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Missouri senators consider banning abortions at 8 weeks

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators are considering banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Democrats in the Republican-led Senate on Wednesday slammed pending the legislation. Lawmakers have a Friday deadline to p...

Missouri senators consider banning abortions at 8 weeks

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Missouri Senators Are Considering Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday called on state senators to take action on a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, the latest GOP-dominated state emboldened by the possibility that a more conservative...
02:48, 05/16/2019

Missouri passes bill banning abortions after 8 weeks Republican Gov. Mike Parson pledged to sign the bill , but it’s unclear when he’ll take action. When pressed on the lack of exceptions, he told reporters that “all life has value.”...
07:48, 05/18/2019

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signs law banning abortions after 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed new legislation banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining other conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent weeks....
13:16, 05/24/2019

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abortion policies in the nation....
12:48, 05/24/2019

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions after eight weeks Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, signed legislation Friday to ban access to abortions after eight weeks. The state is the latest of eight to sign similar bills into law....
11:00, 05/24/2019

Missouri Governor Signs Legislation Banning Abortions at 8 Weeks On Friday, Missouri Gov. Michael L. Parson signed controversial legislation banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Exceptions are provided for medical emergencies but not for incest or rape....
22:48, 05/24/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical emergencies....
10:00, 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 state’s GOP governor is likely to sign it. The GOP-led House is set to debate the sweeping abortion bill...
23:16, 05/16/2019

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 probably the second-most restrictive abortion law in the nation, banning the procedure after eight w...
21:32, 05/17/2019

A Day After Banning Abortions, Alabama Is Set to Execute a Murderer The two actions on consecutive days highlighted the contradiction some on the right feel between opposing abortion on sanctity-of-life grounds and supporting the death penalty....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor invokes God in banning nearly all abortions This photograph released by the state shows Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signing a bill that virtually outlaws abortion in the state on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Montgomery, Ala. Republicans who support the measure hope challenges to the law will be used ...
09:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama is close to approving a near total ban on abortion after the state Senate passed a measure that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony. If signed into law, it would be the most stringent aborti...
20:00, 05/14/2019

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 health risk to the mother....
16:16, 05/14/2019

Missouri clinic can keep doing abortions A judge has issued an order allowing Missouri's only abortion clinic to continue providing the service. The judge ruled Friday, just hours before the St. Louis Planned Parenthood clinic's license to perform abortions was set to expire. (May...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Missouri judge allows abortions to continue, for now JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge says the state’s lone abortion clinic can continue performing abortions, at least in the near future. St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer on Monday ruled to extend a preliminary injunction he prev...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Missouri could be first state to effectively ban abortions NBC NEWS – The last remaining abortion clinic in Missouri says it expects to be shut down this week, which would effectively end legal abortion in the state. Unless a court intervenes, the closing would make Missouri the only state in the count...
22:16, 05/28/2019

Planned Parenthood Can Keep Performing Abortions in Missouri, For Now Missouri’s Administrative Hearing Commission (AHC) on Friday granted Planned Parenthood’s St. Louis health center an emergency stay that will allow it to continue performing abortions at least until a licensing dispute is resolved, Planne...
16:32, 06/28/2019

Missouri May Become Only US State Without Access To Legal Abortions Missouri is poised this week to become the only US state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the......
20:48, 05/28/2019

Reproductive rights groups are slamming Joe Biden's support of Hyde Amendment banning public insurance coverage for nearly all abortions AP Photo/Elise Amendola Reproductive rights advocates are slamming former Vice President Joe Biden over his support for a rule prohibiting federally-funded programs from covering abortion procedures. Biden's campaign confirmed to NBC News on Wednes...
15:48, 06/05/2019

Louisiana Latest US State To Ban Abortions, As Early As 6 Weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman......
00:48, 05/30/2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
00:32, 05/30/2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as 6 weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman realizes she is pregnant....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Louisiana's Democratic Governor Signs Bill Banning Abortion As Early As 6 Weeks Into Pregnancy Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, has signed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country, one that bans abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. The ban is similar to the laws restricting abortion recently passed in...
20:32, 05/30/2019

Missouri Legislature passes abortion ban at 8 weeks of pregnancy Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature has approved a ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, and GOP Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it.        ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Missouri House expected to pass abortion ban at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy on lawmakers’ final day in session Friday, joining Alabama and several other states that have moved recently to severely rest...
08:00, 05/17/2019

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 abortions....
09:48, 05/24/2019

Why the Mets are banning backpacks The New York Mets are banning backpacks from Citi Field starting May 20. The team said Friday the move is to enhance safety. Fans still can bring purses, tote, drawstring and messenger bags, and soft-sided coolers that don’t exceed 16-by-16-by-...
21:32, 05/10/2019

Instagram will kindly let you know you’ve F’ed up before banning you Instagram has just introduced a new policy that’ll notify you if your account is at risk of getting banned. The social network will let you know if it finds one of your posts problematic, and even offer a chance to appeal the ban. The company said ap...
04:00, 07/19/2019

Are abortions painful? Abortions are generally very safe but may cause some pain, cramping, or other side effects. Every woman’s experience is different and the level of pain depends on the type of abortion. Here, we discuss whether abortions hurt and how to manage any dis...
23:16, 06/28/2019

Kenyan Court Upholds Law Banning Gay Sex A Kenyan appeals court upheld a colonial-era law that criminalizes gay sex, a bruising defeat for activists fighting to overturn such legislation across Africa....
15:48, 05/24/2019

Fewer women are having abortions. Why? The US abortion rate reached a historic low in 2015, according to a 2018 report by the CDC. Is it due to abortion laws? Birth control access? Sex ed?        ...
11:16, 06/17/2019

Mothers who have abortions: what to do with TV’s third rail? Most women who terminate a pregnancy are already mothers – but we rarely see that on screen. Australian comedy The Letdown is the latest show to tackle the taboo“We got a beautiful email from a viewer last week,” says Sarah Scheller, co-creator of th...
16:48, 06/11/2019

24 celebrities who have opened up about having abortions Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, and Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP Celebrities have discussed their abortions for years, but more stars have shared their stories following bills recently signed into law in Georgia and Alabama. Ja...
14:32, 05/25/2019

San Francisco closer to banning e-cigarette sales San Francisco supervisors have voted unanimously to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes. (June 18)        ...
20:00, 06/18/2019

The Trump administration is thinking about banning end-to-end encryption The proliferation of end-to-end encryption services has been fantastic for end users and for privacy, but it has also been a huge problem for intelligence and law enforcement agencies. Ironically, it’s the Snowden revelations from a few years a...
09:00, 06/28/2019

Opinion: Banning phones from roads is easier said than done The campaign to eradicate mobile phone usage is promising, but is there any feasible means of enforcing such a law? While today’s Transport Committee report shines a welcome spotlight on the epidemic of mobile phone use at the wheel, a request from ...
08:00, 08/13/2019

Instagram is working on new rules for banning accounts Less than a week after banning Alex Jones and other far-right extremists, Instagram has revealed that it is working on a new policy for account removals. These upcoming guidelines, which the company told Engadget will start rolling out "soon," are go...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Why Banning 8chan Was So Hard for Cloudflare: ‘No One Should Have That Power’ In a pair of interviews, Cloudflare's chief executive was torn about the decision. On one hand, 8chan was clearly reprehensible. But banning the site could set a bad precedent...
15:16, 08/05/2019

Cuomo approves law banning hairstyle discrimination Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a new law making New York one of the first states in the nation to ban discrimination based on ethnic hairstyles. It amends the Human Rights Law by adding “traits historically associated with race, including but not limited...
08:32, 07/13/2019

Uber will start banning riders with low ratings Uber said Wednesday that it will start banning riders with low ratings, a significant change to the company’s previous policies. The ride-sharing giant said that riders who have “significantly below average” ratings may lose access to Uber if t...
11:16, 05/29/2019

Alabama Moved to Outlaw Most Abortions. Here’s What’s Next. The next move on the Alabama bill that would ban most abortions at every stage of pregnancy belongs to governor. But the last word will probably come from the federal courts....
09:48, 05/15/2019

Maine law to allow non-doctors to perform abortions The bill, which Democratic Gov. Janet Mills introduced herself, will go into effect in mid-June. Only physicians perform abortions in most states.        ...
03:48, 06/11/2019

Alabama legislature votes to ban most abortions Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have the strictest abortion law in the country. (May 15)        ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

San Francisco to vote on banning face recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco supervisors will vote on surveillance oversight legislation Tuesday that includes a ban on the use of facial recognition technology by police and other city departments. If approved by the full board, San Francisco would...
23:48, 05/13/2019

Canada may start banning single-use plastics by 2021 Canada could start banning single-use plastics like grocery bags, straws, forks and knives as soon as 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday....
15:32, 06/11/2019

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 procedure for women and girls impregnated by rape and incest....
05:16, 05/14/2019

Beverly Hills considering banning sale of tobacco products BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Beverly Hills is considering outlawing the sale of tobacco products, a move that would make the glamorous California city the first in the nation to enact such a ban. A draft ordinance going before the Beverly Hills City ...
12:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. Says Russia Is Likely Defying Treaty Banning Nuclear Tests Russia has likely been carrying out low-yield nuclear tests to upgrade its nuclear arsenal, according to a new U.S. intelligence assessment, challenging Moscow’s claims that it is adhering to an international treaty....
12:16, 05/29/2019

Costa Rica is banning the use of polystyrene packaging from 2021 Costa Rica lawmakers are to ban the import of expanded polystyrene packaging in a bid to curb its damaging effects on the environment and human health...
11:16, 07/17/2019

San Francisco to join list of those banning cashless stores SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is about to require brick-and-mortar retailers to take cash as payment. If approved by the Board of Supervisors at a meeting Tuesday, San Francisco would join Philadelphia and New Jersey in banning a growing paperle...
00:48, 05/07/2019

Polite society: why are British cities banning swearing? Councils say bans help tackle anti-social behaviour. But critics argue restrictions are a heavy-handed curb on freedom of expressionWhen Salford ditched its ban on swearing last week, Mark Thomas’s reaction was apt. “Hoo fucking ray” the comedian twe...
07:48, 08/07/2019

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 for "altruistic" reasons....
13:00, 07/03/2019

YouTube says it's banning Nazis, Holocaust deniers, and other extremists YouTube’s started to feel like a pile of loaded guns left in a schoolyard over the past decade, the streaming platform having more or less having turned a blind eye to the racist, conspiratorial, nightmarish content its algorithms keep planting in fr...
11:48, 06/05/2019

These Prisons Are Banning Books That Teach Inmates How to Code The Oregon Department of Corrections [DOC] has barred inmates from reading dozens of books about technology and programming—many of which teach basic skills for many entry-level jobs. Read more......
15:48, 06/21/2019

By Banning Protest Signs, MLS Is Trying To Lobotomize The Fandom It Asked For MLS and its clubs are currently embroiled in a fight against their own supporters over what the league claims are violations of its anti-politics rules. Over the last two weeks, multiple fans in multiple stadiums have been ejected for banners that ru...
16:32, 08/20/2019

Could banning sunscreen to help save coral do more harm than good? Hawaii, Mexico and Palau are encouraging tourists to use reef-friendly lotions – but protecting ourselves from the sun shouldn’t fall by the waysideLast year, the Pacific nation of Palau announced that, from 2020, it will ban sunscreens containing ce...
06:48, 06/19/2019

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for aborti...
21:32, 06/06/2019

