Oct 31, 2014

U.K. opens National Sperm Bank amid donor shortage

Britain has opened a National Sperm Bank to help meet rising demand for donors. The sperm bank is based at the Birmingham Women’s Hospital 115 miles (185 kilometers) northwest of London. Officials said Thursday it is designed to help single women, men with fertility ...

Oct 24, 2014

Mom of Canada suspect: I cry for victims, not son

The mother of the gunman who carried out the deadly attack on Canada’s seat of government said Thursday that she is crying for the victims of the shooting rampage, not her son. In a brief and tear-filled telephone interview with The Associated Press, Susan ...

Oct 5, 2014

Pope launches review of Catholic Church's teaching on family, marriage

Pope Francis on Sunday launched a major review of Catholic teaching on the family that could have far-reaching implications for the church’s attitude to marriage, cohabitation and divorce. An extraordinary synod, or meeting, of nearly 200 bishops and a sprinkling of lay Catholics will, ...

Chelsea Clinton gives birth to baby girl

Sep 28, 2014

Chelsea Clinton gives birth to baby girl

Chelsea Clinton has given birth to a daughter named Charlotte, the first grandchild of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, announced the birth of their first child on Saturday morning. The ...