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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 “born alive” after an attempted abortion. Representatives voted 66-18 for the ...

Alabama House approves ‘born alive’ abortion bill

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North Carolina lawmakers fail to override veto of ‘Born Alive’ abortion bill North Carolina Republican lawmakers failed on Wednesday to override a veto issued by the state's Democratic governor against a proposal create crimina...
01:16, 06/06/2019

Alabama House approves near total ban on abortion If it passes the Senate and is signed by Gov. Kay Ivey, the measure would be one of the most sweeping abortion restrictions in the nation.  ...
04:16, 05/01/2019

Alabama House overwhelmingly approves abortion ban The Alabama House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to outlaw almost all abortions in the state as conservatives took aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court de...
08:16, 05/01/2019

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...
14:32, 05/15/2019

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.   &#...
05:32, 05/15/2019

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

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

Wisconsin governor vetoes 'born alive' legislation and other abortion measures Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers vetoed four abortion bills Friday, a day after GOP lawmakers made a show in the Capitol of formally sending them to him. &#...
02:16, 06/22/2019

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citize...
07:32, 06/05/2019

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

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

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

'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

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 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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions. ...
18:00, 04/30/2019

House GOP grapples with abortion messaging after Alabama law Republicans wanted to weaponize abortion against vulnerable Democrats in 2020, but a wave of strict bans across the country has upended their strategy...
11:32, 05/29/2019

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 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

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and w...
22:00, 05/16/2019

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

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiti...
20:48, 05/17/2019

House overwhelmingly approves funding bill for 9/11 victims The House on Friday overwhelmingly passed a bill to reauthorize the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, after comed...
21:48, 07/12/2019

House approves $17.2B disaster aid bill for Puerto Rico The House on Friday passed a $17.2 billion disaster relief bill to help rebuild in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, over objections from President Donal...
05:00, 05/11/2019

House Approves Debt-Ceiling Bill Despite GOP Dissent The House passed a two-year spending agreement that also lifts the government’s borrowing limit, advancing the compromise over the concerns of many co...
16:00, 07/26/2019

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

House approves $19.1B disaster aid bill blocked three times by Republicans The House of Representatives approved a $19.1 disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure to President Trump after conservative Republican lawmak...
05:00, 06/04/2019

House approves bipartisan budget and debt ceiling bill The Democratic-led House of Representatives passed the bipartisan budget and debt ceiling bill Thursday in a vote of 284 to 149. The legislation will ...
05:48, 07/26/2019

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

House approves bipartisan border funding bill, after Pelosi reverses course under GOP pressure A coalition of moderate Democrats and Republicans approved crucial border funding legislation late Thursday in the House, sending the $4.6 billion bil...
23:48, 06/27/2019

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

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

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also abo...
01:00, 05/17/2019

| Rugby World Cup dream alive for Ireland's SA-born Kleyn Jean Kleyn has the chance to stake a late claim for a place in Ireland's Rugby World Cup squad after he was selected for their first warm-up match aga...
21:16, 08/08/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases....
03:00, 05/16/2019

State records reveal extent of botched abortions, as GOP reps push ‘born-alive’ protection law At least 40 babies were born alive after botched abortions across three states since 2016, according to state health data that offers a glimpse into t...
21:00, 08/19/2019

Alabama routs Florida to stay alive in WCWS OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kaylee Tow hit a three-run homer in Alabama’s six-run first inning and the Crimson Tide routed Florida 15-3 in a Women̵...
04:48, 06/02/2019

House Panel Approves Subpoena for White House Emails From Private Accounts The House Oversight Committee voted to authorize a subpoena for all official texts and emails sent or received by senior White House officials on pers...
00:48, 07/28/2019

House Panel Approves Subpoena for White House Personal Emails The House Oversight Committee voted to authorize a subpoena for all official texts and emails sent or received by senior White House officials on pers...
20:48, 07/25/2019

McCarthy: Alabama abortion law 'goes further than I believe' The top Republican in the House said Thursday that he believes Alabama’s new restrictive abortion law — the strictest in the nation — goes too far.“It...
07:16, 05/17/2019

Alabama passes near complete ban on abortion A bill banning nearly all abortions in Alabama passed the House of Representatives 74 to 3, with nearly all Democrats exiting the chamber in protest b...
12:32, 05/01/2019

Bill Gates is no longer the second-richest person alive He’s still in rarefied air, but Bill Gates is no longer the world’s second-richest person. For the first time in the seven-year history of the Bloombe...
04:48, 07/18/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
16:48, 05/17/2019

Romney says he doesn't support Alabama abortion law Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday said he doesn't support a recently enacted law prohibiting abortion at any point during pregnancy in the state of Alabama. ...
17:16, 05/19/2019

City says company skipping Alabama due to abortion law BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The city of Birmingham says a company has decided against moving to Alabama because of the state’s move to outlaw virtua...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12&#...
05:32, 05/21/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by politic...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law Alabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body" ...
04:00, 05/20/2019

These 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in Alabama Legislation makes abortion a crime at any stage of pregnancy, with the only exception for a serious threat to the health of the womanAlabama’s new law...
06:48, 05/15/2019

AP Look: Will Alabama's abortion law reach SCOTUS? Alabama's new law which would virtually ban abortions is the latest and most far-reaching state law designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsi...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v. Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landma...
07:00, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Celebrities react to Alabama's abortion law On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that makes abortion a Class A felony. Celebrities immediately took to social media to m...
16:48, 05/17/2019

After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are taking an aggressive approach in a debate whose terms have long been set by conserva...
03:48, 05/18/2019

Justices won’t revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The meas...
18:16, 06/28/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly ...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by c...
08:32, 05/16/2019

The frontline of the abortion battle isn’t in Alabama, it’s online As the legislative noose draws tighter around women’s necks, it’s centuries-old technology, or modern adaptation of it anyway, that could provide some...
05:48, 06/07/2019

