Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions. Most Democratic White House hopefuls reflect their party’s latest platform calling for the outright repeal of the Hyde Amendment, which traces back to a compromise made when Biden was a young Delaware senator in the years after the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling legalized abortion nationwide. The hedging prompted intraparty outcry, with top Democrats reaffirming their commitment to abortion rights and scrapping the Hyde Amendment.
A former nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for murdering 85 of his patients – the worst killing spree in Germany’s post-war history.
U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with tariffs on “at least” another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods but said he thought both China and Mexico wanted to make deals in their trade disputes with the United States.
Fiat Chrysler said it has abandoned its $35 billion merger offer for Renault, blaming French politics for scuttling what would have been a landmark deal to create the world’s third-biggest automaker.
Police are searching for evidence in a Connecticut trash-to-energy plant as the search for a missing mother of five who hasn't been seen in nearly two weeks, and additional charges are expected against the woman's estranged husband and his girlfriend.
War films may have been only “based on a true story.” But they did justice to the essential truth of what happened on the ground.
Though there have been several notable lunar-related discoveries since man first walked on the Moon in 1969, there is still one phenomenon that has perplexed researchers for decades: mysterious, random flashes of light coming from the Moon’s surface.
A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement.
A sheriff’s deputy charged with failing to protect students during a mass shooting in a Parkland, Florida high school has a simple defense, some legal experts said – he did not have a duty to save the victims.
Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration’s ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries about trip cancellations and company earnings.