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Coney Island Shark Sightings Prompt ‘Keep Hookers off the Pier!’ Banner

On Tuesday, sharks were spotted near Coney Island’s Steeplechase Pier, a common fishing spot—causing officials to close the beach to swimmers temporarily. That’s why PETA will deliver its own... The post Coney Island Shark Sightings Prompt ‘Keep Hookers off the Pier!’ Banner appeared first on PETA.

Soap Opera Star Considered Having an Abortion, Thankfully Something Changed Her Mind

Just one week after breaking up with her boyfriend, Stephanie Davis discovered that she was pregnant with his child. Davis, a British soap opera actress who also appeared on the reality show Celebrity Big Brother, reportedly had a troubled relationship with now ex-boyfriend Jeremy McConnell, an Irish model and reality TV star. This week, the […]

Parental Notification Law Struck Down in Alaska

"The reality is that some young women face desperate circumstances and potentially violent consequences if they are forced to bring their parents into their reproductive health decisions," said Janet Crepps, senior counsel at the Center for Reproductive Rights. Show More Summary

The 4 most scandalous charges against Volkswagen

New York's lawsuit paints the car company as one big pajama party of deception.

Animal issues to highlight election ballots in four states

If we prevail in Massachusetts, eggs, pork, and veal sold in the Bay State will have to be produced by cage-free animals. Above, hens in a cage-free facility. Photo by David Paul Morris/For The HSUS Some of the biggest gains and turning...Show More Summary

'Fear the Walking Dead' makes a run for the border in new trailer

Live from Comic-Con: 'Walking Dead's' gripping new trailer and a first look at the 'Wonder Woman' movie poster July 22, 2016, 2:28 p.m. San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing. We've got first looks of sci-fi fave "Valerian" and the"Wonder Woman" movie poster. Plus, experience the creepy "Walking...

A Young Woman Seeking an Abortion Needs Compassionate Care, not Unnecessary Hurdles.

Alaska Supreme Court overturns parental notice law for teenagers seeking abortion. The Alaska Supreme Court today found unconstitutional a law requiring physicians to notify a parent, guardian, or custodian of a minor seeking an abortion. Show More Summary

35 million TV viewers watch Donald Trump's acceptance speech at GOP convention

Nearly 35 million TV viewers watched GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s acceptance speech Thursday night at the Republican National Convention. Nielsen reported that an average of 32.2 million viewers watched across the ad-supported networks that carried the speech between 10 and 11:45 p.m....

Remember the good old days when 'Trump for president' was a darkly ironic joke between friends?

Donald Trump’s acceptance of the 2016 Republican presidential nomination last night still has much of the country wondering if we’re in a bad dream. But as long ago as 2011, a Los Angeles Times editorial writer was pondering the possibility of a Trump presidential bid. Dan Turner, who died in 2013,...

State Legislatures Have Passed 334 Pro-Life Laws in the Last 5 Years Saving Babies From Abortion

In the past five years, state lawmakers have passed a huge number of pro-life laws to protect unborn babies and their moms from abortion, according to a new report. The pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute, the former research arm of Planned Parenthood, released its latest tally of abortion-related laws on Thursday. The research group reports that states […]

Campaign Week in Review: Republican National Convention Edition

The Trump family's RNC claims about crime and the presidential candidate's record on gender equality have kept fact-checkers busy. The post Campaign Week in Review: Republican National Convention Edition appeared first on Rewire.

Two-Minute Nostalgia Sublime

[Content Note: There are flickery lights in this video.] The Cure: "Friday I'm in Love"P.S. FYI.

World's top surfers are competing in Huntington Beach this weekend

Surfers from around the globe will descend on Huntington Beach as the World Surf League kicks off the annual U.S. Open of Surfing, with men’s trials beginning Saturday and competition continuing through July 31. Huntington Beach is the sixth stop on the Women’s Championship Tour, meaning the women’s...

'The Walking Dead' Season 7 teaser shows no sign of stopping the relentless misery and gore

Live from Comic-Con: 'Walking Dead's' gripping new trailer and a first look at the 'Wonder Woman' movie poster July 22, 2016, 2:05 p.m. San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing. We've got first looks of sci-fi fave "Valerian" and the"Wonder Woman" movie poster. Plus, experience the creepy "Walking...

Donald Trump says he wouldn't accept Ted Cruz's endorsement even if it were offered

Fresh off the Republican convention, Donald Trump breezily sparred anew Friday, relitigating an old feud with chief rival Ted Cruz and telling the “haters” they had no choice but to back his historic campaign. A moment that should have provided an easy victory lap after his fairly well-received...

Why Olympian Natalie Coughlin says swimming is anything but 'boring'

Being a champion doesn't mean winning every race. It's also about character, bouncing back from setbacks, and continuing to move toward your goal. Natalie Coughlin, 33, is a 12-time Olympic medalist, three of them gold, but didn't make the cut for the Rio Olympic Games in August. "I'm bummed I'm...

Indiana Court of Appeals Tosses Patel Feticide Conviction, Still Defers to Junk Science

The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled patients cannot be prosecuted for self-inducing an abortion under the feticide statute, but left open the possibility other criminal charges could apply. The post Indiana Court of Appeals Tosses Patel Feticide Conviction, Still Defers to Junk Science appeared first on Rewire.

Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson: ‘America’s problem is it’s become so sinful’

‘It’s more of a spiritual fix than it is a political one, in my opinion,’ the Duck Dynasty patriarch told GOP delegates this week.

Amid complaints from parents, Virginia school board pauses new transgender policy

The decision by the Fairfax school board to delay implementation should send a message to school districts nationwide: they do have a choice.

‘No American should be forced to participate in abortion,’ says pastor following pro-life vote

'...this policy is not fundamentally about the issue of abortion. Rather, it addresses: Is the First Amendment going to be respected?'

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