Pat Robertson Doesn't Think Alabama's Abortion Ban Is 'Too Extreme' Televangelist and right wing agitator Pat Robertson said on his show “The 700 Club” on Wednesday that he believes Alabama’s new ban on abortions is “e...
04:48, 05/16/2019

Trump and Romney say Alabama abortion ruling went too far President Trump and GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said they favor exceptions to strict abortion bans recently passed by several states in an effort to get the ...
21:48, 05/19/2019

Abortion law 'harsher in Northern Ireland than in Alabama' Campaigners say women can face jail sentences up to life in UK owing to 1861 legislationAlabama’s near total ban on abortion mirrors the situation in ...
17:48, 05/15/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans ne...
21:16, 05/24/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
09:32, 05/17/2019

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

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill The government of Taiwan has survived a last-ditch attempt by conservatives to water down landmark legislation to legalize same-sex marriage. The issu...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Rapper Bushwick Bill still alive says publicist after reports of death Founder of rap group Geto Boys was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer in February and is not expected to recoverRepresentatives of the pioneerin...
22:48, 06/09/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban nears final vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers could soon approve a near total ban on abortion. The Alabama Senate on Thursday will debate the bill to make...
09:16, 05/09/2019

Missouri Joins Alabama in Passing Horrific Abortion Law The Missouri House has passed a bill banning abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. The state Senate passed...
01:00, 05/18/2019

25 men voted to ban abortion in Alabama. Do they reflect the rest of America? States are passing strict abortion laws and 'heartbeat' bans, but polling shows most Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or mo...
18:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A lawyer for a condemned inmate says he hoped Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey might block his client’s execution after she talked abou...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Alabama rep blasted for abortion stance calls Don Jr. ‘retarded’ The Alabama state lawmaker being blasted over his bizarre statements on abortion made disturbing comments about Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday, calling ...
07:16, 05/03/2019

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

SCOTUS won’t revive Alabama ban on abortion method The Supreme Court decided Friday it will not revive Alabama's attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after...
04:48, 06/29/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans ne...
02:32, 05/25/2019

Alabama abortion advocate says the quiet part out loud Alabama state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, had a few choice comments last week about abortion — the very sort of comments that abortion's defenders u...
06:16, 05/05/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already chan...
00:16, 05/23/2019

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ...
18:00, 05/24/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban heads toward committee vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attempt to outlaw abortion in Alabama is headed to a committee vote in the Alabama Senate. The Senate Judiciary Committee w...
07:48, 05/08/2019

Leslie Jones rips Alabama abortion law on 'SNL': 'You can't tell me what to do with my body' On the heels of the Alabama state Senate passing US’ most restrictive abortion legislation, "Saturday Night Live" tackled the topic twice during its S...
03:48, 05/20/2019

Hundreds protest Alabama’s abortion ban at state capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s new abortion ban. Protesters chante...
03:48, 05/20/2019

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

Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said W...
19:32, 05/22/2019

Abortion opponents savor victory in Alabama rally MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Abortion opponents held a rally at the Alabama Capitol, savoring victory after the state’s governor signed the nation...
23:48, 05/22/2019

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

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Bid to Revive Alabama Abortion Ban The Supreme Court declined to revive an Alabama law that would have banned a method used in 99 percent of abortions performed in the state after 15 we...
18:00, 06/28/2019

Alabama governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in political conservatives' ...
03:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retalia...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states ...
08:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest ...
21:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s new abortion ban could jail doctors. In some countries, laws already do. The Alabama Senate approved a restrictive abortion ban. Countries including El Salvador and the Dominican Republican already have similar legislation ...
22:16, 05/15/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw a...
02:16, 05/16/2019

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by up...
23:32, 05/16/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the pr...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama Governor Signs Nation’s Most Restrictive Abortion Law Gov. Kay Ivey said the state will continue to follow the rule of law. Supporters hope the legislation will force a Supreme Court challenge to the nati...
01:32, 05/16/2019

Missouri Governor After Seeing Alabama’s Abortion Ban: Hold My Moonshine The clearly not-so-great-state of Alabama just enacted the most extreme abortion ban since abortion was made legal by Roe v. Wade some 46 years ago. G...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Maryland official urges divesting from Alabama over abortion ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s comptroller says he’s urging the state’s pension system to divest itself from Alabama-based compani...
13:32, 05/17/2019

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

AOC blasts ‘fundamentalists’ for trying to ‘outlaw sex’ in wake of Alabama abortion ban Freshman Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday blasted “religious fundamentalists,” claiming they are trying to “outlaw sex” they...
09:16, 05/16/2019

Centre Approves Bill To Empower Transgender Community The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill which provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders by defining th...
19:48, 07/10/2019

Lok Sabha Approves Bill For Amending Motor Vehicle Law Lok Sabha on Tuesday gave its nod to a bill which seeks to weed out corruption, improve road safety and usher in use of technology to regulate traffic...
22:16, 07/24/2019

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

Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill is still alive but critically ill, publicist says Representatives of pioneering rapper Bushwick Bill say he is hospitalized in critical condition but still alive, contrary to some reports.  ...
03:00, 06/10/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exce...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court declines to hear Alabama abortion case The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday not to get involved in a controversial abortion case in Alabama, in which the state tried to ban what they call ...
20:48, 06/28/2019

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can'...
22:48, 05/19/2019

US Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The US Supreme Court has sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama’s bid to revive a Republican-backed state l...
21:32, 06/28/2019

US briefing: Pompeo and Putin, China tariffs and Alabama abortion law Tuesday’s top story: secretary of state visits Moscow amid US tensions with Iran. Plus, why copying the populist right won’t help save the leftSubscri...
12:32, 05/14/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion law spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic leaders vow to fight the measure and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideThe fi...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.  &...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sought...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the n...
13:16, 05/17/2019

'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to ...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a b...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's...
19:48, 05/16/2019

