019

Rights groups challenge warrantless cellphone searches at U.S. border U.S. officials at ports of entry improperly contend they are entitled to confiscate and search travelers' cellphones and other devices without warrant...
00:32, 05/01/2019

Trump tells anti-abortion activists to stay united for 2020 With Alabama's restrictive new abortion law stirring divisions on the right, President Donald Trump implored anti-abortion activists to stay united he...
23:48, 05/19/2019

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a sta...
23:32, 06/08/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban nears final vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers could soon approve a near total ban on abortion. The Alabama Senate on Thursday will debate the bill to make...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Missouri Joins Alabama in Passing Horrific Abortion Law The Missouri House has passed a bill banning abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. The state Senate passed...
21:48, 05/17/2019

Alabama rep blasted for abortion stance calls Don Jr. ‘retarded’ The Alabama state lawmaker being blasted over his bizarre statements on abortion made disturbing comments about Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday, calling ...
10:16, 05/03/2019

Hundreds protest Alabama’s abortion ban at state capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s new abortion ban. Protesters chante...
04:32, 05/20/2019

Alabama abortion advocate says the quiet part out loud Alabama state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, had a few choice comments last week about abortion — the very sort of comments that abortion's defenders u...
08:32, 05/05/2019

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve A lawyer for a condemned inmate said he hoped Gov. Kay Ivey might a grant clemency request and block the execution after she talked about her belief t...
18:32, 05/17/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retalia...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the pr...
06:48, 05/17/2019

Maryland official urges divesting from Alabama over abortion ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s comptroller says he’s urging the state’s pension system to divest itself from Alabama-based compani...
14:32, 05/17/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans ne...
01:32, 05/25/2019

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by up...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Leslie Jones rips Alabama abortion law on 'SNL': 'You can't tell me what to do with my body' On the heels of the Alabama state Senate passing US’ most restrictive abortion legislation, "Saturday Night Live" tackled the topic twice during its S...
01:32, 05/20/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the proce...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. G...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable b...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama governor signs bill banning nearly all abortion Alabama’s governor on Wednesday signed into law the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation, triggering a fight likely bound for the...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said W...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already chan...
01:48, 05/23/2019

University of Alabama rejects $26M gift after abortion flap The University of Alabama board of trustees is expected to vote Friday on returning $21.5 million to a top donor who recently called on students to bo...
22:48, 06/07/2019

US briefing: Alabama abortion ban, Ebola outbreak and Iran Wednesday’s top story: Alabama Republicans pass nation’s strictest abortion law. Plus, the Midwest towns under existential threat from climate changeG...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Abortion opponents savor victory in Alabama rally MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Abortions opponents held a rally at the Alabama Capitol, savoring victory as Alabama and other states seek stringent abortion ...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw a...
06:00, 05/16/2019

AOC blasts ‘fundamentalists’ for trying to ‘outlaw sex’ in wake of Alabama abortion ban Freshman Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday blasted “religious fundamentalists,” claiming they are trying to “outlaw sex” they...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make e...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama’s new abortion ban MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. The American...
15:48, 05/24/2019

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacte...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Bid to Revive Alabama Abortion Ban The Supreme Court declined to revive an Alabama law that would have banned a method used in 99 percent of abortions performed in the state after 15 we...
17:48, 06/28/2019

Alabama Senate heads toward vote on abortion ban measure MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are headed toward a vote on a proposal to outlaw most abortions that has splintered Republicans over its lac...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states ...
08:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in political conservatives' ...
04:16, 05/16/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and w...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Activists condemn Canadian cinema chain for screening anti-abortion film Cineplex Entertainment criticized for screening Unplanned, which is said to promote falsehoods about reproductive healthAbortion rights defenders in C...
00:00, 07/10/2019

Trial begins in challenge to 4 abortion laws in Virginia RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A trial has begun in a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn four abortion-restriction measures in Virginia. The laws being challen...
21:16, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Ohio AG to fight ACLU abortion ban challenge COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit challenging a restrictive Ohio abortion ban (all times local): 3 p.m. Attorney General David Yost says t...
21:32, 05/15/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats int...
19:48, 05/15/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Measure and Vow to Fight It The measure, approved by the Alabama Senate, would outlaw almost all abortions in the state. “This is a war on women,” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said...
18:16, 05/15/2019

Abortion foes eye Supreme Court showdown in wake of Alabama ban Pro-life lawmakers in Alabama lit a national firestorm this week by approving a near-total ban on abortion and imposing harsh penalties on doctors who...
18:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were made...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving ...
18:32, 05/17/2019

US Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The US Supreme Court has sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama’s bid to revive a Republican-backed state l...
14:16, 06/29/2019

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on FridayFollow the lates...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Where does Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey stand on abortion, adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.    ...
08:16, 05/16/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsTrump takes war on abor...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court declines to hear Alabama abortion case The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday not to get involved in a controversial abortion case in Alabama, in which the state tried to ban what they call ...
06:16, 06/29/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the n...
14:16, 05/17/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's...
21:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exce...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama's bid to revive a Republican-backed...
16:16, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court justices won't revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure The Supreme Court won't revive Alabama's ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The measure has been blocked by lower ...
17:48, 06/28/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill heads to state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeWith a vote o...
02:32, 05/15/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion...
20:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to ...
23:48, 05/09/2019

Abortion bill delayed as Alabama Senate falls into chaos The lieutenant governor agreed to remove amendments creating exceptions for rape and incest, leading to anger and arguments on the Senate floor. ...
21:16, 05/09/2019

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a v...
07:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican state senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestThese 25 white men – all Republicans...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive ru...
18:32, 05/18/2019

Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sought...
13:00, 05/15/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama passes nation's strictest abortion ban – live updates Bill part of wave of legislation from Republican-led statesAnti-abortion campaigners hope to challenge Roe v WadeSign up to the US briefing and get a ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U...
17:02, 05/15/2019

Judge Napolitano: Alabama's restrictive abortion law will go to Supreme Court Fox News' senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano referred to Alabama's recent ruling on abortion "the most extreme pro-life legislation in th...
16:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama Abortion Bill Passes Senate, Heads To Governor MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is close to approving a near total ban on abortion after the state Senate passed a measure that would make performing ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can'...
22:48, 05/19/2019

Trump spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban President Trump’s 2020 campaign spokeswoman joined other Republicans in her disapproval of Alabama’s ban on almost all abortions, and suggested the pr...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Brazil cotton farmers to challenge patent rights of Bayer GMO seed - newspaper Brazilian cotton producers in the state of Mato Grosso plan to file a lawsuit requesting cancellation of a patent protection related to Bayer AG's Bol...
17:32, 07/11/2019

Strange how some anti-abortion activists are happy to separate kids from parents | Arwa Mahdawi Tate Reeves, Mississippi’s lieutenant governor, congratulated Trump on the Ice raids – which is odd since Reeves positioned himself as a protector of ...
11:35, 08/11/2019

