A federal judge agreed Monday to suspend a rule that requires women during the COVID-19 pandemic to visit a hospital, clinic or medical office to obtain an abortion pill.
In our news wrap Monday, the man known as the Golden State Killer pled guilty to 13 counts of first-degree murder. Former police officer Joseph DeAngelo will be spared the death penalty but will serve life in prison without parole.
A Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform abortions to obtain admitting privileges at a nearby hospital “is unconstitutional,” a majority of justices on the Supreme Court ruled Monday.
By Jim Salter, Summer Ballentine, Associated Press
Missouri’s only abortion clinic will be able to keep operating after a state government administrator decided that the health department was wrong not to renew the license of Planned Parenthood’s St. Louis facility.
By Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press
Requiring patients to visit a hospital, clinic or medical office to get an abortion pill is needlessly risking their health during the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of physicians allege in a lawsuit that seeks to suspend the federal rule.
In our news wrap Wednesday, it was the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and it came as COVID-19 lockdowns have cleared air and water worldwide. Pollution in several major cities, including Paris and New Delhi, is about 50 percent lower…
In our news wrap Monday, authorities are searching for answers after a gunman killed 18 people in Nova Scotia over the weekend. It was Canada’s deadliest mass shooting ever. Also, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and main rival Benny Gantz…
In our news wrap Tuesday, former President Barack Obama ended months of neutrality and endorsed his vice president, Joe Biden, for the Democratic presidential nomination. Obama said Biden has the character and experience to guide the nation through one of…
By Jim Vertuno, Associated Press
A federal appeals court sided Tuesday with Texas in allowing it to ban most abortions while the state is under an emergency order that limits nonessential surgeries during the coronavirus pandemic.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Wall Street ended a brutal first quarter with fresh losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 23 percent during the first three months of 2020 -- the largest percentage decline since 1987. Also, Senate Majority…
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