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on FridayFollow the lates...
23:48, 05/24/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were made...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Planned Parenthood readies challenge to near-total abortion ban in Alabama Planned Parenthood president says near-total ban "will cost women's lives;" Ivey mum on whether she will sign it       ...
20:16, 05/15/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsTrump takes war on abor...
14:16, 05/17/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving ...
19:16, 05/17/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U...
17:00, 05/15/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Measure and Vow to Fight It The measure, approved by the Alabama Senate, would outlaw almost all abortions in the state. “This is a war on women,” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said...
17:16, 05/15/2019

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

Abortion foes eye Supreme Court showdown in wake of Alabama ban Pro-life lawmakers in Alabama lit a national firestorm this week by approving a near-total ban on abortion and imposing harsh penalties on doctors who...
20:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, promptin...
02:32, 05/16/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama passes nation's strictest abortion ban – live updates Bill part of wave of legislation from Republican-led statesAnti-abortion campaigners hope to challenge Roe v WadeSign up to the US briefing and get a ...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Supreme Court justices won't revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure The Supreme Court won't revive Alabama's ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The measure has been blocked by lower ...
18:48, 06/28/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive ru...
09:00, 05/18/2019

Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama's bid to revive a Republican-backed...
17:48, 06/28/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion...
21:48, 05/16/2019

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

N.Y. Assembly approves bill to view Donald Trump's tax returns New York's Assembly passed a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving the legislation suppor...
22:16, 05/22/2019

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

German cabinet approves bill to shoot protected wolves Until 20 years ago, wolves had been wiped out in Germany. The population is growing again. When can farmers shoot them? And how can they be protected?...
21:48, 05/22/2019

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

French Parliament approves Notre Dame restoration bill President Emmanuel Macron succeeded in obtaining a blueprint for Notre Dame's restoration, which could pave the way for his controversial plan to repl...
04:48, 07/17/2019

The Latest: House intel panel to interview Russia-born exec WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional investigations and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Hou...
02:32, 06/20/2019

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said W...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Los Angeles County lawmakers vote to ban official travel to Alabama over abortion law Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial aborti...
04:48, 05/24/2019

Fight’s On: ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue to Stop Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Alabama’s law that bans abortions exce...
02:48, 05/25/2019

Planned Parenthood building large women's clinic in Alabama despite abortion law Planned Parenthood is building a women's clinic in Alabama, despite its near-total ban on abortions and opposition from critics who plan to fight agai...
06:32, 06/16/2019

Alabama lawmaker seeks to censure Democrat for comments about abortion, Trump Jr. Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned Wednesday after a one member called for the censure of another over comments that included calling Donald Trump J...
00:32, 05/24/2019

Alabama Dem attacks Trump Jr. with slur after abortion comments spark outcry The Democrat from Alabama who sparked outrage with his remarks defending abortion attacked Donald Trump Jr. saying he's "proof" that mothers should ha...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Amazon TV series The Power pulls out of filming in Georgia over Alabama abortion law Reed Morano's upcoming Amazon series The Power has pulled out of filming in Georgia after a controversial bill was passed in Alabama which effects a n...
17:48, 05/22/2019

Alabama latest in series of states passing restrictive abortion laws Alabama became the latest state to send a controversial abortion ban to the governor's desk, as advocates on both sides of the abortion debate prepare...
20:32, 05/15/2019

Behar pushes forced vasectomies for Alabama lawmakers who supported abortion ban "View" host Joy Behar suggested on Wednesday that Alabama lawmakers should be forced to undergo vasectomies after voting for the most restrictive abor...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Footballer Héctor Bellerín calls on sport to oppose Alabama abortion ban Arsenal defender says ban also an issue for men, and garners support from Ian WrightHéctor Bellerín, the Arsenal and Spain defender, has challenged fe...
16:32, 05/18/2019

Trump campaign spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban The Alabama law bans abortions in most circumstances, including in cases of rape and incest. President Trump's campaign spokeswoman said: “The preside...
03:00, 05/19/2019

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night ...
13:16, 05/19/2019

Alabama state senator claims colleagues 'raped women' with abortion ban Democratic State Sen. Bobby Singleton blasted his colleagues in Alabama, suggesting that they "raped women" by passing a ban on nearly all abortions....
20:32, 05/15/2019

Why the senators’ race matters in reporting the Alabama abortion ban | Paul Chadwick Readers argued it was wrong to highlight that white men voted in the measure. But lack of representation is central to the storyWhy, demanded several ...
05:48, 05/20/2019

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama n...
01:00, 05/21/2019

University of Alabama trustees vote to refund $26M gift over abortion ban controversy The University of Alabama gave back a philanthropist’s $26.5 million donation and took his name off the law school Friday, a week after he calle...
23:16, 06/07/2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond...
04:16, 05/21/2019

NPR style boss instructs staff on abortion terminology: 'Babies are not babies until they are born' NPR supervising senior standards and practices editor Mark Memmott published a “guidance reminder” last week about how the media organization should d...
20:16, 05/21/2019

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

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his expe...
07:32, 06/04/2019

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

White House threatens veto on current House emergency aid bill The White House threatened late Monday to veto the $4.5 billion House bill which would provide emergency funding at the border over concerns that legi...
13:16, 06/25/2019

Alabama abortion law: Lady Gaga joins stars condemning near-total ban on procedure Lady Gaga has joined the list of celebrities condemning Alabama's strict abortion law which bans the procedure in almost all cases, including rape and...
08:00, 05/16/2019

He told students to protest Alabama's abortion ban. The University returned his $21.5M gift. The University of Alabama may return a philanthropist's donation after he called on students to protest the state's abortion ban.  ...
21:48, 06/07/2019

Alabama state Rep. under fire for abortion comments: Donald Trump Jr.’s mother 'should’ve aborted him' Alabama Democratic state Rep. John Rogers, who came under fire from conservatives for his extreme remarks about abortion yesterday, responded to criti...
01:48, 05/03/2019

Alabama abortion law an example of 'emboldened' GOP state houses after Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy, Thiessen says Alabama's new abortion law and other states' pending measures are examples of "emboldened" Republican-majority legislatures in the wake of Supreme Cou...
07:48, 05/18/2019