Planned Parenthood building large women's clinic in Alabama despite abortion law Planned Parenthood is building a women's clinic in Alabama, despite its near-total ban on abortions and opposition from critics who plan to fight agai...
09:00, 06/16/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one o...
20:48, 05/15/2019

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama n...
10:00, 05/21/2019

Fight’s On: ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue to Stop Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Alabama’s law that bans abortions exce...
04:32, 05/25/2019

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said W...
09:16, 05/16/2019

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night ...
08:32, 05/19/2019

Amazon TV series The Power pulls out of filming in Georgia over Alabama abortion law Reed Morano's upcoming Amazon series The Power has pulled out of filming in Georgia after a controversial bill was passed in Alabama which effects a n...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.   &#...
04:32, 05/15/2019

Los Angeles County lawmakers vote to ban official travel to Alabama over abortion law Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial aborti...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Alabama Dem attacks Trump Jr. with slur after abortion comments spark outcry The Democrat from Alabama who sparked outrage with his remarks defending abortion attacked Donald Trump Jr. saying he's "proof" that mothers should ha...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the ...
20:48, 05/09/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion bill spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic politicians promise to fight the bill and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideT...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Why the senators’ race matters in reporting the Alabama abortion ban | Paul Chadwick Readers argued it was wrong to highlight that white men voted in the measure. But lack of representation is central to the storyWhy, demanded several ...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Alabama latest in series of states passing restrictive abortion laws Alabama became the latest state to send a controversial abortion ban to the governor's desk, as advocates on both sides of the abortion debate prepare...
21:48, 05/15/2019

University of Alabama trustees vote to refund $26M gift over abortion ban controversy TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama board of trustees voted Friday to give back a $26.5 million donation from a philanthropist who recently c...
22:48, 06/07/2019

Alabama state senator claims colleagues 'raped women' with abortion ban Democratic State Sen. Bobby Singleton blasted his colleagues in Alabama, suggesting that they "raped women" by passing a ban on nearly all abortions....
21:48, 05/15/2019

Footballer Héctor Bellerín calls on sport to oppose Alabama abortion ban Arsenal defender says ban also an issue for men, and garners support from Ian WrightHéctor Bellerín, the Arsenal and Spain defender, has challenged fe...
18:48, 05/18/2019

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy...
21:32, 05/17/2019

U.S. abortion rights groups sue over Missouri law Prominent U.S. abortion rights groups Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late on Tuesday in an effort t...
12:16, 07/31/2019

ACLU sues over Georgia's anti-abortion law in case that could challenge Roe vs. Wade The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed a lawsuit Friday challenging Georgia's new "heartbeat" law in a case that could take abortion back...
18:00, 06/28/2019

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey just signed the most restrictive abortion law in the US. Where does she stand on adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.    ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

#YouKnowMe: Keke Palmer Shares Her Story in Response to Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Acclaimed actress Keke Palmer shared her personal experience with abortion in response to the #YouKnowMe thread begun on Twitter by actress and talk s...
01:48, 05/21/2019

He told students to protest Alabama's abortion ban. The University returned his $21.5M gift. The University of Alabama may return a philanthropist's donation after he called on students to protest the state's abortion ban.  ...
19:16, 06/07/2019

Alabama abortion law: Lady Gaga joins stars condemning near-total ban on procedure Lady Gaga has joined the list of celebrities condemning Alabama's strict abortion law which bans the procedure in almost all cases, including rape and...
07:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion law an example of 'emboldened' GOP state houses after Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy, Thiessen says Alabama's new abortion law and other states' pending measures are examples of "emboldened" Republican-majority legislatures in the wake of Supreme Cou...
04:48, 05/18/2019

Kamala Harris: Alabama anti-abortion law supporters 'couldn't care less' about babies SAN FRANCISCO — Alabama lawmakers who pushed the state's strict anti-abortion measure don't really care about the children they claim to be protecting...
22:16, 06/01/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all aborti...
04:16, 05/17/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition o...
17:16, 05/15/2019

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, fol...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally in Georgia Supporters of abortion rights rallied at the Georgia State Capitol as part of a national campaign responding to states that have passed new abortion r...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren Is Going on the Offensive for Abortion Rights Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren put up a detailed policy proposal on Medium before any of us woke up this...
21:48, 05/17/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally across the nation Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Gaming for abortion rights: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber talks to Laura Hudson, who wrote about video game producers making games that present players with situations where a character mi...
09:16, 07/22/2019

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the ...
05:48, 06/07/2019

The Supreme Court Just Outlined How It Might Get Rid of Abortion Rights Abortion rights may be in trouble in the United States, according to a new Supreme Court opinion that outlines how conservatives might overturn Roe v....
23:48, 05/13/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)       ...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Abortion lobby takes aim at parental rights Recently, a coalition of 75 organizations including Planned Parenthood, National LGBTQ Task Force, the ACLU, and the National Abortion Federation rele...
12:00, 08/13/2019

Appeals Court Allows Trump Administration’s Abortion ‘Gag Rule’ to Take Effect Amid Challenge A federal appeals court said Thursday new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions can take effect while the...
02:00, 06/21/2019

'We're Not Playing Games': SisterSong's Monica Simpson On a New Legal Challenge to Georgia's Abortion Ban Last week, the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood, and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a federal lawsuit against Georgia Gove...
03:00, 07/02/2019

Alabama's abortion ban shows the chilling effect of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment | Jill Filipovic The goal of anti-abortion campaigners is to overturn Roe v Wade. With today’s radical, activist, rightwing supreme court, they may succeedThere is a w...
21:48, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal on Ruling Blocking State’s Ban on Abortion Procedure (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortion...
23:16, 06/28/2019

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exempt...
03:48, 05/18/2019

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has becom...
17:48, 05/24/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made ...
02:32, 05/03/2019

Alabama mega donor blames governor after university returns $21.5M amid abortion law dispute Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. is blaming Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey for having a role in the university's decision to return $21.5 million in donations. &#...
06:32, 06/09/2019

Abortion rights demonstration held on Cannes red carpet Ahead of Saturday's premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes...
16:48, 05/19/2019

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for l...
07:48, 06/08/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry? The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti-...
23:32, 05/17/2019

Biden says he would support Congress in enshrining abortion rights into law if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law “should it become necessary,” his presidential campaign said Tuesday, fol...
13:16, 05/22/2019

Warren unveils abortion rights platform following new laws WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is calling for a series of targeted measures designed to safeguard abortion rights following a flurry of new state ...
14:32, 05/17/2019

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20:16, 06/03/2019

Local Billboard Calls Tuscaloosa "Abortion Capital Of Alabama," Claims 19,000 Future Fans Have Been Aborted An anti-abortion billboard was spotted in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Friday that called the hometown of the University of Alabama the “abortion capital” of t...
04:16, 08/11/2019

