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Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban

State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving world of romantic fiction and it quickly becomes clear that very few of the fict...

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban

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After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid It May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the s...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen in states like New York, and exaggerated the extent of the proposed measures....
12:48, 05/16/2019

Hillary Clinton promotes abortion fund, decries 'attacks on women's lives' amid Alabama abortion ban Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted state-level abortion restrictions, calling on Wednesday for her followers to donate to organizations that either fund abortions or help elect pro-choice candidates....
16:16, 05/15/2019

Canadian PM Trudeau plans to confront Pence on state abortion restrictions Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said he will confront Vice President Mike Pence Thursday about the recent raft of state anti-abortion legislation, which Trudeau described as a "backsliding of women's rights."...
18:32, 05/29/2019

Netflix Becomes the First Major Hollywood Studio to Pledge to Fight Georgia’s Abortion Bill Since Georgia passed a bill earlier this month that effectively bans abortion after six weeks, most major production companies with ties to the state have stayed quiet. Thanks in part to a generous tax incentive there, Georgia is home to a thriving f...
11:32, 05/28/2019

McCarthy: Alabama abortion law 'goes further than I believe' The top Republican in the House said Thursday that he believes Alabama’s new restrictive abortion law — the strictest in the nation — goes too far.“It goes further than I believe, yes,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters during a ne...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama passes near complete ban on abortion A bill banning nearly all abortions in Alabama passed the House of Representatives 74 to 3, with nearly all Democrats exiting the chamber in protest before the vote....
02:16, 05/01/2019

What to know about Alabama's proposed abortion ban The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.        ...
07:00, 05/15/2019

Trump and Romney say Alabama abortion ruling went too far President Trump and GOP Sen. Mitt Romney said they favor exceptions to strict abortion bans recently passed by several states in an effort to get the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark case of Roe v. Wade....
13:16, 05/19/2019

Abortion law 'harsher in Northern Ireland than in Alabama' Campaigners say women can face jail sentences up to life in UK owing to 1861 legislationAlabama’s near total ban on abortion mirrors the situation in one corner of the UK: Northern Ireland.But pro-choice campaigners in the region say Northern Irish a...
03:00, 05/16/2019

| WATCH: Celebrities react to Alabama's abortion law On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that makes abortion a Class A felony. Celebrities immediately took to social media to make their opinions known....
11:48, 05/17/2019

ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in priso...
08:16, 05/24/2019

The frontline of the abortion battle isn’t in Alabama, it’s online As the legislative noose draws tighter around women’s necks, it’s centuries-old technology, or modern adaptation of it anyway, that could provide some much-needed breathing room. After Louisiana and Georgia recently joined the ranks of states passing...
19:16, 06/06/2019

| #YouKnowMe women open up following Alabama's abortion law Twitter users share their abortion stories under the hashtag #YouKnowMe after the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion Bill in the US....
11:48, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established the right to an abortion. When signing the measure Wednesday, Alabama G...
20:00, 05/16/2019

In Alabama, Opposition to Abortion Runs Deep Even before the near-total ban that Alabama’s governor signed late Wednesday, only three clinics remained in the state. The state is aiming for zero....
17:48, 05/16/2019

After Alabama Abortion Law, 3 Democrats Propose a New Strategy Senators Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand and Elizabeth Warren are taking an aggressive approach in a debate whose terms have long been set by conservatives....
18:48, 05/17/2019

House GOP grapples with abortion messaging after Alabama law Republicans wanted to weaponize abortion against vulnerable Democrats in 2020, but a wave of strict bans across the country has upended their strategy, leaving them scattered and mostly mute.Before Alabama passed its law, Republicans had made clear t...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law Alabama's governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest challenge by conservatives to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to terminate h...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12’s Brahm Resnik got reaction from U.S. Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally on the ban. Se...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Romney says he doesn't support Alabama abortion law Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday said he doesn't support a recently enacted law prohibiting nearly all abortions at any point during pregnancy in Alabama. "I don't support the Alabama law," the Utah Republican and 2012 GOP nominee for president told CNN'...
21:48, 05/19/2019

Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law Alabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body" on the show....
19:16, 05/19/2019

Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed a bill to ban all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in the latest bid by political conservatives challenging the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a woman's rig...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Alabama House set to vote on near-total abortion ban Alabama House Bill 314 probably has the votes to pass the House; however the Senate leader expresses unease with lack of rape, incest exemptions.        ...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Alabama 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' abortion bill, Pat Robertson says Pat Robertson, televangelist and Christian fundamentalist who has long opposed abortion rights says the new anti-abortion bill in Alabama is too “extreme.”...
16:48, 05/15/2019

AP Look: Will Alabama's abortion law reach SCOTUS? Alabama's new law which would virtually ban abortions is the latest and most far-reaching state law designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. AP's Mark Sherman looks at its chances of reaching the C...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion bill: What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years? The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama House approves near total ban on abortion If it passes the Senate and is signed by Gov. Kay Ivey, the measure would be one of the most sweeping abortion restrictions in the nation.        ...
20:32, 04/30/2019

Pat Robertson Doesn't Think Alabama's Abortion Ban Is 'Too Extreme' Televangelist and right wing agitator Pat Robertson said on his show “The 700 Club” on Wednesday that he believes Alabama’s new ban on abortions is “extreme” and said the state has “gone too far.”...
17:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, that is part of an effort to get the Supreme Court to reconsider its 1973 ruling...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in priso...
16:48, 05/24/2019

University of Alabama rejects $26M gift after abortion flap The University of Alabama board of trustees is expected to vote Friday on returning $21.5 million to a top donor who recently called on students to boycott the school over the state's new abortion ban....
14:32, 06/07/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban nears final vote MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers could soon approve a near total ban on abortion. The Alabama Senate on Thursday will debate the bill to make it a felony to perform an abortion at any stage of pregnancy. Emboldened by conservative additions ...
00:16, 05/09/2019

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

Alabama Senate heads toward vote on abortion ban measure MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are headed toward a vote on a proposal to outlaw most abortions that has splintered Republicans over its lack of an exception for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest. The GOP-dominated Alabama Senate is...
00:32, 05/14/2019

AOC blasts ‘fundamentalists’ for trying to ‘outlaw sex’ in wake of Alabama abortion ban Freshman Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday blasted “religious fundamentalists,” claiming they are trying to “outlaw sex” they don’t agree with by passing laws banning abortion. The Bronx and Queens congresswoman made the asse...
04:32, 05/16/2019

Maryland official urges divesting from Alabama over abortion ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s comptroller says he’s urging the state’s pension system to divest itself from Alabama-based companies due to the state’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban. In a Facebook post Thursday, Compt...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
10:16, 05/23/2019

Joy Behar: Alabama lawmakers who voted for abortion ban should get a vasectomy Joy Behar, a co-host on “The View,” floated the idea that Alabama state senators receive a vasectomy if they backed a piece of legislation to outlaw almost all abortions....
15:16, 05/15/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest attempt by conservatives to reverse a 1973 Supreme Court ruling establishing a woman's right to it....
14:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama boycott builds as states retaliate against abortion law A movement to boycott Alabama over its near-ban on abortion gained momentum Thursday as officials in Maryland and Colorado called for economic retaliation and online flyers urged people not to buy anything in, or from Alabama....
16:32, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Alabama Gov. Ivey reviewing abortion ban bill MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on a proposed (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is not saying whether she intends to sign a proposed abortion ban into law. Ivey told reporters Wednesday that she will review the legislation approv...
13:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states are seeking to overturn the landmark abortion ruling Roe vs. Wade....
23:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
11:32, 05/14/2019

Alabama Senate votes in favour of near-total ban on abortion The Republican-dominated Alabama Senate voted 25-6 for the bill that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison....
20:32, 05/14/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the procedure for women and girls impregnated by rape and incest....
05:16, 05/14/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-Shepherd was 17 and had just graduated high school when, a decade ago, she had an abortion at a clinic...
00:16, 05/14/2019

Alabama abortion law challenged in Planned Parenthood lawsuit The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday in a bid to block Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban, touching off a legal battle that could eventually land before the Supreme Court....
09:16, 05/24/2019

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the issue will be a divisive issue ahead of the 2020 presidential election....
12:16, 05/16/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
10:16, 05/16/2019

US briefing: Alabama abortion ban, Ebola outbreak and Iran Wednesday’s top story: Alabama Republicans pass nation’s strictest abortion law. Plus, the Midwest towns under existential threat from climate changeSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama governor signs nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama's governor on Wednesday signed a bill to ban nearly all abortions in the state, even in cases of rape and incest, in political conservatives' latest challenge to the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision establishing a woman's right to te...
19:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Alabama Senate begins debate on abortion ban MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate taking up a proposed abortion ban (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Alabama lawmakers have begun debating a proposal to outlaw most abortions in the state. The GOP-dominated Senate is expected to vo...
16:16, 05/14/2019

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

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by up to 99 years. Though exceptions are made if the mother’s health is at risk, there are none for those...
15:32, 05/16/2019

After Alabama OKs strict anti-abortion bill, Missouri could be next Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion bill is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic.        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the procedure....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Hundreds protest Alabama’s abortion ban at state capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s new abortion ban. Protesters chanted “My body, my choice!” and “vote them out!” as they rallied Sunday evening,...
16:00, 05/19/2019

Leslie Jones rips Alabama abortion law on 'SNL': 'You can't tell me what to do with my body' On the heels of the Alabama state Senate passing US’ most restrictive abortion legislation, "Saturday Night Live" tackled the topic twice during its Season 44 finale....
14:48, 05/19/2019

25 men voted to ban abortion in Alabama. Do they reflect the rest of America? States are passing strict abortion laws and 'heartbeat' bans, but polling shows most Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases.        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

SCOTUS won’t revive Alabama ban on abortion method The Supreme Court decided Friday it will not revive Alabama's attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. (June 28)        ...
14:00, 06/28/2019

Alabama abortion advocate says the quiet part out loud Alabama state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, had a few choice comments last week about abortion — the very sort of comments that abortion's defenders usually know to keep to themselves....
22:32, 05/04/2019

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States....
15:48, 05/17/2019

Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said Wednesday night....
09:16, 05/22/2019

Missouri Joins Alabama in Passing Horrific Abortion Law The Missouri House has passed a bill banning abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. The state Senate passed the same bill yesterday, and Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it. Most provisions wouldn’t take...
13:16, 05/17/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already changing plans on expanding into Alabama, decisions which will surely hit black communities the hardest....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Alabama abortion law raised hope for execution reprieve A lawyer for a condemned inmate said he hoped Gov. Kay Ivey might a grant clemency request and block the execution after she talked about her belief that "life is precious" in signing a bill to virtually outlaw abortion in Alabama....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Alabama rep blasted for abortion stance calls Don Jr. ‘retarded’ The Alabama state lawmaker being blasted over his bizarre statements on abortion made disturbing comments about Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday, calling the first son “retarded” and saying he should have been aborted. “He’s evidently retarde...
02:48, 05/03/2019

Supreme Court Will Not Hear Bid to Revive Alabama Abortion Ban The Supreme Court declined to revive an Alabama law that would have banned a method used in 99 percent of abortions performed in the state after 15 weeks....
08:32, 06/28/2019

Judge Napolitano: Alabama's restrictive abortion law will go to Supreme Court Fox News' senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano referred to Alabama's recent ruling on abortion "the most extreme pro-life legislation in the country," and argued that it was written with the intention of going to the Supreme Court....
07:00, 05/16/2019

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

US briefing: Pompeo and Putin, China tariffs and Alabama abortion law Tuesday’s top story: secretary of state visits Moscow amid US tensions with Iran. Plus, why copying the populist right won’t help save the leftSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential ...
06:32, 05/14/2019

Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama's bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
09:00, 06/28/2019

'​You just said to my daughter, you don't matter ' – senator reacts to Alabama abortion ban – video The Democratic minority leader, Bobby Singleton, delivered an emotional speech after a rape and incest exception from the abortion ban bill failed to pass in a roll-call vote. Alabama’s Republican-controlled state senate has passed a bill to outlaw a...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Trump spokeswoman suggests he’s opposed to parts of Alabama’s abortion ban President Trump’s 2020 campaign spokeswoman joined other Republicans in her disapproval of Alabama’s ban on almost all abortions, and suggested the president shared her view. During an appearance on M......
13:48, 05/18/2019

US Supreme Court declines Alabama bid to revive abortion restriction The US Supreme Court has sidestepped a major new challenge to abortion rights by declining to hear Alabama’s bid to revive a Republican-backed state law that would have effectively banned the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy....
12:32, 06/28/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were made about the inconsistencies and hypocrisies of Alabama’s 25 white male lawmakers who passed the anti-...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court justices won't revive Alabama ban on abortion procedure The Supreme Court won't revive Alabama's ban on the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions. The measure has been blocked by lower courts....
10:48, 06/28/2019

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can't do with my body," Jones exclaimed on the May 18 episode of SNL....
13:00, 05/19/2019

'We're in the fight of our lives': Alabama abortion law spurs lawsuits and protests Women’s health advocates and Democratic leaders vow to fight the measure and the conservative-led effort to challenge abortion rights nationwideThe fight to prevent Alabama from implementing a near-total ban on abortion is set to rage for months afte...
03:00, 05/16/2019

2020 Democrats Condemn Alabama Abortion Measure and Vow to Fight It The measure, approved by the Alabama Senate, would outlaw almost all abortions in the state. “This is a war on women,” Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said....
09:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a battle. The Supreme Court could end up deciding the matter....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider women's constitutional right to abortion....
07:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to pass a bill virtually banning abortion entirely. On Thursday, their attempts to make the bill even m...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Supreme Court declines to hear Alabama abortion case The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday not to get involved in a controversial abortion case in Alabama, in which the state tried to ban what they call "dismemberment abortions."...
18:48, 06/28/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, prompting an outcry from abortion rights activists across the country and setting up a challenge to Roe v. W...
20:16, 05/15/2019

Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sought to restrict abortion in a bid to overturn Roe vs. Wade....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Where does Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey stand on abortion, adoption, birth control? Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has made her positions known on family planning topics like abortion, adoption by couples and birth control.        ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican state senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestThese 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in AlabamaAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate passed a bill T...
02:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a vote that even Democrats recognized as inevitable, the state has gone ahead and passed it. If signed...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Hundreds march to protest Alabama abortion ban at state capital The demonstration came days after Gov. Kay Ivey signed the most stringent abortion law in the nation— making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases unless necessary for the mother’s health. The law provides no exception for rape and ince...
18:16, 05/19/2019

Abortion foes eye Supreme Court showdown in wake of Alabama ban Pro-life lawmakers in Alabama lit a national firestorm this week by approving a near-total ban on abortion and imposing harsh penalties on doctors who perform the procedure. But supporters of the legislation do not expect it to take effect without a ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

ACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit against Alabama abortion ban Groups filed lawsuit to block extreme ban before it can take effect as Missouri’s governor signed an eight-week ban into law on FridayFollow the latest in US politics – liveCivil rights groups have filed a lawsuit to stop Alabama from implementing a ...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion in Alabama....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's comptroller wants pension fund divestment, other measures against Alabama, which enacted the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
14:00, 05/16/2019

#MeToo founder slams Alabama lawmakers in wake of abortion law The founder of the #MeToo movement is speaking out against Alabama lawmakers after a near-total abortion ban was signed into law. Tarana Burke decried the controversial bill in an Instagram post, writing how she founded the movement in Selma, Alabama...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Planned Parenthood readies challenge to near-total abortion ban in Alabama Planned Parenthood president says near-total ban "will cost women's lives;" Ivey mum on whether she will sign it        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Abortion bill delayed as Alabama Senate falls into chaos The lieutenant governor agreed to remove amendments creating exceptions for rape and incest, leading to anger and arguments on the Senate floor.        ...
11:16, 05/09/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and questioning whether it will hold up in court....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive rules - where women can face life in jail for aborting a pregnancy....
23:16, 05/17/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Fight’s On: ACLU, Planned Parenthood Sue to Stop Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Alabama’s law that bans abortions except in cases of “serious” health risk to the mother, saying the law is patently unconstitutional....
22:48, 05/24/2019

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said Wednesday night....
02:00, 05/16/2019

University of Alabama trustees vote to refund $26M gift over abortion ban controversy The University of Alabama gave back a philanthropist’s $26.5 million donation and took his name off the law school Friday, a week after he called on students to boycott the institution over the state’s restrictive new abortion ban. Hugh F...
14:48, 06/07/2019

Amazon TV series The Power pulls out of filming in Georgia over Alabama abortion law Reed Morano's upcoming Amazon series The Power has pulled out of filming in Georgia after a controversial bill was passed in Alabama which effects a near-total ban on abortion in the state....
06:32, 05/22/2019

Los Angeles County lawmakers vote to ban official travel to Alabama over abortion law Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial abortion law, which all but outlaws the procedure....
21:16, 05/23/2019

Alabama latest in series of states passing restrictive abortion laws Alabama became the latest state to send a controversial abortion ban to the governor's desk, as advocates on both sides of the abortion debate prepare for a Supreme Court decision that could overturn Roe v. Wade....
11:32, 05/15/2019

Alabama state senator claims colleagues 'raped women' with abortion ban Democratic State Sen. Bobby Singleton blasted his colleagues in Alabama, suggesting that they "raped women" by passing a ban on nearly all abortions....
11:32, 05/15/2019

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond what voters support....
22:48, 05/20/2019

Behar pushes forced vasectomies for Alabama lawmakers who supported abortion ban "View" host Joy Behar suggested on Wednesday that Alabama lawmakers should be forced to undergo vasectomies after voting for the most restrictive abortion ban in the nation....
10:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the Senate floor about whether to allow women impregnated by rape and incest to have a legal abortion....
10:16, 05/09/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.        ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one of the nation's most restrictive on the procedure....
06:48, 05/15/2019

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama newspapers devoted their Sunday editions to letters from women across the state, offering an expansiv...
16:16, 05/20/2019

Alabama lawmaker seeks to censure Democrat for comments about abortion, Trump Jr. Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned Wednesday after a one member called for the censure of another over comments that included calling Donald Trump Jr. "retarded or crazy" during a debate earlier this month on the state’s controversial abortion ban....
15:32, 05/23/2019

Trump backs abortion in cases of rape or incest, contradicting Alabama law President suggests abortion will be election issue, tweeting ‘we must stick together and Win for Life in 2020’Donald Trump, in a series of late night posts on Twitter, has outlined a less restrictive view of abortion than that just passed by Alabama’...
07:16, 05/19/2019

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

Planned Parenthood building large women's clinic in Alabama despite abortion law Planned Parenthood is building a women's clinic in Alabama, despite its near-total ban on abortions and opposition from critics who plan to fight against its opening. ...
21:32, 06/15/2019

Footballer Héctor Bellerín calls on sport to oppose Alabama abortion ban Arsenal defender says ban also an issue for men, and garners support from Ian WrightHéctor Bellerín, the Arsenal and Spain defender, has challenged fellow football professionals to speak out against the abortion bill passed this week in Alabama, in t...
15:16, 05/18/2019

We Asked 13 Novelists, From Lee Child to Ruth Ware, ‘What’s the Best Murder You Ever Wrote?’ Karin Slaughter killed a character with antifreeze; Peter Swanson used cashews and a missing EpiPen. Welcome to the devious minds of thriller writers....
03:16, 07/26/2019

Kamala Harris: Alabama anti-abortion law supporters 'couldn't care less' about babies SAN FRANCISCO — Alabama lawmakers who pushed the state's strict anti-abortion measure don't really care about the children they claim to be protecting, said Kamala Harris....
09:16, 06/01/2019

Alabama state Rep. under fire for abortion comments: Donald Trump Jr.’s mother 'should’ve aborted him' Alabama Democratic state Rep. John Rogers, who came under fire from conservatives for his extreme remarks about abortion yesterday, responded to criticism that had been leveled at him by Donald Trump Jr. by saying that “His mother should’ve aborted h...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all abortions in the state illegal and make performing one a felony....
15:00, 05/16/2019

He told students to protest Alabama's abortion ban. The University returned his $21.5M gift. The University of Alabama may return a philanthropist's donation after he called on students to protest the state's abortion ban.        ...
11:32, 06/07/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition on such measures can withstand the addition of conservative Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh...
09:16, 05/15/2019

Alabama state Senate passes near total abortion ban in direct challenge to Roe v. Wade The Alabama state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill essentially banning abortion in the state, a move specifically aimed at challenging more than 40 years of federal abortion protection under Roe v. Wade. The bill would make it a felony for a doctor ...
07:00, 05/15/2019

#YouKnowMe: Keke Palmer Shares Her Story in Response to Alabama’s Virtual Abortion Ban Acclaimed actress Keke Palmer shared her personal experience with abortion in response to the #YouKnowMe thread begun on Twitter by actress and talk show host Busy Philips in response to Alabama’s regressive abortion law, outlawing the procedure in a...
20:16, 05/20/2019

Alabama abortion law an example of 'emboldened' GOP state houses after Kavanaugh replaced Kennedy, Thiessen says Alabama's new abortion law and other states' pending measures are examples of "emboldened" Republican-majority legislatures in the wake of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh filling retired Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat....
19:32, 05/17/2019

Alabama abortion law: Lady Gaga joins stars condemning near-total ban on procedure Lady Gaga has joined the list of celebrities condemning Alabama's strict abortion law which bans the procedure in almost all cases, including rape and incest....
23:00, 05/15/2019

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has become the bane of the entire universe....
10:48, 05/24/2019

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exemptions for cases of rape and incest, saying those praising the law would react differently if it invol...
16:16, 05/17/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made by a Democratic lawmaker in Alabama. ...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal on Ruling Blocking State’s Ban on Abortion Procedure (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court won’t revive Alabama’s attempt to ban the most commonly used procedure in second-trimester abortions after the measure was blocked by lower courts. The justices on Friday rejected the state’s a...
12:16, 06/28/2019

Alabama's abortion ban shows the chilling effect of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment | Jill Filipovic The goal of anti-abortion campaigners is to overturn Roe v Wade. With today’s radical, activist, rightwing supreme court, they may succeedThere is a war on American women.On Tuesday night, Alabama voted to outlaw abortion entirely. Doctors who perfor...
04:16, 05/16/2019

Alabama mega donor blames governor after university returns $21.5M amid abortion law dispute Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. is blaming Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey for having a role in the university's decision to return $21.5 million in donations.        ...
09:32, 06/08/2019

Local Billboard Calls Tuscaloosa "Abortion Capital Of Alabama," Claims 19,000 Future Fans Have Been Aborted An anti-abortion billboard was spotted in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Friday that called the hometown of the University of Alabama the “abortion capital” of the state, and claimed that 19,000 future fans of the Crimson Tide have been aborted. A picture of th...
01:16, 08/11/2019

Restrictive abortion bill weighs on Alabama Republicans, who struggle with lack of exceptions for rape, incest Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wade....
21:00, 05/13/2019

People are calling for boycotts of Georgia and Alabama over anti-abortion bills, and Hollywood stars are threatening to pull their projects from the states AP Photo/John Bazemore The governor of Georgia signed the country's most restrictive abortion bill into law last week, while Alabama lawmakers passed a bill poised to punish doctors who perform abortions at any stage. Abortion-rights activists are n...
23:32, 05/15/2019

