(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Before 1973, fatal "back-alley" and "coat-hanger" procedures in places where abortion was illegal became emblematic of the impact of abortion bans. But in modern times, those images have become obsolete with the use of medication abortion, advocates say. This has become especially relevant... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A hostess in New York City was assaulted after asking patrons from Texas to show proof of their vaccination status when they entered a restaurant, authorities said. New York City mandates that those 12 and older seeking to dine indoors show proof... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Women driving hundreds of miles alone for an abortion, clinics overwhelmed with out-of-state patients, providers facing "relentless harassment" from "emboldened vigilante activities," those are some of the impacts detailed by the federal government in new court documents since the most restrictive abortion... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After announcing their lawsuit last week, the U.S. Department of Justice Tuesday evening filed for an immediate injunction to halt Texas' enforcement of their restrictive law banning most abortions in the state. "The State of Texas adopted S.B. 8 to prevent women from... Read More.
NEW YORK) — A Texas school district that included masks as part of its dress code has been hit with a temporary restraining order. Paris Independent School District (ISD), which serves about 3,900 students in northeast Texas, amended its dress code in early August to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tropical Storm Nicholas is pounding the South with rain after roaring ashore in Texas early Tuesday as a Category 1 hurricane. In the Houston area, 410,000 customers were without power Tuesday morning. In Harris County, all public health testing and vaccination sites... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Justice Stephen Breyer said Tuesday the Supreme Court’s recent 5-4 decision allowing Texas to effectively ban abortion across the state was “very bad” but not politically motivated. “We don’t trade votes, and members of the court have different judicial philosophies,” Breyer, the court’s most senior liberal... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Nicholas made landfall in Texas early Tuesday as a Category 1 hurricane before weakening to a tropical storm. The storm had been riding on the water, parallel to the Texas coast, causing it to strengthen from a tropical storm into a hurricane... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tropical Storm Nicholas is closing in on Texas where a hurricane watch has been issued along the coast. Nicholas, now churning with 60 mph winds, could strengthen to a hurricane when it makes landfall Monday (hurricanes have 74 mph or higher winds). Nicholas... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court allowing an unprecedented pre-viability abortion ban to go into effect in Texas has prompted questions on the status of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark ruling that's supposed to protect the right to abortion nationally. To some experts, this marks... Read More.
(HOUSTON) -- A 1-year-old girl has died after being left in a hot car all day in the Houston area, authorities said. On Thursday morning, the baby's mother drove three children -- ages 5, 3 and 1 -- to day care, where she dropped off... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 654,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.6 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.