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Alabama Senate debates bill banning nearly all abortions

Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday began final debate on a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, allowing exceptions only to prevent a serious health risk to the mother....

Alabama Senate debates bill banning nearly all abortions

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Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama’s state Senate passed a controversial bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state and make it a felony crime to perfor...
04:16, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
00:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the proce...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Alabama Executes a Murderer a Day After Banning Abortions The two actions on consecutive days highlighted the contradiction some on the right feel between opposing abortion on sanctity-of-life grounds and sup...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Alabama governor invokes God in banning nearly all abortions This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 20...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Missouri passes bill banning abortions after 8 weeks Republican Gov. Mike Parson pledged to sign the bill , but it’s unclear when he’ll take action. When pressed on the lack of exceptions, he told report...
16:48, 05/18/2019

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion bills, banning the procedure on or...
19:16, 05/24/2019

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions after eight weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, signed legislation Friday to ban access to abortions after eight weeks. The state is the latest of eight to s...
00:48, 05/25/2019

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to protect the mother's health, as part of a ...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama governor signs bill banning nearly all abortion Alabama’s governor on Wednesday signed into law the most restrictive abortion legislation in the nation, triggering a fight likely bound for the...
03:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a v...
07:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama Passes Bill To Ban Abortions, No Exception Even In Rape Cases The Alabama senate passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the United States on Tuesday that bans any termination of pregnancy and could punish d...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical ...
17:32, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.        ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate Passes Bill To Ban Abortions At Eight Weeks Of Pregnancy JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led Senate passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Senators approved the legislat...
12:32, 05/16/2019

North Carolina Senate debates bill to fix voter ID denials RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Voter ID legislation now goes before North Carolina’s Senate after the House eased rules around authenticating student and ...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon The New York State Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, specifically calling out Elon Musk and the ...
19:16, 06/21/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-Sh...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Abortion bill delayed as Alabama Senate falls into chaos The lieutenant governor agreed to remove amendments creating exceptions for rape and incest, leading to anger and arguments on the Senate floor. ...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Alabama Abortion Bill Passes Senate, Heads To Governor MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is close to approving a near total ban on abortion after the state Senate passed a measure that would make performing ...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one o...
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Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.   &#...
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Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the ...
21:00, 05/09/2019

Missouri Senators Are Considering Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday called on state senators to take action on a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US....
05:16, 05/15/2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signs law banning abortions after 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed new legislation banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining other conservative states in ...
22:32, 05/24/2019

Missouri Governor Signs Legislation Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks On Friday, Missouri Gov. Michael L. Parson signed controversial legislation banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Exceptions are provided for...
20:32, 05/24/2019

Reproductive rights groups are slamming Joe Biden's support of Hyde Amendment banning public insurance coverage for nearly all abortions AP Photo/Elise Amendola Reproductive rights advocates are slamming former Vice President Joe Biden over his support for a rule prohibiting federally-...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Alabama ban on nearly all abortions in GOP governor’s hands MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey will now decide whether to sign legislation that would outlaw almost all abortions in the state as some ...
11:16, 05/15/2019

Alabama Moved to Outlaw Most Abortions. Here’s What’s Next. The next move on the Alabama bill that would ban most abortions at every stage of pregnancy belongs to governor. But the last word will probably come ...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama legislature votes to ban most abortions Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have ...
18:32, 05/15/2019

Ban on rape victims having abortions passed in Alabama Alabama's Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw abortion - challenging a landmark US Supreme Court ruling that legalised abor...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s vote to ban nearly all abortions now in governor’s hands Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have ...
13:32, 05/15/2019

As States Race to Limit Abortions, Alabama Goes Further, Seeking to Outlaw Most of Them Alabama is advancing a bill to ban most abortions, though exceptions for rape, incest and serious threats to the mother’s health were being considered...
01:48, 05/09/2019

Supreme Court won't review blocked Alabama law that bans most second-trimester abortions The Supreme Court will not hear arguments over a 2016 Alabama abortion law that outlaws the most common procedure used during a pregnancy's secon...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Cabinet Approves Bill Banning Commercial Surrogacy The Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill that bars commercial surrogacy and allows only close relatives to act as surrogates to needy infertile couples f...
21:00, 07/03/2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as ...
10:32, 05/30/2019

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bill...
22:32, 06/11/2019

Austrian lower house backs bill banning all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved a bill banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, amid concerns that the chemical can caus...
18:48, 07/02/2019

Senator Hawley announces bill banning loot boxes, pay-to-win mechanics Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) (credit: Senate.gov) Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) today announced plans to introduce "The Protecting Children from Abusive ...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Cuomo signs bill at Pride Parade banning ‘gay panic’ defense Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday signed a law banning the so-called “gay panic” defense in New York State, saying it “ends the justificat...
22:00, 06/30/2019

Missouri House expected to pass bill outlawing abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy and the state̵...
10:32, 05/17/2019

Missouri House Sends to Governor Bill Banning Abortion After 8 Weeks of Pregnancy Missouri’s governor got just what he asked for: The state’s House members on Friday passed and sent to him for his signature a bill that would become ...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity Canada's House of Commons passed a bill Monday to make it illegal to hold a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive, punishable by fines up to $150,000 USD...
03:48, 06/11/2019

Missouri governor signs bill that ban abortions from the eighth week of pregnancy onward JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri governor signs bill that ban abortions from the eighth week of pregnancy onward....
19:16, 05/24/2019

California bill would give tax incentives to film, TV productions that leave states banning abortion A California Democratic lawmaker on Monday formally introduced a bill to offer tax breaks to film and television productions that relocate from states...
17:16, 05/21/2019

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous st...
05:00, 05/24/2019

Roy Moore, Polarizing Republican, Will Again Run for Senate in Alabama The former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court wants a rematch with Doug Jones, who defeated him in a special election in 2017. Many Republican...
23:32, 06/20/2019

Trump Warns Roy Moore Against Alabama Senate Run Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly cons...
20:16, 05/29/2019

Alabama’s Roy Moore to announce US Senate plans Thursday MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Conservative firebrand Roy Moore of Alabama will announce this week if he is running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Moore’s wi...
19:48, 06/18/2019

Alabama Senate heads toward vote on abortion ban measure MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are headed toward a vote on a proposal to outlaw most abortions that has splintered Republicans over its lac...
08:00, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Alabama Senate begins debate on abortion ban MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate taking up a proposed abortion ban (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Alabama lawmakers have begun d...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled stat...
06:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable b...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Live Updates: Lok Sabha Debates Triple Talaq Bill The bill to ban instant Triple Talaq is being discussed in the Lo Sabha. The Bill has been taken up for consideration amid opposition from Congress an...
10:48, 07/25/2019

Missouri lawmakers pass ban on abortions at eight weeks, sending bill to Republican governor, who is expected to sign it JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers pass ban on abortions at eight weeks, sending bill to Republican governor, who is expected to sign it....
20:16, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s Roy Moore Set to Announce Another Senate Run Over President Trump’s Objection (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore will announce Thursday whether he will make another run for U.S. Senate after failing to win t...
20:48, 06/20/2019

Sessions hasn’t ruled out run for his old Senate seat from Alabama, Shelby says The state’s senior senator spoke out as Republicans braced for an expected announcement by Roy Moore that he is running again for the GOP nomination....
18:00, 06/19/2019

President Trump Urges Roy Moore Not to Run for U.S. Senate Again in Alabama After Scandal (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday discouraged Alabama Republican Roy Moore from running for U.S. Senate in 2020, saying that Mo...
20:48, 05/29/2019

Roy Moore to challenge Doug Jones for Alabama Senate seat Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on Thursday announced plans to challenge Sen. Doug Jones in 2020 two years after allegations of sexual miscondu...
06:16, 06/21/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to ...
22:48, 05/09/2019

'I Don’t Believe the Administration on Anything': Ilhan Omar on Debt, the Debates, and the Awful Border Bill Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has only been in Congress for fewer than six months, but already, she’s made one of the biggest splashes in a high-profil...
00:48, 06/29/2019

Alabama's Roy Moore launches 2020 Senate bid despite Republican Party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said on...
16:32, 06/21/2019

