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  • Todd Akin's remarks on rape may help clarify the abortion debate

    Todd Akin's remarks on rape may help clarify the abortion debate
    Like any sentient person, I was appalled by Missouri Republican Congressman Todd Akin's comments about "legitimate rape." I was shocked by the Limbaugh-ian proportions of his ignorance about the female reproductive system ("in cases of legitimate rape,...
  • Uruguay debates bill to allow abortion; passage expected

     
    In a marathon Tuesday session stretching more than eight hours, Uruguayan lawmakers argued passionately over whether to legalize abortion in the earliest stages of pregnancy, a controversial step that would make it a rarity among Latin American nations......
  • Wonder Woman: 40 years later, still a feminist flashpoint

     
    COMMENTARY We've come a long way, maybe. Although no doubt meant to inspire, and tap into the delectable demographic of  ......
  • Restaurateur researched 'evil ways' to force miscarriage, D.A. says

     
    First, prominent restaurateur Joshua Woodward begged his girlfriend to voluntarily terminate her pregnancy, saying the birth of the baby would ruin his life, prosecutors said....
  • China commits $15 billion in development funds for Latin America

     
    To solidify its relationship with Latin America, which already accounts for $200 billion in annual trade, China's prime minister, Wen Jiabao, said his nation was ready to commit $15 billion in financing for infrastructure, manufacturing and technology...
  • Spain's leader warns nation may not be able to borrow much longer

     
    Paying ever-higher rates to borrow money, Spain may not be able to finance itself much longer through debt, the country's prime minister warned Wednesday. It was the clearest indication yet that his country may need an even bigger rescue than a European...
  • Chinese officials linked to forced-abortion scandal punished

     
    Several Chinese officials tied to a forced abortion that spurred national outrage will be punished and one has already been dropped from his post, according to Chinese state media....
  • No bail deal: L.A. County Assessor John Noguez remains in jail

     
    Embattled Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez hoped he might finally make bail Tuesday, after three months in jail following his arrest on corruption charges. Noguez's attorneys hoped a change in court rules that took effect at the beginning of......
  • On Roe vs. Wade 40th anniversary, an anti-abortion protest in O.C.

     
    On the 40th anniversary Tuesday of Roe vs. Wade, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on abortion, anti-abortion activists in Orange County held a protest outside a Planned Parenthood office. Six people were scheduled to speak at the protest,...
  • California lawmaker wants to expand abortion access

     
    A state lawmaker has revived a proposal to allow nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nurse midwives to perform routine abortions in the first trimester of pregnancy as a way of expanding access to the procedure across California. Only doctors...
  • Central issues of Election 2012

    Central issues of Election 2012
    Whoever wins the presidential election in November will confront urgent problems: Should tax cuts scheduled to expire be renewed? Should federal spending be cut to reduce the deficit or would that weaken an already lackluster economy? After one of the...