#YouKnowMe: Keke Palmer Shares Her Story in Response to Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Acclaimed actress Keke Palmer shared her personal experience with abortion in response to the #YouKnowMe thread begun on Twitter by actress and talk s...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Kamala Harris: Alabama anti-abortion law supporters 'couldn't care less' about babies SAN FRANCISCO — Alabama lawmakers who pushed the state's strict anti-abortion measure don't really care about the children they claim to be protecting...
17:32, 06/01/2019

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 Gov. Kay Ivey just signed the most restrictive abortion law in the US. Where does she stand on adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.    ...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition o...
18:00, 05/15/2019

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit to block Alabama abortion ban – live Organizations filed a lawsuit on behalf of abortion providers in the state challenging the extreme law passed earlier this monthSign up for the US bri...
18:00, 05/24/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after c...
14:32, 06/25/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House s...
02:32, 05/09/2019

Illinois House approves fingerprinting gun owners SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gun owners will be fingerprinted and will pay more for firearm owner identification cards under legislation approved...
05:48, 05/30/2019

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 h...
02:16, 05/15/2019

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

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

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made ...
04:32, 05/03/2019

Alabama's abortion ban shows the chilling effect of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment | Jill Filipovic The goal of anti-abortion campaigners is to overturn Roe v Wade. With today’s radical, activist, rightwing supreme court, they may succeedThere is a w...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama mega donor blames governor after university returns $21.5M amid abortion law dispute Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. is blaming Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey for having a role in the university's decision to return $21.5 million in donations. &#...
20:16, 06/08/2019

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal on Ruling Blocking State’s Ban on Abortion Procedure (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortion...
20:16, 06/28/2019

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exempt...
22:16, 05/17/2019

Oregon House approves progressive climate policy The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction off...
14:16, 06/18/2019

House approves measure to keep US in Paris climate agreement WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has approved legislation that would prevent President Donald Trump from following through on his ple...
18:32, 05/02/2019

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World...
23:48, 07/12/2019

New York legislature approves bill giving Congress access to Trump’s state tax records New York state’s legislature on Wednesday approved a bill to allow the state to give Congress President Trump’s state tax returns, which could allow U...
00:00, 05/23/2019

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

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

Local Billboard Calls Tuscaloosa "Abortion Capital Of Alabama," Claims 19,000 Future Fans Have Been Aborted An anti-abortion billboard was spotted in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Friday that called the hometown of the University of Alabama the “abortion capital” of t...
04:16, 08/11/2019

House approves loan program for troubled pension plans The House voted 264-169 on Wednesday to pass legislation that would create a new Treasury Department agency to provide taxpayer-backed loans to endang...
04:48, 07/25/2019

House panel approves permanent Sept. 11 victims' compensation A U.S. congressional committee on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation to extend the fund compensating first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, a...
07:32, 06/13/2019

House panel approves contempt citations against Barr, Ross The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Sec...
23:48, 06/12/2019

House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congr...
08:16, 06/12/2019

U.S. House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to give lawmakers clear authority to sue Trump administration figures who defy congr...
05:00, 06/12/2019

House Approves Court Action to Enforce Democrats’ Subpoenas The House voted on Tuesday to authorize its committees to go directly to court to enforce subpoenas that the Trump administration is resisting or igno...
00:00, 06/12/2019

House approves federal minimum wage hike to $15 an hour Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Apple...
00:32, 07/19/2019

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

House Judiciary approves subpoenas for 12 key witnesses, including Jared Kushner The House Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 crucial witnesses as part of House Democrats’ ongoing investigations tar...
22:00, 07/11/2019

House Approves Disaster Relief and Puerto Rico Aid Over Trump’s Opposition The House again passed a massive bill to help the victims of floods, hurricanes and tornadoes, but President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico relief ...
19:32, 05/10/2019

U.S. House panel approves subpoenas for Trump officials' private emails A panel of U.S. lawmakers voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for communications sent by senior Trump administration officials through private em...
19:48, 07/25/2019

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

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

House approves measure to block Trump from launching military strike against Iran The House proposal would bar the Trump administration from using any federal funds for military force "in or against" the Islamic Republic.  ...
05:00, 07/13/2019

House Dems to vote on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt, seeking to keep Mueller spotlight alive The Democrat-led House of Representatives is set to vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don...
05:00, 06/04/2019

People are calling for boycotts of Georgia and Alabama over anti-abortion bills, and Hollywood stars are threatening to pull their projects from the states AP Photo/John Bazemore The governor of Georgia signed the country's most restrictive abortion bill into law last week, while Alabama lawmakers passed...
12:16, 05/16/2019

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

Most famous musician born the year you were born From Taylor Swift to Drake and more, here's a list of the most famous musicians born each year since 1930.        ...
04:48, 08/11/2019

House Panel Approves Contempt for Barr After Trump Claims Privilege Over Full Mueller Report The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt after President Trump asserted executive privilege over the f...
01:48, 05/09/2019

Heartbeat abortion bill won’t keep Netflix out of Georgia – for now Netflix will continue to film in Georgia despite backlash surrounding the state's "heartbeat" bill that bans abortions after six weeks – but the strea...
21:32, 05/28/2019

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative st...
04:00, 05/30/2019

'All out warfare': Hundreds take the streets in Alabama in abortion ban protest Alabama Gov. Kay signed the near-total ban Wednesday, a day after lawmakers declined to add exceptions into the ban for cases of rape or incest. ...
14:32, 05/20/2019

A man broke into a woman's house in Alabama with a gun, police say. She countered with a pot of hot grease Larondrick Macklin, 31, was arrested in Alabama after police say he broke into a woman's home with a gun. She defended herself with hot grease. ...
14:48, 08/07/2019

'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.   ...
20:16, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Missouri governor wants vote on abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a Missouri bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Missouri’s Re...
03:00, 05/16/2019