Alabama Republican Roy Moore weighs 2020 Senate bid despite party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, is expe...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Trump warns Roy Moore to stay out of the 2020 Alabama Senate race Moore lost to Doug Jones in 2017 after reports of alleged sexual misconduct against teenage girls decades earlier, costing Republicans a Senate seat....
14:48, 05/29/2019

Trump 'not on board' with Jeff Sessions running for Alabama Senate seat: report President Donald Trump is reportedly opposed to former Attorney General Jeff Sessions trying to reclaim his old Alabama Senate seat, according to comm...
01:48, 07/12/2019

Alabama state Senate passes near total abortion ban in direct challenge to Roe v. Wade The Alabama state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill essentially banning abortion in the state, a move specifically aimed at challenging more than 40 y...
18:16, 05/15/2019

Alabama US Senate candidate says Americans are 'preoccupied with homosexual activities,' 'wife swap shows' Alabama’s secretary of state who is running for U.S. Senate told supporters over the weekend that America’s culture is in decline because people are “...
08:00, 07/16/2019

Alabama Republican Roy Moore announces another run for U.S. Senate in 2020 after losing amid misconduct allegations MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore announces another run for U.S. Senate in 2020 after losing amid misconduct allegations....
23:16, 06/20/2019

Alabama abortion bill: What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years? The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.  ...
18:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make e...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue ...
00:48, 05/25/2019

After Alabama OKs strict anti-abortion bill, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion bill is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challeng...
20:16, 05/15/2019

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacte...
22:32, 05/17/2019

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved legislation to put doctors in prison if they don’t try to save babies ...
08:16, 05/22/2019

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs chemical castration bill into law Republican Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that requires anyone convicted of committing a sexual offense against a child under 13 years o...
07:16, 06/11/2019

What female state senators had to say about Alabama's abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats int...
17:48, 05/15/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Bill: ‘This Is a War on Women’ Democratic presidential candidates vowed to challenge the bill, which is the most far-reaching effort in the nation this year to curb abortion rights....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday to prohibit women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy...
21:48, 05/17/2019

Alabama passes bill requiring chemical castration for certain child molesters An Alabama measure that would require certain child sex offenders to undergo chemical castration before being released from prison is awaiting the gov...
01:48, 06/05/2019

Alabama Governor Signs Bill Requiring 'Chemical Castration' for Some Sex Offenders Alabama is continuing its ascension to the weirdest state in the country, coming in a close second to Florida, as the governor signed legislation Mond...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone ...
06:16, 05/24/2019

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. The Kentucky Republican's ...
00:48, 06/06/2019

Senate approves its own version of border aid bill The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would grant $4.6 billion for border aid in a bid to stem illegal migration across the country's sout...
00:32, 06/27/2019

NY Senate hashing out pro-weed bill for introduction New York lawmakers on Sunday appeared to be fired up for a pot party — with a new bill to legalize marijuana set to be introduced in the state Senate....
05:00, 06/17/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all aborti...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama Governor signs bill into law allowing child sex offenders to be chemically castrated The Governor of Alabama in the US has signed bill into law that will allow pedophiles to undergo chemical castration a month before being released fro...
11:32, 06/11/2019

Senate Passes Bill Meant To Combat Robocalls (AP)– The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans. Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all...
22:16, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug ...
09:48, 05/28/2019

The Latest: Schumer calls for Senate to vote on gun bill VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Virginia Beach shooting Friday (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The Senate’s top Democrat says ...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first responde...
00:00, 07/24/2019

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterren...
03:16, 05/24/2019

Senate bill calls for new U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity center A pair of U.S. senators have introduced legislation aimed at creating a joint cybersecurity apparatus with Israel, which would join multiple informati...
21:16, 07/31/2019

Senate passes border aid bill, sends it to House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the Ho...
00:32, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Senate OKs bipartisan bill to care for migrants Protesters gather to demand the defunding of government agencies for border protection and customs enforcement, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Capitol Hil...
22:48, 06/26/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in oth...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Pak Senate Passes Bill To Set Puberty Age For Girls At 18: Report Pakistani Senate has passed a bill to fix 18 years as the age of puberty for girls to end the practice of child marriages in the country, triggering o...
13:16, 04/30/2019

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has becom...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass bill that order chemical castration for child sex crime convicts MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WVTM) – Under a bill recently passed by Alabama lawmakers, a court would order chemical castration for someone convicted of a ...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Alabama bill would require chemical castration for parolees convicted of sex crimes involving children Alabama lawmakers passed a bill that would require convicted sex offenders to be chemically castrated before being released on parole.   &#...
18:00, 06/05/2019

US Senate Passes $4.6 Billion Border Aid Bill, Sends It To House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the Ho...
04:32, 06/27/2019

U.S. Senate committee unveils 2020 defense policy bill The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 ...
17:48, 05/23/2019

Senate bill would make companies put a price on personal data Many will tell you that internet giants see your data as their most valuable resource, but politicians now want to put a number on that value. Senato...
19:00, 06/24/2019

Senate bill would require used-car dealers to repair recalled vehicles The Used Car Safety Recall Repair Act, introduced Wednesday, would require used-car dealers to repair any outstanding safety recalls before selling, l...
04:32, 06/27/2019

Drug makers met with Trump to argue against Senate pricing bill The main pharmaceutical industry lobbying group said on Thursday it and some drugmakers met with President Donald Trump to voice opposition to a bipar...
22:48, 07/25/2019

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health and...
01:16, 07/12/2019

Missouri Senate Advances Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Bill The Missouri Senate passed a bill early Thursday that would prohibit abortion at around eight weeks. The State House and governor still need to approv...
09:32, 05/17/2019

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's...
01:16, 05/23/2019

The Latest: New York Senate approves double jeopardy bill ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York state Senate voting to allow congressional investigators to access President Donald Trump’s state...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Senate approves budget bill that gives nearly $3T, suspends debt ceiling The Senate voted Thursday to pass a major bipartisan spending bill that increases the federal budget and defers the debt ceiling for another two years...
11:48, 08/02/2019

Senate rejects House-backed version of border aid bill The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a bill approved a day earlier by the House of Representatives that would have provided $4.5 billion to address a...
00:32, 06/27/2019

State Senate set to pass bill to help release Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The Democratic-controlled state Senate wants Congress to get their hands on President Donald Trump’s tax returns. They’re slated to pas...
20:32, 05/08/2019

West Virginia Senate passes GOP charter school bill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Senate has passed a sweeping GOP education bill that would allow the state’s first charter schools. T...
05:00, 06/25/2019

NC Senate vote means showdown nears on immigration bill RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Republican-controlled General Assembly is heading for a showdown with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper as legislators near final pa...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Senate passes $4.6B emergency bill for border, at odds with House The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill authorizing $4.6 billion in emergency spending for humanitarian aid at the southern border, setting up a fight w...
00:48, 06/27/2019

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in t...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico’s Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country’s Senate rejected legislation previously passed i...
01:16, 05/02/2019

Senate committee OKs $4.6 billion humanitarian aid bill for migrant crisis A Senate panel gave its approval Wednesday to President Trump’s $4.6 billion request for funding to tackle the escalating humanitarian crisis at the s...
21:32, 06/19/2019

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read...
03:00, 05/24/2019

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant r...
06:16, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Missouri Senate passes strict abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 4:05 a.m. Missouri’s Re...
12:32, 05/16/2019

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. Th...
05:48, 07/24/2019

State Senate unanimously approves school bus safety bill The state Senate unanimously approved legislation Wednesday to crack down on New Yorkers who recklessly pass stopped school buses. The bill, likely to...
16:16, 05/02/2019

Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was convinced that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to move legislation to toughen background ...
20:50, 08/13/2019

The Latest: House to vote on Senate’s emergency border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border relief package (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The House is set to vote on the Senate version of ...
21:16, 06/27/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed i...
00:48, 05/02/2019

House to 'reluctantly' back Senate border aid bill: Pelosi Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave up on an effort to add additional migrant protections to a Senate-passed border aid bi...
23:32, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Senate passes $19 billion disaster relief bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on disaster relief legislation (all times local): 4:38 p.m. The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Restrictive abortion bill weighs on Alabama Republicans, who struggle with lack of exceptions for rape, incest Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wad...
05:32, 05/14/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for tweets insulting Alabama lawmakers to 'go viral' over recently passed abortion bill Actress and activist Alyssa Milano boosted the signal of a Twitter thread that called out 13 Alabama lawmakers that helped pass the recent controversi...
16:16, 05/17/2019

