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  • Wendy Davis took on Texas bullies on abortion and won

    Wendy Davis took on Texas bullies on abortion and won
    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...
  • O.C. hospital that halted elective abortions targeted for protest

    O.C. hospital that halted elective abortions targeted for protest
    Demonstrators said they will gather Thursday outside a prominent Newport Beach hospital to protest its decision to halt elective abortions. Hoag Hospital’s decision was announced after it partnered with a Catholic healthcare provider, though...
  • Hospital's ban on abortion tied to deal with Catholic provider

    Hospital's ban on abortion tied to deal with Catholic provider
    When Hoag Hospital announced this spring it would no longer provide elective abortions, officials at the esteemed Orange County medical center said the decision was made because of low demand. But records and interviews show the decision was closely...
  • TV picks: 'The Killing,' TV Event, 'First Churchills,' teen drama

    TV picks: 'The Killing,' TV Event, 'First Churchills,' teen drama
    "The Killing "(AMC, Sundays). That "The Killing" would return was not at all clear at the end of its previous season; viewers grumbled that two seasons was too long to follow a case that in the context of the series took only as many days to resolve as...
  • L.A. mayor's race: Wendy Greuel uses Web chat to target women

    L.A. mayor's race: Wendy Greuel uses Web chat to target women
    As the Los Angeles mayor’s race heads into the final three-week stretch, City Controller Wendy Greuel is stepping up her efforts to engage female voters — seeking a turnout advantage against her general election rival, City Councilman Eric...
  • Hoag Hospital to stop performing elective abortions

    Hoag Hospital to stop performing elective abortions
    In a letter to affiliated physicians and staff, Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach has announced that elective abortions will no longer be performed at the hospital. The letter said the decision is based of the low number of procedures done annually at...
  • Abortion rights advocates let their voices be heard

    The subject was reproductive rights, the audience was fervently pro-choice and the panelists were activists from Planned Parenthood, the National Organization for Women and the ACLU. But although the players may have been typical, the game plan was...
  • Pauline Friedman Phillips dies at 94; original 'Dear Abby'

    Pauline Friedman Phillips dies at 94; original 'Dear Abby'
    Dear Abby: "What would you do with a man who refuses to use a deodorant, seldom bathes, and doesn't even own a toothbrush?" "Absolutely nothing," she replied. The wry answer from Abigail Van Buren — the pen name of Pauline Friedman Phillips...
  • Bill to allow some non-physician abortions is pulled

     
    Bill that would allow some non-physicians to perform certain abortions pulled. In the face of opposition, the author of a bill to allow some non-physicians to perform certain abortions announced she was pulling the measure....
  • McManus: Wielding wedge issues

    McManus: Wielding wedge issues
    Once upon a time in American politics, there were things called "wedge issues," and they generally terrified Democrats. They were mostly social and cultural issues: abortion, feminism, gay rights, illegal immigration and race. Conservatives wielded them...
  • Gov. Brown signs legislation easing birth-control access

     
    In a victory for birth control advocates, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Saturday that allows registered nurses to give out hormonal contraceptives to women under a standardized procedure....