How HPV and a taboo sex act can lead to anal cancer Actress Marcia Cross (“Desperate Housewives”) and her doctors revealed Wednesday that they believe her battle with anal cancer was caused by the same human papillomavirus (HPV) that led to her husband Tom Mahoney’s throat cancer. HPV is t...
21:32, 06/07/2019

More than half of Americans say they’ve had a ‘taboo’ crush Does knowing you can’t be with someone make them more desirable? One in four Americans are currently crushing on somebody who is completely “off-limits”, according to new research. Additionally, seven in ten of those currently crushing have either ac...
15:48, 05/30/2019

Alabama Dem opposing abortion bill: 'Some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later' A Democratic state representative from Alabama is facing fierce backlash over his remarks in opposition to the abortion ban that was approved in his state, saying that "some kids are unwanted, so you kill them now or you kill them later."...
20:48, 05/01/2019

'All out warfare': Hundreds take the streets in Alabama in abortion ban protest Alabama Gov. Kay signed the near-total ban Wednesday, a day after lawmakers declined to add exceptions into the ban for cases of rape or incest.        ...
06:32, 05/20/2019

'Today is a dark day for women': Planned Parenthood vows to challenge Alabama abortion ban Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a legal battle against Alabama after state lawmakers passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US.        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Humming "Despacito" In Saudi Heartland Where Music Was Taboo The taxi driver's question was barely audible. Prodded to repeat it a few times, he mustered enough courage to raise his voice and ask if he could play music....
19:48, 08/10/2019

Break taboo around menstruation, act to end ‘disempowering’ discrimination, say UN experts A group of seven United Nations rights experts issued a clarion call on Tuesday to break the taboo around menstrual health for women and girls that persists in many parts of the world and take concrete action to end “disempowering” discrimination....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Jay Inslee super PAC to air ad attacking other Democrats during debates, breaking taboo A super PAC that supports presidential hopeful Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will air an ad criticizing his Democratic primary opponents during the presidential debates Tuesday and Wednesday, breaking a taboo against super PAC attacks during the primary...
01:16, 07/31/2019

Rape victim who had illegal abortion at age 13 calls Alabama's law 'an abomination' At 13, Maralyn Mosley found herself in the back of a barbershop with a man who asked for sex before performing an illegal procedure.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Prosecutor drops charges against Alabama mother who lost pregnancy when shot in Alabama An Alabama district attorney announced Wednesday that she will not pursue manslaughter charges against a woman who was indicted after she lost her fetus when she was shot during a fight....
20:16, 07/03/2019

Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion law 'has gone too far,' is 'ill-considered' Longtime televangelist Pat Robertson, who opposes abortion, criticized Alabama's near-total abortion ban that is now the nation's most restrictive.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

There will be no war as we don't want war, and no can confront Iran: Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday he did not believe a war would break out in the region as Tehran did not want a conflict and no country had the "illusion it could confront Iran", the state news agency IRNA reported....
04:00, 05/18/2019

There will be no war as we don't want war, and no one can confront Iran: Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday he did not believe a war would break out in the region as Tehran did not want a conflict and no country had the "illusion it could confront Iran", the state news agency IRNA reported....
05:32, 05/18/2019

Trump Says He's 'In No Hurry' to Confront Iran President Trump said he called off a retaliatory military strike on Iran just 10 minutes before its planned start after learning 150 people would be killed, saying such an action would have been disproportionate to Iran’s downing of an unmanned U.S. ...
12:00, 06/21/2019

What Is Antifa? Explaining the Movement to Confront the Far Right The assault of a conservative journalist in Portland, Ore., over the weekend has brought renewed attention to anti-fascist protesters, whom he blamed for the attack....
16:00, 07/02/2019

The Shortlist: Four New Poetry Collections Confront Despair With Wonder In “Doomstead Days,” Brian Teare tracks climate change on his walks. In “Sight Lines,” Arthur Sze balances firing squads and rowboats. In “Brute,” Emily Skaja escapes a violent relationship. In “Hold Sway,” Sally Ball monitors tragedies averted....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Trump says he’s the ‘chosen one’ to confront China over trade President Trump on Wednesday proclaimed that he was the “chosen one” to end China’s unfair trade practices — and again blamed his predecessors for not dealing with the issue during their own time in office. “I am the chosen one,” the president, looki...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Iran says it will confront any U.S. threat as tension spikes Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehran and Washington over the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone by the Islamic Republic....
09:48, 06/22/2019

Banks Confront Fed on Faster Financial Payments Big banks are fighting a likely U.S. government effort to speed up how money moves through its payments system, arguing this could derail their private network....
03:16, 08/04/2019

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights and women’s rights. The fashion statement comes amid a battle over abortion rights in the United...
09:48, 05/29/2019

David Cross can’t muster an original way to confront Trump in Oh, Come On Over the opening credits of David Cross’ new stand-up special, Oh, Come On, the comic can be heard saying, “You gotta do it. It really makes them—it really bothers them.” That’s David Cross the stand-up encapsulated in a bit of pre-show banter. (As h...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Why Democrats Are Unsure About How to Confront Trump’s Race-Baiting The president’s racially divisive attacks on Democrats of color might have been crippling for previous presidents, but many in the party are not convinced they will benefit in 2020....
10:48, 07/30/2019

Police departments confront ‘epidemic’ in officer suicides The NYPD suicides have been a recurring nightmare for the nation’s largest police force and have driven a discussion about the psychological toll of police work, a profession in which discussing mental health was long seen as taboo....
16:00, 08/16/2019

Angry residents confront Buttigieg at town hall Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faced criticism Sunday from angry residents of South Bend, Indiana, at an emotional town hall meeting a week after a white police officer fatally shot a black man in the city where he is mayor. (June 2...
07:00, 06/24/2019

The vampires confront death itself in the What We Do In The Shadows season finale Well, friends, as four fine young men from Philadelphia once harmonized, now we’ve come to the end of the road. Tonight marked the season one finale of What We Do In The Shadows on FX, and overall I think the concept’s transition to television has be...
22:16, 05/29/2019

Armed commuter chases after MTA bus to confront driver who left him behind An Upper West Side commuter was sent so far off the rails Friday when he missed his bus — that he hailed a cab, chased down the driver and pulled a gun on him, according to police and the rattled transit worker. Tony Burnett, 28, turned into an uptow...
04:48, 08/10/2019

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weakened the church....
14:32, 06/11/2019

Mets' Callaway, Vargas confront reporter after loss New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway cursed and pitcher Jason Vargas had to be restrained from a confrontation with a reporter during a postgame incident in the team's clubhouse Sunday....
23:16, 06/23/2019

Uber and Lyft Confront High Driver Turnover Uber and Lyft are banking on a future where ever-more riders rely on ride-hailing. But that future assumes the companies will be able to accomplish something pretty difficult—finding enough drivers....
13:00, 05/12/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about, confront sex abuse The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other abuses of power that they experience, while also announcing new initiatives to protect children in their care....
05:48, 05/24/2019

Pope says he would confront Trump directly on border wall Pope Francis said he was willing to tell U.S. President Donald Trump in person that it is wrong to build border walls and appeared to warn him not to resume a policy of separating families....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Extinction Rebellion protesters confront politicians at US Capitol Climate crisis group members glue themselves to doorways to block members of Congress from attending evening voteProtesters from the climate crisis group Extinction Rebellion have brought disruption to Capitol Hill in Washington, superglueing themsel...
22:00, 07/23/2019

Daimler's new leaders confront old issues as diesel bites again The German automaker's profit warning puts pressure on CEO Ola Kallenius and CFO Harald Wilhelm to deliver on their proposal to rein in costs and restore profitability,...
08:00, 06/24/2019

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
12:32, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Urge Governments to Confront Beijing at G-20 Bands of Hong Kong protesters are urging foreign governments to confront Beijing at the G-20 summit over moves they say infringe on the city’s autonomy, a strategy that risks antagonizing China’s government and alienating broad public support....
14:00, 06/26/2019

Exclusive: U.S. Military Officials Say There Is No Actual Plan to Confront Iran The Trump Administration is turning up the heat on Iran, broadcasting a new plan to send as many as 120,000 U.S. forces to the Middle East to counter purported “identified, credible threats” from Iran. But in the world of the Pentagon, th...
12:16, 05/17/2019

'Own up to reality': 2020 Democrats urged to confront US racial divide As the NAACP gathered in Detroit, leaders warned presidential hopefuls not to shy away as Trump fans the flamesIn August 2016, Donald Trump stood before an overwhelmingly white crowd in Dimondale, Michigan, and asked black people for their votes. Rel...
11:48, 07/28/2019

‘Flint Is Everywhere’: California Farmworkers Confront a Tainted Water Crisis The soil in California’s farm country is fertile, but the water is bad. Half of all failing water systems in the state are in the San Joaquin Valley....
06:00, 05/21/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah vows to confront U.S. Middle East plan Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah pledged on Friday to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the century."...
16:00, 05/31/2019

Pope warns EU risks future if it doesn’t confront challenges VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is warning that the Europe Union risks losing its influence and very essence as a unified bloc if political leaders don’t reawaken the dreams of its founding fathers. Francis appealed for prayers and hope that E...
15:00, 06/02/2019

Somali villager travels to US to confront army chief he says tried to kill him Farhan Warfaa to give emotional testimony in Virginia courtroom in case that shines light on brutal 21-year reign of Siad BarreHuman rights abuses and atrocities committed in Somalia during the brutal 21-year reign of the dictator Siad Barre will com...
00:16, 05/14/2019

Pope warns EU risks future if it doesn't confront challenges Pope Francis is warning that the Europe Union risks losing its influence and very essence as a unified bloc if political leaders don't reawaken the dreams of its founding fathers....
13:32, 06/02/2019

Saudi King Salman says will resolutely confront aggressive threats Saudi Arabia's King Salman said that a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Mecca on Friday would seek to confront threats and work for the future of Arab and Islamic states....
16:00, 05/31/2019

Farmers on Drenched Land Confront Tough Choice on Planting Millions of farm acres are set to go unplanted with corn this spring as persistent wet weather leaves U.S. farmers facing an agonizing choice: Whether or not to risk trying to raise a crop....
04:00, 06/05/2019

Sole abortion clinic in North Dakota files free speech suit against state anti-abortion laws North Dakota's only abortion clinic joined with the American Medical Association to file a federal suit to undo two state anti-abortion laws on the grounds that they interfere with doctors' free-speech rights....
16:16, 06/25/2019

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception services too...
05:16, 06/28/2019

‘We don’t trust you!’: After fatal police shooting, black residents confront Buttigieg A meeting convened in the wake of a fatal police shooting quickly descended into chaos as the South Bend, Ind., mayor and presidential candidate was heckled and booed....
10:32, 06/24/2019

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart leaders at annual shareholders meeting Sen. Bernie Sanders will come face-to-face with Walmart's corporate leadership during the retail giant's annual shareholders meeting in Arkansas on Wednesday, where he is slated to introduce an employee proposal to put workers on the company's board....
08:48, 06/05/2019

Pope Francis said he would confront Donald Trump about building border walls Pope Francis has said he is willing to confront Donald Trump about some of his "cruel" policies and would tell him to his face that it is wrong to build border walls....
06:16, 05/29/2019

'Knitting is political': how Trump forced the craft community to confront racism Ravelry, a platform for fiber arts, has banned pro-Trump messaging on its site in a controversy mired in social justiceAnother online forum is unraveling over political speech.The knitting community – traditionally viewed as a wholesome, screen-free,...
05:48, 06/25/2019

