Woman indicted for capital murder in mom's abduction, death

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A woman accused of kidnapping a Texas mother who was later found dead was indicted Tuesday on a capital murder charge. The indictment accused Magen Fieramusca, 3...

Hong Kong to cut rail links as virus from China spreads

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong said Tuesday it will cut all rail links to mainland China as the United States and other governments prepared to evacuate citizens from the Chinese city at the center of...

NY, feds sue 'Pharma Bro' for 'scheme' to keep drug price up

NEW YORK (AP) — State and federal authorities sued imprisoned drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli on Monday over business tactics that helped make him the bad-boy face of profiteering in the pharmaceutic...

Macedonia imposes urgent measures due to severe pollution

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia’s government on Monday said it was imposing urgent measures in the country’s capital, Skopje, and the western city of Tetovo in order to protect people f...

Rio residents try to bring green to a concrete jungle

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Alê Roque wanders the untamed orchard in Rio de Janeiro, pushing aside leaves to point out what she helped plant last year. “This is cacao, developing well ... Look at this lime ...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2020. There are 340 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Jan. 26, 2...

US imposes visa rules for pregnant women on 'birth tourism'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new visa rules aimed at restricting “birth tourism," in which women travel to the United States to give birth so their children ...

Family receives remains of 6 killed in El Salvador massacre

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's forensic institute on Thursday turned over to family members the remains of six of the more than 200 rural residents killed by soldiers in August 1982 El...

Lee to pitch sweeping anti-abortion bans in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says he wants to enact some of the strictest abortion laws in the nation, which would include banning women from undergoing the procedure once a fetal h...

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...

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' highest court is set to rule Thursday on whether to order Myanmar to halt what has been described as a genocidal campaign against t...

Federal government backs Ohio on Down syndrome abortion law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The federal government took Ohio's side Tuesday in a lawsuit over the state law prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a fetal diagnosis of Down syndrome. ...

US to impose visas restrictions for pregnant women

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is unveiling new visa restrictions aimed at restricting “birth tourism," in which women travel to the U.S. to give birth so their children can have a coveted...

Auschwitz survivor who was just 2 at liberation nurses scars

MUNICH (AP) — Only 2 years old and so ill she had to stay on for weeks after liberation, Eva Umlauf was one of the youngest prisoners to be freed from Auschwitz. Although she has no...

U.S. plans new visa rules to stop birth tourism: CNN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States Department of State plans to change visa rules in order to prevent foreign visitors giving birth on U.S. soil to ensure their children automatically rece...