Restrictive abortion bill weighs on Alabama Republicans, who struggle with lack of exceptions for rape, incest Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wad...
04:32, 05/14/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Se...
22:16, 06/01/2019

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language ...
19:32, 05/27/2019

U.K. Parliament Backs Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland The votes set the stage for changes that would liberalize laws in Northern Ireland and drag the region into line with the rest of the United Kingdom....
00:16, 07/10/2019

Would overturning abortion rights turn back clock to 1973? If the U.S. Supreme Court were to overturn Roe v. Wade, the ruling establishing the right to an abortion, it wouldn’t mean a full-fledged turnin...
18:16, 05/26/2019

Georgia House race becomes new battleground in fight over abortion rights Renee Unterman, the Republican state senator who sponsored Georgia's controversial "heartbeat" bill, announced a run for Congress on Thursday, opening...
01:48, 06/09/2019

U.S. rights groups, doctors sue to stop Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion ban A group of civil rights organizations, doctors and clinics sued Georgia's government on Friday to overturn a law passed in March that bans abortions i...
18:16, 06/28/2019

Cory Booker writes open letter to men about abortion rights Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker penned an open letter to US men about abortion rights on Friday, writing that they need to stand with wome...
10:16, 05/18/2019

Abortion Rights Demonstration on Red Carpet of Cannes Film Festival (CANNES, France) — Ahead of Saturday’s premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights ...
21:16, 05/18/2019

US briefing: Mexico tariffs, abortion rights and National Spelling Bee Friday’s top story: Trump announces tariffs on Mexico until ‘illegal immigration problem is remedied’. Plus, Raptors upset Warriors in their NBA final...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's o...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Looks Like Biden Is Full of Shit On a Vital Abortion Rights Issue The bare minimum support for abortion rights for a Democratic presidential candidate in 2020 is a pledge to repeal the Hyde Amendment, which has banne...
00:48, 06/06/2019

MPs vote to extend abortion and same-sex marriage rights to Northern Ireland Westminster government has said it will honour both results despite ministerial doubtsMPs have voted resoundingly to extend same-sex marriage and acce...
00:00, 07/10/2019

Roe v. Wade at risk: key facts on legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights A bill passed by Alabama legislators that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state is the strictest such measure in the United States. If signed...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Louisiana braces for latest turn of the screw on abortion rights The state legislature is to vote on a bill banning terminations after six weeks but so-called Trap laws have already severely restricted accessKathale...
15:00, 05/29/2019

The female game designers fighting back on abortion rights Through video games, live-action role-playing games and interactive documentaries, developers are challenging the conversation around reproductive rig...
12:48, 06/28/2019

UK Backs Extending Gay Marriage, Abortion Rights To Northern Ireland Britain's House of Commons voted on Tuesday to extend same-sex marriage and abortion rights to Northern Ireland, unless devolved government is restore...
02:48, 07/10/2019

Biden stumbles over abortion rights while Warren receives cheers In a first-of-its-kind forum, the former vice-president claimed a ‘100% voting record’ – before his mic suddenly cut outIn the first presidential foru...
23:48, 06/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren announces plan to protect abortion rights – live Massachusetts senator and 2020 candidate unveiled plan after Alabama’s near-total abortion ban passed Tuesday nightSign up for the US briefing and get...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Abortion rights demonstrations seize agenda at Cannes film festival The green pro-abortion rights movement took over Cannes this week, as a series of protests at the famous French film festival drew the eye. A new docu...
20:48, 05/20/2019

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris unveils plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a new plan to protect abortion access on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pushing...
09:16, 05/29/2019

Democratic congresswoman chides ‘sex-starved males’ opposed to abortion rights Rep. Norma J. Torres (Calif.) caused a stir in the House with her comment, which she then withdrew, during a debate on a bill for the Department of He...
02:16, 06/13/2019

Top Court To Examine Abortion Laws After Plea Alleges Violation Of Rights The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of certain legal provisions that allow abortion only to save the woman's life o...
18:32, 07/15/2019

Top Kansas court rules state constitution protects abortion rights The Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the state's constitution protects a woman's right to an abortion and upheld an injunction blocking a sta...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Abortion rights advocates criticize Biden over support for Hyde Amendment NARAL and Emily’s List took aim at Biden over his support for the rule, which prohibits federal funds from being used on abortion in most circumstance...
04:00, 06/06/2019

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris to unveil plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris will unveil a new plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls push...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Fight Against Restrictive Abortion Laws Energizes Women’s Rights Rally LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied Saturday afternoon in downtown Lexington to take a stand for women’s reproductive rig...
18:16, 05/26/2019

Gucci makes abortion rights statement with 2020 Cruise line MILAN (AP) — Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele has made a clear abortion rights message in his latest Cruise collection, as the debate over a...
21:32, 05/29/2019

It shouldn’t be left to women to fight alone for abortion rights | Gaby Hinsliff Pro-choice men should have the guts to campaign against the rolling back of laws that benefit both sexesNo woman can be free who does not control her ...
11:32, 05/18/2019

Vermont Moves to Protect Abortion Rights as Other States Impose Bans In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outsid...
18:00, 05/22/2019

She Won a Major Victory for Abortion Rights at the Supreme Court. Here’s What She Thinks About the Future of Roe Three years ago this month, on June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court ruled in the biggest abortion case in more than two decades: Whole Woman’s Healt...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected pre...
19:48, 05/22/2019

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce d...
12:48, 06/10/2019

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs ...
17:16, 06/21/2019

Elizabeth Warren Shames Joe Biden and Gives an Electrifying Defense of Abortion Rights Former Vice President Joe Biden has been incredibly disappointing when it comes to repealing the Hyde Amendment, the 1977 law that bars the government...
14:48, 06/06/2019

Abortion rights supporters plan hundreds of #StopTheBans rallies across nation Tuesday Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions...
18:16, 05/21/2019

Louisiana governor to sign 'heartbeat' ban, latest move to curb U.S. abortion rights Louisiana's Democratic governor said on Wednesday he would sign a bill passed earlier in the day to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, t...
05:48, 05/30/2019

Congresswoman Norma Torres blasts ‘sex-starved males’ opposed to abortion rights A Democratic lawmaker caused a stir on the House floor Wednesday when she said she was sick of hearing “so many sex-starved males” talk ab...
08:00, 06/13/2019

Stacey Abrams Calls on Hollywood to #StayAndFight About Georgia Abortion Rights Instead of Boycotting Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is just as outraged as many about Georgia’s decision to virtually outlaw abortions in the state, ...
11:32, 06/05/2019

Stormy Daniels hosting abortion rights 'swamp trash block party' Stormy Daniels is set to host a “swamp trash block party” with jello shots and a silent auction to benefit an abortion rights group in New Orleans on ...
04:16, 06/16/2019

