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The country's Parliament passed the bill despite opposition from the Catholic Church and conservative politicians. Rights advocates hailed the vote, but many hoped the legislation would go further.
May 12, 2016
Kaiser Health News' Julie Rovner explores why increasing competition in health insurance by allowing sales of policies across state lines might not be such a hot idea after all.
May 12, 2016
Police officer Edward Nero is charged with multiple misdemeanors related to Gray's death, following his arrest, in 2015. The first trial in the case, of Officer William Porter, ended in a hung jury.
May 12, 2016
"Now is your opportunity to own a piece of American History," says the GunBroker.com listing by "GZ1776." Zimmerman confirmed to a local news station that he was selling the gun.
May 12, 2016
Brazil's Senate voted overwhelmingly to impeach President Dilma Rouseff and will try her for alleged manipulation of the country's budget. The vote automatically suspends her as president.
May 12, 2016
Lawmakers in Illinois and other states are considering legislation that would lengthen or eliminate statutes of limitation of crimes of sexual abuse of a child.
May 12, 2016
The for-profit college business is increasingly the focus of criminal investigations by state and federal governments.
May 12, 2016
There is increasing openness toward non-traditional families in China, though only married, heterosexual couples are allowed access to assisted reproduction. Here's one couple that found a workaround.
May 12, 2016
The legislation would allow the remains of women who served as Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASP, in the 1940s to be buried in the veterans cemetery.
May 11, 2016
Ghomeshi has signed a legal document called a "peace bond" and apologized to a woman accusing him of sexual assault, leading a Canadian court to withdraw the charge against him.
May 11, 2016
A man identified as a white nationalist leader was listed as a Trump delegate. The campaign wanted him removed, but a spokesman for California's secretary of state's office say it's too late.
May 11, 2016
If half a million tourists come to Rio, there is a risk one could catch Zika, return home and seed a new outbreak, says public health professor Amir Attaran.
May 11, 2016
Experiments on mice have given scientists an understanding of how the virus causes severe brain malformations.
May 11, 2016
"There is only one logical explanation for Mr. Trump's refusal to release his returns: there is a bombshell in them," Romney said.
May 11, 2016
James Comey says he is closely watching the bureau's investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails "to make sure it's being done well."
May 11, 2016
In Virginia and New York, academic transcripts must note if a student has been punished for sexual assault. Supporters say it's a matter of public safety. Critics say the move is draconian and unfair.
May 11, 2016
A judge ruled that Robert Lewis Dear Jr., who is accused of killing three people at a clinic in November, would not be mentally capable of understanding the case.
May 11, 2016
Federal and state investigators said the fire that caused a massive explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant in 2013, killing 15 people, was a criminal act.
May 11, 2016
This northern Michigan district is so short on money it wanted to close three schools. Now an anonymous donor wants to save one of them with a big private donation.
May 11, 2016
A grotesque vase covered in multiple faces: late 19th century, Picasso-inspired Mid-Atlantic art worth five figures? Well, maybe not.
May 11, 2016

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