Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed the state’s controversial near-total abortion ban Wednesday evening. The new law is the most restrictive anti-abortion measure passed in the United States since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973. The legislation — House Bill 314, “Human Life Protection Act” — bans all abortions in the
The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed down Monday after a man scaled nearly to the top of the Paris monument and refused to come down for several hours. Members of a special firefighter climbing unit and police negotiators eventually persuaded the man to surrender, a Paris police official said.
Zach Keith, a young basketball player from Georgia, is only 13 years old but he already wears a size 18 shoe. Unfortunately, Keith’s mom can’t afford his extra-large sneakers. But, luckily for the teen, former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal heard the teen’s story and wanted to help. O’Neal, who wears
Los Angeles — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. The move would outlaw chlorpyrifos after scientists deemed it a toxic air contaminant and discovered it to be more dangerous than previously thought.
The toll is shocking: 19 suicides, 12 suicide attempts and eight reported cases of serious depression among employees at France’s main telephone and internet company over three years. In a long-awaited trial in Paris, the former president of France Telecom defended himself Tuesday against accusations of moral harassment. Once a
President Trump treated a taxpayer-funded trip to a Louisiana liquefied natural gas facility on Tuesday like a campaign rally, blasting his Democratic opponents as he touted the importance of American energy independence. In his speech, the president decried “fake news” and alluded to Louisiana voting for him in 2016, “one
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia — A Mongolian couple has died of the bubonic plague after eating raw marmot kidney, triggering a quarantine that left tourists stranded in a remote region for days, officials said Monday. The ethnic Kazakh couple died May 1 in Nogoonnuur soum, in Mongolia’s westernmost province of Bayan-Ulgii, which borders
Tax information shows President Trump’s businesses ran up more than $1 billion in losses over a period of 10 years in the 1980s and 90s, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Citing printouts from the president’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax transcripts obtained by the paper, The Times said Mr.
Anchorage — A team of federal accident investigators is expected to arrive in Alaska Tuesday to try to piece together what caused a deadly midair collision between two sightseeing planes. Four people were killed when the floatplanes carrying cruise ship tourists collided Monday near the southeast Alaska town of Ketchikan,