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Women across the US scrambling as abortions are cancelled

Women across the US scrambling as abortions are cancelled

“When I went to bed, I had my appointment and everything was set, and then today it’s like pre-1973,” one woman said.

  • by Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs

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Tweaked vaccines boost Omicron protection, Pfizer says

Tweaked vaccines boost Omicron protection, Pfizer says

In a study of adults who’d already had three vaccine doses, Pfizer said two new booster methods substantially increased Omicron-fighting antibodies.

  • by Lauran Neergaard
Rupert Murdoch’s life is built on doing the unexpected

Rupert Murdoch’s life is built on doing the unexpected

The media titan is once again generating headlines. But talk of a split from wife Jerry Hall is only one of the reasons.

  • by Stephen Brook
Protests erupt across US after Supreme Court abortion ruling
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Protests erupt across US after Supreme Court abortion ruling

States have already started enacting bans. Pro-choice groups warn the decision to overturn Roe v Wade may lead to more unsafe procedures.

  • by Farrah Tomazin
Congress sends landmark gun violence bill to Biden to sign into law

Congress sends landmark gun violence bill to Biden to sign into law

In the House, 14 Republicans joined Democrats, following similar numbers in the Senate, to approve the bill. Voters have been repulsed over last month’s mass shootings.

  • by Alan Fram
15 Republicans back Democrat gun bill in US Senate, breaking decades-long impasse

15 Republicans back Democrat gun bill in US Senate, breaking decades-long impasse

Both parties emerged with a compromise to curb bloodshed that has come to regularly shock — yet no longer surprise — the nation.

  • by Alan Fram
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Gun rights expanded after US Supreme Court overturns NY handgun law

Gun rights expanded after US Supreme Court overturns NY handgun law

The Supreme Court said Americans have a right to carry firearms in public for self-defence, a ruling likely to lead to more people legally armed in cities and beyond.

  • by Jessica Gresko
Trump attempted to corrupt his own Justice Dept, Jan 6 committee finds

Trump attempted to corrupt his own Justice Dept, Jan 6 committee finds

“Just say the election was corrupt and leave the rest to me and the R (Republican) congressman,” Trump told his acting attorney-general.

  • by Farrah Tomazin
‘Magnificent’: World’s biggest bacterium found in Caribbean

‘Magnificent’: World’s biggest bacterium found in Caribbean

The thin white filament, approximately the size of a human eyelash, is “by far the largest bacterium known to date”.

  • by Christina Larson
Juul e-cigarettes banned in the US after FDA ruling

Juul e-cigarettes banned in the US after FDA ruling

The decision has been cheered by public health groups who have long warned that e-cigarettes are getting a new generation of teenagers hooked on nicotine.

  • by Chris Kirkham and Aishwarya Venugopal
Trumpet ‘the underdog’ is first bloodhound to win Best in Show at Westminster

Trumpet ‘the underdog’ is first bloodhound to win Best in Show at Westminster

His grandfather held the record for world’s longest ears. But this jowly hound saw off a celebrity bulldog, a fluffy Samoyed and a silky Maltese to be top dog.

  • by Sarah Lyall and Kris Rhim