The University of Connecticut will have to pay almost $1.3 million in settlement fees on a sexual assault lawsuit - but school officials refuse to admit guilt.
100 days ago today, more than 270 schoolgirls were kidnapped in Nigeria by Boko Haram. This week, groups around the world are holding vigils to show that they have not stopped supporting rescue efforts and still want safety for these girls.
The President yesterday signed a long-awaited executive order barring workplace discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation.
"It's an encroachment on my right as a neighbor."
The White House clarified on Thursday that closely held for-profit corporations refusing to provide contraceptive coverage will be required to inform their employees.
An Alaska state court judge this week temporarily blocked a law that created a narrow definition for when abortions were "medically necessary" and therefore covered under Alaska Medicaid.
"Providing comprehensive coverage of contraceptive methods and services is not only sound public health policy," Guttmacher states, "but also a savvy business decision."
Norway has provided a $15 million grant to the Nigerian government to help the country reduce maternal and child mortality.
A bill introduced by Democrats to reverse the Supreme Court's ruling in the Hobby Lobby case failed Wednesday.
A federal judge ruled the California death penalty unconstitutional, leading legal experts to forecast similar calls for overhaul in other states.