Christine Lagarde will have to confront Berlin if she’s to save the euro | Yanis Varoufakis The incoming European Central Bank chief must call for an end to the eurozone’s suicidal fiscal rules, which have now run out of roadChristine Lagarde was a key member of the infamous troika – Greece’s official creditors – who crushed our people’s re...
15:16, 07/15/2019

Parkland: former police deputy arrested over failure to confront school shooter Scot Peterson, 56, who was on duty but didn’t go inside the school during the attack, faces child neglect and perjury chargesProsecutors say the Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year’s Parkland school shooting has been arres...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Republicans confront Mueller with allegations of double standard in Russia probe Congressional Republicans accused former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday of operating under a double standard in his Russia investigation, alleging during a heated Hill hearing that Mueller threw the book at Trump associates while ignorin...
13:32, 07/24/2019

Gen Z is swiping left on romance Facebook and Twitter feeds were buzzing with discussion after the late-May New York Times article declaring that millennials are no longer interested in marriage. The article’s popularity can be attributed, in part, to the uncomfortable truth it laid...
02:00, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong Police Confront Protesters in Ninth Week of Demonstrations With No End in Sight (HONG KONG) — Police fired tear gas Sunday in confrontations with protesters in three parts of Hong Kong, as another evening of clashes began playing out in the Asian financial capital. Protesters hurled bricks at officers and ignored warnings ...
01:38, 08/12/2019

Tech Players Confront Long List of Challenges in U.S.-China Trade Fight The feud is challenging the technology industry in areas including financial deals, hardware supply and talent recruitment, though some players are finding bright spots, executives said at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Tech D.Live conference....
06:48, 06/14/2019

‘Where’s My Daughter?’ Parents of Alleged Victim Confront Publicist for R. Kelly After New Federal Charges The visibly anguished parents of an alleged victim of R. Kelly confronted a spokesman for the singer Friday during a news conference held following Kelly’s latest arrest on new federal child pornography and racketeering charges....
20:16, 07/12/2019

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart bosses and urge $15 an hour minimum wage Sanders to attend annual shareholder meeting in ArkansasCountry’s largest retailer employs nearly 1.5m AmericansDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers’ righ...
07:48, 06/05/2019

Clashes and Tear Gas as Hong Kong Police Confront Protesters in Yuen Long Despite a police ban, protesters marched on Saturday in the same area where they were attacked last weekend by people accused of having gang connections....
00:16, 07/28/2019

Residents of America’s Cancer Town confront chemical plant owner in Japan Residents of Reserve, Louisiana, met with environmental groups and stakeholders in Denka in their campaign for clean airResidents of Reserve, Louisiana, have travelled to Tokyo to confront the executives and shareholders of a Japanese company which r...
23:32, 06/25/2019

Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year’s Parkland massacre has been arrested on 11 charges MIAMI (AP) — Florida deputy who failed to confront a gunman during last year’s Parkland massacre has been arrested on 11 charges....
14:00, 06/04/2019

Hawaii volcano eruption: Recovery stalled as Hawaiians confront lava disaster 1 year later A year after lava began flowing in what would become Hawaii's most destructive volcano eruption in decades, thousands are still struggling to recover.        ...
10:48, 05/03/2019

A Rhine romance: following the mighty river Flowing from the Swiss Alps to the Hook of Holland, the Rhine is a merger of European cultures and landscapes, writes Ben CoatesHiking over the rocks near Tujetsch, I was surprised to find a lighthouse. My surprise wasn’t due to its appearance: the l...
07:48, 06/29/2019

Hate speech ‘on notice’ as UN chief launches new plan to ‘identify, prevent and confront’ growing scourge United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has declared war on hate speech, telling Member States on Tuesday, that we all need to “do better at looking out for each other”....
11:48, 06/18/2019

Another Victim in Facebook Romance Scams: A U.S. Congressman After battling social media impostors for years, Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois wants to force Facebook to do more to combat fake accounts....
18:48, 08/01/2019

How Heidi’s romance with Spencer sparked the end of the Hills As the couple’s empire grew, the augmented reality show became a little too real – and a lot less funThe Hills will once more be alive with the sound of histrionics, as MTV revives its iconic late-aughts show this June. And yet, unlike The Real House...
10:16, 05/21/2019

Everything We Know About Holly Madison's Blossoming Romance With Zak Bagans The temperature in Las Vegas isn't the only thing heating up this summer! E! News can confirm Holly Madison has struck up a romance with Zak Bagans, a self-described paranormal......
22:16, 06/27/2019

Another Victim of Facebook Romance Scams: A U.S. Congressman After battling social media impostors for years, Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois wants to force Facebook to do more to combat fake accounts....
11:16, 08/01/2019

Romance is the weakest aspect of one of the most celebrated rom-coms of the ’90s Before diving into its hilarious opening act, Elton John’s cover of the Gershwins’ “But Not For Me” warns us that Four Weddings And A Funeral won’t be all romance and comedy. “They’re writing songs of love, but not for me,” he moodily croons, setting...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Romance novelist Judith Krantz dead at 91 Writer Judith Krantz, whose million-selling novels such as "Scruples" and "Princess Daisy" engrossed readers worldwide with their steamy tales of the rich and beautiful, died Saturday....
22:48, 06/23/2019

Confusion and backlash against Johnson's 'sin tax' pledge Boris Johnson's pledge to halt "sin taxes" on salty, sugary and fatty foods has been immediately marked by confusion and a backlash among Tory MPs and health charities....
06:32, 07/03/2019

How one romance scammer built an international phishing operation Researchers have detailed the evolution of a business email compromise scheme that is thought to have cost organisations millions - but over a decade ago, the operation had very simple beginnings....
05:48, 06/05/2019

The Fraught History Of The Sims Introducing Same-Sex Romance Options In design documents for the very first Sims game, renowned programmer Don Hopkins wrote that anyone offended by the game having same-sex romance needs to “needs to grow up and get a life.”...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Veronica Mars' Jason Dohring on reboots and romance This past Friday, Hulu surprised marshmallows everywhere when they dropped the fourth season of Veronica Mars a week early. We sat down with Jason Dohring, who returns to the series as Veronica’s troubled love-interest Logan, to talk about the reboot...
11:32, 07/22/2019

Joanna Hogg’s gorgeous The Souvenir looks at a bad romance through the fog of memory It’s over the course of a single conversation that Julie, the twentysomething protagonist of Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir, learns that film school is a crock, and also that her boyfriend is a drug addict. Both bombshells come courtesy of pompous artist...
11:48, 05/13/2019

Laura Dean, First Second, and the rise of queer romance in YA comics High school student Freddy is a sexually active lesbian who has no hang-ups about her sexual orientation. She’s not worried about coming out and surrounds herself with other proud queer teens. She lives a charmed life with one big exception: She’s tr...
13:48, 05/11/2019

Fire Emblem Is Slowly Improving Its Same-Sex Romance Options The newer Fire Emblem games have placed an emphasis on romance and dating, though the series has been slow to make same-sex romance a viable option. Fire Emblem: Three Houses does allow you to experience same-sex romance—and it is explicitly romantic...
23:48, 07/30/2019

Acclaimed Romance Novelist Judith Krantz Dies at 91 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer Judith Krantz, whose million-selling novels such as “Scruples” and “Princess Daisy” engrossed readers worldwide with their steamy tales of the rich and beautiful, died Saturday at her Bel-Air ho...
22:32, 06/23/2019

Sorry Internet: Tom Holland Just Squashed Those Zendaya Romance Rumors Tom Holland is clarifying his relationship status with Zendaya. There's been speculation surrounding the Spider-Man: Far From Home co-stars for years now, with fans hoping for a......
12:16, 06/20/2019

Stranger Things Season 3: In the Mood for Romance and Monsters? One summer can--and will--change everything for Stranger Things. While we're not at liberty to discuss [SPOILER] or what happens to [SPOILER], we can tell you love is in the air for some of......
13:48, 07/02/2019

Tearful Wendy Williams Reveals New Romance: "There's Somebody I'm Crazy About" Wendy Williams is opening up about her love life. The talk show host, who filed for divorce from husband Kevin Hunter three months ago, is giving an update on her relationship status. On......
10:32, 07/08/2019

Steamy romance novelist Judith Krantz dies at 91 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer Judith Krantz, whose sexy, million-selling novels such as “Scruples” engrossed readers worldwide, has died at age 91. Her son Tony Krantz says his mother died Saturday at her Bel-Air home of natural causes. Krant...
15:48, 06/23/2019

IS militant's pledge of allegiance interrupted by bird An apparent Islamic State jihadi's attempts to record a video in which he pledged allegiance to the terror group did not go according to plan - after he was repeatedly interrupted by a squawking bird....
07:00, 08/15/2019

Crude Oil Plunges on ... Saudi Pledge? Not Even Close AFTER a big move in oil ... there's always a "reason" to explain the price action. Yet Elliott wave analysis spotted a clear chart set-up in crude before it made headlines. See it for yourself right here....
05:48, 05/01/2019

UNDP: Donors pledge $1.2B to cyclone-hit Mozambique Donors from around the world have pledged more than $1 billion dollars to Mozambique, to help the African nation recover from two tropical cyclones that lashed the nation earlier this year....
06:16, 06/03/2019

Trump stands by pledge that more to come in U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by his comments that part of the migrant deal with Mexico announced over the weekend had yet to be made public, even after Mexican officials unveiled new details of the agreement....
08:48, 06/11/2019

Australia government says it won’t break election tax pledge CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s newly reelected administration says its promise to slash income taxes might be delivered late but won’t be broken as the government hopes to stimulate consumer spending and revive a flagging economy....
05:00, 05/21/2019

Jaguar gets $626M in U.K. loan guarantees after EV pledge The guarantee to JLR by the U.K. Export Finance agency was granted to support the design, manufacture and export of electric cars, British Prime Minister Theresa May said....
12:00, 07/15/2019

Colombia’s Army Changes Pledge to Carry Out Killings Colombia’s army, which had ordered officers to pledge to double the number of militants they killed, captured or forced to surrender, said it would change the commitment....
19:16, 05/21/2019

Modern romance: turning a grey box into a colourful retro home Bold patterns and splashes of colour bring the 1960s back to life in a perky live-work space in south LondonI am in Mark Hampshire and Keith Stephenson’s bright, plant-filled sitting room, enjoying a crash course in midcentury design. Exhibit A: Robi...
09:16, 06/29/2019

Romance writer arrested on drug charges in West Virginia BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia have arrested a popular self-published romance writer on drug charges following a traffic stop. The Exponent Telegram reports 28-year-old Kelly Ann Scyoc of Lumberport was charged Wednesday with conspi...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Hilary Duff Is Engaged! Relive Her Romance With Matthew Koma It's official: Hilary Duff is tying the knot. After a years-long romance, the Younger star and her longtime love, musician Matthew Koma, are engaged. The couple shared the big news......
17:32, 05/09/2019

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello's Romance Heats Up in San Francisco Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello have left their hearts in San Francisco! As fans continue to speculate as to what's really going on between the pop stars, the duo popped up in the......
20:48, 07/12/2019

Modern romance: Tinder swipers get matching tattoos before first date It was tat at first sight. “Just looking for a Tinder match to get matching tattoos with,” reads Chris DeSanti’s bio on the dating app. “Match my impulsiveness and spontaneity. On Saturday, he found his match. “I immediately swiped ’cause...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Happy Anniversary Monica and Chandler: Look Back at Their Friends Romance Ross and Rachel may be each other's lobsters, but when it comes to Friends couples, could Monica and Chandler be any cuter too? May 17 marks the anniversary of Courteney Cox and......
17:48, 05/17/2019

Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes Take Their PDA-Packed Romance to Canada Camila Mendes and Shawn Mendes are still going strong! The "Señorita" duo enjoyed a date night in Montreal on Monday night, where they were spotted having a bit of a makeout......
12:00, 08/20/2019