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....
11:32, 05/14/2019

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 US Supreme Court. Gov. Kay Ivey said the Alabama Human Life Protection Act “stands as a power...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Trump Keeps Talking About Second-Trimester Abortions. Here’s What He Gets Wrong Abortions during and after the second trimester are extremely rare. In fact, fewer than 1.3% of abortions are performed after 21 weeks of gestation, according to 2015 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The procedures, often ter...
14:48, 04/29/2019

Ban on rape victims having abortions passed in Alabama Alabama's Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw abortion - challenging a landmark US Supreme Court ruling that legalised abortion across the country in the 1970s....
01:48, 05/15/2019

Trump defends clinicians’ right to refuse to do abortions WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions. President Donald Trump made the announcement Thursday during a speech in the Whi...
10:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. judge blocks Ohio 'heartbeat' law to end most abortions A federal judge on Wednesday blocked Ohio from enforcing a new law that critics said would effectively ban most abortions in the state, starting as early as six weeks into pregnancy....
15:00, 07/03/2019

‘Heartbeat’ Laws Could Ban Most Abortions Across Deep South A clinic escort, left, speaks to a driver and patient while an abortion protester attempts to hand over some reading material outside the Jackson Women’s Health Organization clinic in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The clinic is the...
12:16, 05/11/2019

Louisiana Moves to Ban Abortions After a Heartbeat Is Detected The state’s Democratic governor said he planned to sign the so-called fetal heartbeat bill. Similar bans across the country have already been challenged — and blocked — in court....
02:00, 05/30/2019

Trump defends clinicians' right to refuse to do abortions The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions....
14:48, 05/02/2019

Alabama’s vote to ban nearly all abortions now in governor’s hands Alabama legislators have given final approval to a ban on nearly all abortions, and if the Republican governor signs the measure, the state will have the strictest abortion law in the country....
04:16, 05/15/2019

"You Kill Them Now Or Later": US Lawmaker's Remark On Abortions Stirs Row A day after Alabama passed what could become the most restrictive abortion legislation in the country, state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, took to the House floor to voice his support for a woman's......
22:32, 05/02/2019

Tired of hiding: five doctors who provide abortions come out They’re fearless, defiant, and increasingly angry at the mounting threats in the US to reproductive rights. Here, they reveal why the reasons why they choose to go public On a frigid evening in January, Dr Katie McHugh welcomed 20 guests into her Ind...
20:16, 08/06/2019

Pennsylvania House tries anew to ban Down syndrome abortions HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives is launching another effort to outlaw abortions because of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, although it faces a veto if it even reaches Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk. ...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Rules banning outdoor weddings face shake-up, May announces Couples in England and Wales could marry where they like as PM attempts to cement legacyCouples in England and Wales may be given the option of tying the knot at sea, in the woods or even at home after a review of outdated marriage laws was kicked of...
15:00, 06/28/2019

Banning dangerous chemicals could save the US billions | Leonardo Trasande It’s a myth that environmental regulations stifle economic productivity. Harmful chemicals cost the US $340bn a yearThe Trump administration has argued that environmental regulations hold back economic productivity. Yet history suggests that the oppo...
01:32, 06/25/2019

Apple considers banning app after report claims it’s riddled with prostitution Apple is reviewing whether to boot a streaming and dating service from its app store after receiving a scathing report claiming the app is riddled with prostitution and other sexual shenanigans, The Post has learned....
11:16, 06/24/2019

Judge blocks Indiana abortion law banning second-trimester procedure U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker on Friday blocked an Indiana law that would ban a second-trimester abortion procedure.        ...
23:00, 06/28/2019

LA considers banning horse racing after deaths at nearby racetrack Los Angeles is reportedly taking measures to ban horse racing in the city — a move that comes as dozens of race horses have died this season at nearby Santa Anita Park. The city’s Board of Animal Services was set to consider a non-binding motio...
00:00, 07/24/2019

MTA chairman calls for banning serial perverts, thugs from the subway MTA chairman Pat Foye on Wednesday called for lawmakers to not only ban serial perverts from the subway — but also repeat thugs and pests. “The MTA and the NYPD need the ability to ban criminals from our subway system if they are engaging in behavior...
15:48, 05/22/2019

Florida governor signs bill banning sanctuary policies TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — All law enforcement agencies in Florida will have to cooperate with federal immigration authorities under a bill signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The bill signed Friday allows DeSantis to remove local officials from office if the...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Newcastle fan gets banning order for racially abusing Liverpool players • Fan lands five-year banning order and indefinite club ban• Supporter caught in an undercover stewarding operationA 57-year-old Newcastle United fan has received a five-year football banning order after being convicted of racially abusing Liverpool ...
10:16, 05/24/2019

Trump abandons rule banning prescription drug rebates The White House said Thursday that it was abandoning its proposed rule that would have banned drug price rebates collected by pharmacy benefit managers....
09:48, 07/11/2019

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 vote that even Democrats recognized as inevitable, the state has gone ahead and passed it. If signed...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Group sues Boston for banning Christian flag, approving 284 others The city of Boston, Mass. is being sued for religious discrimination for banning the Christian flag and permitting 284 others, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week....
09:32, 07/15/2019

Nashville considers banning electric scooters after death of 26-year-old man The mayor of Nashville has recommended that the city ban electric scooters from the streets of Tennessee's capital, a month after a 26-year-old man was struck and killed by a car while riding one of the two-wheeled vehicles....
15:48, 06/26/2019

A Teenager Sued His School for Banning Unvaccinated Students. Now He Has Chickenpox A Kentucky teenager who sued his school last month for banning unvaccinated students has come down with a case of chickenpox. Jerome Kunkel, 18, took legal action against his high school after the Northern Kentucky Health Department said unvaccinated...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Japanese women want a law banning high heel dress code A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement....
09:16, 06/04/2019

Will Banning Internal Combustion Engines Help the Case Of Electric Three-Wheelers? Niti Aayog also proposes a complete ban on three-wheelers powered by internal combustion engines. But how realistic is it to set a deadline to phase out all three-wheelers with internal combustion......
07:32, 06/01/2019

More states are banning questions about salary history in job interviews. What to say if you’re asked about it anyway. Employment lawyers, salary negotiation experts and employee rights advocates say the question is probably still getting asked — whether by naive or rogue hiring managers — and that violations of salary history questions posed behind closed doors coul...
03:00, 08/17/2019

Banning Huawei Would Cost EU Telcos Up to EUR 55 Billion: Industry Body Banning Huawei and ZTE from Europe's rollout of 5G telecom networks would cost EU mobile operators up to EUR 55 billion, according to GSM Association....
02:32, 06/10/2019

Google warns banning Huawei could increase security risks According to a Financial Times report, Google execs are concerned that banning Huawei could lead to increased security risks. Sources warn that if Huawei is not allowed access to Android updates, it could develop its own, similar software, which woul...
08:32, 06/07/2019

Walmart not banning gun sales in wake of mass shooting, but some advocates say it should Walmart is not halting gun sales, though critics are calling on it to do so after 31 people were killed in two mass shootings this weekend.       ...
01:16, 08/06/2019

Bill allowing self-induced abortions advances in Nevada Called the Trust Nevada Women Act, the bill would repeal existing prohibitions on self-induced abortions and drugs causing a miscarriage.        ...
08:16, 05/22/2019

Alabama doctor vows to keep providing abortions when ban goes into effect An Alabama doctor has vowed to keep providing abortions when the state’s near-total ban against the procedure goes into effect. Dr. Yashica Robinson, who is the medical director of the Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives,...
12:16, 05/17/2019

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life....
08:32, 05/21/2019

'A vanishingly small number' of women have abortions in the third trimester. Here's why most of them do it. iStock Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg said women undergoing so-called "late-term abortions" do so because "something about the health or the life of the mother ... forces them to make an impossible, unthinkable choice." A fraction of 1% of abor...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Medical abortions can be safely supervised via telemedicine: study (Reuters Health) - Terminating a pregnancy with medication under virtual supervision from a clinician is just as effective and safe as doing so at a medical facility, a study across four U.S states suggests....
06:32, 08/15/2019

Republicans, Men and Christians Aren't Trying to Ban Abortions. White People Are News outlets across the country have characterized two recent bills that effectively banned abortions in Georgia and Alabama in a number of ways. Some media outlets have painted the laws as Republican measures while others have painted it as the bypr...
14:48, 05/16/2019

States sue over rule allowing clinicians to refuse abortions NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs. The la...
12:16, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Doctors decry threat of penalties for abortions JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri’s proposed ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The Missouri Section of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says it strongly opposes the ...
18:16, 05/17/2019

U.S. 'gag rule' linked to 40% jump in abortions in parts of Africa A decades-old U.S. government policy reinstated by President Donald Trump in 2017 that restricts international aid to NGOs that support abortion is linked to a 40% rise in abortions in some parts of sub-Saharan African, a study showed on Thursday....
20:00, 06/27/2019

Sex-selective abortions may have stopped the birth of 23 million girls A huge analysis suggests sex-selective abortions have led to at least 23 million fewer girls born worldwide, but birth ratios are now returning to normal...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Texas Congressman Says Women Should 'Absolutely' Be Punished for Having Abortions In a video released by a reproductive rights group, U.S. Rep. Ron Wright says women who have abortions should “absolutely” be jailed, HuffPost reported on Thursday....
08:32, 06/07/2019

Trump Defends Health Workers’ Right To Object To Abortions WASHINGTON (AP) — Advancing his anti-abortion agenda, President Donald Trump moved Thursday to protect health care workers who object to procedures like abortion on moral or religious grounds. Trump chose the National Day of Prayer to announce the ne...
05:00, 05/03/2019

NYC allocates $250K to help low-income women obtain abortions The city has secured $250,000 to pay for abortion services for low-income women who do not have access to safe and affordable health care, lawmakers said on Friday. The one-time allocation of funds from the City Council will be given to the New York ...
18:16, 06/14/2019

How the wave of U.S. restrictions will affect Canadian women sent there for abortions Exclusive data obtained by Global News shows that provinces are sending dozens of women to the U.S. for abortions. Experts say this points to deeper problems with access in Canada....
08:16, 05/28/2019

Brexit effect forces women to go to Netherlands for abortions Charity says visa delays making it harder for immigrant women in Ireland to travel to UKA pro-choice charity that for decades has helped thousands of Irish women access abortions in England is sending foreign nationals to the Netherlands due to tight...
09:32, 06/07/2019

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrations by banning public drinking in the roads around the station as well as in public parks....
08:32, 05/13/2019

A third of Canadians in favour of banning officials from wearing religious symbols: poll A majority of Quebecers canvassed in the survey agreed that federal, provincial and local politicians shouldn't be allowed to wear hijabs, crucifixes or turbans on the job....
11:16, 05/25/2019

Banning gay panic defenses: The unfinished legacy of the Matthew Shepard case New York could become the fourth state to strike gay panic defenses, which let a defendant use a victim's LGBTQ identity as justification for violent acts.        ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

Cuomo signs bill at Pride parade banning ‘gay panic’ defense Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday signed a law banning the so-called “gay panic” defense in New York State, saying it “ends the justification of homophobia.” Cuomo scribbled his John Hancock on Bill A2707 in the thick of the Pride m...
14:48, 06/30/2019

Trump’s banning of Huawei could be the beginning of the biggest trade war ever | John Naughton Don’t expect the Chinese government to roll over in the fight against the tech giantUntil recently, the only thing the average citizen could have told you about Huawei, the Chinese tech giant, was that s/he hadn’t the faintest idea of how to pronounc...
02:32, 06/02/2019

