Dec 25, 2016

GOP agenda: unions, lawsuits, abortion and school choice

Some of the issues Republicans are planning to pursue during the upcoming state legislative sessions: Abortion Ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Ban dilation and extraction abortions, a procedure more commonly used in the second trimester. Lengthen the time women must wait ...

Oct 14, 2016

Study: China's two-child policy won't lead to population boom

A study predicts that China’s loosening of its one-child policy to allow all married couples to have two children will bring only a small increase in population growth. The study, published Friday in the medical journal Lancet, recommends that China raise its retirement age ...

Jul 7, 2016

A divided Poland mulls total abortion ban

A 35-year-old woman rests on her hospital bed in Germany after an abortion. Her staunchly Catholic country, Poland, has one of Europe’s most restrictive termination laws, so she and her partner drove just over the border. “We told no one. Because I know it’s ...