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French doctor who made Down discovery closer to sainthood

ROME (AP) — The French doctor who discovered the genetic basis of Down syndrome but spent his career advocating against abortion as a result...

Biden charts new US direction, promises many Trump reversals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stop. Stabilize. Then move — but in a vastly different direction. ...

What should I know about COVID-19 vaccines if I’m pregnant?

What should I know about COVID-19 vaccines if I’m pregnant? ...

Justices say women must obtain abortion pill in person

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ordered Tuesday that women must visit a doctor's office, hospital or clinic in person to obtain an abortion...

Anti-abortion faith leaders support use of COVID-19 vaccines

In a growing consensus, religious leaders at the forefront of the anti-abortion movement in the United States are telling their followers that the leading...

Bill legalizing abortion passed in pope’s native Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina on Wednesday became the largest nation in Latin America to legalize elective abortion, a triumph for a feminist...

Indiana AG: No charges recommended in fetal remains case

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s attorney general recommended no criminal charges or licensing actions Wednesday after concluding an investigation into more than 2,000 sets of...

Argentine Senate weighs fate of abortion in pope’s homeland

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The decades-long fight by Argentine women’s groups for legal abortion was being decided by the Senate in a debate...

New US dietary guidelines: No candy, cake for kids under 2

Parents now have an extra reason to say no to candy, cake and ice cream for young children. The first U.S. government dietary guidelines...

4 pregnant women among 20 migrants dead in Tunisia sinking

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Four pregnant women were among 20 migrants whose bodies were found off Tunisia's coast after their smuggling boat sank, Tunisian...

Trump cuts healthcare funds to California over abortions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it was cutting $200 million in federal healthcare funding to California because the state requires...

Justices asked again to reinstate rule for abortion pill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court a second time to reinstate a rule that women must pick up an...

Many African, Asian families marry off daughters amid virus

KOIDU, Sierra Leone (AP) — The man first caught a glimpse of Marie Kamara as she ran with her friends past his house near...

Argentina’s lower house approves bill legalizing abortion

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Lawmakers in Argentina’s lower house on Friday passed a bill that would legalize elective abortions to the 14th week...

Argentine congress debates abortion rights; activists gather

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine lawmakers debated far into the night Thursday over a bill that would legalize abortion in most cases as...

Judge refuses to reinstate rule for dispensing abortion pill

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A federal judge in Maryland has denied the Trump administration's request to reinstate a rule that would require women...

Duchess of Sussex reveals she had miscarriage in the summer

LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Sussex has revealed that she had a miscarriage in July, giving a personal account of the traumatic experience...

US agrees for now to stop deporting women who alleged abuse

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government has agreed temporarily not to deport detained immigrant women who have alleged being abused by a rural Georgia...

Court: Texas, Louisiana can end Planned Parenthood funding

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Texas and Louisiana can cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics —...

Judge awards $10 million to family in ‘wrongful life’ case

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle has awarded $10 million to the family of a severely disabled child who was born after...

University of California agrees to $73M sex abuse settlement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The prestigious University of California system has reached a proposed $73 million settlement with seven women who accused a former...

US deports migrant women who alleged abuse by Georgia doctor

HOUSTON (AP) — The Trump administration is trying to deport several women who allege they were mistreated by a Georgia gynecologist at an immigration...

Supreme Court changes fuel moves to protect abortion access

A vast swath of West Texas has been without an abortion clinic for more than six years. Planned Parenthood plans to change that with...

Expect a lot more of the same if Trump wins a second term

Expect to see a lot more of the same if there's a second Trump administration. ...

Expect a lot more of the same if Trump wins a second term

Expect to see a lot more of the same if there's a second Trump administration. ...

Expect a lot more of the same if Trump wins a second term

Expect to see a lot more of the same if there's a second Trump administration. ...

Why an abortion law ruling triggered mass protests in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland is a largely conservative country compared to much of Europe, a place where churches fill up on Sundays and...

Poland: New protests as PM urges restraint amid virus spike

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — New protests broke out in Polish cities late Thursday against a recent high court ruling that tightens already strict abortion...

Poles join strike as protests against abortion ruling expand

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — People across Poland stayed off their jobs and huge crowds poured onto the streets for a seventh straight day of...

