Daily Archives: May 4, 2018

  • Iowa Governor to Sign Six-Week Abortion Ban Legislation

    Iowa Governor to Sign Six-Week Abortion Ban Legislation

    DES MOINES, Iowa—Gov. Kim Reynolds signed the strictest abortion ban in the nation into law on Friday, setting Iowa up for a lengthy court challenge. The law bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which is around six weeks of pregnancy. The Iowa affiliates of Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union…



  • Fresh eruptions from Hawaii volcano

    Fresh eruptions from Hawaii volcano

    Image copyright USGS Image caption The USGS said “vigorous lava spattering” was happening Fresh eruptions sending fountains of lava 30m (100ft) out of the ground have taken place on Hawaii’s Big Island, destroying several homes. The Civil Defense Agency said there were fissures on three streets and told any remaining residents to evacuate. It said…


  • Cowboys and Indians party ‘not offensive’

    Cowboys and Indians party ‘not offensive’

    Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cowboy and Indian costumes (file photo) A cowboys and Indians-themed children’s party held in the Netherlands last year was not offensive, Dutch officials have said, rejecting a complaint. The Public Prosecution Service said the event at the TivoliVredenburg music complex in Utrecht in June could not be seen as…


  • 50 crocodiles seized at Heathrow airport

    50 crocodiles seized at Heathrow airport

    Image copyright Home Office Image caption The crocodiles were intended for a farm in Cambridgeshire, where they were to be bred for meat Fifty crocodiles have been seized at Heathrow airport after their transport conditions breached regulations. The year-old reptiles, which arrived on a flight from Malaysia, had fought each other during the journey due…



  • Trump administration ends protections for 57,000 Hondurans

    Trump administration ends protections for 57,000 Hondurans

    CLOSE About 60,000 Hondurans could lose their Temporary Protected Status this month. Reporter Daniel Gonzalez shares the story of one woman who could be impacted. Alejandro Barahona, The Republic | azcentral.com Angela Henriquez (second from left) hugs her children Jessica (left) and Fernando outside of a federal courthouse in San Francisco, on March 12, 2018,…




  • ‘Gigantic’ 132-pound tumor removed from Connecticut woman’s ovary

    ‘Gigantic’ 132-pound tumor removed from Connecticut woman’s ovary

    Surgeons from Western Connecticut Health Network removed a 132-pound tumor from a Connecticut woman’s ovary in February. They say the woman is now thriving and healthy. (Photo: Courtesy of Western Connecticut Health Network) A Connecticut woman is making a full recovery after doctors removed a 132-pound tumor from one of her ovaries, her medical team reported…