| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science will receive $1.5 million to educate more low-income students who are interested in becoming health professionals, President David Carlisle said Monday.
The grant comes from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A federal judge has blocked new Wisconsin abortion restrictions that opponents contend would inconvenience poor women and force many abortion clinics to close.
U.S. District Judge William M. Conley issued a temporary restraining order against Act 37...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:02 PM
The fight to raise the cap on awards in medical malpractice cases was officially joined on Thursday with groups backed by litigators filing a ballot initiative that could be before voters next year, and a coalition of doctors and hospitals responding with...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:44 PM
A Maryland-based Ku Klux Klan group plans on holding an event in Gettysburg National Military Park, site of the three-day Civil War battle, park officials said.
The Confederate White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, a white supremacy group, will stage a...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 4:36 PM
A federal judge has extended a preliminary injunction blocking part of a new Wisconsin law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.
The order, issued Friday by U.S. District Judge William Conley, stems from a...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:00 AM
WASHINGTON - The current Cosmopolitan magazine explains the Affordable Care Act with the "Top Eight Ways Young Women Benefit from Obamacare." Glamour lays out the "Five Things You Need to Know" about the marketplaces kicking into gear Tuesday.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:21 AM
If Nancy Reagan ever dropped in on Texas, she would make a foursome: four past and present Republican First Ladies, all married to anti-abortion politicians, and yet who themselves, to varying degrees, support a right to abortion.
Anita Perry, wife of...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:18 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- An Arizona law barring Medicaid patients from obtaining routine care from medical providers who perform elective abortions violates federal requirements and may not be enforced, a federal appeals court decided unanimously Thursday.
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:35 PM
DURHAM, N.C. -- To cries of "Shame! Shame! Shame!" from outraged women, the state Senate in North Carolina on Wednesday passed a bill that would impose new licensing requirements and other restrictions on abortion clinics.
Hundreds of protesters, most...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:51 PM
What would Tami Taylor do?
It’s a question plenty of us – or at least those of us who’d like to emulate the perfectly coiffed character played by Connie Britton for five seasons on “Friday Night Lights” – ask...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:37 PM
In the wee hours Wednesday, someone stole onto Wendy Davis’s Wikipedia page and changed her occupation from “attorney” to “The LeBron James of filibustering.”
In what seemed like an Internet instant, the 50-year-old...