U.S. House passes debt limit and spending bill, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved bipartisan legislation to increase federal spending over the next two years on discretionary de...
07:16, 07/26/2019

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers bill on Saudi rights The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Ar...
16:48, 07/10/2019

Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation on Wednesday punishing Saudi Arabia over...
00:16, 07/11/2019

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approv...
10:00, 06/28/2019

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environmen...
10:32, 06/21/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like...
21:16, 05/17/2019

Senate panel backs Nord Stream 2 pipeline sanctions bill A U.S. Senate committee passed a bill on Wednesday to slap sanctions on companies and individuals involved in building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline ...
20:48, 07/31/2019

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan mea...
12:48, 06/27/2019

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome push...
05:48, 07/19/2019

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardli...
18:48, 08/01/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes amendments to controversial energy bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to a controversial energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how the envi...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Senate bill would ban paid loot boxes in games aimed at kids Efforts to crack down on loot boxes in the US might be underway in earnest. Senator Josh Hawley has introduced a bill, the Protecting Children from A...
23:48, 05/08/2019

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border w...
05:32, 06/28/2019

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Expanding 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund (WASHINGTON) — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept...
00:16, 07/24/2019

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to a...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Premier Kenney urges Senate committee to scrap oil tanker ban Bill C-48 Alberta's new premier says he will launch a constitutional challenge against a federal government bill to ban tankers off British Columbia's northern ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

House Passes Senate Border Bill in Striking Defeat for Pelosi Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a stinging defeat after a show of Democratic disunity, let a Senate border spending bill pass the House without controls that...
03:32, 06/28/2019

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now ...
21:16, 06/27/2019

Senate meeting erupts as Graham clashes with Dems over asylum bill: 'You're not going to take my job!' The Senate Judiciary Committee erupted with infighting Thursday as a top Republican lawmaker pushed legislation aimed at crafting new rules for asylum...
20:16, 08/01/2019

Following disputes, drug pricing bill moves out of Senate Finance Committee Legislation that would lower what patients in Medicare pay for drugs advanced out of a key panel on Thursday despite close-call votes on controversial...
19:48, 07/25/2019

New Senate Bill Proposes Restrictions on U.S. Visas for Saudi Royal Family (Bloomberg) — Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald ...
19:32, 07/10/2019

Harris to introduce U.S. Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris will introduce a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convi...
13:48, 07/23/2019

Harris introduces Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris introduced a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictio...
00:16, 07/24/2019

Bill targeting wind energy line stalls in Missouri Senate JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Legislation that could thwart a large wind-energy power line has hit a roadblock in the Missouri Senate. Senators were unab...
17:32, 05/09/2019

A Poll Tax By Any Other Name: Florida’s Senate Mandates Bill Payment Before Felons Get to Vote Last week, Florida’s House set things in motion with regard to mandating felons meet certain “financial obligations” before having their voting rights...
12:48, 05/03/2019

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty resigns amid Senate race U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty announced Tuesday he will leave the diplomatic post, just days after President Donald Trump endorsed him to run ...
18:48, 07/16/2019

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti...
19:48, 06/01/2019

Dem-led House passes $4.5B bill to aid migrants at border, setting up showdown with GOP-led Senate The House approved a $4.5 billion supplemental spending bill on Tuesday night to address humanitarian issues at the U.S.-Mexico border and to provide ...
10:48, 06/26/2019

Senate approves Trump-backed spending, debt limit bill The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two years...
20:48, 08/01/2019

Canadian Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendment...
18:48, 06/07/2019

Senate bill would block federal funds for 2026 World Cup until USWNT gets equal pay West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, who introduced the bill, said that the "clear unequitable pay between the U.S. men’s and women’s soccer teams is un...
10:00, 07/10/2019

House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say WASHINGTON (AP) — House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say....
21:16, 06/27/2019

Senate bill wants to make it easier for ex-prisoners to start a business | Gene Marks The New Start Act plans to use ‘the power of entrepreneurship’ to help people who have been in prison build something specialShould someone who commit...
16:16, 05/09/2019

You Can Now Read The Proposed Senate Bill That Would Ban Loot Boxes In Games Aimed At Kids As expected, Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri has introduced a bill that would ban the inclusion of “pay-to-win microtransactions and sale...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Senate committee chair vows to block Albany’s ‘walking while texting’ bill ALBANY — A powerful state senator said he’s blocking legislation aimed at outlawing pedestrians who text while walking across the street. The me...
21:32, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like...
21:00, 05/17/2019

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this a...
18:16, 07/09/2019

Senate passes $4.6 billion bill for border crisis, but key differences with House remain A photo of a father and his young daughter dead in the Rio Grande sparked urgency on Capitol Hill, but the legislation threatened to get hung up in di...
04:48, 06/27/2019

Senate committee recommends feds don’t proceed with tanker ban bill: Alberta senator The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has recommended not to proceed with a controversial bill aimed at limiting tanker traffi...
05:48, 05/16/2019

Ohio Senate to vote on bill to save state's nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate will likely pass a bill on Wednesday that will create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors,...
18:00, 07/17/2019

Senate unveils record-setting defense bill, laying down challenge for House The bill would ban the transfer of F-35s to Turkey as long as it continues to buy air defense systems from Russia, but is silent on Saudi Arabia’s Yem...
00:32, 05/24/2019

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, ac...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Schumer, King call for McConnell to allow Senate vote on background check bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and GOP Rep. Peter King on Tuesday will call on the Senate to vote for House-passed background check legislation ...
19:48, 08/06/2019

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia ...
18:00, 07/10/2019

Senate backs massive defense bill, targets China, sets Iran vote The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a $750 billion defense policy bill with provisions that target China on issues from technology transfers to the sal...
05:32, 06/28/2019

Pelosi caves on House border bill, backs Senate version Trump supports The Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-drafted measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the sou...
08:48, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendment...
01:32, 06/08/2019

9/11 victims' fund bill passes Senate, ending months of doubts for 'ecstatic' first responders The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, ful...
22:48, 07/23/2019

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would hav...
03:16, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, ac...
03:16, 07/18/2019

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve...
08:00, 05/28/2019

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while re...
18:16, 05/23/2019

Senate Finance Committee unveils bipartisan bill to lower prescription drug prices for seniors Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the committee's ranking member, have been working for several m...
20:00, 07/23/2019

Senate Finance Committee unveils long-awaited bipartisan bill to lower drug prices Chuck Grassley of Iowa Ron Wyden of Oregon introduced a long-awaited Senate bill on drug pricing Tuesday that would limit what seniors pay for their m...
21:00, 07/23/2019

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed fo...
12:16, 05/27/2019

Senate approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods an...
00:32, 05/24/2019

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from gov...
22:16, 07/25/2019

Alabama Dem opposing abortion bill: 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later' A Democratic state representative from Alabama is facing fierce backlash over his remarks in opposition to the abortion ban that was approved in his s...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Alabama Lawmakers Pass Marriage License Workaround Bill That Accommodates Judges Opposing Same-Sex Marriage (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — After some conservative Alabama probate judges stopped issuing marriage licenses over the issue of same-sex marriage, state...
04:16, 05/24/2019

Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request....
00:16, 05/24/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to pr...
19:48, 06/27/2019

Coward Republicans in the Oregon State Senate Are Still Hiding From State Police After Killing Climate Bill Shit is really getting wild in Oregon (and, I guess, directly outside of it). Last Thursday, 11 Republicans in the state senate managed to help kill a...
04:48, 06/27/2019

Prosecutor drops charges against Alabama mother who lost pregnancy when shot in Alabama An Alabama district attorney announced Wednesday that she will not pursue manslaughter charges against a woman who was indicted after she lost her fet...
01:32, 07/04/2019