The House of Commons just gave a standing ovation for abortion rights — minus the Conservatives Members of the Canadian House of Commons rose in a standing ovation to affirm support for a woman's right to choose — that is, except for the Conserva...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Abortion rights supporters' voices thunder at #StopTheBans rallies across the nation Hundreds of #StopTheBans rallies took place across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by states to restrict access to abortions. ...
02:48, 05/22/2019

People are calling for boycotts of Georgia and Alabama over anti-abortion bills, and Hollywood stars are threatening to pull their projects from the states AP Photo/John Bazemore The governor of Georgia signed the country's most restrictive abortion bill into law last week, while Alabama lawmakers passed...
22:32, 05/15/2019

Abortion activists protest Georgia 'heartbeat' law Abortion activists are protesting Georgia's 'heartbeat' law. The signing caps weeks of tension and protests at the state Capitol and be...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Rita’s Italian Ice responds to photo of mascot attending abortion rights rally in Philadelphia Rita’s Italian Ice has responded after a photo of the company’s mascot at an abortion rights rally in Philadelphia was shared widely on social media....
23:32, 05/22/2019

Support for abortion rights grows as some U.S. states curb access: Reuters/Ipsos poll Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed ne...
14:48, 05/26/2019

One woman's fight to uphold George Tiller's abortion rights legacy, 10 years after his murder In 2009, Tiller was shot dead by an anti-abortion activist in Kansas. Today Julie Burkhart is battling to ensure all women can make their own reproduc...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Cory Booker vows to take executive action to protect abortion rights if elected president Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Wednesday will outline executive actions he would take if elected to protect abortion rights, in...
14:48, 05/22/2019

| Police actions slammed | Abortion rights denied: WATCH the top world news videos for today Phoenix couple wants officers fired over incident | Pelosi: Abortion restrictions 'really dangerous'; here are the top world news videos for today. WA...
09:00, 06/18/2019

Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece rebukes Gillibrand on abortion: 'Civil rights begin in the womb' Dr. Alveda King, the niece of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., strongly rebuked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's, D-N.Y. comments comparing pro-life...
05:00, 06/13/2019

Abortion rights supporters make voices heard loud and clear at #StopTheBans rallies across the nation Hundreds of rallies took place across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortio...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of th...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Alabama Dem opposing abortion bill: 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later' A Democratic state representative from Alabama is facing fierce backlash over his remarks in opposition to the abortion ban that was approved in his s...
04:48, 05/02/2019

'All out warfare': Hundreds take the streets in Alabama in abortion ban protest Alabama Gov. Kay signed the near-total ban Wednesday, a day after lawmakers declined to add exceptions into the ban for cases of rape or incest. ...
13:32, 05/20/2019

Florida appeals court sends abortion challenge back to lower court A Florida appeals court on Thursday sent a lawsuit challenging a state measure requiring a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions back to ...
02:48, 08/02/2019

Rape victim who had illegal abortion at age 13 calls Alabama's law 'an abomination' At 13, Maralyn Mosley found herself in the back of a barbershop with a man who asked for sex before performing an illegal procedure.   ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Prosecutor drops charges against Alabama mother who lost pregnancy when shot in Alabama An Alabama district attorney announced Wednesday that she will not pursue manslaughter charges against a woman who was indicted after she lost her fet...
07:32, 07/04/2019

Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion law 'has gone too far,' is 'ill-considered' Longtime televangelist Pat Robertson, who opposes abortion, criticized Alabama's near-total abortion ban that is now the nation's most restr...
15:16, 05/16/2019

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to...
00:48, 07/05/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as ...
00:48, 05/18/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid con...
20:00, 04/28/2019

North Dakota’s abortion clinic sues over 2 laws, including demand to tell women they may reverse medication abortion FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s abortion clinic sues over 2 laws, including demand to tell women they may reverse medication abortion....
23:00, 06/25/2019

Sole abortion clinic in North Dakota files free speech suit against state anti-abortion laws North Dakota's only abortion clinic joined with the American Medical Association to file a federal suit to undo two state anti-abortion laws on the gr...
01:16, 06/26/2019

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception se...
13:48, 06/28/2019

| Towards a new era: What is in Sudan's landmark pact A 39-month political transition, a civilian-majority ruling council, guarantees of basic rights - Sudan's constitutional declaration seeks to turn the...
13:48, 08/19/2019

Landmark HIV case may be the second person ever to be ‘cured’ A person in the UK appears to have had HIV eliminated from his body thanks to a bone marrow transplant from someone with genetic resistance to the vir...
19:32, 04/28/2019

'The all-electric Vauxhall Corsa is a landmark car for EVs' Opinion 29 May, 2019 The new Vauxhall Corsa has gone electric and editor-in-chief Steve Fowler thinks this could be a game changer for e...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Ruling due in landmark athletics case Caster Semenya is challenging a rule to restrict the level of testosterone permitted in female runners in a case about athletes with differences of se...
09:48, 05/01/2019

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have ...
14:16, 08/14/2019

Landmark women's World Cup set to be game-changer As the United States began celebrating their World Cup win over the Netherlands on Sunday, FIFA president Gianni Infantino strode out on to the field ...
02:00, 07/08/2019

Ecuador legalizes same-sex marriage in landmark case The ruling is “a joy for our entire community and Ecuador,” said plaintiff Efraín Soria.        ...
00:48, 06/14/2019

Landmark UN plastic waste pact gets approved but not by US Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the United States,...
12:16, 05/11/2019

Unseen Louboutins To Go On Display In Landmark Exhibition He of iconic red-soled heels has lent the 12th arrondissement institution shoes from his personal archive – including designs that have never been see...
18:16, 06/06/2019

New VW Touareg One Million celebrates production landmark News 23 Jul, 2019 The special edition model celebrates the production of the one millionth Volkswagen Touareg by adding a range of extra...
22:00, 07/23/2019

| Landmark verdict due in Semenya's case against IAAF The world's sports court will decide Wednesday on South African runner Caster Semenya's challenge against rules regulating testosterone in female athl...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a prece...
04:32, 05/29/2019

Hundreds Of Migrants Occupy Paris Landmark Hundreds of undocumented migrants surged into the Pantheon in central Paris on Friday, briefly occupying the vaunted memorial complex to demand talks ...
21:32, 07/12/2019

American Pies: Recipes From a Landmark Cafe Down a Virginia country road, a small cafe slings history by the slice. Beyond the superb blueberry crumble and lemon meringue, the spot’s centenarian...
22:48, 05/30/2019

Man City, Watford seek landmark win in FA Cup final One team is looking to complete an unprecedented domestic treble, bolstering its status as possibly the greatest ever in English soccer. The other is ...
16:16, 05/16/2019

S&P Rating Is Landmark for Chinese Bond Market S&P Global became the first foreign credit-rating company to offer an independent assessment of risk in China’s vast domestic debt market, giving a to...
11:48, 07/11/2019