#BoycottGeorgia for its abortion bill? Two major film productions just said they would. Amazon show "The Power" and the Kristen Wiig film "Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar" announced that they plan to avoid filming in Georgia because of ...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Georgia governor signs bill to ban abortion after six weeks Law would ban terminations after fetal cardiac activity detectedLegislation is expected to trigger lengthy battle in courtsGeorgia’s Republican govern...
18:16, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Georgia abortion bill backer to run for Congress ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a Congressional bid by a backer of Georgia’s abortion ban (all times local): 8:25 p.m. One of the primary backers o...
04:16, 06/07/2019

More film companies considering boycotting Georgia over abortion bill Disney and other film companies announce they are considering boycotting Georgia because of the recent anti-abortion laws.     &#...
20:32, 05/30/2019

Backer of Georgia abortion bill announces bid for Congress ATLANTA (AP) — When Gov. Brian Kemp signed Georgia’s “heartbeat” abortion ban into law on May 7, one of the most high-profile women ...
04:16, 06/07/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' w...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Netflix might ‘rethink’ Georgia investment over anti-abortion bill Netflix has become the first major Hollywood studio to speak out on Georgia’s controversial anti-abortion bill, saying that if the law goes into effec...
01:32, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Abortion advocates urge governor to veto bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a proposed (all times local): 11 a.m. Abortion rights advocates are urging Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to veto an atte...
18:48, 05/15/2019

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

The Latest: Missouri Democratic lawmakers slam abortion bill JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri’s proposed ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Missouri ...
13:32, 05/18/2019

Texas pastor who backed bill criminalizing abortion arrested A former Southern Baptist pastor who supported legislation in Texas this year that would have criminalized abortions has been arrested on charges of c...
18:48, 06/16/2019

Missouri Governor Signs Bill Outlawing Abortion After 8 Weeks Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, on Friday signed the sweeping new restrictions into law, part of a national effort by conservatives to limit access to...
02:32, 05/25/2019

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

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a controversial bill into law that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on the pro...
18:16, 06/12/2019

'Time for change': New Zealand unveils bill to legalise abortion New law would reclassify termination as health matter not a crime permissible only in limited circumstancesNew Zealand has announced a bill to legalis...
12:16, 08/05/2019

Hollywood filmmakers boycotting Georgia over ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill The movie industry’s D.C.-based trade group has said it will hold off on taking action, and no major studio has said they will move any of their produ...
23:16, 05/10/2019

Busy Philipps criticizes Georgia’s ‘heartbeat’ bill, says she had an abortion when she was 15 Busy Philipps on Tuesday opened up about an abortion she had at age 15 after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law the controversial “heartbeat” bil...
22:00, 05/08/2019

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

Georgia’s largest businesses decline to take stance on contentious abortion bill Disney and Netflix consider ending production in the state but others, such as Home Depot, Coca-Cola and UPS, avoid the debateGeorgia is home to some ...
09:16, 05/31/2019

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Represe...
02:00, 05/30/2019

Ocasio-Cortez blasts ‘heartbeat’ abortion bill, calls it a ‘backdoor ban’ Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted an anti-abortion bill that was passed by the Georgia governor on Tuesday, calling it a “backdoor ban” o...
13:16, 05/08/2019

Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she'll veto 'dismemberment' abortion ban bill Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, says she will veto legislation passed by the Republican state Senate that would ban a common abortion proc...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Moroccan women press to legalize abortion amid pending bill PARIS (AP) — It was a small demonstration on a big topic for some Moroccan women trying to make some abortions legal. Two dozen activists gathered in ...
22:48, 06/25/2019

Disney CEO says filming in Georgia would be ‘difficult’ if abortion bill takes effect Disney CEO Bob Iger on Wednesday said that filming in Georgia would be “very difficult” if the state’s controversial abortion bill goes into effect ne...
09:32, 05/30/2019

Netflix Becomes the First Major Hollywood Studio to Pledge to Fight Georgia’s Abortion Bill Since Georgia passed a bill earlier this month that effectively bans abortion after six weeks, most major production companies with ties to the state ...
16:48, 05/28/2019

Georgia’s abortion bill has some Hollywood filmmakers vowing a boycott. But the studios are standing pat. Several production companies said they won’t do business in the state, and more than 50 actors signed a letter to legislators saying they will seek to...
04:00, 05/11/2019

Renee Unterman, Primary Backer of Georgia Abortion Bill, Announces Bid for Congress (ATLANTA) — When Gov. Brian Kemp signed Georgia’s “heartbeat” abortion ban into law on May 7, one of the most high-profile wom...
17:16, 06/07/2019

Hollywood threatens to pull productions in Georgia over proposed anti-abortion bill Major film and media companies from Disney to Netflix are no longer remaining silent about what will happen if Georgia passes its anti-abortion bill....
17:48, 06/02/2019

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no e...
02:00, 05/30/2019

Rape victim who had illegal abortion at age 13 calls Alabama's law 'an abomination' At 13, Maralyn Mosley found herself in the back of a barbershop with a man who asked for sex before performing an illegal procedure.   ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

House Dem speaks about her own abortion: Government has 'no right in my uterus' Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., had a blunt discussion about her own abortion, telling CNN on Tuesday that the government had no right in her body parts...
19:32, 05/21/2019

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

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

Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano pull projects from Georgia over anti-abortion bill The entertainment industry’s backlash against Georgia’s extremely restrictive anti-abortion law is officially starting to hit, with Time reporting tha...
02:16, 05/22/2019

Come Jan. 1, Abortion Will Be Virtually Outlawed in the State of Georgia as Governor Signs So-Called Heartbeat Bill Into Law With a stroke of a pen Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp basically outlawed abortions in his state, signing into law the so-called heartbeat bill....
14:32, 05/08/2019

Missouri House expected to pass abortion ban at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy and the state...
06:48, 05/17/2019

Kristen Wiig, Reed Morano pull projects out of Georgia after heartbeat abortion bill passes Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano are relocating projects originally slated to film in Georgia after the state passed its controversial "heartbeat" abortio...
16:32, 05/22/2019

