Ginsburg's death puts Roe v. Wade on the ballot in November

It's been a throwaway line in presidential campaigns for years: Roe v. Wade is on the ballot. This time it is very real. The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg s...

'Power of positive': Michigan conjoined twins separated

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Doctors at the University of Michigan have separated 1-year-old conjoined twin sisters. Sarabeth and Amelia Irwin of Petersburg, Michigan, each had their own ...

Kansas court hears arguments over "wrongful birth" law

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court seemed worried Wednesday about the proper roles of the Legislature and courts as it wrestled with whether a state statute that prohibits lawsuits bas...

Tennessee defends abortion reversal law in legal challenge

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee law requiring doctors to inform women that drug-induced abortions may be reversed is critical for women who may change their minds halfway through the procedure, th...

US OPEN '20: A capsule look at 10 contenders for US Open

DUSTIN JOHNSON Age: 36. Country: United States. World ranking: 1 Worldwide victories: 24. Best of 2020: Winnin...

Tennessee city will allow abortion clinic, pay legal bill

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee city that tried to outlaw surgical abortions has agreed to pay $225,000 in legal fees to attorneys representing an abortion clinic, according to an order entered in...

UK's 'Moonshot' mass virus test plan met with skepticism

LONDON (AP) — Health experts on Thursday expressed strong skepticism about the British government’s ambitious plans to carry out millions of coronavirus tests daily in a bid to help people resume norm...

Still too soon to try altering human embryo DNA, panel says

It’s still too soon to try to make genetically edited babies because the science isn’t advanced enough to ensure safety, says an international panel of experts who also mapped a pathway for any countr...

UK public tribunal to probe Uighur 'genocide' claims

LONDON (AP) — A prominent British human rights lawyer is convening an independent tribunal in London to investigate whether the Chinese government’s alleged rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in the...

Lawsuit seeks to block Tennessee abortion reversal law

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Abortion rights groups on Monday filed a lawsuit challenging a newly enacted Tennessee law that would require women undergoing drug-induced abortions be informed the procedure ...

Venezuelans fight virus in secret to avoid isolation centers

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Velacio Vicuña began to cough incessantly and felt feverish. But the tire salesman avoided getting a test for the new coronavirus, fearing that if it was po...

Rapid $5 coronavirus test doesn't need specialty equipment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday authorized the first rapid coronavirus test that doesn’t need any special computer equipment to get results. The 15-m...

Former 'Glee' star Lea Michele gives birth to baby boy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lea Michele is a mom of a baby boy. A representative for Michele said Sunday that the former “Glee” star gave birth to her son on Aug. 20. She and her husband Zand...

Birth of panda cub provides 'much-needed moment of pure joy'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Delivering a “much-needed moment of pure joy,” the National Zoo's giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to a wiggling cub Friday at a time of global pandemic and social unrest. ...

Baby panda could be on the way, mom appears to be in labor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paws crossed. A baby panda could be on the way. Washington's National Zoo said Friday afternoon that panda matriarch Mei Xiang appeared to be in labor. ...