Top Capitol Hill Democrats are intent on preserving a four-decade ban on taxpayer-financed abortions despite calls from their party's presidential candidates to abandon it, arguing that attempts to undo the longstanding consensus will fail and won't be worth scuttling a…
By PBS NewsHour
Democratic presidential candidates are drawing a contrast between their own views and the laws Republican-led legislatures have passed to severely restrict the procedure.
By Blake Paterson, Associated Press
The gift was from a top donor who recently called on students to boycott the school over the state's new abortion ban.
By Bill Barrow, Associated Press
Biden said that no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions.
By Gretchen Frazee
State legislatures pushing abortion legislation that caters to the extremes risks go against the views of most Americans, according to the latest poll from the PBS NewsHour, NPR and Marist, which could spark a backlash against the party in the…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
Research using fetal tissue has led to life-saving advances including development of vaccines for rubella and rabies, and drugs for the HIV virus.
By Jim Salter, Associated Press
Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer will hear testimony in a hearing on Planned Parenthood's request for a preliminary injunction that would keep open its abortion clinic in St. Louis.
By Summer Ballentine, Associated Press
A St. Louis judge on Tuesday is set to weigh whether physicians from the state's only abortion clinic can be forced to testify amid a legal fight over the facility's license.
In our news wrap Friday, Attorney General William Barr says he doesn't think senior FBI officials committed treason when investigating the Trump campaign, despite President Trump’s repeated claims. Still, Barr said the investigation may have been “antithetical to the democratic…
By Jim Salter, David A. Lieb, Associated Press
St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer issued a temporary restraining order preventing Missouri from taking away the clinic's license. He said Planned Parenthood "has demonstrated that immediate and irreparable injury will result" if its abortion license is allowed to expire.
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