Overstock C.E.O. Takes Aim at ‘Deep State’ After Romance With Russian Agent Patrick Byrne said in an interview that he was still “quite fond” of Maria Butina, who is now in prison, and that she “should go home and be president of Russia one day.’’...
12:32, 08/15/2019

The Sun Is Also A Star turns a compelling premise into a lackluster teen romance Midway through The Sun Is Also A Star, a cynical teen complains that all poems are about one of three things: love, sex, or the stars. While you could certainly quibble with her literary analysis—especially given that she’s speaking to a teenage poet...
06:32, 05/15/2019

Dan Horton's Ex Subtly Responds to Those Lady Gaga Romance Rumors After Dan Horton made headlines over his rumored romance with Lady Gaga on Tuesday, his ex, Autumn Guzzardi, took to Instagram to share a cryptic message. In what seemed to be a subtle......
08:16, 07/31/2019

Latin, Hebrew … proto-Romance? New theory on Voynich manuscript Researcher claims to have solved mystery of 15th-century text but others are scepticalSome say it is a medieval medical manual written in abbreviated Latin and aimed at well-to-do women. Not true, say others: it was written in Hebrew by an Italian ph...
17:16, 05/15/2019

With Oct. 31 Brexit pledge, Boris Johnson bids for UK leadership Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a commitment to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, warning his divided Conservative Party "delay means defeat"....
05:48, 06/12/2019

Lithuania's Skvernelis to stay on as PM, going back on pledge to quit Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Tuesday he will remain in his post, going back on a pledge to quit following his defeat in the presidential election in mid-May....
07:16, 07/09/2019

FCA-Renault deal would test pledge to keep all plants open A promise by Fiat Chrysler to deliver 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) of savings in its merger with Renault without closing plants looks brave to some analysts, given the Italian automaker’s surplus capacity in Europe....
04:32, 05/31/2019

Critics cast doubt on CEO pledge to downgrade shareholders Corporate America’s lobbying group, the Business Roundtable, says it will no longer put shareholders first — but critics aren’t buying it. The powerful business lobbying group, led by JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon, changed its definition...
11:32, 08/20/2019

Young Kashmiris, Nursed on Conflict, Pledge to Resist Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent decision to end Kashmir’s partial autonomy has set him against young, alienated Kashmiris who see New Delhi as an occupying force. Many say that they will mount protests, others that they aren’t afraid to ...
06:00, 08/20/2019

Iran tests President Trump’s ‘America First’ pledge WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won the White House pledging to wind down the nation’s many foreign entanglements and put “America First.” But as his administration eyes the prospect of military conflict with Iran, Trump...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its clever design...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Pennsylvania school drops ‘God bless America’ after pledge SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school principal will no longer say “God bless America” after leading students in the Pledge of Allegiance. Peter Brigg’s practice at Sabold Elementary School in Springfield led at least one pa...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
09:00, 05/21/2019

Donors pledge $1.2 billion to rebuild Mozambique after cyclones: U.N. International donors pledged to contribute $1.2 billion to help rebuild areas and infrastructure destroyed by cyclones Kenneth and Idai in Mozambique, according to the United Nations, less than half the amount the government says is needed....
04:00, 06/02/2019

China is on track to beat its peak-emissions pledge Enlarge (credit: Dan Lundberg / Flickr) In the past 20 years, China has become a key player for global greenhouse gas emissions. Due to its large population, rapid economic development launched it into position as the top-emitting nation, despite h...
23:16, 07/30/2019

US Abstains From Global Pledge to Curb Online Violence The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep Internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organise extremist groups and broadcast attacks....
06:32, 05/16/2019

BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge Leading resources company BHP will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge to tackle pollution caused when customers use its products....
08:16, 07/23/2019

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (C...
14:32, 04/28/2019

Queer Eye's Tan and Karamo Jokingly Kiss After Jonathan and Antoni's Fake Romance Watch out, Jvntoni! There's a new couple in town! Remember how Jonathan Van Ness and Antoni Porowski jokingly sparked relationship rumors with a Fourth of July kiss? Well, Tan France......
19:32, 07/17/2019

Nicki Minaj Teases Marriage With Kenneth Petty: Look Back at Their Romance Nicki Minaj continues to fuel marriage rumors! The "Super Bass" superstar has been teasing marriage with her controversial beau Kenneth Petty for months now, even referring to him......
18:32, 06/27/2019

WWE's Becky Lynch and Seth Rollins Confirm Romance With PDA-Packed Picture Another WWE match has been made outside the ring. After sparking relationship rumors on Twitter, powerhouses Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch confirmed their romance on Instagram last night......
10:32, 05/14/2019

Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes Split: Look Back at Their Private Romance This celebrity love chapter has come to a close. Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes have decided to part ways. E! News can confirm the pair has called it quits. In fact, a source tells......
20:48, 08/19/2019

Dua Lipa and Anwar Hadid's Summer Romance Continues to Heat Up With L.A. Date Things continue to heat up between Dua Lipa and Anwar Hadid, after their romance went international. The 23-year-old British singer and supermodels Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid's......
18:00, 08/16/2019

Inside Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello's Romance: Why the Timing Is Finally "Right" There's nothing holdin' them back! Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello's relationship is heating up and "moving quickly." After years of friendship and musical......
13:16, 07/15/2019

Revisit Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas' Fairytale-Like Romance Ahead of Their Second Wedding After getting hitched in Sin City last month, Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas are ready to say "I do"... again! Despite already being married, a source told E! News back in May that......
18:32, 06/27/2019

Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk Break Up: Look Back at Their Romance Over the Years Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk have called it quits after four years together. Reports surfaced Thursday night that the 44-year-old Oscar nominee and the 33-year-old supermodel, who are......
07:00, 06/07/2019

Anima review – Thom Yorke glimpses romance on the morning train Paul Thomas Anderson directs the Radiohead singer in a short, dialogue-free moodscape that’s unsure of its final destination To emerge alongside his new solo album Anima, Thom Yorke has released this short film for Netflix, directed by Paul Thomas An...
17:48, 06/26/2019

Basketball Wives' Evelyn Lozada Addresses Rob Kardashian Romance Rumors Are Evelyn Lozada and Rob Kardashian dating? The Basketball Wives star, 43, and the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, 32, recently raised eyebrows over their NSFW Twitter exchange......
12:16, 06/20/2019

Inside Haleigh Broucher and Fessy Shafaat's Romance Outside the Big Brother House When Haleigh Broucher and Faysal "Fessy" Shafaat entered the Big Brother house, they had their eyes on the prize. With $500,000 up for grabs, the contestants knew they had to......
10:48, 06/25/2019

Rihanna and Hassan Jameel Romance Rewind: Look Back at Their Top-Secret Relationship Rihanna is Hassan Jameel's only girl. The 31-year-old singer opened up about her businessman beau during a candid conversation with her Ocean's 8 co-star Sarah Paulson for......
18:00, 06/10/2019

Olivia Culpo and Christian McCaffrey's Budding Romance Heats Up in Mexico Things are heating up between Olivia Culpo and Christian McCaffrey in Mexico. A new romance is budding between the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model and the Carolina Panthers pro with a......
20:16, 07/08/2019

Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart Split: Relive Their PDA-Filled Romance Attention, #Sprousehart fans! Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart have called it quits after two years together. E! News has learned that Riverdale co-stars, who first sparked romance rumors......
14:00, 07/22/2019

A Look at Austin Butler and Vanessa Hudgens' Sweet and Endlessly Supportive Romance When Austin Butler beat out the rest of young, full-lipped Hollywood to land the role of Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann's upcoming biopic, you could almost hear Vanessa Hudgens' excitement......
12:48, 08/17/2019

Catfish capitals? Alaska tops the states where your online romance may be a scam Your online romancer might be a catfisher with a fake profile. These are the states where you are most likely to fall for a scammer.        ...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Brooklyn doctor claims supervisor threatened to kill him after romance ended A Brooklyn anesthesiologist who couldn’t numb herself to the heartbreak of getting dumped by a fellow physician allegedly threatened to kill him and his mom with a muscle relaxant, a lawsuit claims. She also threatened to kill herself. “How would you...
21:48, 07/27/2019

Gigi Hadid and Tyler Cameron's Romance Heats Up With Yet Another Date Night Gigi Hadid and Tyler Cameron are on a roll--literally. An eyewitness tells E! News that the models and their friends spent Monday night bowling their hearts out at Frames Bowling Lounge......
01:16, 08/06/2019

Katharine McPhee & David Foster Are Married! See Their Fairytale-Like Romance Over the Years It's official! Katharine McPhee and David Foster have tied the knot. A source exclusively told E! News the newlyweds said "I do" during a romantic and intimate......
19:48, 06/28/2019

Oil prices drop on demand worries, Saudi supply pledge Oil prices inched lower on Tuesday, weighed down by concerns over declining crude demand and a Saudi pledge to offset any shortfall from countries hit by sanctions, as the market shrugged off risks to supply linked to tensions around Iran....
06:00, 06/25/2019

U.S. casinos pledge responsible marketing rules for sports betting U.S. casinos on Tuesday agreed to a code of conduct for responsible marketing of sports betting, a year after a pivotal court ruling paved the way for a new country-wide legal sports wagering market....
05:48, 05/14/2019

Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
17:16, 07/03/2019

MLB’s Mets swap epitomizes failed pledge to young fans Is it harsh to suggest that Rob Manfred, Commissioner of Major League Baseball, is a well-paid liar? You tell me. In March of 2017, Manfred said this: “Major League Baseball’s greatest responsibility is to ensure that today’s youth become active part...
13:16, 08/10/2019

US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedom of the press...
11:32, 05/16/2019

US mayors fight back and pledge help for migrants targeted in Ice raids Officials to support undocumented migrants in their cities‘We’re doing everything we can … to push back against Trump’America’s leading mayors have been teeing up resources in anticipation of helping those targeted by immigration raids slated to star...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Matildas pledge part of their income to help tackle social issues Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac to donate 1% of earningsPair join global movement headed by Juan MataWorld Cup-bound Aivi Luik and fellow Matilda Alex Chidiac have become the first female Australian players to join a growing global movement in which footb...
15:48, 05/29/2019

Should Parents Pledge as a Group to Delay Giving Smartphones to Their Children? Groups like Wait Until 8th address a public-health crisis, supporters say. But critics argue that these pledges will carry costs for some children. The two sides square off in a debate....
01:48, 04/29/2019

"Will Never Have Talks": North Korea Rejects Seoul's Dialogue Pledge North Korea said on Friday it will never sit down with South Korea for talks again, rejecting a vow by the South's President Moon Jae-in to pursue dialogue with Pyongyang made the previous day as he......
18:00, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong protesters pledge to stand up to thugs after attack Anger growing against police and authorities after masked men left 45 people in hospitalProtesters in Hong Kong have pledged to stand up to thugs who attacked demonstrators at the weekend as public anger grows towards the government and police.Demons...
07:00, 07/23/2019

Kremlin criticises new U.S. pledge to sanction Nord Stream 2 pipeline The Kremlin said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany would be an act of unfair competition that would be seen as unacceptable in Moscow and some European capitals....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Blocked EU fails on climate pledge, despite increasing public pressure Paralyzed by internal divisions and unable to agree on the bloc's direction, EU leaders have failed to agree on tougher climate targets. But can they afford to ignore the growing climate protest movement?...
04:00, 06/21/2019

Dems hope for explosive Mueller testimony despite his pledge to not go 'beyond report' Democrats hoping for explosive testimony of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on July 17 may end up disappointed. Mueller has previously said his report is “my testimony” and that he won’t go “beyond our report.”...
02:16, 06/26/2019

