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Strong earthquake rattles Tibet but only minor damage reported

BEIJING (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck a remote part of Tibet on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no immediate reports of significant damage or injuries.

Teen refuses abortion and places baby for adoption: ‘I made this decision purely out of love’

Hannah Mongie discovered she was pregnant about two months after graduating from high school. She loved the baby’s father and had planned to continue a relationship with him, but in September of 2015, the child’s father, Kaden, suddenly passed away just days after hearing his baby’s heartbeat in the womb. Show More Summary

How will La Niña affect winter in the U.S.?

Forecasters are expecting another La Niña winter for the 2017-2018 season. La Niña (which means "little girl" in Spanish) disrupts large-scale climate patterns that can influence water availability, food production, human health, and extreme weather events around the globe. So what exactly is La Niña, and what might she have in store for you this winter?

White House seeks $44 billion hurricane aid, far short of requests

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday said it had asked Congress for $44 billion in supplemental disaster assistance to help those hurt by recent hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands, far short of the aid some officials have called for.

California’s law forcing pro-life centers to advertise abortion should be struck down. Here’s why.

(Secular Pro-Life) Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would take up the case of National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra, which is a constitutional challenge to California’s anti-pregnancy-center law. Show More Summary

Children are not our enemies or liabilities. They’re our future.

Yesterday, NBC News published an opinion piece by Travis Rieder, a Johns Hopkins bioethicist, who suggests that people must stop having children in order to be truly “moral.” Rieder has peddled this idea before on Netflix’s “Bill Nye...Show More Summary

What the Founders Would Say About Cellphone Surveillance

Government cell phone tracking clearly jeopardizes the security of the people against unreasonable searches and seizures. On Nov. 29, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in an important case called Carpenter v. United States. Although...Show More Summary

Too Old and Too Sick to Execute? No Such Thing in Ohio.

Ohio’s bungled execution of an elderly man shows that the death penalty is broken and barbaric. The famous appellate judge Richard Posner once wrote, “A civilized society locks up [criminals] until age makes them harmless, but it does...Show More Summary

Pro-life groups face increasing hostility on college campuses

Created Equal and Students for Life America have experienced aggressive, in-your-face attempts to silence free speech.

Racist Sheriffs Are Reapplying to Be Part of Trump’s Deportation Force

Law enforcement entities with troubling civil rights records are under consideration for the 287(g) program. The federal program that delegates immigration enforcement duties to local police is about to expand to as many as 24 additional jurisdictions across the country. Show More Summary

Catholic priests, activists to stand trial for pro-life witness inside abortion facility

Six pro-life activists will stand trial in Virginia after a 'Red Rose Rescue' in September.

Georgia Is Fighting to Keep Its Laws Secret — Unless You Pay

Georgia sued a non-profit for publishing the state's law online. But knowing the law is a right, not a privilege. For more than three decades, the state of Georgia has charged anyone who wants to see its official state law hundreds of dollars for that privilege. Show More Summary

Chinese cardinal: There’s growing concern that Rome will ‘sell out the faithful church’ to Communist gov’t

Cardinal Joseph Zen believes the Holy See is taking the wrong approach with dialogue and compromise, and 'now things are going down, down.'

The Top Stories in Energy Storage Are Right Here

In a few weeks, the GTM research and editorial teams are headed to San Francisco for the third annual U.S. Energy Storage Summit. As usual, we'll have data-driven conversations and presentations that cover the top storylines in the industry. A lot happened since the last event. Show More Summary

The House Passed a Tax Bill. Will Wind and Solar Take a Hit in the Final Package?

The House passed its tax reform bill yesterday that includes cuts to renewable energy tax credits. The package is already having a chilling effect as developers stall projects because of a potential change to the tax code. What willShow More Summary

Why Tesla’s Electric Semi Truck Is the Toughest Thing Musk Has Attempted Yet

The timing isn’t great for Tesla to be entering a new market segment. Elon Musk’s high-tech energy and transportation company is already overwhelmed with production delays, a massive backlog of Model 3 deliveries, a restructuring solar business and several disaster response efforts underway around the globe. Show More Summary

My Son Was Conceived in Rape But His Life, Like Every Other Human Being, Began With God

During my pregnancy, I read stories of other women who had become pregnant by rape, sometimes twice daily. Those stories were a source of hope and made me feel like I wasn’t alone and reaffirmed that it was normal to love my child. I’m writing my story now in the hope that other woman will […]

20 years of changing seasons on Earth packed into two and half minutes

NASA captured 20 years of changing seasons in a striking new global map of the home planet.

#AM_Equality Tipsheet: November 17, 2017

EPIDEMIC OF VIOLENCE TARGETING TRANSGENDER PEOPLE WORSENS -- 2017 DEADLIEST YEAR ON RECORD: Today, HRC and the Trans People of Color Coalition (TPOCC) released A Time to Act: Fatal Violence Against Transgender People in America in 2017,...Show More Summary

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