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 cause cancer....
11:48, 07/02/2019

Guterres hails historic Convention banning violence and harassment at work A landmark international agreement banning violence and harassment in the workplace has been applauded by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, after it was adopted on Friday at the International Labour Organization’s Centenary Conference in Geneva....
08:00, 06/21/2019

Carlin Dunne's Mother Speaks Against Banning Motorcycles On Pikes Peak After Ducati rider Carlin Dunne's tragic death at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, there have been reports about the future of motorcycle racing at Pikes Peak under question....
06:48, 07/17/2019

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman balks at idea of banning head contact The commissioner of the National Hockey League told a parliamentary panel that such a rule would be impossible to enforce and lead to the end of hitting in hockey....
17:16, 05/01/2019

Tennessee lawmakers mull proposal banning abortion once pregnancy is detected Tennessee lawmakers said Monday they are considering whether to seek one of the nation’s strictest abortion bans even as such laws continue to be struck down in court....
19:32, 08/13/2019

San Francisco moves closer to banning facial-recognition surveillance technology San Francisco's government won't be allowed to use facial-recognition surveillance under a new ordinance, becoming the first city in the nation to ban the technology....
19:16, 05/14/2019

U.S. prohibits airlines from banning specific species, breeds as service animals The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday prohibited airlines from banning specific breeds of dogs in its new guidelines on in-flight service animals....
17:48, 08/08/2019

Senator Hawley announces bill banning loot boxes, pay-to-win mechanics Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) (credit: Senate.gov) Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) today announced plans to introduce "The Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act," which would target "the exploitation of children through 'pay-to-win' and 'loot box' mon...
21:32, 05/08/2019

Poverty is a hurdle for women seeking abortions in rural America In the US south and beyond, getting an abortion is not only logistically and emotionally difficult – it can push someone over the financial edgeFor the third time in a week, LT stood at the reception in the abortion clinic in Shreveport, Louisiana, m...
14:32, 08/14/2019

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

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to protect the mother's health, as part of a multistate effort to have the U.S. Supreme Court reconsider a woman's constitutional right to an abo...
21:48, 05/14/2019

Massachusetts Democrats look to liberalize abortions late in pregnancies and for minors Massachusetts Democrats are inching toward expanding the right to abortion, giving physicians greater discretion to perform abortions later in pregnancy....
23:16, 06/25/2019

Planned Parenthood sues to block U.S. rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
12:32, 06/05/2019

As States Race to Limit Abortions, Alabama Goes Further, Seeking to Outlaw Most of Them Alabama is advancing a bill to ban most abortions, though exceptions for rape, incest and serious threats to the mother’s health were being considered....
17:32, 05/08/2019

Alyssa Milano says she is 'pro-life,' then defends abortions for women in certain 'circumstances' Actress/activist Alyssa Milano defended her "sex strike" on Tuesday night and insisted that she and every "human on the planet" are "pro-life" despite advocating for abortions. ...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Teen Vogue slammed for column teaching minors how to get abortions Parents are blasting Teen Vogue for a recent “sexual health and identity” column that instructs a pregnant minor on how to end a pregnancy without telling her parents because “having access to abortion should be your right, regardle...
14:16, 06/14/2019

Sex cult leader who branded victims and forced them to have abortions caged THE vile mastermind of a cult who branded his victims with his initials, kept them on a starvation diet and ordered them to have sex with him has been found guilty....
21:48, 06/19/2019

Trump administration moves to end U.S. research using fetal tissue from abortions The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would end scientific research at the National Institutes of Health that relies on fetal tissue from elective abortions, and would accelerate efforts to find alternatives for such research, a move welcomed...
18:16, 06/05/2019

GOP's Global Gag Rule Linked to Less Birth Control Use—and More Unsafe Abortions The U.S. government’s capricious stance on foreign aid has likely worsened the reproductive care and health of women living in poorer affected countries, according to a new report out Thursday. Read more......
16:48, 06/27/2019

Planned Parenthood sues U.S. to block rule that may limit abortions Planned Parenthood and other nonprofits offering family planning services sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to block a new federal rule letting healthcare workers refuse abortions and other services because of religious or moral objections....
14:32, 06/11/2019

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

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 doctors who perform the procedure with life in......
07:00, 05/15/2019

Madrid's Car Ban Flip-Flop Shows Just How Much People In Big Cities Love Banning Cars Less than a month after announcing a moratorium on Madrid’s car ban in the city center on the justification that traffic is part of the city’s identity (yes, seriously), the city’s right-wing coalition is now poised to reverse itself and go back to ...
11:32, 07/26/2019

Rogers vice chairman calls for banning Huawei from Canada's 5G network: Bloomberg Canadian telecom provider Rogers Communications Inc's vice chairman, Philip Lind, said on Thursday that Huawei Technologies Co should be banned from Canada's 5G network, Bloomberg reported....
14:32, 05/30/2019

Trieste half-marathon organizers spark outrage after banning African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to allegations of racism....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Tired of Hearing Leader Criticized, Pakistani Lawmaker Starts Banning Words After the opposition kept calling Prime Minister Imran Khan a leader “selected” by the country’s military, the deputy speaker banned the description. The debate is not over....
06:32, 06/25/2019

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.        ...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity Canada's House of Commons passed a bill Monday to make it illegal to hold a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive, punishable by fines up to $150,000 USD....
17:48, 06/10/2019

Trump administration to start banning abortion referrals at taxpayer-funded clinics Department of Health to force end to abortion referrals, a rule widely seen as a blow against Planned ParenthoodTaxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration has announced, decla...
08:16, 07/16/2019

Airports are unlikely to follow Orlando's lead in banning religious services at interfaith chapels Chapels and interfaith prayer spaces, many with full or part-time chaplains, are among the amenities offered by more than three dozen airports around the country....
07:48, 06/02/2019

Steve King, Opposing All Abortions, Asks if There Would Be ‘Any Population’ Without Rape and Incest Mr. King, who represents a deeply conservative district in Iowa, was discussing his opposition to exceptions for rape and incest in anti-abortion legislation....
14:01, 08/14/2019

NYPD investigating claim officer mocked women over abortions while on subway The NYPD is looking into a viral tweet from a straphanger who claimed a uniformed officer on her subway ride was mocking women’s reasons for getting abortions, the department said Friday. “This NYPD cop is looking at his phone and reading...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Judge blocks Ohio from enforcing law that bans abortions after heartbeat detected U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett said the Heartbeat Protection Act imposed an unconstitutional "undue burden" on a woman's right to obtain a pre-viability abortion....
17:48, 07/03/2019

Hemingway on left's new criticism of Joe Biden: It's now 'radical' to say taxpayers should not fund abortions Joe Biden is taking heat from the left for his support for the Hyde Amendment, which prevents federal funds from being used for abortions except in cases of rape, incest or to save the life of the mother. ...
07:16, 06/06/2019

Nxivm leader claimed abortions help women ‘lose weight and get fit’: witness The leader of the alleged upstate cult Nxivm encouraged his sex “slaves” to get abortions after he impregnated them — and tried to make the procedures seem more appealing by claiming they were an opportunity to “lose weight and get ...
17:16, 05/28/2019

2020 candidate compares using taxpayer money for abortions to funding the military Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton criticized people who say they support abortion but do not want their tax dollars to fund them. He compared the position to supporting the U.S. military but not wanting to fund it....
12:48, 06/06/2019

Howard Stern: The Trump I know wasn't anti-abortion because he probably got a 'few people abortions' Longtime radio host Howard Stern said during an interview with "Good Morning America" that he does not believe President Trump is truly anti-abortion because he probably got a "few people abortions."...
15:48, 05/13/2019

Rise in Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales Increase of 22% comes as greater number of mothers and women over 35 have terminationsThe number of Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales has increased by 22%, as terminations in the two countries reached their highest level, wi...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Biden says ‘times have changed’ in reversing support for ban on public money for abortions Joe Biden, the current front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary, said he supports repealing the Hyde Amendment a day after his campaign said he supported it....
18:32, 06/06/2019

Justice Clarence Thomas Slams Women Who Have Abortions as Heartless Eugenicists Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas slammed women who have abortions as heartless “eugenicists” in a 20-page opinion Tuesday opposing the high court’s majority decision not to overturn a lower court’s ruling that blocked Indiana abortion restrictio...
21:32, 05/28/2019

Michigan hotel offers free room to women seeking abortions YALE, Mich. (AP) — A hotel manager in Michigan’s rural Thumb region is offering free lodging to women who come from states that have passed tough abortion restrictions to have the procedure. The Detroit Free Press reports Yale Hotel manager She...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Alabama Senate rejects exception for rape amid debate to ban nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday debated a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, rejecting an exception for rape and incest, part of an effort by more than a dozen states to have the U.S. Supreme Court reconsider a woman's constitutional righ...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Lack of access is forcing Canadian women to the U.S. for abortions. That’s ’cause for concern’: minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor is not ruling out whether U.S. restrictions will come up in a meeting on Thursday between the prime minister and the U.S. vice-president....
10:32, 05/29/2019

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 with restrictive abortion bans....
10:00, 05/21/2019

Federal judge blocks Indiana law banning 2nd trimester abortion procedure from taking effect INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Federal judge blocks Indiana law banning 2nd trimester abortion procedure from taking effect....
16:00, 06/28/2019

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.       ...
20:48, 06/23/2019

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous state was withdrawn Thursday....
21:32, 05/23/2019

New York sees significant rise in women traveling across state line for abortions A growing number of women are travelling for abortions amid tightening restrictions and access to services across the countryWhen Courtney Buckman made the difficult decision to have an abortion, the obvious solution should have been to go to her nea...
01:16, 07/04/2019

Women Who Are Denied Abortions May Face Long-Lasting Health Problems, Study Says When a woman is denied access to an abortion, research has shown that she may face threats to her mental or financial well-being. A new study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, suggests her physical health may suffer, too. “There...
14:16, 06/10/2019

Lamar Odom slept with up to 6 women a week, paid for ‘plenty of abortions’: book Lamar Odom, the former NBA star and ex-husband of Khloe Kardashian, reportedly opened up in his new book “Darkness to Light” about “demons” that tormented him in the past and his empty flings with women in an effort to “fill a void.”...
02:00, 05/29/2019

Klobuchar struggles with questions on late-term abortions when pressed by Meghan McCain Minnesota Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar struggled to answer questions about late-term abortions when pressed by "The View" co-host Meghan McCain on Friday. ...
14:16, 05/17/2019

Justice Clarence Thomas Likens Some Abortions to Eugenics in 20-Page Supreme Court Opinion The Supreme Court confronted a restrictive Indiana abortion law on Tuesday by upholding one portion of it and punting another. The portion it upheld, which was previously barred by the the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, requires fetal rem...
19:00, 05/28/2019

North Korea's forced abortions: The Hermit Kingdom's underreported human rights abuses While North Korea routinely makes headlines for its missile tests, nuclear program and the various apocalyptic pronouncements of dictator Kim Jong Un, one of Pyongyang’s most horrific tools of abuse rarely gets a mention and is largely unchecked: the...
10:16, 08/05/2019

A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected....
14:32, 05/24/2019

Federal court of appeals rules against Trump 'blanket ban' of abortions for illegal-immigrant teens A federal appeals court ruled against a Trump administration "blanket ban" that prevents illegal immigrants from getting abortions once they cross the border....
19:32, 06/14/2019

