• Oklahoma lawmakers pass near-total abortion ban

    May 19 (Reuters) – Oklahoma lawmakers on Thursday gave final approval to a bill that would ban nearly all abortions and allow private citizens to sue anyone who helps women terminate a pregnancy. The bill would go into effect upon its signature by Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt, making it the most restrictive abortion ban in […]

  • US abortion rights activists begin ‘summer of rage’ with Saturday protests

    Some abortion rights activists, including centre-right Hannah Yost, are arguing with a man who calls himself anti-abortion Joe Green after an anti-abortion protective fence -climbing is installed outside the United States Supreme Court building in Washington, U.S., May 5, 2022. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 14 […]

  • Sri Lanka eases curfew as new PM begins to form cabinet

    A man walks along a deserted road in Colombo, Sri Lanka, May 11, 2022. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register COLOMBO, May 14 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka lifted a 12-hour nationwide curfew on Saturday, further easing tough restrictions as new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe appointed the prime minister after clashes […]

  • Burial sites discovered at 53 Native American boarding schools, US government says

    May 11 (Reuters) – A U.S. government investigation into the dark history of Native American boarding schools has uncovered “marked and unmarked burial sites” at 53 of them, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said on Wednesday. Haaland, the first Native American cabinet member, announced the inquiry last year. As she released preliminary findings at a press […]