After Georgia Passes Restrictive Anti-Abortion Bill, Film Companies Vow to Bounce Productions to Other States Several film production companies say they’re taking the midnight train the hell out of Georgia until the state reverses its recently passed anti-abor...
22:16, 05/10/2019

'The Good Place' actress Jameela Jamil criticizes Georgia's heartbeat bill, reveals she had an abortion “The Good Place” actress Jameela Jamil revealed that she had an abortion when she was young while criticizing Georgia’s controversial new “heartbeat” ...
17:16, 05/14/2019

Georgia House race becomes new battleground in fight over abortion rights Renee Unterman, the Republican state senator who sponsored Georgia's controversial "heartbeat" bill, announced a run for Congress on Thursday, opening...
00:16, 06/09/2019

The safe house shielding patients as abortion wars rage outside The Power House gives women a place of sanctuary as they wait for their procedures at Montgomery’s only abortion clinic next doorThe group of women ga...
10:32, 08/15/2019

What Does the House Retirement Bill Mean For You? The retirement bill the House of Representatives passed on Thursday includes an assortment of changes for participants in 401(k) plans and owners of I...
00:32, 05/24/2019

Jordan Peele, J.J. Abrams to shoot series in Georgia, donate proceeds to fighting heartbeat abortion bill The upcoming HBO series “Lovecraft Country” will continue shooting in Georgia as planned, but will donate money from the production to two charities....
15:48, 05/12/2019

House passes $4.5B border aid bill The House passed legislation Tuesday to provide humanitarian assistance for migrants at the southern border despite the White House having threatened ...
08:48, 06/26/2019

How a rightwing group accessed the White House to spread its anti-abortion agenda The outsize influence of C-Fam in the top reaches of the Trump administration has helped turn the tide on the world stage on issues involving women’s ...
12:48, 05/16/2019

The House of Commons just gave a standing ovation for abortion rights — minus the Conservatives Members of the Canadian House of Commons rose in a standing ovation to affirm support for a woman's right to choose — that is, except for the Conserva...
09:00, 05/30/2019

House Panel Advances Robocall Bill Phone carriers under the legislation would be required to use technology to prevent the misleading modification of caller ID information, or spoofing....
09:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5 billion border aid bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including ...
10:16, 06/26/2019

White House ends government fetal tissue research in victory for abortion opponents Research involving fetal tissue has led to the development of drugs to treat HIV and vaccines for rubella and rabies.       ...
03:00, 06/06/2019

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

Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion law 'has gone too far,' is 'ill-considered' Longtime televangelist Pat Robertson, who opposes abortion, criticized Alabama's near-total abortion ban that is now the nation's most restr...
14:32, 05/16/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild s...
20:16, 05/10/2019

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a hopeful but likely doomed bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a path to ...
12:16, 06/05/2019

Bill de Blasio could lose his job over White House bid if he’s not careful Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential dreams had better not make him too neglectful of his day job -- or he could lose it, under a never-used clause in ...
04:00, 05/19/2019

Early version of U.S. House bill seeks to bar F-35 from Turkey A U.S. House of Representatives committee on Tuesday released an early version of a spending bill that seeks to prevent the shipment of F-35 fighter j...
02:16, 05/15/2019

House Democrats push through $4.5B emergency border aid bill House Democrats on Tuesday pushed through a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package after a small revolt by the progressive wing of the party threat...
14:16, 06/26/2019

Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump after a Republ...
20:32, 05/28/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill after Trump opposition WASHINGTON-- The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and fl...
19:00, 05/10/2019

House scheduled to pass 9/11 health bill on Friday WASHINGTON – The 9/11 first responders health bill will get a full House vote Friday – and is expected to pass overwhelmingly. House Major...
06:00, 07/10/2019

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other ...
22:16, 05/23/2019

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move f...
19:16, 06/19/2019

A Bipartisan Bill That Could End Our Robocall Hell Just Passed the House 429-3 Two Republicans and one independent were the only holdouts Wednesday as the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act by a n...
02:48, 07/25/2019

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.The Equality Act, sponsored by Rep. Davi...
00:48, 05/18/2019

NY bill to let US House see Trump’s state returns narrowed ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A proposal that would grant Congress access to New York state tax returns filed by President Donald Trump has been revised to addr...
20:00, 05/20/2019

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to ...
06:48, 05/17/2019

House bill targets illicit use of Pentagon networks Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House seeks to stop the use of Department of Defense computer networks for sharing child pornography....
01:16, 07/03/2019

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

'Shut it down': Spike Lee wants Hollywood to boycott Georgia over its abortion bill Director Spike Lee is calling for production companies to leave Georgia over a "heartbeat" law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks.  ...
14:32, 06/07/2019

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to t...
18:00, 05/24/2019

House GOP education bill moving forward as teachers protest CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite teacher protests, Republicans in the West Virginia House of Delegates have advanced their wide-ranging education prop...
04:16, 06/18/2019

House passes first-ever bill to outlaw LGBT-based discrimination For the first time ever, the U.S. House passed a bill Friday that bars discrimination against persons in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender co...
00:48, 05/18/2019

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Committ...
22:32, 06/20/2019

House lawmakers unveil bipartisan anti-robocall bill Democrats and Republicans aim to outlaw a wider array of robocall practices adopted by fraudsters and legitimate businesses alike while empowering the...
20:32, 06/20/2019

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any support...
22:48, 07/18/2019

U.S. House passes border aid bill, Trump vows veto The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including ...
10:16, 06/26/2019

House panel will hold hearing on bill proposing statehood for DC WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, D.C., be recogniz...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Brazilian President's Pension Bill Advances in the Lower House Brazil’s lower house speaker estimated that an amended proposal to overhaul the nation’s insolvent pension system could save about $245 billion over t...
16:32, 07/03/2019

Speaker: Bevin still lacks House votes for his pension bill FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration hasn’t built enough “comfort level” among lawmakers to get his...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Bipartisan retirement bill clears House, moves closer to becoming law The Secure Act will head to the Senate, where a similar bill awaits committee action. Differences in the two bills would need to be worked out before ...
18:32, 05/23/2019