Popular Move: Maine Senate Passes Bill to Give All of State’s Electoral Votes to the Winner of the Popular Vote in 2020 There’s a movement afoot in some quarters to get rid of the Electoral College, the institution that really elects the president of the United States....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Instagram will kindly let you know you’ve F’ed up before banning you Instagram has just introduced a new policy that’ll notify you if your account is at risk of getting banned. The social network will let you know if it...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Why the Mets are banning backpacks The New York Mets are banning backpacks from Citi Field starting May 20. The team said Friday the move is to enhance safety. Fans still can bring purs...
01:32, 05/11/2019

Are abortions painful? Abortions are generally very safe but may cause some pain, cramping, or other side effects. Every woman’s experience is different and the level of pai...
05:00, 06/29/2019

Kenyan Court Upholds Law Banning Gay Sex A Kenyan appeals court upheld a colonial-era law that criminalizes gay sex, a bruising defeat for activists fighting to overturn such legislation acro...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Fewer women are having abortions. Why? The US abortion rate reached a historic low in 2015, according to a 2018 report by the CDC. Is it due to abortion laws? Birth control access? Sex ed? ...
16:32, 06/17/2019

24 celebrities who have opened up about having abortions Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, and Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP Celebrities have discussed their abortions for years, but more...
03:16, 05/26/2019

Missouri clinic can keep doing abortions A judge has issued an order allowing Missouri's only abortion clinic to continue providing the service. The judge ruled Friday, just hours before...
03:00, 06/01/2019

Mothers who have abortions: what to do with TV’s third rail? Most women who terminate a pregnancy are already mothers – but we rarely see that on screen. Australian comedy The Letdown is the latest show to tackl...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Cuomo approves law banning hairstyle discrimination Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a new law making New York one of the first states in the nation to ban discrimination based on ethnic hairstyles. It amends...
03:00, 07/13/2019

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo signs law banning 3D-printed guns New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed legislation banning 3D-printed guns, and other firearms and components that can't be detected by a metal ...
07:48, 07/31/2019

Uber will start banning riders with low ratings Uber said Wednesday that it will start banning riders with low ratings, a significant change to the company’s previous policies. The ride-sharin...
20:32, 05/29/2019

Instagram is working on new rules for banning accounts Less than a week after banning Alex Jones and other far-right extremists, Instagram has revealed that it is working on a new policy for account remova...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Opinion: Banning phones from roads is easier said than done The campaign to eradicate mobile phone usage is promising, but is there any feasible means of enforcing such a law? While today’s Transport Committee...
13:16, 08/13/2019

San Francisco closer to banning e-cigarette sales San Francisco supervisors have voted unanimously to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigare...
10:16, 06/19/2019

YouTube Is Banning Extremist Videos. Will It Work? YouTube’s hate speech policy now targets videos promoting the superiority of one group over another, or discrimination based on gender, race, or sexua...
00:00, 06/06/2019

The Trump administration is thinking about banning end-to-end encryption The proliferation of end-to-end encryption services has been fantastic for end users and for privacy, but it has also been a huge problem for intellig...
21:32, 06/28/2019

Why Banning 8chan Was So Hard for Cloudflare: ‘No One Should Have That Power’ In a pair of interviews, Cloudflare's chief executive was torn about the decision. On one hand, 8chan was clearly reprehensible. But banning the site ...
12:16, 08/06/2019

Missouri judge allows abortions to continue, for now JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge says the state’s lone abortion clinic can continue performing abortions, at least in the near future...
19:48, 06/24/2019

Missouri could be first state to effectively ban abortions NBC NEWS – The last remaining abortion clinic in Missouri says it expects to be shut down this week, which would effectively end legal abortion ...
13:00, 05/29/2019

Mets banning backpacks from Citi Field starting May 20 NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets are banning backpacks from Citi Field starting May 20. The team said Friday the move is to enhance safety. Fans still can bri...
17:48, 05/10/2019

Could banning sunscreen to help save coral do more harm than good? Hawaii, Mexico and Palau are encouraging tourists to use reef-friendly lotions – but protecting ourselves from the sun shouldn’t fall by the waysideLa...
17:16, 06/19/2019

San Francisco to join list of those banning cashless stores SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is about to require brick-and-mortar retailers to take cash as payment. If approved by the Board of Supervisors at ...
10:00, 05/07/2019

YouTube says it's banning Nazis, Holocaust deniers, and other extremists YouTube’s started to feel like a pile of loaded guns left in a schoolyard over the past decade, the streaming platform having more or less having turn...
04:00, 06/06/2019

Canada may start banning single-use plastics by 2021 Canada could start banning single-use plastics like grocery bags, straws, forks and knives as soon as 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday....
00:32, 06/12/2019

San Francisco to vote on banning face recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors are considering surveillance oversight legislation that includes a ban on the use of facial recognition...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Polite society: why are British cities banning swearing? Councils say bans help tackle anti-social behaviour. But critics argue restrictions are a heavy-handed curb on freedom of expressionWhen Salford ditch...
17:16, 08/07/2019

These Prisons Are Banning Books That Teach Inmates How to Code The Oregon Department of Corrections [DOC] has barred inmates from reading dozens of books about technology and programming—many of which teach basic ...
00:48, 06/22/2019

Costa Rica is banning the use of polystyrene packaging from 2021 Costa Rica lawmakers are to ban the import of expanded polystyrene packaging in a bid to curb its damaging effects on the environment and human health...
21:16, 07/17/2019

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no lo...
04:00, 06/07/2019

Israel considers banning entry to outspoken US congresswomen Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is holding consultations with senior ministers and aides to reevaluate the decision to allow two Democratic...
15:32, 08/15/2019

Greece scraps law banning police from university campuses Repeal of law was key part of Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s election campaignGreece’s newly elected, centre-right government has ignored leftists’ protests to...
02:48, 08/09/2019

Planned Parenthood Can Keep Performing Abortions in Missouri, For Now Missouri’s Administrative Hearing Commission (AHC) on Friday granted Planned Parenthood’s St. Louis health center an emergency stay that w...
00:48, 06/29/2019

‘Heartbeat’ Laws Could Ban Most Abortions Across Deep South A clinic escort, left, speaks to a driver and patient while an abortion protester attempts to hand over some reading material outside the Jackson Wome...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Rape and incest account for hardly any abortions. So why are they now a focus? Just 1% of women obtain an abortion because they became pregnant through rape, and less than 0.5% do so because of incest.     &#...
21:00, 05/24/2019

"You Kill Them Now Or Later": US Lawmaker's Remark On Abortions Stirs Row A day after Alabama passed what could become the most restrictive abortion legislation in the country, state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, took to the...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Missouri May Become Only US State Without Access To Legal Abortions Missouri is poised this week to become the only US state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license ...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Pennsylvania House tries anew to ban Down syndrome abortions HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives is launching another effort to outlaw abortions because of a prenatal diagnosis o...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Louisiana Moves to Ban Abortions After a Heartbeat Is Detected The state’s Democratic governor said he planned to sign the so-called fetal heartbeat bill. Similar bans across the country have already been challeng...
02:32, 05/30/2019

Trump Keeps Talking About Second-Trimester Abortions. Here’s What He Gets Wrong Abortions during and after the second trimester are extremely rare. In fact, fewer than 1.3% of abortions are performed after 21 weeks of gestation, a...
23:16, 04/29/2019

Tired of hiding: five doctors who provide abortions come out They’re fearless, defiant, and increasingly angry at the mounting threats in the US to reproductive rights. Here, they reveal why the reasons why they...
09:48, 08/06/2019

Lawsuit challenges Arkansas’ ban on abortions after 18 weeks LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Abortion rights supporters on Wednesday challenged an Arkansas law banning the procedure 18 weeks into a woman’s pregnancy and ano...
18:48, 06/27/2019

Trump defends clinicians' right to refuse to do abortions The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions...
21:48, 05/02/2019

Michigan state Senator says abortions ‘should be painful’ A Michigan state legislator said abortions “should be painful” as she called for an end to certain procedures this week, according to a re...
18:16, 05/16/2019

U.S. judge blocks Ohio 'heartbeat' law to end most abortions A federal judge on Wednesday blocked Ohio from enforcing a new law that critics said would effectively ban most abortions in the state, starting as ea...
00:16, 07/04/2019

Japanese women want a law banning high heel dress code A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #K...
20:48, 06/04/2019

