Planned Parenthood said on Monday it was withdrawing from a federal program subsidizing reproductive healthcare for low-income women after the Trump administration banned participants in the program from referring women to abortion providers.
Aug 19 Planned Parenthood said on Monday it
would no longer accept grants from a federal program subsidizing
reproductive healthcare for low-income women after the Trump
administration banned participants in the program from referring
women to abortion providers.
A man convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl and stabbing her and her mother to death in their home with a teenage accomplice more than 30 years ago was executed in Tennessee on Thursday, officials said.
Republican U.S. Representative Steve King wondered aloud on Wednesday whether the human race would still exist without rape and incest, setting off calls by Republicans and Democrats alike for him to step down, just months after he was condemned for remarks widely regarded as racist. | Video
A federal appeals court has halted an execution scheduled for Thursday of a man convicted of raping a woman and then killing her and her boyfriend with the help of a group of friends 13 years ago.
A gunman who killed nine people in Dayton, Ohio earlier this month spent two hours in the nightlife neighbourhood before unleashing an attack on bar goers and probably carried it out alone, police said on Tuesday. | Video
A friend of the Ohio man who killed nine people in Dayton was charged on Monday with lying about his drug use on a form when he bought a gun and told authorities that he bought body armour and firearm accessories for the shooter, a federal prosecutor said. | Video
SIOUX CITY, Iowa Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday rejected a plea from more than 200 mayors to call the Senate back early to consider new gun legislation, following two weekend mass shootings that left 31 people dead. | Video
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 the lower court after a judge ruled last year that the law was unconstitutional.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said on Tuesday it suspended two agents after it became aware of an "offensive display" in a baggage screening area at the Miami International Airport, saying it would not tolerate racist behavior.