House backs Paris agreement in first climate bill in a decade The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed its first climate-change bill in a decade, voting 231-190 to require that Trump administration ke...
21:00, 05/02/2019

House Passes Bipartisan Budget Bill With Trump Support (WASHINGTON) — Observing a rare cease-fire in their battles with President Donald Trump, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday easily pass...
08:00, 07/26/2019

Texas House Oks school safety bill after mass shooting AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A bill that would “harden” Texas campuses with increased security and a boost in student mental health resources has ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

The Latest: White House threatens to veto border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The White House is threatening to veto a $4.5 billion border bi...
05:00, 06/25/2019

White House threatens to veto aid bill for migrant families WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House veto threat is raising fresh questions about the fate of a House bill that would provide $4.5 billion to improve the t...
07:16, 06/25/2019

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's risin...
22:16, 07/15/2019

U.S. House backs Paris agreement in first climate bill in a decade The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed its first climate change bill in a decade, voting 231-190 to require the Trump administration to ...
20:32, 05/02/2019

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: House Democrats OK bill boosting health care law WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House health care legislation (all times local): 6 p.m. Democrats have pushed legislation through the House that would...
03:16, 05/17/2019

The House Just Passed Its First Climate Change Bill in a Decade, and That's Not Even the Sad Part If it were up to the House Democrats, the U.S. would still be a part of the Paris Climate Agreement. In fact, they all voted Thursday to pass a bill t...
19:16, 05/03/2019

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 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

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representat...
23:32, 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

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

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

Texas House OKs school finance bill, property tax reform AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has unanimously approved a sweeping, bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into Texas ...
04:48, 05/26/2019

House passes bipartisan bill to stop illegal robocalls The House has just passed a bipartisan bill created to put a stop to all the annoying and disruptive robocalls you get. Introduced by Energy and Comme...
15:16, 07/25/2019

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

House sends long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a ...
06:48, 06/04/2019

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON — The House passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and others...
22:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield nu...
20:32, 06/13/2019

House poised to pass immigration bill that would protect ‘dreamers’ The American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 would grant “dreamers” 10 years of legal residence status and offer them a path to citizenship if they meet...
22:32, 06/04/2019

Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nucle...
10:32, 05/30/2019

Disaster bill clears U.S. House amid feud over Puerto Rico aid The U.S. House of Representatives approved a multibillion-dollar disaster relief bill on Friday, continuing a quarrel with President Donald Trump and ...
19:16, 05/10/2019

House Democrats introduce a bill to tighten airport security stings The bill would establish standards for TSA’s covert testing, and require TSA to track and report its progress in resolving security vulnerabilities id...
20:00, 06/26/2019

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025 - a big win for Am...
18:48, 07/18/2019

U.S. House passes Trump-backed spending and debt limit bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation touted by President Donald Trump that would accelerate rising federal budget deficits...
07:16, 07/26/2019

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Raising the minimum wage to $15 could cost 1.3 million jobs, according to an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office.     ...
00:32, 07/19/2019

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers. The bill would guarantee that undocumented immigrants who...
07:48, 06/06/2019

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

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

GOP Leaders: Bevin Lacks Votes To Pass Pension Bill In House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin lacks the votes to push his replacement pension bill through a special legislative session he has promi...
11:16, 05/07/2019

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territo...
03:16, 05/31/2019

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Re...
02:32, 06/27/2019

Slavery reparations bill debated in US House hearing – video highlights The actor Danny Glover, writers Ta-Nehisi Coates and Coleman Hughes as well as Senator Cory Booker were among the witness at a congressional hearing o...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Trump to sign 9/11 victims fund bill Friday at White House President Donald Trump will hold a bill-signing ceremony Friday for a new law guaranteeing financial support to 9/11 first responders and other victim...
21:16, 07/24/2019

Ohio House to vote on bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on a controversial bill on Wednesday that would cost power consumers about $190 million per yea...
21:48, 05/29/2019

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

Space Force back in House version of defense policy bill Democrats and Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have agreed on a slimmed-down version of President Trump's Space Force and plan to add...
21:16, 06/10/2019

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

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migra...
05:32, 06/28/2019

House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total o...
01:00, 05/18/2019

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

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

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

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing disa...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Trump pledges veto of House defense bill, wants more military spending U.S. President Donald Trump's administration said on Tuesday he would veto a $733 billion defense bill being considered by the House of Representative...
00:48, 07/10/2019

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White ...
06:00, 06/05/2019

House Democrats introduce climate-focused infrastructure bill with $33B for renewables House Democrats in the energy committee released an infrastructure bill on Wednesday focused on combating climate change that would dedicate tens of b...
00:16, 05/16/2019

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

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

U.S. House passes $4.5B emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency...
08:32, 06/26/2019

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

U.S. House passes $733 billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including pro...
20:48, 07/12/2019

House Republican says Democrats stalling on immigration bill after Trump's delayed ICE raids Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won't meet the Trump's deadline...
01:00, 06/24/2019

Sports Direct faces £605m tax bill and 'terminal' problems at House of Fraser Sports Direct says it is facing a €674m (£605m) tax demand from Belgian authorities - as boss Mike Ashley warned that problems at House of ...
08:16, 07/27/2019

Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, deliv...
08:16, 07/11/2019

Ohio House expected to pass bill to save nuclear power plants Ohio's Republican-controlled House of Representatives will likely pass a bill on Tuesday to create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state'...
17:48, 07/23/2019

House passes tribal casino bill one week after Trump urged GOP to oppose it The president had urged Republicans to vote against the measure, which is opposed by a key White House ally. Nearly four-dozen Republicans crossed par...
00:00, 05/16/2019

With Insurance Bill Passage, House Democrats Begin Health Care Blitz The House on Thursday passed legislation to roll back waivers on the coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act, the first of a dozen health care...
02:32, 05/10/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio becomes 24th Democrat to seek White House New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in t...
21:16, 05/16/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administratio...
09:32, 05/17/2019