Women 'tied like pigs,' forced abortions part of China's 'one-child policy,' doc shows Although China's one-child policy ended years ago, the consequences of forced abortions, sterilizations, abandoned newborns, and government abductions, are just being realized....
11:48, 08/08/2019

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs legislation that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs legislation that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected....
07:48, 05/07/2019

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon The New York State Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, specifically calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company for their 'not a flamethrower' product....
09:32, 06/21/2019

Many Senators Would Like to Know if Aliens Are Real, as Would I Senators are meeting with Pentagon officials to be debriefed on UFO sightings, scores of which have been reported by members of the U.S. Navy over the years. Still, not one seems to be able to publicly confirm or deny whether aliens are real, which s...
06:16, 06/20/2019

Appeals court OKs new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Appeals court OKs new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions....
13:48, 06/20/2019

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 the extent of an issue that lawmakers have fiercely debated in recent months....
07:16, 08/19/2019

Democratic Senators: Sure Would Be Nice if One of You Ran for Senate As hundreds—no, thousands—of Democratic hopefuls scramble to qualify for final spots in the first 2020 debate later this month, their fellow Democrats in the Senate are growing more and more frustrated that the party seems to be ceding control of the...
09:32, 06/10/2019

Senators propose Glioblastoma Awareness Day Sen. Martha McSally and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema teamed up to raise awareness about the deadly disease that claimed the life of longtime lawmaker Sen. John McCain. Sen. Martha McSally, who now sits in the late-senator’s seat, introduced a resolution to ma...
05:16, 05/18/2019

Senators Want Facebook to Put a Price on Your Data. Is That Possible? A bill introduced by senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley would require big tech companies to disclose the data they collect and value it for each user....
07:00, 06/26/2019

Senators question FAA on aircraft certification A group of U.S. senators on Wednesday questioned the Federal Aviation Administration oversight of Boeing Co's 737 MAX as the agency defended the longstanding practice of deferring much of the process of certifying new aircraft to manufacturers....
14:48, 07/31/2019

Republican Senators Are Going to War With Each Other Over Donald Trump Jr. Republicans in Congress are so mad that the Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. earlier this week they are going to war against members of their own party. Republican Sen. Richard Burr, who chairs the committee, has found himsel...
13:00, 05/10/2019

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10:48, 06/06/2019

GOP Senators Voice Concern Over Stephen Moore at the Fed Numerous Senate Republicans expressed concerns over the possibility of President Trump nominating conservative commentator Stephen Moore to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors....
04:00, 05/01/2019

$5 billion fine is a 'bargain' for Facebook, top US senators say A bipartisan letter published Monday puts additional pressure on the FTC as it weighs steps to punish Facebook for mishandling users' personal information....
02:00, 05/07/2019

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
13:32, 07/16/2019

Senators seek 'serious' fines for antitrust violations U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal introduced legislation on Friday to allow harsher penalties for companies that violate antitrust law, following a Justice Department probe into alleged anticompetitive behavior by big tech....
10:48, 08/02/2019

2 senators ask MLB for data on foul ball injuries Illinois' two senators have urged Major League Baseball to be more transparent about fans who are injured by foul balls, saying the lack of data is creating confusion about the extent of the problem       ...
16:16, 08/07/2019

Sam Bee flunks anti-choice Republicans in her Sex Ed For Senators Late-night hosts weren’t shy about expressing their anger over Alabama’s newly signed (by Republican Governor Kay Ivey), draconian anti-abortion law, a blanket ban on a medical procedure affecting only one gender which completely removes women’s auto...
03:32, 05/16/2019

Senators remark on Trump comment on foreign help Senators are reacting to President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign. (June 13)        ...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Senators react to border aid and SCOTUS findings Senators react to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her chamber's Democrats added provisions to the Senate measure that would strengthen standards of care for detained migrant families and children. Lawmakers also respond to Supreme Court decisions...
13:32, 06/27/2019

Report: Senators Are Suddenly Really Interested in UFOs Three U.S. senators received a classified briefing on reported Navy encounters with unidentified flying objects, Politico reported on Wednesday, including vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee Senator Mark Warner....
10:32, 06/20/2019

Senators say they regret calling for Al Franken's resignation Seven current and former members say case was mishandledFranken, 68, ‘absolutely’ regrets resigning over groping claimsSeven current and former US senators who called for the resignation of Al Franken in 2017 have said their actions were wrong.The di...
07:48, 07/22/2019

Trump administration to brief senators on election security Officials from President Donald Trump’s administration will brief senators on election security on Wednesday amid bipartisan agreement that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, according to a senior Senate aide. Wednesday’s briefing, requested by ...
10:48, 07/08/2019

Kushner briefs senators on immigration plan Jared Kushner briefed senators Tuesday on an immigration proposal meant to boost border security and set up a new merit-based system that would keep the number of legal immigrants coming into the U.S. at current levels, according to administration of...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Senators briefed by Pentagon on reported UFO sightings Three US senators were reportedly briefed by the Pentagon on Wednesday about recent reports detailing UFO sightings by Navy pilots. The revelation, reported by Politico, comes days after President Trump disclosed that he too had been briefed on the “...
01:00, 06/20/2019

GOP, Dem Senators officially introduce loot box, “pay-to-win” legislation Unlike this ceramic replica, video game loot boxes are not filled with real candy. (credit: ThinkGeek) Weeks ago, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) released an outline for the The Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act, aimed at stopping randomized l...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Senators react to subpoena issued to Trump Jr. Senators remain split on news reports that the Intelligence Committee has subpoened Donald Trump Junior. (May 9)        ...
13:48, 05/09/2019

Senators near deal on disaster aid with Trump ‘on board’ Top senators negotiating a disaster aid deal are closing in on a compromise that could get a Senate vote as early as next week to unlock more than $17 billion in assistance to ailing communities.Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) ...
15:32, 05/02/2019

Joe Biden apologises for remarks about segregationist senators 2020 hopeful says ‘I regret it’ at campaign event after criticism over comments about working with lawmakers known for racist viewsAs he headed towards a confrontation with Kamala Harris in South Carolina this weekend, Joe Biden took an unfamiliar st...
13:16, 07/06/2019

Senators Question F.B.I. Director About Spying Accusation During a Senate hearing, the F.B.I. director, Christopher A. Wray, defended the bureau against an accusation by the attorney general that agents spied on the Trump campaign during its Russia inquiry....
11:48, 05/07/2019

2 top Dem senators give boost to impeachment effort Patty Murray doesn’t typically make waves. But the low-key senator’s endorsement of an impeachment inquiry is doing exactly that in the Senate Democratic Caucus.The No. 3 Senate Democrat threw her considerable political weight behind the impeachment ...
06:48, 07/30/2019

Senators want to know why Amazon Choice recommends junk Amazon has never revealed how products receive its iconic black "Amazon's Choice" label, which gets them top billing on the ecommerce platform. US senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) sent a letter today to Amazon CEO Jeff ...
17:32, 08/12/2019

| Thai king endorses junta-appointed senators Scores of junta loyalists were endorsed as members of Thailand's 250-strong senate on Tuesday, packing the upper house with allies likely to vote for coup leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha's return as civilian premier after a highly disputed poll....
11:48, 05/14/2019

Trump to meet with Republican senators on U.S. shipping rules President Donald Trump is set to meet with Republican senators on Wednesday over a proposal to waive rules that only U.S.-flagged ships can move natural gas from American ports to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Northeast....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Senators urge VW to end delay of UAW vote at Tenn. plant Earlier this month, the largest German automaker won its bid to put off a union election for 1,700 workers at the Chattanooga, Tenn., plant until its challenge to a smaller UAW bargaining unit at the factory is settled....
12:48, 05/21/2019

Senators Call on M.L.B. for More Transparency on Foul Ball Injuries Senators Richard Durbin and Tammy Duckworth wrote a letter to Commissioner Rob Manfred urging him to release data on which seats at ballparks are most vulnerable to dangerous line drives....
18:48, 08/06/2019

A third of Thailand's appointed senators linked to military, police More than a third of Thailand's newly appointed senators have military or police backgrounds, an official document showed on Tuesday, a sign the upper house will probably vote to entrench army dominance of government five years after a military coup....
03:48, 05/14/2019

Trump to lay out immigration policy in coming days: senators U.S. President Donald Trump is set to give a speech on immigration policy in coming days, Republican senators said after meeting with top White House advisers on Tuesday....
13:32, 05/14/2019

Is there anything Trump could do to lose the support of Republican senators? SNL has the answer. “Saturday Night Live” took aim at a peculiar political phenomenon: the willingness of some Republican senators to support President Trump at all costs....
08:00, 05/12/2019

U.S. farm aid should not benefit foreign companies -Democratic senators Nine Democratic senators urged the Trump administration to ensure an aid package meant to compensate U.S. farmers for losses stemming from the U.S.-China trade war does not end up in the hands of foreign companies....
13:00, 05/30/2019

Senators back big jump in federal highway spending A bipartisan group of U.S. senators unveiled a proposal on Monday to authorize $287 billion in federal government spending over five years to maintain and repair the country's aging highways, bridges and tunnels, but Congress still faces the tough ta...
00:48, 07/30/2019

Senators question care of unaccompanied migrant children WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate Finance Committee are questioning whether the Trump administration is neglecting its duty to protect unaccompanied immigrant children in its care amid allegations of misconduct at ...
14:32, 05/09/2019

GOP senators line up against Trump’s Mexico tariff plan WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators are declaring deep opposition to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump said they’...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Dem senators slam Ratcliffe's nomination for intel chief Sen. Chris Murphy on Monday dismissed Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), President Donald Trump’s nominee to become the next director of national intelligence, as a “television character” who is an “inappropriate choice” for the historically nonpartisan ...
06:48, 07/29/2019

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the ratification of interim Prime Minister Jean-Michel Lapin....
23:48, 05/30/2019

U.S. senators say social media letting algorithms 'run wild' A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday questioned how major social media companies like Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google unit use algorithms and artificial intelligence to serve up new content to keep users engaged....
12:16, 06/25/2019

Senators question FBI on Russian hack of voting firm WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. senators are seeking answers from the FBI about its response to a suspected hack by Russian intelligence of a Florida-based voting software company before the 2016 election. Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Sen. Amy Klobuchar o...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Donald Trump's Son Questioned By Senators, Says Unconcerned About Perjury Donald Trump Jr wrapped up a return interview Wednesday with US lawmakers who questioned him about his contacts with Russians, with the president's eldest son dismissing concerns he may have perjured......
12:32, 06/12/2019

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico next week....
15:00, 06/04/2019

Senators reintroduce bill to improve AI adoption in government US senators aren't giving up on their dream of promoting AI use in government. A bipartisan group including Cory Gardner, Kamala Harris, Rob Portman and Brian Schatz has reintroduced the AI in Government Act in a bid to foster the adoption of A...
14:00, 05/08/2019

Ex-congressional aide gets 4 years in prison for doxxing GOP senators A former Democratic congressional staffer was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for posting the home addresses and phone numbers of five US senators online, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul. Jackson Co...
01:00, 06/20/2019

Republican senators push $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Two Republican U.S. senators said on Friday that Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks to extend its authoritarian reach" over the region....
10:32, 08/16/2019

Senators ask the FCC to limit 5G auction to protect weather forecasts In March, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began auctioning blocks of the 24 GHz spectrum, which could be used to implement future 5G networks. Shortly afterward, the US Navy released a memo warning that 5G in the 24 GHz band could interfe...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Senators: We're cracking down on shell companies and money laundering As senators committed to protecting U.S. national security, upholding the rule of law, and promoting efficient government, we believe the time is right to reform our laws for combating illicit finance....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Florida senators say Venezuela is national security issue Florida's U.S. senators are increasing pressure on the Trump administration to act on the crisis in Venezuela, calling it a national security matter....
14:32, 05/03/2019