After a storybook romance, Iowa Sen. Zach Wahls and journalist Chloe Angyal are engaged In 2011, Zach Wahls gave a speech defending his family that went viral. Chloe Angyal jokingly asked him to marry her. The rest is, well, history.        ...
16:32, 07/26/2019

'Long Shot' pairs Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen in political romance Oscar winner Charlize Theron and comedy actor Seth Rogen join forces in rom-com "Long Shot", playing an unlikely love pairing between a powerful politician and an unemployed dishevelled journalist....
22:32, 04/30/2019

Ted Bundy’s ex-girlfriend inspires haunting Netflix biopic on their romance: ‘He was a master manipulator’ In 1974, Elizabeth Kloepfer spotted a composite drawing of a primary suspect named Ted, similar to her boyfriend, who was connected to a string of unsolved kidnappings and murders....
08:48, 05/04/2019

WWE Stomping Grounds: Wrong spot for Becky Lynch-Seth Rollins romance Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch are an item and WWE is making sure you know about it — but this wasn’t the way to do it. Lynch’s on-screen nemesis, Lacey Evans, was Baron Corbin’s special guest referee for his Universal championship match with Rollins. ...
12:00, 06/24/2019

A rising Japanese master spins sublime romance out of cinematic doubles in Asako I & II When we first see Asako (Erika Karata), the central character of Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s Asako I & II, she’s milling about a photography exhibition titled Self And Others—though it’s not long before her attention wanders to a slouchy hunk whose name,...
12:16, 05/14/2019

Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson Spark Engagement Rumors: Relive Their Romance Are Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson engaged? Social media sure thinks so! The beloved British model and the Pretty Little Liars alum, who worked together on the 2019 movie Her Smell,......
12:48, 07/10/2019

Ariana Grande calls whirlwind romance with Pete Davidson an "amazing distraction" Ariana Grande is the focus of an illuminating and entertaining new cover story in Vogue, in which the ubiquitous pop star reflects on the loss of ex-boyfriend Mac Miller, her weird childhood, and last summer’s whirlwind romance with Saturday Night Li...
09:00, 07/10/2019

Taylor Swift's "Lover" Is Basically a Letter to Joe Alwyn: Relive Their Gorgeous Romance Only in our wildest dreams could we hope for a love story like Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn's. Early Friday morning, Swifties were gifted a rare glimpse into their relationship through......
11:00, 08/16/2019

Tarek El Moussa and Heather Rae Young's Romance Heats Up on Cozy Date Night Nothing wrong with a little PDA! Tarek El Moussa and Heather Rae Young would certainly agree, especially after catching a glimpse of their most recent date night in Beverly Hills. The......
18:48, 08/02/2019

Hear Christina Milian's Thoughts on Natalie Halcro's "Juicy" Romance Dilemma! Natalie Halcro will call her suitors back when she's done working. But Christina Milian, Olivia Pierson and Joel Halcro still want the low-down on her love life in this clip from......
09:16, 06/12/2019

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello Fuel Romance Rumors With PDA-Packed Brunch It looks like things will never be the same for Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes. The two singers continued to spark romance rumors this weekend after they were spotted stepping out for......
08:16, 07/08/2019

Violence, romance and glittering jewels: the Bolshoi Ballet visits Australia – in pictures Russia’s globally renowned Bolshoi Ballet is in Queensland performing two ballets from the company’s repertoire: the bombastic Spartacus by Yuri Grigorovich, and the glittering triple bill Jewels by George Balanchine. Five 40-foot containers worth of...
17:48, 06/26/2019

Where Tyler Cameron Stands With Hannah Brown Amid Gigi Hadid Romance Sparks appear to be flying between Gigi Hadid and Tyler Cameron. The supermodel and the former Bachelorette contestant, who was the runner-up on Hannah Brown's season, were spotted......
19:16, 08/05/2019

Lady Gaga Sparks Romance Rumors With Dan Horton: 5 Things to Know About the Audio Engineer Sorry to crush your A Star Is Born dreams, but it looks like Lady Gaga isn't moving on with Bradley Cooper. Rather, the superstar is sparking rumors with sound engineer Dan Horton.......
12:16, 07/30/2019

Unpredictable elements crucial to rekindling of Tour de France romance | Richard Williams Egan Bernal bloomed in yellow while unique Alpine dramas unfolded as a wonderful Tour rode towards its conclusionThe most meaningful touch of the 2019 Tour de France was not the slap Luke Rowe gave Tony Martin after the German had tried to run him in...
14:16, 07/29/2019

Camila Cabello Fangirls Over Shawn Mendes at His Concert Amid Romance Rumors Camila Cabello showed some love for Shawn Mendes on Friday night as she attended his concert at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The 22-year-old posted on her Instagram Story videos from......
16:48, 07/06/2019

From a wrongful arrest to a life-saving romance: the typos that have changed people's lives In our digital world, a misdirected text or simple keyboard error can trigger huge unintended consequencesOne day in May this year, Luigi Rimonti left his home in Gateshead to catch a ferry from North Shields, the first stage in a 1,000-mile drive ac...
01:16, 08/03/2019

Chris Harrison's Thoughts on Tyler Cameron and Gigi Hadid's Romance Are Actually Surprising How does Chris Harrison really feel about Tyler Cameron rebounding so quickly with Gigi Hadid? His perspective may shock you, especially if you think Tyler moved on a bit too fast after his Hannah......
19:16, 08/05/2019

Leaders and tech firms pledge to tackle extremist violence online Jacinda Ardern and Emmanuel Macron host Christchurch Call summit in ParisWorld leaders and heads of global technology companies have pledged at a Paris summit to tackle terrorist and extremist violence online in what they described as an “unprecedent...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Trump cries foul as Draghi stimulus pledge knocks euro The head of the European Central Bank (ECB) has come under attack from Donald Trump after he pledged "additional stimulus" if the eurozone economy continues to flag....
05:48, 06/18/2019

200 Women's Hockey Players Pledge To Boycott North American Pro Leagues In an announcement today, 200 women’s hockey players—among them Team USA stars Hilary Knight and Kendall Coyne Schofield—pledged to boycott all North American professional women’s hockey leagues until those leagues start paying players livable wages....
23:32, 05/02/2019

Chinese Firms Pledge To Invest $5 Billion In Pak After Meeting Imran Khan Leading Chinese firms have told Prime Minister Imran Khan that they will invest USD 5 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan in various sectors over a period of three to five years....
13:16, 07/13/2019

Ahead of U.S. deadline, Mexico minister has fulfilled migration enforcement pledge Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that Mexico has followed through on its commitment to the United States to reduce migration from Central America, as a deadline in a bilateral pact approaches....
02:48, 07/20/2019

Warren’s Immigration Plan Includes Pledge to Investigate Abuses Under Trump Until Thursday, Senator Elizabeth Warren had not offered a comprehensive immigration plan. Her proposal includes an aggressive push for liberal priorities....
09:32, 07/11/2019

Alyssa Milano slammed for pledge to not speak negatively about Democratic candidates Alyssa Milano came under fire on Twitter after asking their followers to refrain from criticizing any of the Democratic hopefuls in the 2020 presidential election....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Marianne Williamson's odd Democratic debate pledge to call New Zealand's PM goes viral Marianne Williamson’s bizarre promise to phone the prime minister of New Zealand as her first act as  the president went viral after the Democratic debate on Thursday....
02:00, 06/28/2019

Investors pile into Japan stocks ahead of BoJ pledge to keep rates low: BAML Japanese equities sucked in their biggest inflows of cash this week since March 2018 ahead of the Bank of Japan's pledge to keep interest rates at super-low levels for longer - the latest central......
13:00, 04/28/2019

Kate Spade New York fulfills $1 million mental health pledge FILE – In this Nov. 17, 2008, file photo, designer Kate Spade attends the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists event in New York. A year after Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name announced Wednesday, June 5, 2019, the compl...
10:32, 06/05/2019

Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread -- and high-reaching -- backlash by removing the pledge's recital....
14:16, 07/16/2019

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research Minister Bill Blair announced funding for Canada-based research into cannabis use, research into the impact of legalized cannabis on public health and public awareness projects....
16:16, 05/22/2019

Biden repeats Obama’s infamous pledge during Iowa campaign event Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday repeated the same claim about health care that earned President Barack Obama a “lie of the year” award in 2013. “If you like your health care plan . . . you can keep it,” Biden said at an AARP event in Des Mo...
22:00, 07/15/2019

UN welcomes 'record' Brussels conference pledge of nearly $7 billion to support Syrians Foreign ministers from more than 50 countries gathered on Thursday at a joint European Union-UN pledging conference, and pledged to provide a record $6.97 billion, to support millions of Syrians in need both inside the country, and sheltering in host...
15:00, 04/28/2019

John McDonnell urges Brexit referendum pledge in Labour manifesto John McDonnell and two senior shadow cabinet ministers will tonight pressure Jeremy Corbyn to shift to an explicit pledge for a second referendum in Labour's next election manifesto....
16:00, 07/15/2019

Bolton reminds Kim of missile pledge after North Korea warns of 'new road' U.S. national security adviser John Bolton reminded North Korea on Tuesday of its leader's pledge to President Donald Trump not to resume launches of intercontinental-range missiles after Pyongyang conducted its fourth short-range missile test in les...
12:16, 08/06/2019

China's climate 'ambition' pledge could lead to tougher CO2 targets: experts A new pledge by China to show "the highest possible ambition" in the fight against climate change could see the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter introduce new and more stringent carbon targets next year, according to experts and policy advisors...
01:48, 07/02/2019

FCC chair backs merger after T-Mobile and Sprint pledge 97% U.S. 5G coverage in 3 years Ajit Pai has thrown his weight behind T-Mobile's and Sprint's merger after the carriers promised to deploy 5G across the entire U.S., including rural areas.Read More...
14:00, 05/20/2019

APAC nations pledge digital cooperation, but acknowledge some implementation challenging Governments participating in the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity have laid out new five-year goals to "co-create a connected digital future" for the region that include the development of data privacy and cybersecurity policies and regulations, but admit ...
12:48, 06/26/2019

Frat bro found guilty in pledge’s alcohol-related hazing death A former Louisiana State University student on Wednesday was found guilty of negligent homicide in the alcohol-related hazing death of a fraternity pledge two years ago. It took less than an hour for the jurors to convict Matthew Naquin, 21, who now ...
01:48, 07/18/2019

U.S. official says China far short of soybean purchase pledge after small sale China has purchased about only half the U.S. soybeans it pledged to buy earlier this year, a U.S. Department of Agriculture official said on Thursday, after a small sale was reported amid the two countries' escalating trade war....
18:00, 08/22/2019

Iran's foreign policy is to confront American hegemony: Iran vice president Iran's foreign policy is to confront American hegemony and protect multilateralism, Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said on Monday, adding that its reduction of commitments under a nuclear deal could be reversed if other parties upheld their s...
03:48, 07/29/2019

O.J. Simpson Denies Romance With Kris Jenner, Shuts Down Rumors He's Khloe Kardashian's Real Dad No character limit is going to stop O.J. Simpson from getting his point across. The retired NFL star joined Twitter last week and rather than fire off a series of tweets, he's been......
08:16, 06/17/2019

Lily Collins and Emilia Clarke's Ex Charlie McDowell Make Their Romance Instagram Official Lily Collins just made her relationship with Charlie McDowell Instagram official. The 30-year-old actress confirmed the rumored romance by posting pictures of the dynamic duo in Paris on......
12:00, 08/20/2019

Brie Larson Spotted Kissing Elijah Allan-Blitz: Details on Her Marvelous New Romance Brie Larson appears to have a new man in her life! The Oscar winner was spotted kissing actor and director Elijah Allan-Blitz in Calabasas, Calif., on Tuesday. Photos show the duo sharing......
18:48, 07/31/2019