Semenya loses landmark gender case South African runner Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against proposals to regulate her testosterone levels in what could be a milestone moment for ...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Landmark INF nuclear arms treaty is history: What now? A landmark nuclear treaty is ending. Is Europe returning to the Cold War era? Germany is aiming to prevent an arms race and keep dialogue channels wit...
09:16, 08/02/2019

Japanese man prepares for landmark case against dolphin hunts Taiji resident will testify in attempt to ban activity as part of charity’s legal challenge A man from Taiji, the Japanese fishing town whose annual s...
22:16, 05/16/2019

Semenya loses landmark testosterone rule case After close to a year of bitter arguments around what equates to sporting fairness and potential human rights infringements, Caster Semenya is set to ...
13:48, 05/01/2019

Men's round-up: Auger-Aliassime clinches landmark Wimbledon win "Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime celebrated his country\u0027s national day with his first Grand Slam main draw victory, beating compatriot Va...
19:48, 07/01/2019

ECJ hears landmark case over Facebook data security Are EU citizens protected enough from US surveillance when Facebook transfers their personal data? The job of answering that question now lies with Eu...
14:32, 07/09/2019

Vietnam, EU sign landmark free trade deal The European Union signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, the first of its kind with a developing country in Asia, paving the way f...
12:32, 06/30/2019

Yet to show its teeth, landmark EU privacy law already a global standard A landmark European privacy law is making waves worldwide a year after it came into force, fundamentally changing the way data are handled as Facebook...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Trump reaches ‘landmark’ immigration deal with Guatemala President Trump announced Friday that Guatemala would agree to restrict asylum applications to the US from Central America. The so-called “safe ...
00:32, 07/27/2019

Yamaha Crosses 10 Million Production Landmark In India Japanese two-wheeler giant, Yamaha Motor has announced a production milestone of 10 million units in India. The company achieved the landmark producti...
15:00, 05/14/2019

California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Mexico court allows recreational cocaine in landmark decision The ruling, which does not allow for the sale of the drug, is now under review by a higher court at the government's request. The organization backing...
14:32, 08/21/2019

Raptors beat Warriors in landmark NBA Finals opener The Toronto Raptors, with the support of an entire nation behind them, won the first NBA Finals game played outside the United States with a thrilling...
08:48, 05/31/2019

The Landmark U.S.-Russia Arms Control Treaty Is Dead (WASHINGTON) — A landmark arms control treaty that President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signed three decades ago is dead,...
23:48, 08/02/2019

Taiwan parliament begins discussion of landmark same-sex legislation Taiwan's parliament on Friday began discussion of a landmark bill to legalize same-sex marriage, amid a heated debate over marriage equality that has ...
05:16, 05/17/2019

Airbus delivers first A350 to Japan after landmark deal Airbus delivered its first A350 aircraft to Japan Air Lines on Thursday, saying the specially tailored version would start operating on Japan's busy d...
12:32, 06/13/2019

France loses landmark court case over air pollution Mother and daughter win legal fight to hold state responsible for failing to tackle problemThe French state has failed to do enough to limit air pollu...
23:32, 06/25/2019

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
17:00, 06/18/2019

Eiffel Tower closed after man tries to climb Paris landmark Firefighters at scene as intruder seen dangling near top of towerThe Eiffel Tower has been evacuated after a man tried to scale it.The man could be se...
18:32, 05/20/2019

US in energy landmark as renewables produce more electricity than coal In April, renewables provided 23% compared to coal’s 20%‘The fate of coal has been sealed. The market has spoken’The US generated more electricity fro...
22:16, 06/26/2019

Abandoned sketch found under landmark Leonardo da Vinci work Much-discussed Virgin of the Rocks to be centrepiece of National Gallery exhibitionAn “abandoned composition” by Leonardo da Vinci has been discovered...
21:16, 08/14/2019

Doctors end life support for French patient in landmark right-to-die case Doctors stopped giving food and water to French quadriplegic Vincent Lambert on Monday, lawyers said, renewing a fierce debate over the right to die t...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.     ...
22:16, 05/13/2019

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opi...
13:48, 05/24/2019

African leaders to launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion eco...
21:32, 07/07/2019

Venice Beach May Lose a Landmark: A Mark di Suvero Sculpture The 60-foot-tall sculpture, a popular meeting point for nearly two decades, will be dismantled and moved by the end of the year unless Los Angeles fin...
04:48, 04/30/2019

Cliff divers leap from Beirut landmark in international tour Cliff divers used to competing in isolated spots have been leaping into the Mediterranean in bustling Beirut, the first time the Lebanese capital's la...
21:16, 07/15/2019

Taiwan parliament weighs landmark same-sex measures ahead of vote Taiwan's parliament on Friday discussed measures to legalize same-sex marriage ahead of a landmark vote that could make the self-ruled island the firs...
07:16, 05/17/2019

Landmark agreement gives indigenous 'forgotten people' power to self-govern Three agreements laid groundwork for possible future land claims, reparations and centuries-long grievances for Métis nationsGrowing up as member of A...
13:16, 07/04/2019

Australian watchdog seeks views on Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Monday it is seeking views on a proposed undertaking by Canada's Nutrien Ltd relating to its takeover bid fo...
02:48, 07/29/2019

UBS looks to face loss in landmark Swiss client data ruling Swiss federal judges on Friday steered toward delivering UBS a loss in a landmark ruling over delivering client data to France, after three of the fiv...
13:00, 07/26/2019

Strand Bookstore granted landmark status despite owner’s objections The Strand has a new place in history books. City officials granted landmark status to the Manhattan tome-slinger’s flagship Broadway store on Tuesday...
21:00, 06/11/2019

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion econ...
23:16, 07/07/2019

Why de Blasio wanted to grant Strand Bookstore landmark status The de Blasio administration tagged the iconic Strand Bookstore’s building with a dreaded Landmark designation Tuesday — a move the owner says was a c...
06:16, 06/12/2019

| Mozambique rivals hail 'new era' as they sign landmark peace deal Mozambique's government and the ex-rebel group Renamo have completed a long-awaited peace pact, inking a final deal aimed at ending years of conflict....
23:48, 08/07/2019

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of satel...
16:48, 05/24/2019

Ruben Tejada back with Mets years after landmark injury Ruben Tejada is back with the Mets, but he's here because the Mets suffered a devastating loss in Jeff McNeil.      ...
03:16, 08/16/2019

Recreational cocaine use approved for two people in landmark decision in Mexico An anti-crime group hopes the decision will push authorities to put more resources towards the prevention of violent crimes.     ...
18:00, 08/22/2019

Australia recover to beat Brazil despite Marta's landmark goal Australia came from two goals down to defeat Brazil 3-2 in the women's World Cup on Thursday, as Monica's own goal overshadowed a milestone strike for...
23:48, 06/13/2019