Shuttle bus driver sues NHL’s Senators in harassment case A former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager and the NHL hockey team were sued for negligence on Friday over allegations he harassed a hotel shuttle bus driver last year in Buffalo....
19:48, 05/17/2019

Ex-Hassan aide sentenced to 4 years for doxing senators A former aide to Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) was sentenced to four years in prison Wednesday for hacking Senate computers and releasing personal information online about five Republican senators out of anger spurred by their roles in the confirmation...
02:00, 06/20/2019

U.S. senators: Facebook should not be trusted with ‘crazy’ cryptocurrency plan Democratic and Republican lawmakers said Facebook's track record of as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency.Read More...
23:32, 07/16/2019

Fed's Powell Faces Senators Amid Rate-Cut Signal Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell strongly signaled again that the central bank could cut interest rates later this month to bolster the U.S. economy as it faces risks from slowing global growth and uncertainty about trade disputes....
10:16, 07/11/2019

Facebook should not be trusted with 'crazy' cryptocurrency plan: senators Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency, labeling the plan "delusional" and "crazy" at a Senate hearin...
13:32, 07/16/2019

Senators grill FTC over reported $5 billion Facebook settlement Facebook's reported $5 billion settlement with the FTC isn't even official yet, but that isn't stopping politicians from bristling at it. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Josh Hawley and Ed Markey (pictured) have sent a letter to the FTC ...
12:48, 07/16/2019

Senators scrutinize Facebook's digital currency U.S. senators from both parties opened a hearing with tough questions and criticisms of Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency. (July 16)       ...
11:00, 07/16/2019

Senators ask FTC to investigate how social networks curate content Republican politicians are taking their allegations of tech industry bias to regulators. Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley have sent a letter to the FTC asking it to investigate how companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter curate content. These....
10:00, 07/15/2019

Republican senators may sink another Trump judicial nominee President Donald Trump’s nominee to a key appellate court could be in jeopardy over Republican concerns about his judicial record and potential issues in his FBI background check. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a confirmation hearing Wednes...
18:16, 07/16/2019

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Congress are still not on board, according to CNN....
02:48, 06/18/2019

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle questioned the social media company on its plans for a digital currency at a hearing on Tuesday....
08:32, 07/16/2019

Trump to lay out immigration policy in coming days -senators U.S. President Donald Trump plans a speech in coming days to lay out his views on how immigration laws should be overhauled, Republican senators said on Tuesday after top White House advisers briefed them on the plan....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Moore’s Shot at the Fed Teeters as G.O.P. Senators Voice Concerns Stephen Moore’s chance to be confirmed to the Federal Reserve dwindled after multiple Republican senators began to publicly question whether he would have enough votes if nominated....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Kushner skirts GOP senators’ key questions on his immigration plan In a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill, Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser tried to pitch his plan to overhaul legal immigration but failed to win over Republicans, according to GOP officials....
18:32, 05/14/2019

GOP senators to be briefed on White House immigration plan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Republican senators are scheduled to meet Tuesday to discuss a new White House immigration plan. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway describes the plan as “fairly comprehensive,” saying it a...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Senators want visas for Afghans now stranded after helping U.S. forces Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday revived an effort to provide visas to move to the United States for Afghans who worked for Americans during the long war in their country and are now stranded, their lives at risk due to that work...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Xbox Live WARNING: Microsoft BANNING Xbox One users in shock new rule change MIcrosoft has altered the terms and conditions on its Xbox Live page today - making it easier to get banned for poor behaviour. Here's what you need to know....
08:32, 05/04/2019

Former Democratic aide headed to prison for 'doxing' five Republican senators A former aide to two Democratic members of Congress will receive a sentence of four years in prison for data theft after pleading guilty to five felony charges linked to 'doxing' — or releasing personal information such as home addresses — five Repub...
22:16, 06/19/2019

Biden clashes with 2020 rivals over his work with segregationist senators Former vice-president defies calls for apology after highlighting his relationships with lawmakers known for racist viewsThe Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden responded with defiance after a day of sharp criticism from fellow Democrats, aft...
21:32, 06/19/2019

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming Two additional GOP senators signaled their support for the 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who were not present for testimony from 9/11 first responders at a Judiciary subcommittee hearing earlier...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Federal list of troubled nursing homes revealed by senators WASHINGTON (AP) — For years the federal government has kept under wraps the names of hundreds of nursing homes around the country found by inspectors to have serious ongoing health, safety or sanitary problems. On Monday that secrecy began to crack a...
13:32, 06/03/2019

Senators to introduce more legislation opposing Saudi arms sales WASHINGTON — Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking the sale of weapons to the kingdom. Sen. Chris Murphy of Con...
20:48, 06/09/2019

Trump's EPA is 'dangerously off the rails' on toxic chemical regulation, say senators Five Democrats say Trump officials have failed to ensure chemicals used in everyday products and materials are safe for humansSenate Democrats are charging that the Trump administration has gone “dangerously off the rails”, in failing to implement la...
12:00, 06/21/2019

Biden, Recalling Civility in Senate, Invokes Two Segregationist Senators At a fund-raiser in New York, Mr. Biden mentioned James Eastland and Herman Talmadge, two segregationists, fondly recalling that “at least there was some civility’’ in the Senate....
00:00, 06/19/2019

Joe Biden remains publicly mum about upset over his remarks about segregationist senators Members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with Biden privately on Thursday. On Friday, in a brief appearance in South Carolina, the former vice president did not mention his comments....
06:32, 06/22/2019

Dem, GOP senators want to check Trump’s power to sell arms to Saudis WASHINGTON — Two senators plan to introduce a bill Monday designed to force a vote on current and future U.S. arms sales and other military support to Saudi Arabia, saying it was time lawmakers checked President Donald Trump’s attempts to bypas...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Democratic candidates slam Joe Biden for remarks on segregationist senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed....
03:48, 06/20/2019

GOP senators hope Trump is bluffing on Mexico tariffs so they don't have to block them Mitch McConnell and members of the Senate GOP caucus hope Trump will scrap tariffs on Mexico before they have to decide whether to rebuke the president....
13:48, 06/04/2019

McConnell against pay raise for senators, but Hoyer says House still moving forward — for now Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won’t allow a pay increase for senators this year, a sign that the Kentucky Republican wants to avoid the politically loaded issue as he runs for a seventh term.“We’re not doing a COLA in the Senate,” McConnell ...
14:32, 06/20/2019

Senators will try to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval come ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

U.S. senators launch bill to broaden shell companies' disclosures A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Monday announced they were introducing a bill to toughen U.S. laws requiring shell companies to disclose their true owners' identity....
16:00, 06/10/2019

Two U.S. senators raise privacy concerns over Facebook's Messenger Kids Democratic U.S. senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal have written to Facebook Inc questioning whether there was a "worrying pattern" of poor privacy protection for children using its Messenger Kids app....
02:16, 08/07/2019

Two US senators raise privacy concerns over Facebook's Messenger Kids Democratic U.S. senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal have written to Facebook questioning whether there was a "worrying pattern" of poor privacy protection for children using its Messenger Kids app....
04:16, 08/07/2019

Senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
08:16, 05/21/2019

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
08:32, 05/21/2019

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
11:00, 05/21/2019

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 introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. ‘This bill is about control,’ the state sena...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made with forced labor in a letter published on Tuesday....
16:16, 07/16/2019

Italy's premier to address senators amid leadership challenge Italy's League party, led by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, had called on the Senate to discuss a no-confidence vote. Salvini is keen on forcing new elections, where his party could capitalize on soaring popularity....
23:00, 08/13/2019

Senators claim FCC’s 24GHz 5G auction could harm weather forecasts Two U.S. senators are accusing the FCC of rushing one of the key 5G millimeter wave auctions past objections from important prior users: meteorologists.Read More...
13:32, 05/15/2019

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to purchase tobacco to 21....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Senators ask Jeff Bezos to explain how Amazon recommends products In a letter to Jeff Bezos, Sens. Menendez and Blumenthal asked how the "Amazon's Choice" badge works, after reports indicated it recommends inferior products....
16:00, 08/12/2019

Two Democratic senators question Pentagon delay on cloud contract Two Democratic senators asked U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday if "outside" influence caused him to delay awarding a $10 billion cloud computing contract, after President Donald Trump suggested Amazon.com Inc should not win it....
17:16, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 4-Facebook should not be trusted with 'crazy' cryptocurrency plan - U.S. senators Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency, labeling the plan "delusional" and "crazy" at a Senate hearin...
13:16, 07/16/2019

Trump briefs Republican senators on emerging U.S. immigration plan President Donald Trump and aides on Tuesday briefed a group of Republican senators on a merit-based immigration plan that would let more highly-skilled workers into the United States and fewer low-skilled workers, a senior administration official sai...
16:32, 05/07/2019

Senators want FTC to send a message to Facebook by ordering it to pay a massive fine A couple of days ago we told you that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) could be days away from announcing a fine against Facebook in the amount of $3 billion to $5 billion. The FTC is trying to decide how much to punish Facebook and is negotiating ...
23:16, 05/06/2019

Two US senators ask MLB commissioner Rob Manfred for data on fan injuries from foul balls Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) sent a letter to Rob Manfred asking for MLB data so families can safely select where to sit.       ...
05:48, 08/07/2019

Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
13:32, 07/16/2019

Biden apologizes for touting past work with segregationist senators Seeking to put to rest a weeks-old controversy that has dogged his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, Joe Biden apologized on Saturday for touting his past record of working civilly with segregationists serving in the U.S. Sena...
15:00, 07/06/2019

Senators want answers from Google over Huawei's cancelled smart speaker Huawei's Google-backed smart speaker might never have seen the light of day, but that isn't stopping politicians from asking questions about it. Republican Senators Josh Hawley, Tom Cotton and Marco Rubio have sent a letter to Google chief...
13:16, 08/07/2019

U.S. Senators Urge Google to End Its Shitty Treatment of Contract Workers Google depends deeply on its contractors, but a series of damning reports indicate that while these workers make up around half of the company and are tasked with essential work, they are largely treated as second-class citizens. In response, a group...
23:16, 08/05/2019

Maple Leafs, Senators kick off free agency day with trade NHL free agency day began with two rivals helping each other out of a jam by way of a trade. The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired defenseman Cody Ceci, a 2020 third-round pick and minor leaguers Ben Harpur and Aaron Luchuk from the Ottawa Senators for de...
07:00, 07/01/2019

Facebook's Digital Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception From US Senators Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network's ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system......
00:32, 07/17/2019

GOP senators in Oregon to return to Capitol after avoiding climate bill After more than a week of avoiding the state Capitol in a successful effort to avoid a vote on a controversial climate change bill, Republican senators in Oregon are expected to return and vote on a slate of pending legislation....
19:16, 06/28/2019

U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devices violate a privacy law that protects children....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in private and religious centers...
19:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. senators announce bipartisan proposal to lower drug prices U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, a Republican, and the panel's leading Democrat, Senator Ron Wyden, announced on Tuesday a bipartisan proposal to lower the price of prescription drugs, and said the committee would vote on legis...
10:00, 07/23/2019