Trump abandons rule banning prescription drug rebates The White House said Thursday that it was abandoning its proposed rule that would have banned drug price rebates collected by pharmacy benefit manager...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Walmart not banning gun sales in wake of mass shooting, but advocates say it should Walmart is not halting gun sales, though critics are calling on it to do so after 29 people were killed in two mass shootings this weekend.  ...
18:48, 08/05/2019

Apple considers banning app after report claims it’s riddled with prostitution Apple is reviewing whether to boot a streaming and dating service from its app store after receiving a scathing report claiming the app is riddled wit...
14:48, 06/24/2019

A Teenager Sued His School for Banning Unvaccinated Students. Now He Has Chickenpox A Kentucky teenager who sued his school last month for banning unvaccinated students has come down with a case of chickenpox. Jerome Kunkel, 18, took ...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Google warns banning Huawei could increase security risks According to a Financial Times report, Google execs are concerned that banning Huawei could lead to increased security risks. Sources warn that if Hua...
16:48, 06/07/2019

Newcastle fan gets banning order for racially abusing Liverpool players • Fan lands five-year banning order and indefinite club ban• Supporter caught in an undercover stewarding operationA 57-year-old Newcastle United fan ...
18:48, 05/24/2019

Will Banning Internal Combustion Engines Help the Case Of Electric Three-Wheelers? Niti Aayog also proposes a complete ban on three-wheelers powered by internal combustion engines. But how realistic is it to set a deadline to phase o...
01:16, 06/02/2019

MTA chairman calls for banning serial perverts, thugs from the subway MTA chairman Pat Foye on Wednesday called for lawmakers to not only ban serial perverts from the subway — but also repeat thugs and pests. “The ...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Group sues Boston for banning Christian flag, approving 284 others The city of Boston, Mass. is being sued for religious discrimination for banning the Christian flag and permitting 284 others, according to a federal ...
22:00, 07/15/2019

Rules banning outdoor weddings face shake-up, May announces Couples in England and Wales could marry where they like as PM attempts to cement legacyCouples in England and Wales may be given the option of tying ...
06:48, 06/29/2019

Nashville considers banning electric scooters after death of 26-year-old man The mayor of Nashville has recommended that the city ban electric scooters from the streets of Tennessee's capital, a month after a 26-year-old man wa...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Judge blocks Indiana abortion law banning second-trimester procedure U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker on Friday blocked an Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure.     ...
06:00, 06/29/2019

Banning dangerous chemicals could save the US billions | Leonardo Trasande It’s a myth that environmental regulations stifle economic productivity. Harmful chemicals cost the US $340bn a yearThe Trump administration has argue...
09:00, 06/25/2019

Walmart not banning gun sales in wake of mass shooting, but some advocates say it should Walmart is not halting gun sales, though critics are calling on it to do so after 31 people were killed in two mass shootings this weekend.  ...
03:48, 08/06/2019

More states are banning questions about salary history in job interviews. What to say if you’re asked about it anyway. Employment lawyers, salary negotiation experts and employee rights advocates say the question is probably still getting asked — whether by naive or ro...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Banning Huawei Would Cost EU Telcos Up to EUR 55 Billion: Industry Body Banning Huawei and ZTE from Europe's rollout of 5G telecom networks would cost EU mobile operators up to EUR 55 billion, according to GSM Association....
14:16, 06/10/2019

LA considers banning horse racing after deaths at nearby racetrack Los Angeles is reportedly taking measures to ban horse racing in the city — a move that comes as dozens of race horses have died this season at ...
11:00, 07/24/2019

U.S. 'gag rule' linked to 40% jump in abortions in parts of Africa A decades-old U.S. government policy reinstated by President Donald Trump in 2017 that restricts international aid to NGOs that support abortion is li...
02:32, 06/28/2019

How the wave of U.S. restrictions will affect Canadian women sent there for abortions Exclusive data obtained by Global News shows that provinces are sending dozens of women to the U.S. for abortions. Experts say this points to deeper p...
17:00, 05/28/2019

Republicans, Men and Christians Aren't Trying to Ban Abortions. White People Are News outlets across the country have characterized two recent bills that effectively banned abortions in Georgia and Alabama in a number of ways. Some...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Louisiana Latest US State To Ban Abortions, As Early As 6 Weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as ...
10:32, 05/30/2019

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to r...
15:48, 05/21/2019

States sue over rule allowing clinicians to refuse abortions Nearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abor...
21:48, 05/21/2019

'A vanishingly small number' of women have abortions in the third trimester. Here's why most of them do it. iStock Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg said women undergoing so-called "late-term abortions" do so because "something about the health or the lif...
00:48, 05/22/2019

NYC allocates $250K to help low-income women obtain abortions The city has secured $250,000 to pay for abortion services for low-income women who do not have access to safe and affordable health care, lawmakers s...
04:16, 06/15/2019

Brexit effect forces women to go to Netherlands for abortions Charity says visa delays making it harder for immigrant women in Ireland to travel to UKA pro-choice charity that for decades has helped thousands of ...
20:00, 06/07/2019

Medical abortions can be safely supervised via telemedicine: study (Reuters Health) - Terminating a pregnancy with medication under virtual supervision from a clinician is just as effective and safe as doing so at a m...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Sex-selective abortions may have stopped the birth of 23 million girls A huge analysis suggests sex-selective abortions have led to at least 23 million fewer girls born worldwide, but birth ratios are now returning to nor...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions ATLANTA (AP) — A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it’s unconstitutional. Lawye...
15:16, 06/28/2019

U.S. prohibits airlines from banning specific species, breeds as service animals The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday prohibited airlines from banning specific breeds of dogs in its new guidelines on in-flight service ...
11:16, 08/09/2019

Carlin Dunne's Mother Speaks Against Banning Motorcycles On Pikes Peak After Ducati rider Carlin Dunne's tragic death at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, there have been reports about the future of motorcycle raci...
15:48, 07/17/2019

A third of Canadians in favour of banning officials from wearing religious symbols: poll A majority of Quebecers canvassed in the survey agreed that federal, provincial and local politicians shouldn't be allowed to wear hijabs, crucifixes ...
21:00, 05/25/2019

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman balks at idea of banning head contact The commissioner of the National Hockey League told a parliamentary panel that such a rule would be impossible to enforce and lead to the end of hitti...
08:16, 05/02/2019

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrat...
18:48, 05/13/2019

Banning gay panic defenses: The unfinished legacy of the Matthew Shepard case New York could become the fourth state to strike gay panic defenses, which let a defendant use a victim's LGBTQ identity as justification for vio...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Guterres hails historic Convention banning violence and harassment at work A landmark international agreement banning violence and harassment in the workplace has been applauded by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, after...
21:32, 06/21/2019

San Francisco moves closer to banning facial-recognition surveillance technology San Francisco's government won't be allowed to use facial-recognition surveillance under a new ordinance, becoming the first city in the nation to ban...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Trump’s banning of Huawei could be the beginning of the biggest trade war ever | John Naughton Don’t expect the Chinese government to roll over in the fight against the tech giantUntil recently, the only thing the average citizen could have told...
13:32, 06/02/2019

Tennessee lawmakers mull proposal banning abortion once pregnancy is detected Tennessee lawmakers said Monday they are considering whether to seek one of the nation’s strictest abortion bans even as such laws continue to be stru...
23:32, 08/13/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they...
07:48, 08/13/2019

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crime...
22:00, 07/10/2019

Trump administration moves to end U.S. research using fetal tissue from abortions The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would end scientific research at the National Institutes of Health that relies on fetal tissue from elec...
10:32, 06/06/2019

Teen Vogue slammed for column teaching minors how to get abortions Parents are blasting Teen Vogue for a recent “sexual health and identity” column that instructs a pregnant minor on how to end a pregnancy...
23:32, 06/14/2019

Protections expanded for doctors with 'conscience' objections to abortions, other procedures The Health and Human Services Department (HHS) on Thursday said it would beef up protections for doctors and other health care providers who object to...
00:32, 05/03/2019

Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Planned Parenthood sues to block U.S. rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting...
20:16, 06/11/2019