Stormzy's stab-vest for landmark Glastonbury gig designed by Banksy A Union Jack emblazoned stab-proof vest worn by British rapper Stormzy for his history-making headline performance at the Glastonbury Music Festival w...
19:16, 06/30/2019

Harris announces 'landmark bill' with AOC to fight 'environmental injustice' Sen. Kamala Harris announced she was teaming up with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make sure the Green New Deal would lift up low-income communitie...
03:48, 07/30/2019

Indian transgender couple tie knot in landmark 'rainbow wedding' Bride and groom, who both underwent sex reassignment, comes as lower house of parliament votes to enshrine transgender rightsAn Indian transgender cou...
06:16, 08/08/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit new landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.     ...
14:48, 05/13/2019

Canada must not ignore Indigenous 'genocide', landmark report warns Up to 4,000 Indigenous women and girls killed or missingJustin Trudeau: ‘We have failed you. We will fail you no longer’Canadians can no longer turn a...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Trump announces ‘landmark agreement’ with Guatemala to restrict asylum claims President Trump on Friday announced a so-called "safe third country" deal with Guatemala to restrict asylum claims to the United States from Central A...
04:16, 07/27/2019

Eiffel Tower Evacuated and Closed Down After Man Began Scaling the Paris Landmark (PARIS) — The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed down on Monday after a man began scaling the Paris monument, eventually stopping his climb n...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Top EU court hears landmark data privacy case against U.S. gov't, tech sector The European Court of Justice will hear arguments Tuesday in a landmark case that boils down to whether U.S. tech companies, encouraged by the federal...
14:16, 07/09/2019

The right to a free and fair vote in America might rest on this landmark court case Plaintiffs in North Carolina say Republicans drew maps ‘impervious to the will of the voters’ that will be used in 2020In all the history of American ...
18:48, 07/27/2019

Brazil-born Elkeson included in China squad in landmark move "Brazil-born striker Elkeson is in line to become the first player without Chinese heritage to represent China after the country\u0027s football autho...
16:00, 08/18/2019

Landmark hearing exposes climate change gulf among Republicans and Democrats A landmark House Ways and Means Committee hearing Wednesday, the first focused on climate change in a dozen years, illuminated the gulf between Democr...
04:00, 05/16/2019

New York bookstore clashes with de Blasio over historic landmark designation: 'It's really no honor' The owner of an iconic bookstore is pushing back on New York City's decision to commemorate it with a historic landmark designation, blasting it as "e...
03:16, 06/16/2019

Former Jehovah’s Witnesses recount years of sex abuse ahead of landmark case Two former Jehovah’s Witnesses claim the church looked the other way while they were sexually abused as children for years — and now plan to sue...
21:17, 08/12/2019

Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale competi...
03:32, 06/13/2019

Giant roadside rock to remain on Colorado mountain highway as landmark Colorado has a new Instagram-worthy landmark. An 8.5-million-pound boulder that rolled off a cliff and demolished a section of mountain highway has be...
12:16, 06/06/2019

Spain's 'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape in landmark ruling Spain's Supreme Court on Friday ruled that five men who attacked a teenager at a bull-running festival were guilty of rape not the lesser crime of sex...
20:16, 06/21/2019

Iran to breach uranium enrichment limits set by landmark nuclear deal Tehran has started to increase uranium enrichment beyond the purity threshold it agreed to as part of a landmark nuclear deal, the Iranian government ...
13:48, 07/07/2019

Washington state takes step landmark on missing Native American women A report, the product of 10 meetings with indigenous people across the state, calls for more coordination to tackle the crisisHundreds of people packe...
14:48, 06/17/2019

Caster Semenya hints she may end legal battle following judges' landmark verdict Caster Semenya has hinted she might be ready to end any further legal fight after losing her case with the IAAF at the Court of Arbitration for Sport ...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Hate content pledge is a landmark in how social networks will operate, ad group chair says The "Christchurch Call," a new pledge to stop hateful content from appearing online, will have a significant impact on how social networks operate, ac...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Caster Semenya loses landmark legal case against IAAF over testosterone levels • Olympic 800m champion must reduce testosterone to compete• Cas rejects appeal against ‘discriminatory’ IAAF policyThe South African 800m Olympic cha...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Olympic champion Caster Semenya loses landmark case on testosterone levels Athletes with differences in sexual development (DSDs) will now have to take medication in order to compete in events ranging from 400-metres to a mil...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Champions League: Lionel Messi's landmark moment crowns Barcelona victory Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to victory in a pulsating Champions League semifinal first leg against Liverpool. A magical night marked a landmark mo...
01:32, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale competi...
03:32, 06/13/2019

UN chief lauds Philippines’ ‘landmark achievement’ on setting up transition authority in Bangsamoro United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Philippines on Friday for establishing a government body to push forward the forma...
03:32, 04/29/2019

Copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover used at landmark trial blocked from leaving UK The Government has blocked the export of the copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover used by the judge in the landmark obscenity trial over DH Lawrence's cont...
20:48, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Australian antitrust watchdog seeks views on Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator on Monday opened consultation on a proposed undertaking by Canada's Nutrien to sell three of its regional stores to ...
02:48, 07/29/2019

Djokovic ready to fire at Roland Garros as Grand Slam landmark beckons "World number one Novak Djokovic believes he is peaking at the perfect moment to win four successive Grand Slam titles for the second time in his care...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper turns in a landmark win at U.S. outdoor track nationals His victory in a 400-meter semifinal will give him a shot to reach the world championships, but that spot, if he earns it, might get settled in a cour...
20:16, 07/27/2019

Landmark London toystore Hamleys bought by Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani Mukesh Ambani, an Indian billionaire, has purchased the world's oldest toy store from its Chinese owners. Ambani has rapidly expanded his core busines...
02:16, 05/11/2019

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recove...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Harvard Scientists Make 'Landmark' Discovery in Synthesizing Anti-Cancer Molecules Found in Sea Sponges Harvard and Japanese scientists say they’ve made a “landmark” discovery in cancer drug development. In a new study published Monday, they say they hav...
09:32, 06/18/2019

Shrinking biodiversity poses major risk to the future of global food and agriculture, landmark UN report shows With the biodiversity of plants cultivated for food shrinking, the global population’s health, livelihoods and environment are under severe threat. Th...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Paris Notre Dame cathedral rebuilding plans begin; fire-damaged landmark still attracts tourists Notre Dame cathedral in Paris looks like it did just before the flames appeared: a construction site. Rebuilding plans have begun and tourists visit. ...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Mandy Moore shared photos from her Mount Everest 'viewing trek' amid record deaths and overcrowding at landmark Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Mandy Moore teamed up with clothing brand Eddie Bauer for a trekking trip to Mount Everest's base camp as part of their "Wh...
14:16, 05/26/2019