Senators announce bipartisan proposal to lower drug prices The top Republican and Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee announced a proposal to lower prescription drug prices on Tuesday that could save $100 billion in costs to government healthcare programs, and said the committee would vote on the l...
13:16, 07/23/2019

US Senators call for FTC probe of Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition Several US senators are asking Amazon for more information about its Echo Dot Kids Edition, which advocacy groups claim violates kids' digital privacy....
07:16, 05/10/2019

Senators to unveil carbon tax bill to generate $2.5 trillion in 10 years Two Democratic U.S. senators will unveil a bill on Thursday to curb climate change by slapping a fee on oil, natural gas and coal and delivering most of the revenues to low- and middle-income Americans, one of the lawmakers said....
15:00, 07/24/2019

Brouhaha Over Virtual Abortion Ban Has ’Bama Senators Pulling Out of a Vote — for Now Republican lawmakers in Alabama Thursday were prepared to OK what would have been the most restrictive abortion law in the nation, outlawing the procedure except in cases of rape, incest or a “serious” risk to the mother. But those plans were put on ...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Republican Senators Are Cool to Trump’s Choice for Top Intelligence Post Democrats and former officials also expressed concern that the pick, Representative John Ratcliffe, will politicize what is supposed to be a nonpartisan job....
22:48, 07/29/2019

Senators raise alarm over Trump's escalation in trade war with China Senate lawmakers from heavily agricultural states have expressed alarm over the recent escalation in the White House's ongoing trade war with China. Lawmakers from both parties said President Trump's insistence that the tariffs will boost the economy...
22:00, 05/14/2019

9/11 first responder: Senators who blocked vote on victims fund are ‘a–holes’ John Feal, a first responder who’s been fighting for passage of the 9/11 compensation fund bill in Congress, said senators who held up the legislation in the upper chamber are “a–holes.” GOP Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mik...
08:48, 07/18/2019

U.S. senators offer bill targeting Russia-Germany pipeline A group of Republican and Democratic U.S. senators introduced legislation on Tuesday seeking sanctions targeting the Nord Stream 2, a planned gas pipeline from Russia to Germany under fire from the United States and some European Union countries....
16:16, 05/14/2019

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been thrown into chaos for more than a week after Republican legislators fled the state and took refuge in...
23:48, 06/28/2019

Senators urge FAA to complete remote drone identification rules There's no question that drone sightings can be disruptive. In December, a drone spotted at Gatwick Airport in London led to the grounding and diversion of hundreds of flights, and similar disruptions have happened at Dubai International Airport...
15:00, 04/29/2019

White House invites GOP senators to meeting on potential sanctions against Turkey Trump has said the United States will cancel the purchase of F-35 fighter jets by Turkey after it acquired a Russian antimissile defense system. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday....
12:32, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Bitcoin tumbles as U.S. senators grill Facebook on crypto plans The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value after U.S. lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans, as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins intensifies....
13:16, 07/16/2019

Joe Biden says Cory Booker 'should apologize' for slam over working with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden told Fox News on Wednesday that he was not going to apologize for invoking his ability decades ago to work with two segregationist southern senators to “get things done.”...
20:32, 06/19/2019

U.S. senators urge Trump not to use Huawei as bargaining chip in trade talks U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio on Thursday urged the Trump administration not to use Huawei Technologies Co as a bargaining chip in ongoing trade talks with China....
08:48, 06/13/2019

GOP's farm belt Senators back Trump as China takes aim at U.S. agriculture Republican lawmakers in the farm belt are standing with President Donald Trump in the wake of an escalating trade war with China, which retaliated on Monday with more tariffs on agricultural goods....
14:00, 05/13/2019

Fire union calls on tightwad senators to pass 9/11 victims bill New York’s firefighters union demanded that the US Senate pass a bill Tuesday supporting 9/11 first responders, after a pair of penny-pinching Republican lawmakers slammed the brakes on the measure last week citing the national debt. “Senator M...
17:00, 07/22/2019

U.S. senators target $1 billion a year coal subsidy, ask IRS for test results Three U.S. senators on Monday urged the Internal Revenue Service to crack down on a $1 billion-a-year subsidy for burning chemically treated refined coal, after a new study showed some power plants using the fuel produced surging amounts of mercury a...
16:00, 06/10/2019

U.S. senators plan bill targeting Russia-Germany pipeline: source A group of Republican and Democratic U.S. senators will introduce legislation as soon as Tuesday seeking sanctions targeting the Nord Stream 2, a gas pipeline from Russia to Germany under fire from the United States and some European Union countries....
11:00, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators say Amazon smart speaker for kids violates privacy law Four U.S. senators urged the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday to investigate Amazon.com Inc's smart speakers aimed at children, claiming the devices violate a privacy law that protects children....
11:32, 05/09/2019

EPA chief defends biofuel waivers in meeting with farm senators: sources The head of the U.S.  Environmental Protection Agency defended his agency's expanded use of waivers exempting refineries from the country's biofuel law during a closed-door meeting with farm state senators last week, arguing the program has had no ne...
12:48, 07/30/2019

Senators introduce bill to hold U.S. Olympic sports accountable after sex scandals It will take an Act of Congress to help protect athletes and make sure sex abuse in U.S. Olympic sports never happens again.       ...
04:16, 07/30/2019

Democratic presidential candidates denounce Biden's comments about segregationist senators Bill de Blasio and Cory Booker denounced Biden by name in a break with the practice most Democrats have followed on the trail thus far. Both men framed their criticism in personal terms....
12:00, 06/19/2019

Senators say Trump will back gun control bills after El Paso, Dayton shootings WASHINGTON — There are signs of life in the Senate. After double mass shootings this weekend, two bipartisan gun safety bills in the Senate have gotten the support of President Trump, according to the bill sponsors. Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) ...
09:16, 08/06/2019

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 readers, does this headline refer to race: “These 25 Republicans – all white men – just voted to ban...
23:00, 05/19/2019

GOP senators set to return to Oregon Capitol after prolonged walkout over cap-and-trade bill Oregon's 11 Republican senators are ending a walkout protest over climate legislation that lasted more than a week and garnered national attention.        ...
23:00, 06/28/2019

Senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones....
14:32, 04/29/2019

U.S. senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones....
14:16, 04/29/2019

Oregon Republican senators end walkout, but legislature remains dogged by controversy Most Republican senators returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending their walkout and allowing the chamber to vote on 105 bills.        ...
10:48, 06/30/2019

Oregon Republican senators return to Capitol after scuttling climate bill Senate Republicans in Oregon will return to the Capitol in Salem on Saturday, nine days after they departed in a successful bid to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation that opened a bitter partisan divide....
19:00, 06/28/2019

Kamala Harris bashes Joe Biden over busing, segregationist senators: ‘it was hurtful’ "It was hurtful to hear you talk about the reputations of two U.S. senators who built their reputations and careers on the segregation of race in this country," she said....
02:16, 06/28/2019

An entrepreneur is sending fake dog testicles to GOP senators to protest the government shutdown The founder of Neuticles swears he's not pulling a PR stunt, and the move comes as businesses big and small capitalize on the federal government shutdown, which has left 800,000 workers without pay....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Illinois senators call on MLB to extend protective netting to corners of ballparks U.S. senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called on Major League Baseball on Thursday to extend safety netting to the right and left corners of ballparks in the wake of a recent spate of fans being injured by foul balls....
13:32, 06/27/2019

Biden says he waited until right 'opportunity' to apologize for remarks on working with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden admitted Sunday why he waited weeks to apologize for comments about working with segregationist lawmakers in his early days in the U.S. Senate....
21:32, 07/07/2019

Trump pick Stephen Moore's Fed nomination could be doomed as GOP senators criticize him Sen. Joni Ernst, the Iowa Republican, said she likely will not vote for Moore and also said she does not believe he currently has the votes to win approval in the Senate....
13:48, 04/30/2019

NASA chief alienates Senators needed to fund the Moon program Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine speaks in front of a large hydrogen tank Friday at Marshall Space Flight Center. (credit: NASA) When Jim Bridenstine became administrator of NASA 16 months ago, critics questioned his willingness to defe...
21:32, 08/16/2019

Republican senators urge EPA to hold firm on refinery biofuel waivers Nine Republican U.S. senators on Wednesday urged the Trump administration's environmental regulator to disregard a request by Democratic senators to stop issuing waivers to oil refiners on requirements to blend biofuels into motor fuels....
17:32, 06/26/2019

Senators hope to force vote on arms sales to Saudi Arabia WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are introducing more legislation aimed at increasing opposition to President Donald Trump’s Saudi Arabia policy. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a Democrat, and Sen. Todd Young of Indiana, a Republican, said in a st...
15:32, 06/09/2019

Senators Ask Federal Reserve to Review Trump’s Deutsche Bank Transactions Seven Democratic senators, including presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, want the Fed to examine the bank’s compliance with anti-money-laundering laws over flagged transactions....
10:48, 06/06/2019

GOP senators head to the White House Tuesday to hear immigration plan A group of Republican senators will hear details about the Trump administration's soon-to-be-released immigration plan at a White House meeting Tuesday.Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and a key Trump ally, as ...
15:32, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee assembly plant....
11:32, 05/21/2019

Trump tells Louisiana senators he won't waive Jones Act to ship natural gas A pair of Republican Louisiana senators said Wednesday they received assurances from President Trump that he would not grant waivers to bypass the Jones Act, a century-old law regulating domestic maritime commerce, to ease the transport of natural ga...
06:16, 05/02/2019

Alyssa Milano reveals she had two abortions in 1993 within months: 'It was my choice' Actress and activist Alyssa Milano is opening up about her past experience with abortion in protest of restrictive laws.        ...
04:16, 08/20/2019

What Does It Really Mean to Be 6 Weeks Pregnant? So-called ‘heartbeat’ legislation restricting abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy has started a conversation about when most women actually learn that they’re pregnant....
05:48, 05/18/2019

Nearly 400 Missouri roads closed by flooding ST. LOUIS (AP) — The swollen Missouri and Mississippi rivers are closing hundreds of roads and inundating homes and businesses. Locks and dams upstream of St. Louis are shut down as the Mississippi River crests at its second-highest level on record i...
06:48, 06/03/2019

Roadblock in bid to repeal Missouri abortion ban Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says the state Constitution prohibits a referendum on Missouri's new eight-week abortion ban. The ACLU submitted a referendum petition on the legislation. (June 6)        ...
01:32, 06/07/2019

Tornado damage near Joplin, Missouri A tornado skirted just a few miles north of Joplin, Missouri, on the eighth anniversary of a catastrophic tornado that killed 161 people in the city. The tornado caused damage in the nearby town of Carl Junction. (May 23)     ...
02:16, 05/23/2019

GM weighs $1B plant expansion in Missouri General Motors is considering a $1 billion investment at its Missouri assembly plant where it builds large vans and midsize pickup trucks, state officials said....
03:48, 05/03/2019

Missouri man celebrates pothole's 3rd birthday A Missouri man decided to get the attention of his city’s public works department by throwing a birthday party for a pothole that he had been complaining about since March. ...
12:48, 07/02/2019

Missouri residents try to sleep despite no power Some residents of Jefferson City, Missouri, who lost power when a tornado rampaged through their neighborhood are trying to get some sleep after making it through the day, and now into the night, without power. (May 24)      ...
02:16, 05/24/2019

U.S. abortion rights groups sue over Missouri law Prominent U.S. abortion rights groups Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late on Tuesday in an effort to stop a new Missouri law that bans almost all terminations of pregnancies after eight weeks....
13:16, 07/31/2019

