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Saskatchewan policy would force physicians to violate conscience on abortion, euthanasia

Doctors would be forced to refer for, and in some cases even perform, abortions, euthanasia, and other controversial procedures.

‘Married’ lesbian approved as head of Catholic day care in Cardinal Marx’s diocese

The decision was approved under the German Catholic Church's new Labor Law, which drastically liberalized the Church's disciplinary laws in the country.

Nancy Pelosi: Planned Parenthood videos are a ‘distraction,’ we won’t defund

If Republicans insist on defunding Planned Parenthood, she hopes John Boehner will work with Democrats to keep the money flowing.

Battle on to keep ambiguous language about family out of major UN agreement

The ambiguous language would open the door to promoting same-sex unions and 'marriage' at the UN.

An Interview with a Lady Who Used a Breast Pump in an Open Office Plan

Earlier this week, it came to light that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called a lawyer “disgusting” when she requested a break from a deposition so that she could pump breast milk for her three-month-old baby. A spokesman later explained that Trump thought the lawyer wanted to pump in front of him, which he found “disgusting,” rather than privately.

Pac-12: USC linebacker Su'a Cravens not yet eyeing 2016 NFL draft

USC linebacker Su'a Cravens appears on track for an opportunity to enter the 2016 NFL draft.

Pastry chef Roxana Jullapat makes an easy-as-summer strawberry pie

"This time of year, I really like to make things that don't require a lot of oven time. There's so much great fruit around, you don't need to do much to show it off," says pastry chef Roxana Jullapat. She's just arrived at the Los Angeles Times Test Kitchen, a box of strawberries tucked under her...

Oil refinery profits set a record in California

Oil refinery profits set a California record of $1.61 a gallon in July as consumers in the Los Angeles region paid as much as a dollar more than the rest of the nation.

10 great places to wine and dine in Manhattan Beach

Before chef David LeFevre opened Manhattan Beach Post in 2011, non-Manhattan Beach residents might have ventured to the area to surf, play beach volleyball or buy a home after signing a multimillion-dollar sports contract. You just didn't drive to that part of town for a single meal. But a steady...

Hillary Clinton attacks Jeb Bush right before he speaks at the same event

Welcome to Trail Guide, your daily tour through the wilds of the 2016 presidential campaign. It's Friday and this is what we're watching: Hillary Rodham Clinton didn't mention Jeb Bush by name but warned black activists not to trust Republicans' campaign promises She spoke at the Urban League,...

Nemo seems to thrive in waters warmed by climate change

A species of clownfish has been shown to grow bigger in warmer conditions, suggesting that some animals may benefit from global warming

Edelman's Ties to Fracking and Climate Denial Still Cause for Concern, New Petitions Show

Edelman PR ’s credibility continues to wane as two separate petitions highlight the company’s ongoing support for the fossil fuel industry – in particular, its relationship as secretariat to the Task Force on Shale Gas. Anti-fracking...Show More Summary

HRC Condemns Hate Crime at Jerusalem Pride Parade

Yesterday, only weeks after hosting the largest Pride parade in the Middle East in Tel Aviv, Israel’s LGBT community was shaken by a hate crime during the annual Jerusalem Pride parade.

North Carolina Rep. Jones Tries to Roll Back LGBT Progress

Earlier this week, Representative Walter Jones (R-NC) introduced a resolution calling for the U.S. House of Representatives to take up legislation to “protect traditional marriage” and to defund Planned Parenthood.

The Need for Full Federal LGBT Equality: Discrimination in the Workplace

Currently, LGBT Americans are subject to great uncertainty and potential discrimination in the workplace.

Chinese-built railway to cut through national park in Kenya's capital

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's new Chinese-built rail line will cut through the capital's sprawling sanctuary for lions, giraffes and zebras, wildlife officials said on Friday, replacing the colonial-era railway known as the "Lunatic Express".

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