Tech & Science
Texas Legislators Double Down, Break Glass Table, In Next Big Abortion Fight
The Supreme Court struck down some Texas abortion restrictions in 2016.
House Votes to Reverse Obama Rule Blocking States From Defunding Planned Parenthood
The Obama-era rule bans states from withholding federal funding to certain health care centers.
The U.S. Saw a Dramatic Rise in Anti-Muslim Hate Groups Last Year
President Trump has "unleashed right-wing hate in this country in a way that is difficult to remember," according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Oklahoma Debates Bill Requiring Men to Give Abortion Permission
The state representative who sponsored the bill referred to pregnant women as "hosts."
Anti-Planned Parenthood Rallies, Counter-Protests to Be Held Across America
While Planned Parenthood does perform abortions, the organization says the majority of its services involve preventative measures and routine women's health care.
Afghan Woman Gang-Raped After Fleeing Abusive Husband: Report
Afghan civilian casualties reached a 15-year high in 2016, according to the U.N.
ACLU to Challenge ‘Unconstitutional’ Arkansas Abortion Law
Arkansas joins West Virginia, Mississippi and Louisiana in banning a safe, common abortion procedure.
World’s Young People Are Most Afraid of Terrorism and Extremism: Report
More than 20,000 people aged 15 to 21 from 20 countries were surveyed.
Female Genital Mutilation Declines Among Girls in Some Countries: Report
More than 200 million women and girls have undergone the practice around the world.
The Brief, Radical History of the ‘Refugees Are Welcome Here’ Poster
Micah Bazant created the poster in 2015 as a response to the global refugee crisis.
Iraqi-American Lawyer Details Her Detention at U.S. Border in Michigan
Farah Al-khersan was visiting family in Canada when Donald Trump signed his executive order.
Barack Obama Supports U.S. Protests, Says ‘American Values Are at Stake’
Barack Obama issues his first statement since leaving office 10 days ago.
Protests Held Across America Against Trump's Travel and Refugee Ban
The seven affected countries are Libya, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Syria, Somalia and Yemen.
Thousands of Lawyers Descend on U.S. Airports to Fight Trump's Immigrant Ban
More than 100 cases have been filed, and four federal judges have ruled against parts of the president's executive order.
Trump’s ‘Heinous’ Refugee Ban Condemned by Rights Groups
Up to a dozen were detained at JFK Airport after the president suspended the U.S. refugee resettlement program and barred the entry of nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries.
Syrian Refugees, Resettlement Organizations Tense Ahead of Trump Executive Order
A draft of the executive order suggests a 120-day suspension of the U.S. refugee resettlement program.
Iraqi, Rwandan Refugees Added Their Voices to Women’s March on Washington
"We just look for home here, we need you to help us to just live in this country."
Women’s March on Washington: Empowering, Joyful and Bigger Than the 1960s
More than two million people took part in women's marches across the globe on Saturday.
Women’s March on Washington: Hundreds of Thousands Rally in Defiance of Trump
'It's not about women, it's about everything,' one protester says at D.C. march expected to draw more attendees than the inauguration.
Full Transcript: President Donald J. Trump’s 2017 Inauguration Speech
Trump, Pence sworn in as president and vice president.
Inauguration 2017: Donald Trump's Day in Photos
Donald Trump is being sworn in as the 45th U.S. president on Friday.
Trump Team Considering Cuts to Federal Violence Against Women Program: Report
National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities could be eliminated; overall, budget cuts could save $10.5 trillion over 10 years, The Hill reports.
LGBT Protest Party Held Near Vice President-Elect Mike Pence’s Washington Home
Protesters were dancing against "Daddy Pence's" anti-LGBT views.
Trump Presidency Spurs Mothers and Daughters to March on Washington Together
Around 200,000 people are expected to march for women's rights on Saturday.
Summer Zervos Files Defamation Suit Against Donald Trump, Three Days Before Inauguration
Summer Zervos, a former Apprentice contestant, says Trump groped her.