Angry women block traffic across Poland over abortion ban

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Women’s rights activists and many thousands of supporters held a fifth day of protests across Poland on Monday, defying pandemic...

New guidelines address rise in opioid use during pregnancy

Opioid use in pregnancy has prompted new guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics, aimed at improving care for women and newborns affected by...

Poles vent fury at court’s further restrictions on abortions

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of protesters vented fury across Poland over a top court ruling that declared abortions of fetuses with congenital defects...

Poland’s top court rules out abortions due to fetal defects

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s top court ruled Thursday that a law allowing abortion of fetuses with congenital defects is unconstitutional, shutting a major...

Italy probes why women’s names mark aborted fetuses’ graves

ROME (AP) — Italian prosecutors and the government’s privacy watchdog are investigating how the names of women who miscarried or had abortions ended up...

Most US clergy avoid hellfire threats over abortion politics

James Altman is a Roman Catholic priest in Wisconsin, little known outside his parish until a few weeks ago. Robert Jeffress is the high-profile...

FDA extends pregnancy warning for common pain relievers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pregnant women should avoid a group of common pain relievers including Advil and Aleve for the last four months of pregnancy,...

The Latest: Barrett’s confirmation hearing ends for the day

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett (all times local): ...

The Latest: Day 2 of Barrett confirmation hearings wraps

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett (all times local): ...

Trump vs. Biden: Where they stand on health, economy, more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid the tumult of the 2020 presidential campaign, one dynamic has remained constant: The Nov. 3 election offers voters a choice...

Politics has way of finding Supreme Court eager to avoid it

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court might prefer to avoid politics, but politics has a way of finding the court. ...

Justices say women can get abortion pill by mail, for now

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday said it would for now continue to allow women to obtain an abortion pill by mail...

2 million stillbirths every year, pandemic might worsen toll

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization, UNICEF and partners said there are about 2 million stillbirths every year, mostly in the developing world,...

Morgan awaits debut but Mewis, Heath make impact in England

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Alex Morgan's wait to regain fitness for her Tottenham debut goes on. The other American imports are already making an...

Doctors ask Supreme Court to strike down Trump abortion rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest doctors' group on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to strike down a Trump administration rule that's had a...

On guns, abortion, high court could become more conservative

WASHINGTON (AP) — If Congress confirms President Donald Trump's nominee to succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court would become more conservative, and...

Lawmakers who toured Georgia detention site raise concerns

Several members of Congress called for a detention facility in Georgia to be shut down pending investigation after women detainees told them of being...

Trump works to win over Catholic voters on abortion issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised Wednesday to sign an executive order that would require health care providers to provide medical care to...

Migrant women to no longer see doctor accused of misconduct

HOUSTON (AP) — Immigration authorities have stopped sending detained women to a rural Georgia gynecologist accused of performing surgeries without consent, a government spokesman...

Ginsburg’s death puts Roe v. Wade on the ballot in November

It's been a throwaway line in presidential campaigns for years: Roe v. Wade is on the ballot. ...

More migrant women say they didn’t OK surgery in detention

HOUSTON (AP) — Sitting across from her lawyer at an immigration detention center in rural Georgia, Mileidy Cardentey Fernandez unbuttoned her jail jumpsuit to...

Democrats to investigate forced surgery claims in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — Leading congressional Democrats reacted furiously Tuesday to lightly substantiated claims that immigrants held at a detention center in Georgia are undergoing...

NY doctor charged in serial sexual assaults on patients

NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York gynecologist accused of sexually abusing dozens of patients, including the wife of former Democratic presidential candidate...

For health workers, the pandemic Tour de France is a big ask

NICE, France (AP) —...

Pence tours pregnancy center, fires up GOP base in Florida

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) —...

Pregnant women at risk of death in Kenya’s COVID-19 curfew

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) —...

The Latest: Hawaii to wait to waive quarantine requirement

HONOLULU — Hawaii’s governor...

Judge: Women can get abortion pill without doctor visits

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP)...

Judge tosses Trump rule on billing for abortion coverage

WASHINGTON (AP) — A...

Study suggests fetal coronavirus infection is possible

A small study strengthens...

Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion clinic law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

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