A Royal Love: Celebrate Prince William's Birthday With a Look Back at His Romance With Kate Middleton Before Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle were taking over our daily royal news feed, there was Prince William and the stunning Kate Middleton leading the way on the royal news......
13:32, 06/21/2019

Sean "Diddy" Combs Fuels Romance Rumors With Steve Harvey's Stepdaughter Lori Just friends or something more? That's what fans of Sean "Diddy" Combs are asking themselves after the music mogul was spotted with Lori Harvey this week in New York......
12:32, 07/25/2019

Lyon’s Lucy Bronze makes World Cup pledge to Barcelona’s Toni Duggan • Bronze thrilled by her team’s Champions League final 4-1 win• Tells England teammate Duggan, ‘We’ll win World Cup together’Lucy Bronze has revealed she told her distraught England teammate Toni Duggan they will “win the World Cup together instead” ...
10:32, 05/19/2019

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major backlash. ...
14:48, 06/28/2019

The biggest government pledge to science spending for 60 years – but who benefits? | Sarah Main All political parties have said research and innovation can help raise living standards. A good start would be to invest in staffAmid the turbulence of Brexit deadlines and extensions, you might be pleased to know that there are at least some long-te...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit A push by Germany, France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by mid-century looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday, despite resistance from eastern European nations worried it could cost jobs....
13:32, 06/19/2019

Christchurch Call: USA missing from 26 member pledge to eliminate violent online content Two months after the horrific Christchurch terrorist attack, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has gathered the support of 18 nations and eight tech companies in her bid to stop the internet from being used as a tool for terrorists....
23:00, 05/15/2019

UK PM Johnson ready to fast-track health funding to meet Brexit pledge Prime Minister Boris Johnson will fast-track funding for Britain's public health service, announcing 1.8 billion pounds to upgrade 20 hospitals, part of the new leader's push to meet Brexit pledges made in the 2016 referendum....
02:16, 08/04/2019

Angela Merkel ignores NATO defense pledge, snubbing US demands to spend more GDP The leader of Germany, Europe’s wealthiest country, has once again rejected U.S. requests to keep a promise to spend 2 percent of its GDP on defense so as to ensure the continued viability of the NATO alliance....
11:32, 08/14/2019

New Zealand Seeking Global Support for Pledge to Counter Extremist Content Online New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is preparing a global push called the “Christchurch Call” to compel large internet platforms to do more about extremist content in the wake of a massacre of 51 Muslims at mosque in the country in March, the...
20:32, 05/12/2019

Exclusive: Canada's Conservative leader to drop pledge to balance budget in two years Canada's Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer on Friday plans to drop a previous pledge to balance the budget within two years if elected, saying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government has made it impossible to do so responsibly....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Australia and PNG pledge closer ties as Canberra seeks to renew Pacific influence Australia and Papua New Guinea said on Monday their leaders will meet annually in a bid to foster closer ties, which Canberra believes is important in its bid to counter China's quest for greater influence in the Pacific....
00:16, 07/22/2019

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
03:16, 05/22/2019

Decision to nix Pledge of Allegiance spurs 'USA!' chant at Minnesota city council meeting Protesters were out in force in a Minnesota city this week, upset over the city council's decision to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of meetings. ...
05:48, 07/10/2019

Huawei Says Little Has Changed Despite President Trump's Pledge to Ease Restrictions on Tech Giant Huawei says its relationship with the U.S. is basically the same as it was a couple of months ago, despite President Donald Trump’s pledge to ease restrictions that currently bar American companies from doing business with the Chinese tech giant.Read...
06:00, 07/12/2019

Ariana Grande Talks "All-Consuming" Grief Over Mac Miller and Her "Highly Unrealistic" Pete Davidson Romance After two rollercoaster years, the light is coming for Ariana Grande. It's no secret to the world at this point what the Grammy-winning songstress has faced in recent months--the......
11:32, 07/09/2019

‘Nanny and the Professor’ star Juliet Mills explains why an on-screen romance with Richard Long never happened Juliet Mills, who famously played British nanny Phoebe Figalilly in “Nanny and the Professor,” still wonders why her on-screen chemistry with Richard Long (Professor Everett) didn’t play a bigger role in the series....
03:48, 07/22/2019

Dog the Bounty Hunter's Wife Beth Chapman Dead After Cancer Battle: Relive Their Romance in Pictures Dog the Bounty Hunter is mourning perhaps the greatest loss of his life. Reality star Duane "Dog" Chapman's longtime wife, Beth Chapman, has died following an ongoing battle......
09:48, 06/26/2019

'Storm Area 51' craze continues as 2M people pledge to raid secret gov't military base The "Storm Area 51 event" event that went viral last month as people pledged to crash the secret military base in an attempt to "see them aliens" has only grown in scale in recent weeks. More than 2 million Facebook users have said they are going, up...
12:16, 08/01/2019

Bolton says North Korea tests didn't violate pledge to Trump, but no word on talks U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday North Korea's recent missile tests did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to President Donald Trump, but Pyongyang had yet to say when working-level talks on denuclearization ...
23:48, 07/31/2019

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse College Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
11:32, 05/22/2019

Boris Johnson to announce £300m cash pledge as he steps up preparations for No Deal Brexit Boris Johnson has stepped up preparations for a no deal Brexit as he prepares to make his first visit to Scotland as Prime Minister to announce hundreds of millions of pounds of funding for parts of the UK....
18:16, 07/29/2019

Mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota wants city council to restore Pledge of Allegiance at meetings The mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, said Wednesday on "Fox News @ Night" that he wants the city council to keep reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before meetings. ...
13:00, 07/11/2019

Google's plans for a mega-campus in San Jose lurk behind its recent $1 billion housing pledge For more than a year, local residents have expressed concern about rising rents and displacement as Google's plans for a massive expansion in San Jose continue....
08:32, 07/11/2019

Lawrence Jones says Pledge of Allegiance controversy sparks mixed reactions in Minnesota city Residents offered mixed reactions to a Minnesota city's initial plan to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of its council meetings -- a decision that city officials are now reconsidering -- according to Lawrence Jones....
01:00, 07/11/2019

Joe Pags on Minnesota city council nixing Pledge of Allegiance: Why is loving the flag an issue? Syndicated radio host Joe "Pags" Pagliarulo expressed his amazement Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" over a Minnesota city council voting to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before their meetings. ...
10:16, 07/10/2019

North Korea tested missiles, but that didn’t violate a pledge to Trump: John Bolton John Bolton: "The firing of these missiles don't violate the pledge that Kim Jong Un made to the president about intercontinental-range ballistic missiles,"...
18:16, 07/31/2019

Boris Johson to announce £300m cash pledge as he steps up preparations for No Deal Brexit Boris Johnson has stepped up preparations for a no deal Brexit as he prepares to make his first visit to Scotland as Prime Minister to announce hundreds of millions of pounds of funding for parts of the UK....
01:16, 07/29/2019

Caelynn Miller-Keyes Calls Bachelor in Paradise "Horrible and Great" Amid Dean Unglert Romance Caelynn Miller-Keyes is opening up about her time on Bachelor in Paradise. The former Bachelor star, who appeared on Colton Underwood's season of the reality show, recently completed......
10:32, 07/22/2019

One year after Kate Spade's death, her foundation fulfills $1 million mental health pledge The Kate Spade company said it hopes to encourage more conversation, education and research around mental health.        ...
12:32, 06/05/2019

Billionaire anti-Trump activist Tom Steyer enters 2020 race with pledge to spend $100 million Billionaire activist Tom Steyer said Tuesday that he will run for president in 2020, entering the crowded Democratic field late in the race with a pledge to focus on climate change and reforming the political system....
07:32, 07/09/2019

In Washington, Juul Vows to Curb Youth Vaping. Its Lobbying in States Runs Counter to That Pledge. Juul has told the F.D.A. it will do all it can to stop youth vaping. But in state capitols and city halls around the country, the company is embracing measures that undermine that vow....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Gotta Pay The Bills: PBS Just Got Really Desperate During A Pledge Drive And Offered Up One Night Of Passion With Thomas The Tank Engine With the Trump administration aiming to slash public broadcasting from the federal budget, funding for PBS and its member stations is facing a dire threat, and they’re very clearly feeling the heat: PBS just got really desperate during a pledge drive...
07:00, 05/02/2019

| NYPD fires chokehold officer | Brexit pledge: WATCH the top world news videos for today NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric Garner | Johnson to EU: Let's replace Irish backstop with alternative Brexit pledge; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
01:00, 08/21/2019

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call’ Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate (PARIS) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedo...
20:16, 05/15/2019

Penn State frat brothers linked to pledge's death won't serve jail time, judge rules A Pennsylvania judge has traded in jail time for a more lenient sentence for three former Penn State fraternity brothers who pleaded guilty to charges related to the 2017 hazing death of Beta Theta Pi pledge Tim Piazza....
07:00, 05/16/2019

Family Romance review – Herzog's 'fake family' film is fascinating but fishy Werner Herzog has taken a strange reality – the Japanese company which hires out stand-in friends and relatives – and pointlessly subverted it further Werner Herzog has come to Cannes with a stranger-than-fiction piece of work, a lo-fi headscratcher ...
17:48, 05/18/2019

A Look at That Other Jonas Romance: Why Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas Are One of Hollywood's Coolest Pairs Once upon a time a Jonas Brother shocked the world by revealing he'd proposed to a well-known actress. Nope, not that one. With 2018 being the year Nick Jonas married......
10:00, 05/02/2019

Steamy romance novelist Judith Krantz, author of 'Scruples,' dies at 91 Judith Krantz, whose million-selling novels such as "Scruples" and "Princess Daisy" engrossed readers worldwide, died Saturday. She was 91.        ...
19:32, 06/23/2019

Sudan dispatch: Bullets, Tear Gas and Love: Romance Blooms in the Midst of Sudan Protests After decades of rule under a dictator, a wave of exuberance has rippled across Sudan’s capital, the young are reveling in newfound freedoms — to speak, party and find love....
10:00, 05/03/2019

Major City firms vow to 'make London fairer' with pay pledge A string of major finance companies have signed up to a new initiative to guarantee fair pay and employment rights to make London the "best city in the world to work"....
08:48, 07/29/2019

Elon Musk's sister, Tosca Musk, runs a Netflix-like streaming service for romance novels turned into movies Film Courage/YouTube Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, has two entrepreneurial siblings named Kimbal and Tosca who have also founded their own companies. Tosca Musk is the cofounder and CEO of a streaming service called Passionflix that ho...
00:48, 07/18/2019

North Korea fires projectiles, rejects South Korea's 'senseless' dialogue pledge North Korea launched at least two projectiles into the sea on Friday, South Korea's military said, shortly after Pyongyang described South Korea's president as "impudent" and vowed that inter-Korean talks are over....
20:00, 08/15/2019

LSU frat ordered pledge to chug 190-proof liquor at 'Bible study' event. He died A Louisiana State University student has testified Phi Delta Theta fraternity members ordered a pledge to chug hard liquor before he died.        ...
08:32, 07/12/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Palestine demolitions, nuclear watchdog chief dies, UK troops to Mali, Afghan journalist murder condemned, Somalia sexual violence pledge Our main stories today: UN condemns Israel’s destruction of Palestinian property; the head of the IAEA dies at 72; UK troops will bolster Mali mission; UNESCO chief condemns Afghan journalist’s murder; Somalia commits to ending conflict-related sexua...
17:32, 07/22/2019

'Bachelor in Paradise' trailer shows franchise's first same-sex romance; contestant comes out "Bachelor in Paradise" is going queer. In the trailer for the upcoming season, contestant Demi Burnett reveals she's in love with another woman.        ...
09:16, 07/23/2019

Hong Kong chief's 'bill is dead' pledge fails to satisfy protest leaders Protest leaders have vowed to keep up pressure on Hong Kong's administration despite its leader today declaring that a highly contentious extradition bill is "dead"....
06:16, 07/09/2019

