Daily Archives: May 4, 2018

  • Fast food link to women’s fertility

    Fast food link to women’s fertility

    Image copyright Getty Images Women who regularly eat fast food and not enough fruit are more likely to struggle to conceive, a study suggests. A survey of 5,598 women found those who ate fast food four or more times a week took nearly a month longer to get pregnant than those who never or rarely…





  • Two Extreme Anti-Abortion Measures Take Aim At Roe V. Wade This Week

    Two Extreme Anti-Abortion Measures Take Aim At Roe V. Wade This Week

    This week, two conservative states moved forward with what could become the most severe abortion bans in the country. Iowa’s Republican governor signed a bill Friday to ban abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. That can happen as early as six weeks’ gestation, before many women even know they are pregnant. And South Carolina’s state…


  • Trump Describes Paris Terror Attack: ‘Boom… Boom… Boom’

    Trump Describes Paris Terror Attack: ‘Boom… Boom… Boom’

    President Donald Trump did his best to explain why the U.S. needs lax gun control laws by re-enacting the November 2015 terror attacks in Paris during a speech Friday before the National Rifle Association. “So let’s talk about guns, shall we?” Trump said to the NRA crowd in Dallas. France has strict gun control laws, the…


  • Connecticut Court Reverses Murder Conviction of Michael Skakel

    Connecticut Court Reverses Murder Conviction of Michael Skakel

    Photo The Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday vacated the conviction of Michael Skakel, who had been found guilty of murdering his neighbor with a golf club in 1975. Credit George Etheredge/The New York Times The Connecticut Supreme Court, in a surprising reversal of its own decision less than two years ago, ruled on Friday to…



  • Trump Administration Ends Protected Status for Thousands of Hondurans

    Trump Administration Ends Protected Status for Thousands of Hondurans

    But of all these countries, Honduras is perhaps the most volatile. The Central American nation has one of the highest homicide rates in the world. Irregularities in last November’s presidential election have led to massive street protests, which have turned violent. Signed into law by President George Bush in 1990, the temporary protected status program…