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Mom Pregnant With Twins Schedules Abortion, Changes Mind at the Last Minute

Three years ago, when Rebecca Rizzi became pregnant, she initially wanted to have her baby. But when the father told her to consider other options, Rizzi ended up making an appointment to have an abortion at Planned Parenthood, Live Action News reported. In an interview with Glenn Beck in 2014, Rizzi described her situation: “I […]

Watch live: Hillary Clinton campaigns with Elizabeth Warren for the first time

Brexit shows the U.S. needs a steady, experienced leader, Clinton says June 27, 2016, 7:36 a.m. GOP leaders start to question Donald Trump's qualifications for the presidency, while Hillary Clinton pushes to a strong lead against him in new polls. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't say...

Video: Dogs Reunited One Year After Their Rescue

Watch what happens when a canine brother and sister see each other for the first time after their rescue one year ago. The post Video: Dogs Reunited One Year After Their Rescue appeared first on PETA.

Bernie, What Are You Even Doing? Today's Edition.

[Content Note: Marginalization of oppressed people.]Yesterday, Bernie Sanders appeared on CNN's State of the Union with Jake Tapper, and it went exactly as you'd expect, given where we are in this campaign and the posture Sanders continues to take. Show More Summary

Catholic institutions cleared the path for the latest assault on religious freedom

The American Catholic bishops themselves deserve a goodly part of the blame for a failure to implement a clear Vatican directive 25 years ago that has resulted in many not distinctively Catholic institutions and major rulings against religious freedom.

Hong Kong timetables total ban on ivory trading for first time

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong has called for an end to local ivory trading within five years, a move activists hailed as significant given the financial hub's reputation as a wildlife trafficking blackspot, while calling for this ban to be speeded up.

Help! My closet has been invaded by wire hangers.

Got a closet full of wire hangers? Advice maven Umbra Fisk says you don't have to be clothes-minded about it.

1 dead, 9 hurt when car slams into taco stand in Boyle Heights

One person was killed and 9 others hurt when a car slammed into a portable taco stand on a Boyle Heights street Sunday night. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the accident occurred at 376 S. Clarence St. when the car hit the stand and several parked cars. Of those hurt, two suffered...

China city shuts down waste burning plant over protests

BEIJING (Reuters) - A city in central China is shutting down a waste incineration project, it said, after thousands of people protested against the plant over fears it will damage the environment and residents' health.

Chase Kalisz surprises Ryan Lochte in 400 IM at Olympic trials

The roar from the sellout crowd at CenturyLink Center had finally abated, but a stunned expression lingered on Chase Kalisz’s face. For a moment, the 22-year-old looked as though he didn’t quite believe what happened Sunday during the first day of the U.S. Olympic swimming trials. He wasn’t the...

Simone Biles takes fourth straight all-around national title

Simone Biles outclassed the field once again, winning her fourth consecutive national all-around title by nearly four points on Sunday night at the P&G Gymnastics Championships in St. Louis.  The last time a woman took four straight national all-around U.S titles was Joan Moore Gnat, who pulled...

Breaking news: Perdue announces major reforms for chickens; progress spotlights poultry problems, solutions

The reforms announced by Perdue would improve the lives of roughly 700 million birds it raises and slaughters each year. Photo by David Paul Morris/For The HSUS As we begin our launch of a major campaign to improve the lives of chickens...Show More Summary

Looking Beyond ‘Whole Woman’s Health’: Challenges Remain in Dozens of States

Even if we are able to celebrate a favorable outcome in the case Monday, the battle for reproductive health will continue in dozens of states across the country. The post Looking Beyond ‘Whole Woman’s Health’: Challenges Remain in Dozens of States appeared first on Rewire.

Air pollution to kill millions more without change of energy policy: IEA

LONDON (Reuters) - Premature deaths from air pollution will continue to rise to 2040 unless changes are made to the way the world uses and produces energy, the International Energy Agency said on Monday.

Scenes from VidCon: Fans and stars share the joy of mixing and mingling despite tighter security

The Anaheim Convention Center was packed with Internet video creators, the stars of the online world and the thousands of fans who enjoy watching them this past weekend for the seventh edition of VidCon.  In the wake of the murder of YouTube star, "The Voice" contestant and 2013 VidCon alum Christina...

France, Germany, Belgium advance to Euro quarterfinals

France, Germany and Belgium sealed their places in the quarterfinals of the European Championship on Sunday as three of the pre-tournament favorites lived up to their promise.  There was a scare for the host nation after Ireland scored a second minute penalty, but Antoine Griezmann struck twice...

Floyd Mayweather Jr.: 'For the right price, I may come back'

There’s a code to decipher when Floyd Mayweather Jr. speaks. Though his words may be heartfelt at that instant, his position is subject to change based on any event in the boxing world or even the break of a new day. It’s been more than eight months since Mayweather, 38, announced he would retire...

Billy Hurley III earns first PGA Tour victory

BETHESDA, Md. — Billy Hurley III held the club in his left hand and fist pumped with his right. Not far from his Annapolis home and the Naval Academy he graduated from 12 years ago, he became a champion.  Hurley shot a 2-under 69 on Sunday to win his hometown Quicken Loans National at Congressional...

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