Sweet Home Alabama? I have a complicated relationship with Alabama because Alabama is a complicated place. Though I’ve lived less time there than anywhere else in the world that could be considered home (fall of 1993 through spring 1997 and only two summers, ever), it i...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Sentencing set for Alabama man in $2M scam OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to federal charges in a $2 million scam that sucked in an Alabama town is due in state court to face additional counts. Records show Kyle Sandler has signed papers showing he plans to plead guilty Tuesday...
23:16, 05/27/2019

The battle for Alabama’s soul With the nation’s most restrictive abortion ban and the return of Roy Moore, liberals here worry their state is sliding back toward its heritage of injustice....
08:48, 07/01/2019

Jada Pinkett Smith: There have been 'betrayals of the heart' during Will Smith romance Jada Pinkett Smith described the "betrayals" as "far bigger than I could even think in regards to an infidelity situation" on "Red Table Talk."        ...
14:00, 06/07/2019

Alabama gov OKs chemical castration for some sex offenders MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed into law legislation that would require certain sex offenders to be chemically castrated before their parole. Gov. Kay Ivey’s press office said Monday that she had signed the bill, which ...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Last known US slave ship found in Alabama The Clotilda was found by SEARCH Inc in collaboration with the Alabama Historical Commission The last ship known to smuggle slaves from Africa to the US has been discovered in Alabama’s Mobile River, nearly 160 years after it was deliberately sunk, a...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Alabama set to execute man for pastor’s slaying BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man who was nearly put to death before an execution warrant expired last month is again set to die by lethal injection in Alabama. The execution of 46-year-old Christopher Lee Price is scheduled for Thursday night. He was co...
03:48, 05/30/2019

Alabama mourns death of well-known fan with Down syndrome TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama sports community is mourning the death of a fan with Down syndrome who was known for his weekly football season visits to the athletic facilities and his pre-game predictions to coach Nick Saban. ...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Man sets himself on fire outside Alabama Walmart ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — After a man set himself on fire outside a Walmart store in Alabama, authorities say they are trying to understand why he did it. Athens Fire Chief Floyd Johnson tells news outlets that a man doused himself with gasoline and ran in...
16:32, 05/17/2019

Last word of man executed in Alabama was ‘amen’ A man convicted of murder for helping his pal kill four people in 1997 was executed in Alabama Thursday night and uttered the last word “amen” before his death. Michael Brandon Samra, 41, was pronounced dead at 7:30 p.m., following his le...
23:16, 05/16/2019

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

Toyota to build new SUV, rather than car at Alabama plant Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it will build a new sport utility vehicle at a $1.6 billion joint venture assembly plant in Alabama rather than produce Corolla cars....
12:00, 07/10/2019

Top recruit Sanders switches from OU to Alabama Drew Sanders, the No. 37 ranked recruit in the 2020 class, switched his college choice from Oklahoma to Alabama after being committed to the Sooners since 2017....
19:16, 04/29/2019

Man convicted in 4 killings set for execution in Alabama MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted of murder in a quadruple killing after a dispute over a pickup truck is set to be executed in Alabama. Forty-one-year-old Michael Brandon Samra is scheduled to receive a lethal injection Thursday evening at the...
23:32, 05/15/2019

SEC West: Can anyone challenge Alabama this time around? Can Alabama weather another staff shakeup? Can LSU take the next step? Can Auburn contend with a freshman QB? We dig into these questions and more in our SEC West team previews....
06:00, 07/15/2019

CFB notebook: Alabama RB Sanders out indefinitely Alabama freshman running back Trey Sanders suffered a significant foot injury in Thursday's practice and is expected to miss the entire season, according to AL.com....
04:00, 08/11/2019

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

Pit bulls maul 29 cats at Alabama shelter Workers at an animal shelter in southeastern Alabama came to work Thursday and were shocked to find that two of the dogs had killed 29 cats overnight....
23:48, 07/27/2019

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

Last Known U.S. Slave Ship, the Clotilda, Said to Have Been Discovered In Alabama On Wednesday researchers announced they’ve located the remains of the last known ship known to bring enslaved Africans to what we now call The United States....
15:32, 05/25/2019

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

Alabama Republican Thinks There's Entirely Too Much Gay Sex and 'Wife Swapping' on TV When disgraced former State Supreme Court justice Roy Moore announced he was tossing his oversized cowboy hat into Alabama’s upcoming Senate race, I assumed—reasonably, given his long, long history of doing insane things—that any subsequent election...
16:48, 07/16/2019

Arizona softball’s season ends against Alabama The Alabama Crimson Tide eliminated Arizona from the Women’s College World Series 2-0. The Wildcats went 1-2 in Oklahoma City, falling one game short of the WCWS Final Four. Arizona finishes the year 48-14....
02:16, 06/02/2019

Florida’s Barnhill gets show of respect from Alabama OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Florida coach Tim Walton felt Kelly Barnhill deserved better than to have her decorated career end in embarrassment. Barnhill had been one of the nation’s elite pitchers the past three years, but the senior wasn’t her...
00:32, 06/02/2019

Alabama GOP Rep. Martha Roby won't seek another term Alabama Republican U.S. Rep. Martha Roby announced Friday that she will not run for reelection in 2020, making her the second House GOP woman to announce she will not seek another term....
16:16, 07/26/2019

Probation ends for former Alabama gov. convicted of bribery MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A judge has ended probation for former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman, who went to federal prison in a bribery scheme. WSFA-TV reports that a federal judge this week agreed with an officer’s report recommending that probatio...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Samantha Bee: Alabama lawmakers 'wouldn't know a vulva if it bit them' Late-night hosts discussed the damaging effects of Alabama’s strict new abortion law and the problematic nature of its contentsLate-night monologues from Stephen Colbert and Samantha Bee focused on the strict Alabama law that has effectively banned a...
09:48, 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 Public Television won’t run ‘Arthur’ gay wedding BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Public Television has chosen not to air an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” because it included a same-sex wedding. The episode “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone” aired natio...
08:48, 05/21/2019

Roy Moore Expected to Mount New Senate Run in Alabama The former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court may want a rematch with Doug Jones, who defeated him in a special election in 2017. Many Republicans are hostile to the idea....
12:16, 06/20/2019

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

Chemical castration on certain sex offenders signed into law in Alabama Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday signed a bill that forces sex offenders convicted of crimes involving pre-teens to be chemically castrated before their parole....
00:48, 06/11/2019

Alabama Historians: The Last Known Slave Ship Has Been Found A found shipwreck fits the exact dimensions of the Clotilda, which carried 110 Africans to the U.S. in 1860, more than a half-century after importing slaves was declared illegal....
21:48, 05/22/2019

Alabama fan who killed Auburn trees not paying up The Alabama fan who pleaded guilty to poisoning oak trees at Auburn University's Toomer's Corner has not been making court-ordered payments.       ...
23:32, 08/15/2019

Alabama man on trial in stabbing, burning of landlord Jurors are deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of beating his wheelchair-using landlord with a bat, stabbing him with an ice pick and burning his body....
08:48, 06/14/2019

Last known ship to bring slaves to U.S. discovered in Alabama The last ship known to smuggle slaves from Africa to the United States has been discovered in Alabama's Mobile River, nearly 160 years after it was deliberately sunk, a historical commission said on Wednesday....
20:32, 05/22/2019

‘Arthur’ episode about same-sex wedding banned in Alabama “Arthur” is one controversial cartoon. Alabama Public Television pulled the Season 22 premiere of the long-running animated series. The episode, titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone,” revolved around the same-sex weddin...
11:32, 05/21/2019

How ex-Alabama QB Jalen Hurts barely won the Oklahoma job NORMAN, Okla. — Jalen Hurts’ rise to the starting quarterback position at Oklahoma wasn’t a foregone conclusion, despite his wealth of championship experience at Alabama. Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley took his time before naming Hurts the ...
08:00, 08/21/2019

‘SEC on CBS’ schedules starts with Alabama-South Carolina Alabama at South Carolina on Sept. 14 will start CBS’ SEC football schedule this season; Notre Dame’s trip to Georgia the next week positioned to be prime-time game for network...
18:00, 05/29/2019

Alabama cop recovering after being bitten by venomous rattlesnake Cops in Alabama killed a slithering suspect when it took a bite out of one of their own this week. Greenville Police Officer Marissa Morrison, a 28-year-old mother of three, parked her cruiser in a quiet scenic spot behind the Mac Crenshaw Memorial A...
09:16, 06/20/2019

Trump Warns Roy Moore Against Alabama Senate Run Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly considering” running again....
10:00, 05/29/2019

Alabama executes man convicted of 1997 quadruple murder A 42-year-old man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, more than 20 years after he was convicted along with his friend of killing the friend's father, the father's fiancée and her two children after a dispute over the use of a pickup truck....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama man executed for brutal 1997 quadruple homicide ATMORE, Ala. (AP) -- A man condemned to die for his role in a quadruple killing that followed a dispute over a pickup truck was put to death Thursday evening in Alabama, after declining to make any last-minute appeals in the hours preceding his execu...
22:16, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Alabama executes man for 1997 quadruple killing ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled Alabama execution of a man convicted in a quadruple killing (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Prison officials say 41-year-old inmate Michael Brandon Samra was pronounced dead at 7:33 p.m. following a lethal...
03:48, 05/17/2019

CDC director praises Alabama HIV clinic ahead of campaign MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — As the federal government prepares to launch an ambitious initiative to end the HIV epidemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control on Friday applauded an Alabama HIV clinic’s commitment to providing health ser...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Wreck of last US slave ship Clotilda found in Alabama Researchers say the wreckage of the Clotilda, the last known ship to have brought people enslaved in Africa to US shores, has been located. The voyage took place decades after transporting slaves to the US was outlawed....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Despite Warning From Trump, Roy Moore Says He Can Win Alabama Senate Seat Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly considering” running again....
18:16, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Friends visit condemned Alabama inmate ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on an execution set for Thursday in Alabama (all times local): 4:50 p.m. An Alabama inmate awaiting lethal injection for a quadruple murder is visiting with friends and a spiritual adviser. Prison spokesman Bob Horton s...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor denies reprieve for condemned killer Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey refused a reprieve for an inmate set for execution Thursday night, the prisoner’s lawyer said. Samra was convicted for a quadruple killing that occurred after a dispute over a pickup truck....
13:32, 05/16/2019

SEC preseason power rankings: Alabama the best of the best conference but has company at top USA TODAY Sports is ranking every Power Five league from its best team through its worst. Next up is the Southeastern Conference.       ...
21:32, 08/14/2019

Alabama professor charged with child porn in 2 states AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — An English instructor at Auburn University in Alabama has been arrested in Virginia on child porn charges. News outlets report 52-year-old William Matthew Carter, of Auburn, was held Monday at a Virginia jail awaiting extradition ...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama mayor walks out of meeting with no talk of comments CARBON HILL, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama mayor and city leaders refused to acknowledge questions on the mayor’s statements about “killing out” gay and transgender people at a city council meeting. News outlets report Mayor Mark Chambers ...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Authorities: Alabama man fed meth to caged ‘attack squirrel’ ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — Alabama investigators say a man kept a caged “attack squirrel” in his apartment and fed it methamphetamine to ensure it stayed aggressive. The News Courier reports authorities are seeking 35-year-old Mickey Paulk on mu...
08:48, 06/18/2019

More than $1 million worth of drugs washes up on Alabama beach Beachgoers looking for some fun in the sun found more than $1 million worth of marijuana and cocaine that washed up along the shore in Alabama, police said. A local enjoying a stroll along Orange Beach last Tuesday found a package containing 21 pound...
11:32, 05/28/2019