Stunning vintage photos show Tower Bridge through the decades, from its construction in 1894 to a landmark on London's modern skyline Spectacular vintage photographs show how Tower Bridge has endured over the years as its surroundings on the River Thames and its banks have changed th...
13:16, 06/30/2019

Rafael Nadal powers past Novak Djokovic in the Italian Open final, earning a career first landmark over his long time rival Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images Rafael Nadal powered past Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 in the Italian Open final on Sunday. It was the f...
22:48, 05/19/2019

Times Square fire: Firefighters rush to New York landmark after billboard fire Firefighters have battled a blaze in one of New York's most recognisable landmarks after flames were seen billowing out of a billboard in Times Square...
01:16, 05/19/2019

Stonewall at 50: LGBT activists ask 'what's next?' The Stonewall uprising is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The riots and ensuing protests are credited with spurring the US gay rights movement, but ...
23:00, 06/27/2019

Reusable menstrual cups 'just as safe and effective as traditional products,' landmark Lancet report reveals Millions of women were today urged to switch from traditional sanitary protection as a landmark report found that reusable menstrual cups are just as ...
14:16, 07/17/2019

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea Protesters scale 27,000-tonne rig as it leaves Cromarty Firth to demand end to drilling new wells Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig in...
06:32, 06/10/2019

Greenpeace activists halt BP's North Sea oil rig Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration program off the coast of Scotla...
01:32, 06/10/2019

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Villa...
04:16, 05/30/2019

Israel says it will not allow in activists targeting Eurovision Protests expected at song contest over country’s treatment of PalestiniansIsrael has said it will block activists who plan to disrupt the Eurovision S...
13:48, 05/07/2019

Greenpeace activists stop BP oil rig in North Sea A group of environmentalists have occupied a 27,000 ton oil rig to prevent it being installed off the coast of northern Scotland. They demanded that B...
08:16, 06/10/2019

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized internat...
10:32, 07/22/2019

Bahrain executes three, including Shi'ite activists Bahrain executed on Saturday three men convicted in two separate cases, one involving the killing of a police officer and the other the killing of a m...
11:00, 07/27/2019

Don't let animal activists stop needed HIV research At any given moment, millions of doctors and medical researchers across the globe are working toward a singular goal: that no illness should be a deat...
11:48, 05/09/2019

Activists fight deforestation in Turkey's Ida mountains Activists are protesting the construction of a Canadian gold mine in Turkey's Ida mountains. They say the project will harm one of the country's last ...
01:00, 08/06/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen c...
14:32, 06/01/2019

Conflict over resources: 164 activists killed last year Over 160 people were killed for trying to protect the environment in 2018, says NGO Global Witness. While the Philippines tops the list with 30 deaths...
13:16, 07/30/2019

Activists abandon occupation of drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists climbed down from a Seadrill drilling rig in Norway on Tuesday and are no longer occupying it, the environmental group told Reute...
08:32, 04/30/2019

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
14:48, 07/19/2019

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company halt...
18:16, 06/10/2019

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and inve...
12:32, 07/12/2019

Climate is an emergency: Let's not leave action to activists Movements such as Extinction Rebellion may look political, but climate change is above politics – and it is up to all of us to force governments to ta...
13:16, 04/29/2019

Pro-Maduro Activists Evicted From Venezuelan Embassy Police removed four activists from the Venezuelan embassy in Washington and arrested them, the latest skirmish over the diplomatic compound between th...
06:32, 05/17/2019

Climate activists to skip plane and sailboat to US Greta Thunberg, the teen-aged global environmental activist, plans to take her message to America the old-fashioned way: by boat.    &...
21:16, 07/29/2019

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to oppo...
15:32, 07/22/2019

Native Hawaiian activists protest telescope Protesters gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Monday, trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope. Protesters say the ...
11:48, 07/16/2019

More Greenpeace activists climb on BP drilling rig after arrests Greenpeace activists climbed back on a drilling rig on Friday to keep it from heading to a BP oilfield in the British North Sea, hours after police re...
14:32, 06/14/2019

Activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy in DC Four activists refused to leave the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, even after they got an eviction notice. The group considers Nicolas Maduro to be...
12:32, 05/14/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists Bed Bath & Beyond said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home-goods retailer, has withdrawn its...
00:32, 05/30/2019

Russian Web Activists Joust With Kremlin to Keep Internet Free A band of Russian techies and lawyers score wins in protecting web freedom, as they face their biggest challenge yet: trying to stop President Vladimi...
15:32, 08/22/2019

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for suggesting that a missile be sent to “blow up...
03:48, 06/16/2019

Anti-Trump activists to protest during D-day service in Portsmouth Anti-Trump activists are planning a demonstration during a service in Portsmouth honouring those who lost their lives fighting for their country on D-...
09:48, 06/05/2019

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the na...
05:32, 06/07/2019

Activists protest killing of Ethiopian Israeli teenager Solomon Teka, a 19-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian origin, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer on Sunday in a town near Haifa. The teenager's ki...
00:48, 07/04/2019

4 Saudi women activists freed pending trial Authorities have claimed the women's rights advocates were working for foreign intelligence agencies. Several writers and academics who supported the ...
07:32, 05/03/2019

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their effor...
22:32, 06/13/2019

Activists scramble to prevent Uighur man's deportation to China Ablikim Yusuf, who had been living in Pakistan, faces detention and torture if he is sent to China, say supportersHuman rights activists are scramblin...
18:00, 08/03/2019

Hong Kong protests: activists call for further action People urged to continue protests after day of violent clashes with policeWhat are the Hong Kong protests about?Activists in Hong Kong have called for...
15:32, 06/13/2019

Meet the young activists shaking up South Africa The #FeesMustFall campaign created a new generation of political activists. But nearly four years later, how will they affect South Africa’s upcoming ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oi...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Berlin police scuffle with activists at gentrification protest Berlin police scuffled on Wednesday with activists protesting against the gentrification of the German capital, where thousands demonstrated to highli...
23:32, 05/01/2019

Who stands between you and AI dystopia? These Google activists | Veena Dubal In this brave new digital world, the most effective oversight had come from an unlikely and surprising source: white-collar tech workers within Google...
13:16, 05/03/2019

Bahrain executes Shiite activists on terrorism charges The executions come amid tensions with Iran. Bahrain accuses the country of fomenting Shiite armed opposition groups that have carried out attacks on ...
14:48, 07/27/2019

Iranian paper says journalist, activists detained at protest An Iranian newspaper says one of its reporters was detained by police earlier this week while she was covering a protest marking International Workers...
14:32, 05/04/2019

Guatemalan activists protest migrant asylum pact with US Guatemalan activist groups are protesting an agreement that President Jimmy Morales signed with Washington to require migrants passing through the Cen...
23:16, 07/27/2019

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Animal activists face off with pro-fur advocates at city hearing Animal-rights advocates faced off against human-rights activists during a heated City Council hearing Wednesday on a bill to ban new sales of fur appa...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests again...
17:32, 07/11/2019

