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Singapore rejects Taiwan's request for DNA of couple who dumped baby in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese prosecutors last week issued a warrant for a Singaporean couple for the murder of their baby, but a request for DNA has been rejected by the Singaporean authorit...

Ex-members of religious group mixed on Barrett nomination

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s affiliation with the Christian community People of Praise is drawing scrutiny because of what former members and observers describe as its ultraconservative v...

Ex-members of religious group mixed on Barrett nomination

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s affiliation with the Christian community People of Praise is drawing scrutiny because of what former members and observers describe as its ultraconservative v...

Advocates want to make Virginia an abortion 'safe haven'

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — With a newly empowered Democratic majority at the Virginia General Assembly, abortion-rights advocates say the state has a chance to roll back decades of restrictions and become a...

Infant abandoned inside garbage dumpster in Greek city

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police said Wednesday they had arrested a 24-year-old woman on suspicion of attempted infanticide after a passer-by found a days-old baby abandoned in an in-ground garbage ...

AP Exclusive: 629 Pakistani girls sold as brides to China

Page after page, the names stack up: 629 girls and women from across Pakistan who were sold as brides to Chinese men and taken to China. The list, obtained by The Associated Press, was compiled by Pak...

Abortion foes, supporters pack hearing in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) — Activists on both sides of the abortion divide have clashed over a bill in Massachusetts that would let women obtain an abortion after 24 weeks of pregnancy in cases of "fatal fetal anom...

Democratic contenders bash Fox News on Fox News

NEW YORK (AP) — Julian Castro is the latest Democratic presidential contender to follow the trend of criticizing Fox News Channel while appearing on the network for a town hall. The ...

North Carolina 'born-alive' abortion bill wins final passage

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's legislature gave final passage Tuesday to a bill to require doctors and nurses to care for babies born alive during a failed late-term abortion or face big penalt...

The Latest: Democrats block Senate GOP anti-abortion effort

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate legislation on abortion (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Senate Democrats have blocked a Republican effort to pass legislation th...

GOP, sensing campaign issue, pushes abortion vote in Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are pushing the Senate toward a vote Monday on legislation that would threaten prison for doctors who don't try saving the life of infants born alive during abortions. ...

Timeline: Virginia political scandals continue to pile on

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — All three of Virginia's top elected officials are now mired in their own separate scandals, causing some to question whether any of the three Democrats are fit to lead the state. ...

With anti-abortion push, Trump woos evangelicals again

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a fierce denunciation of late-term abortions, President Donald Trump is making a move to re-energize evangelical voters whose support will be vital in heading off any possible 2...

From abortion to blackface: Northam engulfed in controversy

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — On Wednesday, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's was blasted for controversial abortion comments he made during a radio interview. Two days later, news outlets reported that a racist p...

Trump ties racist photo in Virginia to abortion, election

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump weighed in on the controversy over Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and a racist photo by linking the image to abortion and electoral politics as well as bigo...