Missouri could become first US state without an abortion clinic State officials have refused to renew facility’s licensePlanned Parenthood: ‘This is a real public health crisis’Missouri could become the first US state in the modern era without an abortion clinic, officials with the last remaining facility, in St ...
13:16, 05/28/2019

Missouri's Last Abortion Clinic Isn't Closing Yet A state judge ruled Monday that the last abortion clinic in the state of Missouri can remain open for now, according to Politico. The judge blocked state officials attempts to close the clinic over supposed licensing problems....
06:00, 06/11/2019

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would try to pass 22 separate joint resolutions that, if passed, would block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emi...
08:16, 06/05/2019

GOP Splits With President Trump as Senators Loudly Oppose Mexico Tariff Threat WASHINGTON — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop hi...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Senate plans vote on spending, debt limit deal on Thursday: senators The U.S. Senate on Thursday aims to pass legislation backed by President Donald Trump that would suspend the limit on federal borrowing for two years while adding billions of dollars in deficit-spending, Republican senators said on Wednesday....
14:48, 07/31/2019

Trump warns 'foolish' Republican senators in rare clash over Mexico tariffs Lawmakers in president’s own party voice firm opposition to threat over MexicoIn a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the US from Mexico. But it’s unc...
21:00, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators urge regulators to quickly approve drone identification rules Two U.S. senators on Monday urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to finalize a long-delayed rule that would require the remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems, or drones....
14:16, 04/29/2019

Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Ron Wyden sent a letter to Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan today calling on him to crack down on imported cocoa produced with forced child labor. The senators cited an investigation by ...
13:48, 07/16/2019

Democratic Senators Blame Trump for Abysmal Border Facility Conditions After Tour A dozen Democratic senators led by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for an end on Friday to the Trump administration’s inhumane policies toward migrants held in substandard and overcrowded conditions at detention facilities along the borde...
17:32, 07/20/2019

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two Democratic senators said. The administration is iss...
16:48, 05/24/2019

Part of the US China trade truce is already drawing bipartisan criticism from Republican senators REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File photo An important part of the newly announced US-China trade truce might already be in trouble in the Senate. President Donald Trump says US companies can continue selling products to Chinese tech giant Huawei, which appear...
14:48, 06/29/2019

Senators apologize after Elizabeth Warren harangues Mark Esper over ethics waiver Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren was criticized by fellow senators on the Armed Services Committee for her aggressive questioning of Defense Secretary nominee Mark Esper over whether Esper would agree to ethics rules more stringent than the la...
15:48, 07/16/2019

Joe Biden Refuses to Apologize for Remarks on Working With a Senate That Included Segregationist Senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate “got things done” with “civility” even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed. His rivals for the Democratic presidential nominat...
06:16, 06/20/2019

U.S. farm state senators introduce bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said Friday they had introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-...
05:48, 06/14/2019

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied with the United States’ relationship with the kingdom amid a civil war in neighboring Yemen and the k...
14:32, 06/09/2019

Ottawa Senators owner, sport minister have beef after strange incident at concert A beef is brewing in Canada between Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk and Ontario Sport Minister Lisa MacLeod about an incident between the two at a Rolling Stones concert late last month....
09:32, 07/08/2019

U.S. farm state senators unveil bill to overhaul biofuel waiver program Two Midwest senators said on Friday they have introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's opaque biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/...
12:16, 06/14/2019

What 'Six Weeks Pregnant' Really Means In the wake of a Georgia law banning abortions after five to six weeks of pregnancy, a few people—I’m not naming names—have shown that they have no idea how weeks are counted in pregnancy. Folks, on the day you have sex to make a baby, you are consid...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Whistleblower gets support weeks after saying he was "used" Marco Trungelliti has received support from the Tennis Integrity Unit more than two weeks after he complained that he'd been used after acting as a witness in the prosecution of three fellow Argentinian players who received bans   ...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Is two weeks too soon to decide to get married? Rugby player Ben Foden has tied the knot after a fortnight’s courtship. But stress-testing a relationship is more common and can pay dividendsEarlier this week, former England rugby union player Ben Foden announced that he had married his girlfriend,...
14:16, 08/07/2019

Over 200 tornadoes rip through America in just two weeks Spate of storms exacerbated by cold, wet weather in California, has put 34 million people under severe weather warningsIt’s been an unusually harrowing month for millions of Americans living in the path of a spate of tornadoes that have torn through ...
12:48, 05/30/2019

737 MAX Jet Grounded For At Least 10-12 More Weeks: IATA The global aviation association IATA expects Boeing's troubled 737 MAX 8 plane to remain grounded for at least 10 to 12 more weeks, director general Alexandre de Juniac said Wednesday....
13:00, 05/29/2019

Less Than Three Weeks Until Pension Deadline FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Lawmakers have less than three weeks before pension rates for a lot of state agencies skyrocket. It’s a potential crisis that could affect health departments, rape crisis centers and regional universities. Last w...
22:48, 06/12/2019

GM moves closer to securing Missouri tax break State senators passed incentives that would give GM $50 million in tax credits over 10 years in return for a $750 million investment to expand a light-truck assembly plant....
14:16, 05/20/2019

Infamous Missouri Planned Parenthood gets another big break St. Louis’ notorious Planned Parenthood clinic has been given yet another extension that will allow it to operate for several more months without a valid license....
12:00, 07/03/2019

'We got high together girl!' mistakenly texted to Missouri cop A hilarious exchange between a Missouri cop and a person who thought they were talking to a friend they “got high with,” went viral after police posted a screenshot of the conversation online....
19:32, 08/13/2019

Missouri abortion clinic’s lab reaccredited after review JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri health officials say they’re still seeking answers from the state’s only abortion clinic about why patients were unaware that they remained pregnant after what the officials described as “failed s...
13:00, 06/07/2019

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City....
07:00, 07/03/2019

Severe weather damages Missouri speedway A strong storm system damaged the grandstands and buildings at a Missouri speedway and caused the postponement of an upcoming event. (May 21)        ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Missouri residents begin to clean up after tornado Residents in Jefferson City, Missouri began cleaning up debris as the day passed on Wednesday after a large and destructive twister moved over the city shortly before midnight.        ...
16:32, 05/23/2019

Safety, Power issues top priorities in Missouri Keeping residents and their properties safe is among the top priorities officials are facing after a tornado tore apart buildings in Missouri's capital city as part of an overnight outbreak of severe weather across the state. (May 23)  ...
16:32, 05/23/2019

The Missouri Tornadoes: Safety Tips and Where to Shelter How fast you react to warnings and where you take shelter can make all the difference when a tornado strikes. Here is what experts say will keep you safest....
16:48, 05/23/2019

Correction: Missouri Research Complex story COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — In a story June 24 about a new University of Missouri health institute, The Associated Press erroneously reported the projected opening of the center. It is expected to open in 2021, not 2012. A corrected version of the story is ...
09:16, 06/25/2019

Creepy dolls mysteriously appear in Missouri county Residents in a Missouri county are getting creeped out over a series of life-sized dolls that have mysteriously started appearing without reason in the area....
15:16, 08/17/2019

Central Missouri tornado wrecks car dealership A "violent tornado" touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, according to the National Weather Service, but there were no immediate reports of fatalities. There is heavy damage, including in a Jefferson City car dealership. (May 23)   ...
04:32, 05/23/2019

Judge to consider fate of Missouri's last abortion clinic A judge could decide Tuesday whether Missouri's last abortion clinic remains open or shuts down in a state that recently banned abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy....
11:16, 06/04/2019

Last of 6 Texas men charged in Missouri gun theft sentenced SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Two Dallas men who helped steal 654 firearms in Springfield, Missouri, have been sentenced to federal prison. Federal prosecutors say 36-year-old Raynord Hunt was sentenced Friday to eight years and four months in prison witho...
11:16, 06/24/2019

Missouri Tornadoes: Rain, Floods and ‘Then the Sirens Go’ First came floods across Nebraska and Iowa. Then the Mississippi River rose and rose, threatening towns. And on Wednesday, a series of violent tornadoes tore through the region....
00:32, 05/24/2019

Businesses suffer as Missouri flooding persists River levels were again rising Wednesday one day after storms ripped through parts of Missouri and Kansas. A broken drainage system under a main road in Sugar Creek, Missouri has caused flooding problems in the area for the past couple of years. (May...
20:00, 05/22/2019

The Latest: Accrediting group weighs in on Missouri lab JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on abortion services in Missouri (all times local): 9 p.m. An accrediting organization says a laboratory that works with a Missouri abortion clinic voluntarily dropped its accreditation. While the Missouri health...
19:48, 06/07/2019

Missouri man charged with killing, dismembering a Kansas man LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been charged with fatally shooting another man, dismembering his body and then setting the remains on fire. Thirty-year-old Colton Stock was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder and three other...
12:16, 05/14/2019

Shooting In Missouri Kills Three, Injures Two: Report Three men were found shot to death and two wounded by gunfire late on Monday at a home on the north side of St. Louis, Missouri, media said, citing police officials....
07:32, 05/14/2019

FBI looking at video showing Missouri cop kicking suspect ST. LOUIS (AP) — The FBI is looking at police dashcam video that shows a suburban St. Louis officer kicking in the head a suspect who had his hands up. The officer works for the town of Woodson Terrace. The police chief in neighboring Velda City told...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Hearing set over imperiled Missouri abortion clinic A hearing is scheduled in a St. Louis court Thursday on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license after the state raised concerns about care there....
07:32, 05/30/2019

Missouri may become only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the procedure, Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
17:00, 05/28/2019

Report: Black Missouri drivers 91% more likely to be stopped JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new report shows that black drivers in Missouri are 91% more likely than white motorists to be pulled over by police. Data released by the attorney general show disparities are sometimes even greater when only comparing s...
10:16, 06/10/2019

Missouri Closing in on Being the Next State to Effectively Ban Abortion Not content with watching Alabama get all the attention, Missouri is now just a couple short steps away from instituting a heinous abortion ban of its own....
11:16, 05/16/2019

Missouri Is on the Verge of Losing Its Last Abortion Clinic Missouri’s last abortion clinic says their license is expiring this week—and without a renewal in place, the state could become the first without a clinic that can perform abortions since the passage of Roe v. Wade, CBS News reported on Tuesday....
13:16, 05/28/2019

Missouri QB Kelly Bryant Learns New Offense Missouri quarterback Kelly Bryant discusses transition to new program after transferring from Clemson. (jULY 15)        ...
18:16, 07/15/2019

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Can Keep Providing the Procedure, for Now A licensing dispute between the state and Missouri’s only abortion clinic threatened to make the state the first without access to the procedure in nearly 50 years....
13:32, 05/31/2019

Missouri’s GOP-led Legislature passes 8-week abortion ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led House on Friday passed sweeping legislation designed to survive court challenges, which would ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. If enacted, the ban would be among the most restrictiv...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Missouri, Latest US State To Restrict Abortion The Missouri House passed a bill on Friday banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, making it the latest US state to pass restrictions on ending a pregnancy....
16:32, 05/17/2019

St. Genevieve, Missouri: Touch a piece of U.S. history View examples of architectural history from Sainte Geneviève, Missouri, which will America's newest National Historic Park later this year.       ...
16:48, 07/24/2019

Oregon Republican Senators Return to State Capitol, Ending Walkout Over Climate Bill SALEM, Ore. — Some Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout over a carbon-emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. Nine of the 12 minority Republicans returned after Senate President ...
23:16, 06/29/2019

