| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:18 PM
With it doubtful the Supreme Court ruling legalizing abortion will be overturned any time soon, opponents of abortion have been attacking it piecemeal, passing legislation to make it more difficult to obtain the procedure.
The tactic was vividly on...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Maybe someone can explain to me how, exactly, conservatives are the aggressors in the culture war? In the conventional narrative of American politics, conservatives are obsessed with social issues. They want to impose their values on everyone else. They...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:45 PM
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to jump into a growing legal dispute between the Obama administration and businesses run by conservative Christians over whether a company must pay for birth control drugs that conflict with its owner'...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:29 AM
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Federal authorities running a sting operation arrested a 21-year-old Bangladeshi man, who came to the U.S. on a student visa and was allegedly planning to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank of New York with what he believed was a 1,000-pound bomb, officials...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Who says tour guidebooks have to be dull?
Certainly not Sienna Sinclaire, author of "Naughty Girl's Guide to Los Angeles" (Naughty Girl Press).
Sinclaire, an adult model, author and sex coach, has produced nearly 400 pages of adult diversions for...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:10 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday said that some emergency contraception pills now can be sold over-the-counter without age restrictions while the federal government fights a lower court judge's order allowing unrestricted sales....
| May 5, 2013
| 5:32 PM
In a letter to affiliated physicians and staff, Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach has announced that elective abortions will no longer be performed at the hospital.
The letter said the decision is based of the low number of procedures done annually at...
| May 10, 2013
| 1:18 PM
In yet another scathing critique of government health officials, a federal judge refused Friday to stay his order making Plan B emergency contraceptives available to all consumers without a prescription.
Ruling that government efforts to restrict the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:44 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many young women use the "pull-out method" for birth control, and they tend to have more unintended pregnancies than other women, a new study suggests.
Researchers compiling surveys from more than 2,000 women ages 15 to 24...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The daily broadcast of medical reports, scientific studies and sociological statistics can cause your ears to ring.
Sometimes a report will contradict the findings of another issued just days earlier. More often, compelling snapshots of the American...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 5:03 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hundreds of New York City high schools students have received morning-after pills since the launch of a program that provides emergency contraception through public school nurses, the city's health department said on Monday.