Latin American rape survivors who were denied abortions turn to UN Women from Nicaragua, Ecuador and Guatemala who suffered child rape take cases to UN human rights committeeFour women from Latin America whose lives w...
17:32, 05/29/2019

GOP's Global Gag Rule Linked to Less Birth Control Use—and More Unsafe Abortions The U.S. government’s capricious stance on foreign aid has likely worsened the reproductive care and health of women living in poorer affected countri...
06:48, 06/28/2019

Michigan hotel offers free lodging to those seeking abortions The manager of a Michigan hotel has invited those from states with strict abortion laws who want the procedure done to schedule it in the Wolverine St...
16:48, 06/09/2019

Alyssa Milano says she is 'pro-life,' then defends abortions for women in certain 'circumstances' Actress/activist Alyssa Milano defended her "sex strike" on Tuesday night and insisted that she and every "human on the planet" are "pro-life" despite...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Poverty is a hurdle for women seeking abortions in rural America In the US south and beyond, getting an abortion is not only logistically and emotionally difficult – it can push someone over the financial edgeFor th...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Massachusetts Democrats look to liberalize abortions late in pregnancies and for minors Massachusetts Democrats are inching toward expanding the right to abortion, giving physicians greater discretion to perform abortions later in pregnan...
23:00, 06/26/2019

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
21:32, 06/05/2019

Sex cult leader who branded victims and forced them to have abortions caged THE vile mastermind of a cult who branded his victims with his initials, kept them on a starvation diet and ordered them to have sex with him has been...
07:32, 06/20/2019

Quack, 2 Aides Arrested for Performing Illegal Abortions In Maharashtra A quack and his two aides, including a woman, have been arrested for allegedly carrying out illegal abortions at a nursing home in Akola city of Mahar...
10:00, 07/22/2019

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement. ...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Trieste half-marathon organizers spark outrage after banning African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to all...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Airports are unlikely to follow Orlando's lead in banning religious services at interfaith chapels Chapels and interfaith prayer spaces, many with full or part-time chaplains, are among the amenities offered by more than three dozen airports around ...
19:32, 06/02/2019

Rogers vice chairman calls for banning Huawei from Canada's 5G network: Bloomberg Canadian telecom provider Rogers Communications Inc's vice chairman, Philip Lind, said on Thursday that Huawei Technologies Co should be banned from C...
19:48, 05/30/2019

Trump administration to start banning abortion referrals at taxpayer-funded clinics Department of Health to force end to abortion referrals, a rule widely seen as a blow against Planned ParenthoodTaxpayer-funded family planning clinic...
16:32, 07/16/2019

Madrid's Car Ban Flip-Flop Shows Just How Much People In Big Cities Love Banning Cars Less than a month after announcing a moratorium on Madrid’s car ban in the city center on the justification that traffic is part of the city’s identit...
18:32, 07/26/2019

Tired of Hearing Leader Criticized, Pakistani Lawmaker Starts Banning Words After the opposition kept calling Prime Minister Imran Khan a leader “selected” by the country’s military, the deputy speaker banned the description. ...
11:00, 06/25/2019

China seeks loophole as U.N. nears pact banning toxic chemical: activists Negotiators from more than 180 countries are nearing agreement on a global ban on a toxic chemical linked to cancer and other health issues, but China...
19:00, 05/01/2019

2020 candidate compares using taxpayer money for abortions to funding the military Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton criticized people who say they support abortion but do not want their tax dollars to fund them. He compared the position ...
03:48, 06/07/2019

Judge could decide today whether Missouri will be the first state unable to perform abortions The state's last abortion clinic is suing Missouri over its refusal to renew its license. A judge temporarily intervened and could make a ruling Tuesd...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Judge blocks Ohio from enforcing law that bans abortions after heartbeat detected U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett said the Heartbeat Protection Act imposed an unconstitutional "undue burden" on a woman's right to obtain a pre-vi...
03:16, 07/04/2019

Nxivm leader claimed abortions help women ‘lose weight and get fit’: witness The leader of the alleged upstate cult Nxivm encouraged his sex “slaves” to get abortions after he impregnated them — and tried to m...
00:32, 05/29/2019

Biden says ‘times have changed’ in reversing support for ban on public money for abortions Joe Biden, the current front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary, said he supports repealing the Hyde Amendment a day after his campaign sai...
03:48, 06/07/2019

Rise in Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales Increase of 22% comes as greater number of mothers and women over 35 have terminationsThe number of Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England ...
01:48, 06/14/2019

Hemingway on left's new criticism of Joe Biden: It's now 'radical' to say taxpayers should not fund abortions Joe Biden is taking heat from the left for his support for the Hyde Amendment, which prevents federal funds from being used for abortions except in ca...
19:32, 06/06/2019

Justice Clarence Thomas Slams Women Who Have Abortions as Heartless Eugenicists Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas slammed women who have abortions as heartless “eugenicists” in a 20-page opinion Tuesday opposing the high court...
07:32, 05/29/2019

NYPD investigating claim officer mocked women over abortions while on subway The NYPD is looking into a viral tweet from a straphanger who claimed a uniformed officer on her subway ride was mocking women’s reasons for get...
23:48, 05/17/2019

Howard Stern: The Trump I know wasn't anti-abortion because he probably got a 'few people abortions' Longtime radio host Howard Stern said during an interview with "Good Morning America" that he does not believe President Trump is truly anti-abortion ...
23:48, 05/13/2019

Michigan hotel offers free room to women seeking abortions YALE, Mich. (AP) — A hotel manager in Michigan’s rural Thumb region is offering free lodging to women who come from states that have passed toug...
23:48, 06/10/2019

Steve King, Opposing All Abortions, Asks if There Would Be ‘Any Population’ Without Rape and Incest Mr. King, who represents a deeply conservative district in Iowa, was discussing his opposition to exceptions for rape and incest in anti-abortion legi...
00:32, 08/15/2019

Who’s In and Who’s Out of the First Democratic Debates The Democratic National Committee is excluding three candidates from the June debates. Some who are expected to be left out, like Gov. Steve Bullock o...
21:00, 06/13/2019

What to Know Before Day One of the Democratic Debates If you haven’t kept up with the news or your aunt’s Facebook statuses, here’s a reminder: Tonight, the first half of the Democratic Debates will take ...
00:16, 06/27/2019

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.      ...
04:16, 06/24/2019

Klobuchar struggles with questions on late-term abortions when pressed by Meghan McCain Minnesota Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar struggled to answer questions about late-term abortions when pressed by "Th...
00:48, 05/18/2019

Lamar Odom slept with up to 6 women a week, paid for ‘plenty of abortions’: book Lamar Odom, the former NBA star and ex-husband of Khloe Kardashian, reportedly opened up in his new book “Darkness to Light” about “demons” that torme...
10:00, 05/29/2019

New York sees significant rise in women traveling across state line for abortions A growing number of women are travelling for abortions amid tightening restrictions and access to services across the countryWhen Courtney Buckman mad...
10:48, 07/04/2019

Federal lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions; says the measure is unconstitutional ATLANTA (AP) — Federal lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions; says the measure is unconstitutional....
15:16, 06/28/2019

Women Who Are Denied Abortions May Face Long-Lasting Health Problems, Study Says When a woman is denied access to an abortion, research has shown that she may face threats to her mental or financial well-being. A new study, publish...
02:00, 06/11/2019

Single Topic Debates If there was one thing we learned from watching 20 candidates debate for four hours, it is: that’s too many candidates. If there is a useful thing we ...
00:48, 06/29/2019

Here's who has qualified for September debates so far With the second debate wrapped up, the third Democratic debate hosted by ABC and Univision will happen during the second week of September. The candid...
10:48, 08/05/2019

Here's who has qualified for the September debates so far With the second debate wrapped up, the third Democratic debate hosted by ABC and Univision will happen during the second week of September. The candid...
00:16, 08/03/2019

Here's What You Missed on Day Two of the Democratic Debates In case you missed all two hours of Thursday’s heated debate (and three hours of post-debate coverage), here are some highlights: South Bend Mayor Pet...
21:48, 06/28/2019

Democratic debates 2019: everything you need to know 20 presidential hopefuls will go head-to-head in Miami on 26-27 June – but what will they discuss, and who needs it the most?The Republican primary de...
09:00, 06/26/2019

Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration imposes major new restrictions on US travel to Cuba, banning many education and recreational trips....
17:48, 06/04/2019

A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected....
23:32, 05/24/2019

North Korea's forced abortions: The Hermit Kingdom's underreported human rights abuses While North Korea routinely makes headlines for its missile tests, nuclear program and the various apocalyptic pronouncements of dictator Kim Jong Un,...
19:16, 08/05/2019

Justice Clarence Thomas Likens Some Abortions to Eugenics in 20-Page Supreme Court Opinion The Supreme Court confronted a restrictive Indiana abortion law on Tuesday by upholding one portion of it and punting another. The portion it upheld, ...
05:32, 05/29/2019

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs legislation that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs legislation that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected....
18:16, 05/07/2019

Federal court of appeals rules against Trump 'blanket ban' of abortions for illegal-immigrant teens A federal appeals court ruled against a Trump administration "blanket ban" that prevents illegal immigrants from getting abortions once they cross the...
06:00, 06/15/2019

Women 'tied like pigs,' forced abortions part of China's 'one-child policy,' doc shows Although China's one-child policy ended years ago, the consequences of forced abortions, sterilizations, abandoned newborns, and government abductions...
03:16, 08/09/2019

2020 Democrats to face off in first set of debates The Democratic race for the White House kicks off in earnest this week as 20 of the contenders square off in the first set of high-stakes primary deba...
08:16, 06/25/2019

Abortion gets only a brief nod in second round of Democratic debates The issue of abortion rights received almost no attention during the second round of debates Tuesday and Wednesday, even as Democrats have shifted to ...
05:48, 08/01/2019

Joe Biden Has Been in High-Pressure Debates Before. But Never Like This For Joe Biden, the déjà vu is real. An unpopular, scandal-plagued incumbent President. Tax cuts that aren’t being felt in the midd...
10:16, 06/27/2019

‘Talk Is Meaningless’: Readers Tell Us What They Want From the Debates Should the Democratic hopefuls focus on differentiating themselves from one another or stir the imagination on who’s best to go against President Trum...
18:48, 06/26/2019

What to expect from the first Democratic primary debates Let the battle royale begin! The 20 contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination will spend the next two nights clobbering each other on a Mi...
03:48, 06/26/2019

How the 2016 Debates Are Still Haunting Democrats Democrats and Republicans had opposing problems when they held their presidential primary debates in 2016. For Democrats, the perception that the part...
20:32, 05/30/2019

How to Watch the Democratic Presidential Debates Today, the first half of the 2020 Democratic presidential debates kicks off in Miami—10 candidates, including Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, ...
15:32, 06/26/2019

Pro-impeachment ad with Mueller to run during Democratic debates Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's congressional testimony will feature in a television ad advocating for impeaching President Donald Trump,...
00:16, 07/31/2019

How 21 Democrats Answered Our Questions Before the Debates Which candidates believe the next president can stop climate change? How do they see the future of health care, handguns, the Supreme Court and other ...
14:48, 06/26/2019

What We Learned From the 2020 Democratic Debates Joe Biden is a fragile front-runner. Kamala Harris has a big chance to build political momentum. And the competition between Elizabeth Warren and Bern...
18:48, 06/28/2019

O.J. Simpson is once again watching the Democratic debates Felon, shmelon. O.J. Simpson posted another video on Twitter Thursday, saying he was pumped to watch the second round of the Democratic presidential p...
08:48, 06/28/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Abortion gets only a brief nod in debates Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
22:48, 08/01/2019

How to Watch the Presidential Democratic Debates Tonight Tonight, the second round of Presidential Democratic debates kicks off in Detroit, with top-polling candidates including Vermont Senator Bernie Sander...
19:16, 07/30/2019

The Second Democratic Debates Could Be All About Trump’s Racist Tweets In a normal world, the Democratic presidential candidates would spend their second round of debates this week talking about the big news. A mass shoot...
09:16, 07/30/2019

Democratic candidates have until midnight to qualify for 1st debates Democratic presidential candidates have until midnight Wednesday to qualify for the first primary debates in Miami next month, and it appears all 20 h...
20:16, 06/12/2019

Germany debates World War II memorial for Poland Supporters and critics of a Berlin memorial to commemorate Polish victims of World War II debate how to honor those killed by the Nazi regime. Some qu...
18:32, 07/03/2019

'Don't hide away': Hunt challenges Johnson to more TV debates Jeremy Hunt has challenged Boris Johnson to get involved in more televised debates - and sooner, saying "if you want the top job you've got to turn up...
03:16, 06/22/2019

Here’s Who Qualified for the Second Round of 2020 Democratic Debates CNN is starting to set the stage for the second round of 2020 Democratic primary debates it is hosting over two nights at the end of July. The Democra...
04:32, 07/18/2019

Why didn't Democrats talk about abortion during the debates? Despite the heightened controversy over abortion, including debate over “heartbeat” bills, Planned Parenthood taxpayer subsidies, and a new Supreme Co...
03:16, 08/04/2019

GM Prepares to Get Dunked On at the Democratic Debates in Detroit The Democratic debates in Detroit promise to take on problems in the auto industry, car sales might still be plummeting, and the world is still a toug...
20:16, 07/30/2019

Here's What You Missed From Round One of the Democratic Debates in Detroit On Tuesday night, 10 of the Democratic Presidential candidates took the stage in Detroit to discuss issues of immigration, gun violence, climate chang...
04:16, 08/01/2019

6 Highlights From Night 1 of the July Democratic Debates The CNN debate was a clash over health care with moderates along the edge throwing firebombs on the electability of progressives with the boldest poli...
05:48, 07/31/2019

The Best and Worst Moments From Day One of the Democratic Presidential Debates In case you missed it, Wednesday night was the first of two Democratic presidential debates taking place in Miami—and a whole lot happened. Beto O’Rou...
03:48, 06/28/2019

Germany debates stepping up active cyberoperations The recent US cyberattack against Iranian weapons systems is just the latest example of how conflicts are spilling into the virtual sphere. Germany, h...
20:32, 06/26/2019

Republicans Watch Fractious Democratic Debates and Like What They See The fissures displayed at the Democratic debates in Detroit left senior Trump campaign officials predicting a bump in their poll numbers in critical R...
02:16, 08/02/2019

GM braces for attacks from Democrats in Detroit debates General Motors Co is bracing for attacks from Democratic presidential candidates at two debates that begin on Tuesday in Detroit near its headquarters...
00:16, 07/30/2019

Missed Opportunity: Taking a Knee at the Debates Now that Night Two of the Democratic debates is officially underway, we can report that every single one of the 20 candidates on stage over two nights...
09:48, 08/01/2019

Bots Stoked Racial Divisions During Debates Hundreds of social-media accounts with bot-like characteristics promoted misinformation and other content aimed at inflaming racial divisions during b...
10:48, 08/02/2019

What Will Democrats Look for in Debates? Someone They Can Imagine Onstage With Trump Four years after Donald J. Trump blew up the expectations for how a candidate is expected to behave in a debate, he will loom over the 20 Democrats wh...
04:48, 06/26/2019

Elizabeth Warren Just Won the Debate Scheduling. Now, for the Debates Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren caught something of a break at Friday’s random dividing of the Democratic debate schedule, emerging as the s...
02:48, 06/15/2019

10 Things We Learned About 2020 From the Democratic Debates Over two nights in Miami, the top 20 Democratic contenders squared off in the first major tussle of the 2020 presidential campaign, debating everythin...
14:48, 06/28/2019

Try these drinking games for the Democratic primary debates These aren’t your father’s debates. Political junkies are treating the two-night Democratic primary debates like a Beltway Super Bowl R...
22:32, 06/26/2019

Louisiana debates ‘Saggy pants’ law after man shoots himself SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man’s death during a police confrontation has sparked debate over the city of Shreveport’s law banning ...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Even Half a World Away, Trump Weighs In on Debates Spoiler alert: The president was not impressed with the Democratic candidates vying to run against him in 2020. “They definitely have plenty of candid...
12:48, 06/28/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Trump administration restricts research on fetal tissue from abortions Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
03:48, 06/07/2019

