Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks

May 24, 2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed one of the nation's most restrictive abortion bills, banning the procedure on or beyond eight weeks of pregnancy

HHS rolls back protections for transgender people

May 24, 2019

A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services

Virtual reality helps police learn to interact with autistic

May 24, 2019

Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry

New Jersey beach smoking ban in place for start of summer

May 23, 2019

Smoking will be banned on nearly every public beach in New Jersey this summer, under tougher new restrictions

Warren campaign releases bankruptcy cases she assisted in

May 23, 2019

Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign on Wednesday released information on dozens of court cases she assisted in

House heating gets heated over migrant children's deaths

May 22, 2019

A Democratic lawmaker is blaming the Trump administration for the deaths of five immigrant children in U.S. custody _ an assertion that's led to a heated argument at a House hearing

Research on children's health risks in doubt over EPA funds

May 22, 2019

Children's health researchers say long-running studies credited with pivotal discoveries about the harm posed by pesticides and other pollution are in jeopardy or shutting because the Environmental Protection Agency will not commit to continued funding

Oregon hunts for bodies at ex-asylum seen in 'Cuckoo's Nest'

May 21, 2019

Oregon will use ground-penetrating radar to search for bodies buried on a campus of the former psychiatric hospital where the movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" was filmed

'Medicare for All's' rich benefits 'leapfrog' other nations

May 21, 2019

Generous benefits. No copays. 'Medicare for All's' rich benefits would exceed what other countries provide

Clinic director: May sue over North Dakota abortion law

May 20, 2019

The director of North Dakota's lone abortion clinic says abortion-rights supporters are considering legal action over a state law that would require the clinic to read women a scripted notice that she calls not medically accepted.

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