Democratic senators call for DOJ inspector general to investigate Barr’s handling of the Mueller report A dozen Democratic senators on Tuesday called for the Justice Department’s inspector general and the Office of Professional Responsibility to launch an investigation into Attorney General Barr’s handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report....
12:48, 04/30/2019

Senators from both parties unite to block Trump’s plan to sell military equipment to Saudis In a rare show of bipartisanship, senators from both sides of the aisle united Wednesday in an effort to block President Trump’s plan to sell $8 billion in military equipment to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Lebanon. The senators said th...
14:16, 06/05/2019

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s violation of the 2015 nuclear agreement -- and highlighted the use of a mechanism in the U.N. resoluti...
12:32, 07/06/2019

Senators reach deal to vote on 9/11 victims fund as Dems blast proposed Lee amendment Senators from both parties reached a deal Thursday to bring a bill that would all but ensure that the 9/11 Victims' Compensation Fund never runs out of money to a vote next week....
16:16, 07/18/2019

Senators demand answers over early release of 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh Senators have told the head of the Federal Bureau of Prisons to explain why 'American Taliban' fighter John Walker Lindh is to be released this week two-and-a-half years before the end of his sentence....
18:32, 05/21/2019

Senators say Fair Debt Collection Practices Act proposal puts industry ahead of consumers Democratic and Independent senators expressed concerns to the CFPB about the financial and security burden the proposed changes might cause consumers.        ...
04:48, 06/06/2019

Senators Reach Deal to Vote on Blocking Trump Administration’s Saudi Arms Sale WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a deal with the Senate’s Republican leadership to vote on more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Majority Leader Mitch McConnel...
06:16, 06/20/2019

Strzok-Page texts suggest intel agencies leaked on Russia case: GOP senators Republican congressional leaders are calling for a new investigation of media leaks surrounding the Russia investigation -- possibly emanating from the intelligence community -- pointing to internal text messages they say indicate a more widespread p...
14:16, 05/06/2019

Senators Flay Trump Admin for Total Failure Over Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Six months after the same committee tore into the FBI for not having any reasonable answers for its failure of Native women, the Trump Administration still seems not to have received the message of urgency....
13:16, 06/20/2019

GOP senators demand answers from Google over the tech giant’s 'smart speaker relationship' with Huawei Republican Senators Marco Rubio, Josh Hawley and Tom Cotton have sent a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai seeking answers about the Silicon Valley heavyweight’s relationship with controversial Chinese tech giant Huawei....
22:48, 08/07/2019

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing A bipartisan Senate bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing was introduced Thursday in the wake of multiple deaths of low-income residents from the toxic gas. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., worked closely w...
23:32, 07/18/2019

Lil Nas X sets new Billboard record for most weeks at No.1 It’s one sweet day for Lil Nas X: the breakthrough rapper’s viral “Old Town Road” has broken the Billboard record set by Mariah Carey’s “One Sweet Day” for most weeks at No.1...
17:16, 07/29/2019

Pelosi rebounds after weeks of Dem infighting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had a list in hand as she worked the floor on Wednesday, buttonholing her members to secure an even bigger vote count for her hard-fought, massive budget deal. By Thursday, Pelosi shepherded enough Democrats to back her gra...
21:32, 07/25/2019

MG ZS EV: first 1000 examples sell out in two weeks Company matched UK government plug-in car grant for early examples, for a final cost of just £21,495 MG has revealed that the first 1000 UK examples of its ZS EV have sold out in its first two weeks on sale, and that it has extended its attractive ...
10:16, 07/31/2019

Drake Had Three Weeks To Workshop His Next Promo, And This Is What He Came Up With The last time we did this, Drake had descended from his stage in the heart of Toronto—why does Drake get a stage? Why doesn’t he watch the game among the rest of the fans?—to tell us that Raptors fans are very good at following the rules. The perform...
14:48, 06/14/2019

RuPaul returns to daytime TV, but only for 3 weeks RuPaul shares "the biggest lesson I learned" on "RuPaul," a daytime talk show airing in seven markets around the U.S. for three weeks.        ...
23:32, 06/07/2019

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep Delayed Two Weeks There are some big changes coming to Destiny 2 with its next expansion, Shadowkeep, and those changes are going to take a little more time to get here. Today, Bungie announced that Shadowkeep and the new, free-to-play version of Destiny 2, New Light,...
22:16, 08/01/2019

Robert Mueller could be subpoenaed in the next two weeks House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler told Democratic leaders at a closed-door meeting this week that he could issue a subpoena to Robert Mueller within two weeks if he is unable to reach an agreement to secure the former special counsel’s public te...
13:00, 06/06/2019

Merkel seen shaking for third time in weeks German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen shaking as she met Finland's visiting prime minister on Wednesday — her third bout within the last month....
07:16, 07/10/2019

Houston’s Correa out for 4-6 weeks with fractured rib HOUSTON (AP) — Astros shortstop Carlos Correa says his rib was fractured during a massage. The 2015 AL Rookie of the Year is expected to be sidelined four-to-six weeks. He issued a statement through the team on Wednesday that says “I sustained ...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Shakespears Sister: '8 weeks at No 1? It was almost embarrassing' After 26 years and quite a spectacular fall-out, Shakespears Sister have made their peace, reforming with new music and plans for a greatest hits and a tour....
00:00, 05/23/2019

Dodgers’ A.J. Pollock out at least 6 weeks after surgery LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers outfielder A.J. Pollock will be out for at least six weeks after undergoing surgery to clear up an infection in his right elbow. Pollock was in the Los Angeles clubhouse Monday, four days after the surgery. He said doctors ...
21:16, 05/06/2019

| Proteas: Judgement day (or weeks) for Ottis Barring unlikely fresh terms, Ottis Gibson’s fairly quickfire tenure as SA coach will be heavily defined by his team’s showing at CWC 2019, writes Rob Houwing....
22:16, 05/22/2019

Samsung's hot mid-ranger just weeks away from U.S. launch Last month, we told you that Samsung's new mid-range Galaxy A line sold over 5 million units overseas in its first 70 days. That generated over $1 billion in revenue for the company. Back in April, we passed along the news that three of the Galaxy A ...
16:48, 06/02/2019

Planned Parenthood: Missouri’s last abortion clinic may shut ST. LOUIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood says Missouri’s only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license. Planned Parenthood officials said in a teleconference Tuesday that the cu...
10:32, 05/28/2019

Missouri man accused of killing cats he found on Craigslist ST. PETERS, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man is charged with felony animal abuse after authorities say he killed and dismembered cats he found in online want ads. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch says 20-year-old Kaine Louzader was charged Friday. Prosecutors sa...
12:16, 05/11/2019

Missouri's only abortion clinic faces closure at midnight Missouri could become the only U.S. state without a legal abortion provider on Friday as its only abortion clinic could lose its license to perform the procedure unless a St. Louis judge intervenes....
07:00, 05/31/2019

Judge weighing Missouri abortion clinic’s license ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis judge is weighing whether to grant an order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to remain open, a day after abortion-rights protesters were arrested at a state office building. Judge Michael Stelzer heard argum...
07:16, 05/31/2019

Judge weighing Missouri abortion clinic's license A St. Louis judge is weighing whether to grant an order allowing Missouri's only abortion clinic to remain open, a day after abortion-rights protesters were arrested at a state office building....
09:00, 05/31/2019

Judge allows Missouri’s only abortion clinic to stay open St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer said Planned Parenthood’s St. Louis clinic can continue providing abortions despite the Missouri health department’s refusal to renew its license due to a variety of patient safety issues....
14:48, 05/31/2019

Nearly 90K kids dropped from Missouri Medicaid program: data COLUMBIA, Mo. — Data shows nearly 90,000 children and close to 23,000 adults were dropped from Missouri’s Medicaid health care program in the past year, prompting a state Democratic leader to call for an investigation. House Minority Leader Cry...
04:32, 07/23/2019

Missouri governor expected to sign eight-week abortion ban into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving a challenge of abortion to the U.S. Supreme Court...
09:16, 05/20/2019

US Court Rules Abortion Services Can Continue In Missouri For Now Abortion services can continue in Missouri for now, a court ruled Friday, granting a temporary restraining order to keep open the sole clinic that performs the procedure in the US state....
20:00, 05/31/2019

Naked man broke into 2 Missouri homes; no signs of theft COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Police in central Missouri are asking for the public’s help to find a man who was naked when he broke into two homes. Interim Columbia Police Chief Geoff Jones said the man got into homes about a half-mile apart early Satur...
08:32, 05/20/2019

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. Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed the bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with lif...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Several dead as ‘violent’ tornado rips through Missouri capital JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A “violent tornado” touched down in Jefferson City, causing heavy damage in Missouri’s capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and leaving many people trapped in th...
04:00, 05/23/2019

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri’s capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping dozens of people in the wreckage of their homes. The National Weather ...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Missouri's only abortion clinic to stay open until at least August 1 Missouri's only abortion clinic will remain open for now after a state arbiter on Friday ordered a stay in response to Planned Parenthood's challenge of the state health department's refusal to renew the clinic's license....
14:32, 06/28/2019

Man missing after boats collide on eastern Missouri river OLD MONROE, Mo. (AP) — Search crews are looking for an eastern Missouri man after two boats collided on a river in eastern Missouri. The accident happened around 7 p.m. Monday on the Cuivre River near Old Monroe, about 40 miles north of St. Louis. Th...
06:16, 05/28/2019

GM considers investing $1 bln in its Missouri plant, state officials say General Motors Co is considering a $1 billion investment at its Missouri assembly plant where it builds vans and trucks, state officials said on Thursday....
16:32, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Sandbagging seeks to save Missouri levee ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 11 a.m. Residents of a small Missouri town are busy sandbagging yet another levee being threatened by the seemingly ceaseless flood of 2019. The Pin Oak Levee protects a little...
09:48, 05/07/2019

2 more indicted in Missouri duck boat sinking that killed 17 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A federal grand jury has indicted two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer, killing 17 people. The U.S. attorney’s office says the Branson operation’s general manager, 36-year-o...
16:00, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Missouri denies clinic’s abortion license ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between the Missouri state health department and a St. Louis clinic over the clinic’s license to perform abortions. (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Missouri’s health department has declined to renew ...
09:32, 06/21/2019

Planned Parenthood and the ACLU Sue Missouri Over Restrictive Abortion Law (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union are suing the state of Missouri to stop a law that bans abortions beyond the eighth week of pregnancy from taking effect Aug. 28. The organizations allege in the fed...
19:48, 07/31/2019

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic May Lose Its License This Week The last abortion provider in Missouri may lose its license this week, functionally leaving women in the state without access to safe abortions—even though they currently remain legal in Missouri and all other U.S. states. Planned Parenthood...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Rogue hot air balloon at Missouri festival leaves 1 injured At least one person was hurt after an out-of-control hot air balloon ripped through a crowded festival in Missouri on Saturday after organizers said an "experienced balloonist" grazed a tree....
07:32, 06/23/2019

Man armed with loaded rifle arrested at Missouri Walmart A 20-year-old man was arrested on Thursday after he walked into a Walmart store in Missouri dressed in body armor and carrying a loaded rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition less than a week after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio left 32 dead, police sa...
15:48, 08/09/2019

The Latest: Missouri abortion clinic asks for stay COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between the Missouri state health department and a St. Louis clinic over the clinic’s license to perform abortions (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Missouri’s only abortion clinic is asking a state...
15:16, 06/25/2019