Did the 2016 presidential primary debates make any difference? As debate season looms in the 2020 contest, it’s worth considering how those encounters changed the field in 2016, particularly because the dynamics a...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Live Blog: From Detroit, the Democratic Debates, Night 1 Greetings from Detroit! The Root is here in the Motor City live-blogging the first night of debates from the Charles H. Wright Museum of African Ameri...
04:48, 07/31/2019

Hunt accuses of Johnson of 'running down clock' on debates Jeremy Hunt has written to broadcasters saying he fears his Tory leadership rival Boris Johnson is running "down the clock" to avoid a head-to-head de...
12:32, 06/27/2019

Democrats prepare for first showdown as 2020 debates loom Twenty candidates will take the stage over two nights this week in clash that could help whittle down a huge fieldTen of the leading Democrats competi...
09:00, 06/26/2019

Time to Relent on 2%? Japan Debates Inflation Target Monetary authorities galore have set inflation targets of around 2%, including the U.S. Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank and the Bank of Eng...
23:16, 07/30/2019

Climate change a major topic at Democratic debates The second batch of Democratic presidential hopefuls have had their shot at their views on tackling the United States' most pressing issues, including...
18:00, 06/28/2019

DNC Frantically Trying to Narrow Down Massive Field of Candidates for Debates The national organization responsible for putting together something approaching a coherent selection process for the 2020 Democratic presidential nom...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Field locked in, but stage is still in flux, for Round 2 of Dem debates The names of the 20 Democratic presidential candidates who will take part in the second round of primary debates is now official. The Democratic Natio...
01:00, 07/18/2019

Cory Booker Needs a Breakout Moment. Will He Create One at the Debates? The New Jersey senator is a gifted orator with a glittering résumé, but he often pulls back from political infighting, and his campaign is failing to ...
17:48, 06/25/2019

The Trailer: An exclusive poll on how the debates changed the primary In this edition: The freshest polling about the first debates, the message House Republicans have been sending all year, and the first victims of the ...
01:00, 07/03/2019

The Longshot Candidates Are Hoping for a Breakout Moment at the Debates The Democratic candidates running farther down the historically crowded field are looking forward to this week’s primary debates as a chance to ...
20:32, 06/26/2019

"Record", Says Minister, As Lok Sabha Debates From Afternoon To Midnight In what was termed as a "record" in Parliament yesterday, nearly 100 members participated in a marathon discussion which ended two minutes short of mi...
06:16, 07/12/2019

De Blasio begs for $1 donations to make September debates New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio resorted to begging for $1 donations during an interview Friday in a desperate attempt to meet the 130,000 contribu...
01:00, 07/27/2019

In abortion debates, female lawmakers recount their rapes COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As one Republican legislature after another has pressed ahead with restrictive abortion bills, they have been confronted with ra...
16:48, 05/18/2019

Organ donation: Germany debates how to get people on the list Though most Germans are willing to donate their organs after death, few take the steps necessary to do so. Now lawmakers are debating ways to get more...
16:16, 06/26/2019

RNC's McDaniel says 'radicalization' of Dem Party on 'full display' at debates Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said the “radicalization” of the Democratic Party is on “full display” this week during the fi...
23:48, 06/27/2019

De Blasio will join first night of 2020 Democratic debates Mayor Bill de Blasio will join the first night of Democratic presidential primary debates in Miami on June 26 — along with front-runner Massachusetts ...
21:00, 06/14/2019

Trump says he’ll watch ‘boring’ Democratic presidential debates ​Count President Trump among the viewers​ who will tune in to the first Democratic presidential debates that begin Wednesday evening in Miami. “...
18:00, 06/26/2019

On Politics: Biden-Harris Rematch to Headline Second Debates In a live television spectacle involving cards, boxes and a triple-split-screen, CNN revealed who will face off in the next set of Democratic debates....
06:48, 07/19/2019

Here's What You Missed From Round Two of the Democratic Presidential Debates in Detroit On Wednesday night, 10 more candidates took the stage in Detroit for the second round of Democratic Presidential debates, discussing issues of healthc...
15:48, 08/02/2019

Immigration, healthcare split Democrats on 2nd night of debates The second group of 10 candidates participating in the second round of the 2020 Democratic presidential debates Wednesday night was split distinctly o...
11:48, 08/02/2019

Why the Democratic Debates Are Starting to Feel Like a Reality Show The Democratic National Committee has all but encouraged performative breakout moments, and candidates must try to go viral or risk being left behind....
15:00, 07/19/2019

For lesser-known Democrats, debates offer opportunity and risk For most of the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders, next week's debates will be their first leap into the high-risk, high-reward glare of the nat...
16:32, 06/21/2019

Live Blog: From Detroit, the Democratic Debates, Night 2 DETROIT—Greetings from Flint! The Root is at the Flint Development Center live-blogging the second night of debates, where the organization Black Vote...
08:48, 08/01/2019

As New York Celebrates Pride, Australia Debates Freedom The case of Israel Folau, a Christian rugby player whose contract was canceled over his anti-gay posts, has spurred a national rift over how rights co...
08:32, 06/28/2019

In Baiting Candidates and Stoking Conflict, Did CNN’s Presidential Debates Go Too Far? (NEW YORK) — CNN poked and prodded for fault lines among Democrats running for president during both nights of debates this week, and that wasn&...
02:16, 08/03/2019

Harris now trailing just Biden, Sanders after Dem debates: survey Sen. Kamala Harris’ breakout moment in last Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate when she confronted Joe Biden propelled her to third...
04:48, 07/01/2019

Democrats Made Lots of Claims During the Second Debates. Here Are the Facts The second round of Democratic debates, split up over Tuesday and Wednesday nights, prompted weighty policy discussions among the 2020 presidential ca...
03:16, 08/01/2019

CNN’s coverage of Democratic debates was a total ratings flop CNN’s highly criticized airing of the second round of Democratic presidential debates was a ratings flop – attracting just 8.2 million vie...
01:48, 08/01/2019

10 Things We Learned From Night One of the Democratic Debates in Detroit Ten Democratic presidential candidates took the stage in Detroit on Tuesday night for a debate that revealed the party’s fault lines on issues r...
17:16, 07/31/2019

Liberals Ruled the Debates. Will Moderates Regain Their Voices? Vowing to eliminate private health insurance and decriminalize illegal immigration, the dominant candidates in the first 2020 presidential debates mad...
15:48, 06/29/2019

The debates exposed a glaring gap in the 2020 Democratic primaries Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The Democratic debates covered a lot of ground but left out a major topic: foreign policy. No 2020 Democratic candidate ...
06:16, 08/03/2019

El Paso lands in heart of debates over gun violence and immigration Artist Manuel Oliver had planned to unveil his mural on Sunday at a community event in El Paso, the latest of his works to celebrate the life of his m...
01:48, 08/06/2019

May admits regret over skipping TV debates as she swipes at Brexiteers Theresa May has admitted she should have taken part in TV debates ahead of the last general election and taken a swipe at Tory Brexiteers in her final...
12:00, 07/12/2019

What These Student Debaters Learned From the 2020 Democratic Debates For those who recently attended a debate camp, the Democratic debates were not a chance to undercut rivals or wring donations but something else: a le...
00:48, 08/05/2019

MSNBC Seeks Major Ad Markup in First Two Democratic Debates Advertisers were asked to pay up to $100,000 for a 30-second spot on MSNBC’s coverage of the Democratic debates, a big premium suggesting high anticip...
03:48, 06/27/2019

The Most Important Presidential Debates in American History, According to Historians It is, once again, debate time in America. On June 26 and 27, the 20 top Democratic candidates will come together for the first time to discuss the le...
07:16, 06/27/2019

DNC announces lineup for first round of 2020 primary debates, but stage still isn't set The Democratic National Committee on Thursday announced the 20 candidates that made the cut and will take the stage in two weeks for the first round o...
03:00, 06/14/2019

Democratic contenders Biden, Sanders to face off in Miami debates U.S. Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden will appear on the same stage with Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg and six other riva...
21:16, 06/14/2019

Biden, Bernie to face off on same stage at 1st round of Democratic debates Front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders will end up sharing the debate stage in Miami later this month, along with heavy-hitting rivals Kamala Harr...
21:16, 06/14/2019