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. ...

Lives Lost: Doctor who battled disease outbreaks in Yemen

For five decades, Yassin Abdel-Wareth was one of a handful of epidemiologists in Yemen, traveling across the impoverished country to hunt for disease outbreaks that are as endemic as armed conflicts i...

Baby boom ahead as COVID-19 kept millions of women from care

NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of women and girls globally have lost access to contraceptives and abortion services because of the coronavirus pandemic. Now the first widespread measure of the toll says In...

More eggs harvested from last 2 northern white rhinos

OL PEJETA, Kenya (AP) — An international team of scientists said they successfully extracted eggs from the last two remaining northern white rhinos, a step on the way to possibly saving the subspecies...

National Zoo awaits birth of pandemic panda cub

WASHINGTON (AP) — Zookeepers at Washington’s National Zoo are on furry black-and-white baby watch after concluding that venerable giant panda matriarch Mei Ziang is pregnant and could give birth this ...

Georgia appeals ruling that blocked restrictive abortion law

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia is appealing a federal judge's ruling that permanently blocked the restrictive abortion measure lawmakers passed last year. U.S. District Judge Steve Jones ru...

Italy approves outpatient use for abortion pill

ROME (AP) — Women in Italy can now use the abortion pill on an outpatient basis rather than be hospitalized to terminate a pregnancy. Italy’s health minister, Roberto Speranza, annou...

NFL medical boss: New COVID-19 protocols to verify positives

The NFL's chief medical officer says the league is establishing a new two-step protocol for players and coaches who have no known history of the COVID-19 infection and receive a positive test. ...

FrieslandCampina Launches New Organic Milk Formula Organic FRISO PRESTIGE® BIO in Hong Kong

Advocating the Dutch Way of Organic Dairy Farming to Enhance Biodiversity within the Agricultural Ecosystem HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 5 August 2020 - As one of the world's leading and larges...