Climate activists call for action in Latin America Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demon...
20:16, 05/24/2019

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rig...
05:48, 06/17/2019

Environmental activists demonstrate at Shell's shareholder meeting Environmental activists on Tuesday demonstrated outside the Royal Dutch Shell's annual general shareholder meeting, calling for the end of the use of ...
13:32, 05/21/2019

Four Woman Activists Temporarily Released In Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia on Thursday released at least four more detained women activists pending trial, campaigners said, bringing the total number of women prov...
18:48, 05/03/2019

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was havin...
16:16, 06/14/2019

The Latest: EU urges release of China democracy activists BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protest (all times local): 12:55 p.m. The European Union is mourning the vic...
07:16, 06/04/2019

Saudi Arabia Releases More Women Activists on Bail Saudi Arabia released on bail at least five women facing charges over their human-rights work in a case that has sparked widespread international crit...
14:00, 05/03/2019

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant (This July 16 story corrects, in the last paragraph, to show that London Concrete does not supply the Silvertown project after Extinction Rebellion co...
23:32, 07/17/2019

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets mor...
20:16, 06/27/2019

Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian...
12:16, 04/29/2019

United States activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in DC With no diplomats and no Venezuelans left in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington DC, a group of United States activists have occupied the non-functio...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW sp...
18:16, 07/13/2019

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to dec...
19:32, 06/11/2019

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were h...
20:48, 06/23/2019

Russian opposition activists picket for free elections Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday to call for free elections and for charges against protesters de...
18:16, 08/17/2019

New census evidence is ‘smoking gun’ to Latino legislators, activists Latino leaders say new information on how the Trump administration decided to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census is the “smoking gun” th...
04:32, 06/01/2019

Sweden grants asylum to 2 Pussy Riot activists Two members of the Russian protest group have won an appeal on their asylum claim in Sweden. The couple said they had received death threats and feare...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate ...
17:32, 06/12/2019

Thai activists accused of defaming king 'disappear' Rights groups have called on Thailand to explain the disappearance of three activists accused of insulting the monarchy. Separately, a man jailed unde...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Activists Call On G20 Leaders To Help "Liberate" Hong Kong More than a thousand protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G20 summit to raise the plight of ...
10:16, 06/26/2019

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Uga...
01:16, 06/08/2019

US surveils border activists and blocks their work, lawsuit says ACLU alleges that government has hampered humanitarian work as it targeted organizers on a secret databaseThe US government has interfered with humani...
17:00, 07/24/2019

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, internati...
19:32, 07/10/2019

Kazakh activists call for more protests over presidential vote Anti-government activists called on Monday for more protests in Kazakhstan against what they said was a rigged presidential election result, as police...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Activists at Venezuela Embassy served with eviction notice WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. authorities have served an eviction notice to activists who have stayed for more than a month inside the Venezuelan embassy in ...
04:16, 05/14/2019

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has ...
12:16, 06/20/2019

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into diff...
14:00, 06/19/2019

Polish activists try to save cows condemned to death A herd of about 180 free-roaming cows in Poland must be slaughtered, authorities have ruled, to the dismay of activists fighting to save them as a cau...
21:48, 05/28/2019

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into ...
10:48, 06/19/2019

Hawaii activists protesting over start of work on telescope Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native ...
15:48, 07/15/2019

Fracking tsar quits after six months and blames eco activists Natascha Engel says developing the industry would be ‘an impossible task’ The government’s fracking tsar has quit the post after just six months, clai...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Berta Cáceres case: a warning for those who would kill activists Trial is notable for highlighting land and nature defender murders that ordinarily go unpunishedThe sentencing on Thursday of seven men accused of mur...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Far-left activists emboldened by Tiffany Cabán’s upset win Emboldened lefty activists are threatening Democratic primary challenges against veteran incumbents in next year’s state legislative races in th...
23:32, 06/27/2019

Activists call for end to family separations with cage installations #NoKidsInCages asks lawmakers to pass Keep Families Together Act by portraying migrant children in cages across New York CityThey lie prone on the gro...
20:48, 06/12/2019

Police in Moscow detain opposition activists before protest Russian police have detained prominent members of the opposition in Moscow ahead of a planned protest later on Saturday which the authorities have dec...
13:48, 07/27/2019

The battle for Alabama’s soul With the nation’s most restrictive abortion ban and the return of Roy Moore, liberals here worry their state is sliding back toward its heritage of in...
21:32, 07/01/2019

Sweet Home Alabama? I have a complicated relationship with Alabama because Alabama is a complicated place. Though I’ve lived less time there than anywhere else in the wor...
12:32, 05/17/2019

Sentencing set for Alabama man in $2M scam OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to federal charges in a $2 million scam that sucked in an Alabama town is due in state court to face add...
09:16, 05/28/2019

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resolutio...
21:16, 07/11/2019

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's hand...
10:00, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong activists hold vigil for deceased supporters Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have held a memorial vigil for deceased supporters of the movement that has brought hundreds of thousands of resi...
19:32, 07/10/2019

'Speared' activists protest Spain's Pamplona bull runs Dozens of half-naked protesters lay on the street with fake spears jutting from their backs on the eve of the Spanish festival of San Fermin on Friday...
14:32, 07/05/2019

Activists say Russian, Syrian strikes kill 11 in rebel area Syrian rescuers and activists say 11 civilians, including two families of four, have been killed in government and Russian airstrikes inside Syria’s l...
13:48, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 3-Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oi...
20:48, 05/20/2019

Rapper Meek Mill to appeal sentence that drew activists' ire Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge's decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a c...
17:16, 07/16/2019

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bol...
18:16, 07/15/2019

Greenpeace activists block entrance to BP headquarters demanding an end of oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP headquarters in London on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new o...
12:16, 05/20/2019

Climate activists disrupt London's biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which...
14:16, 07/16/2019

French activists protest Amazon for destroying environment, jobs Protestors called on the government to block authorization for three new Amazon warehouses slated to open around France. They accuse the company of ki...
16:48, 07/03/2019

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be...
19:16, 05/21/2019

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope o...
22:48, 07/15/2019

Climate activists disrupt British cities with 'summer uprising' Environmental activists sought to sow chaos in five British cities on Monday in a bid to force the government to act to help avert what they cast as a...
13:00, 07/15/2019

Climate activists disrupt London biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which...
09:48, 07/16/2019

Hong Kong activists urge G20 leaders to help 'liberate' city Thousands of people in Hong Kong joined an evening protest and marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday, urging leaders gathering for this wee...
22:16, 06/26/2019

Progressive Activists Have Pushed Democrats to the Left on Climate Issues. Now What? Groups like the Sunrise Movement helped pressure Democratic presidential candidates to support the Green New Deal. They are now deciding how to use th...
08:00, 08/05/2019