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

U.S. bill raising debt ceiling for farm bankruptcies heads to White House With farm bankruptcies rising and agricultural debt loads soaring, the U.S. Senate has passed a bill that will make it easier for more farmers with la...
05:48, 08/03/2019

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would suppo...
02:00, 06/04/2019

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including pro...
00:16, 07/13/2019

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON – The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on W...
18:16, 06/12/2019

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

Tensions flare over Pelosi’s comments about four House Democratic women and border bill The speaker faced criticism from some of the four first-term lawmakers as animosity over the emergency aid package lingered in the Democratic caucus....
23:16, 07/07/2019

Trump threatens veto of House defense bill over spending levels, wall U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday threatened he would veto a massive defense bill being considered by the House of Representativ...
05:32, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 3-Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nucle...
03:32, 05/30/2019

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiremen...
19:48, 05/24/2019

House approval of border bill triggers Democratic progressive-moderate split ‘The Squad’ accuses party leaders of caving to White HouseAmash: Pelosi making mistake on impeachmentCongressional approval for funds for the Trump ad...
03:48, 07/08/2019

First-time homebuyers could snag lower costs for FHA loans under House-passed bill The Housing Financial Literacy Act would provide a discount on upfront mortgage insurance if the borrower goes through financial literacy counseling....
19:00, 07/18/2019

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

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to announce 2020 White House bid on Thursday: source New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who was widely known to be mulling a White House run, will announce on Thursday that he is officially entering the...
05:00, 05/16/2019

House Robocall Bill Now Favors Criminal Charges for Offenders, May Target Debt Collectors Soon On Tuesday, members of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee unanimously approved several amendments to a popular House anti-robocall bill ai...
05:00, 06/26/2019

House Passes $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Despite Trump Opposition to Funding for Puerto Rico (WASHINGTON) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricane...
02:48, 05/11/2019

House to vote on new border bill amid outcry over conditions at migrant detention centers “Legislation is necessary,” Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats, pointing to limits on the Trump administration that were left out of the recen...
00:32, 07/09/2019

U.S. border agency acting head leaving as House passes migrant aid funding bill The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency said on Tuesday its acting commissioner is resigning as House Democrats passed a $4.5 billion fund...
10:16, 06/26/2019

House panel advances bill to boost September 11th Victims Compensation Fund A House panel passed a bill Wednesday to authorize additional funding for the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund until 2090, one day after comed...
19:00, 06/12/2019

House passes bill giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship, despite Trump veto threat Despite a veto threat from President Trump, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 2 mi...
05:16, 06/05/2019

House Democrats pass bill directing Trump to stay in Paris climate deal Only a few Republicans crossed party lines to vote for the measure, which Mitch McConnell said will ‘go nowhere’ Democrats on Thursday passed their fi...
23:16, 05/02/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind bipartis...
00:48, 06/20/2019

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

House Democrats rush to pass border aid bill before July 4, Trump vows veto U.S. House Democrats said they plan on Tuesday to pass a $4.5 billion aid package aimed at addressing the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, ...
21:32, 06/25/2019

House panel backs election security bill in wake of Russian interference in 2016 The chamber is expected to act next week on the legislation that would mandate paper ballots and provide millions of dollars to update voting equipmen...
22:32, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, deliv...
03:16, 07/11/2019

House Democrats reject Trump budget cuts, roll out $46.4B energy and climate spending bill House appropriators on Tuesday sought to increase funding to combat global warming, releasing a fiscal year 2020 energy and water spending bill that r...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Texas House passes bill allowing unlicensed handgun owners to carry in public during disaster The Texas House approved a measure that lets gun owners to carry their weapons in the open or concealed for a week after a government declaration of a...
01:16, 05/03/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' sponsor wins Republican nod for rerun of 2018 House race A state senator who was a leading sponsor of North Carolina's much-maligned "bathroom bill" was headed for victory on Tuesday in a special primary to ...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Congress scrambles to agree on emergency border bill as White House, liberal Dems clash A bill to provide $4.5 billion in emergency funding for the escalating humanitarian crisis at the border was on the rocks Tuesday as the White House t...
16:32, 06/25/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' sponsor wins Republican nod for rerun of 2018 U.S. House race A state senator who was a leading sponsor of North Carolina's much-maligned "bathroom bill" won a decisive victory on Tuesday in a special primary to ...
07:00, 05/15/2019

House Passes an Emergency Funding Bill to Care for Migrant Families Detained After Crossing the Border (WASHINGTON) — It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $...
09:00, 06/26/2019

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

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Are House Democrats prepared to make Hyde an issue in the spending bill? 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...
17:48, 06/10/2019

Liberals angry with Trump administration treatment of migrant children force House leaders to amend border bill House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called a meeting Monday evening with members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the Congressional Hispa...
06:00, 06/25/2019

AMC threatens to pull 'The Walking Dead' filming out of Georgia if state enacts 'highly restrictive' abortion bill AMC, the network behind "The Walking Dead," says it will “reevaluate” its activity in Georgia if a new abortion law goes into effect. ...
22:16, 06/05/2019

Marathon all-night House Armed Services Committee markup session of defense policy bill resolves few partisan issues STILL AT IT AT 5 A.M.: The House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Act began Wednesday morning and was still going...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights an...
18:32, 05/29/2019

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outsid...
04:32, 05/22/2019

North Dakota’s abortion clinic sues over 2 laws, including demand to tell women they may reverse medication abortion FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s abortion clinic sues over 2 laws, including demand to tell women they may reverse medication abortion....
22:48, 06/25/2019

Sole abortion clinic in North Dakota files free speech suit against state anti-abortion laws North Dakota's only abortion clinic joined with the American Medical Association to file a federal suit to undo two state anti-abortion laws on the gr...
01:16, 06/26/2019

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception se...
14:16, 06/28/2019

Born On The Run! The birth of little Marina Rose couldn’t be more cinematic. New mom Bethany Russell was unsure if she’d make it to the hospital as her par...
14:32, 05/02/2019