US makes abortion pills available in retail pharmacies
07 January 2023 | 2:59 pm
The abortion pill gained more importance after the US Supreme Court's controversial decision last summer to overturn the 1973 Roe V. Wade ruling.
The raise is more modest than the previous 0.75% consecutive increases, which comes as inflation starts to slow in the US. The move comes hours ahead of expected similar decisions in Europe and the UK.
The New York Times looks at a nearly two-year-long mystery: a vacant US ambassador position in India. Plus, Lionel Messi's post with the World Cup becomes the most liked ever on Instagram and British doctors conduct a study on the best biscuits to dunk into your cup of tea!
The National Weather Service has warned holiday travelers of a massive winter storm. Travel had been expected to inch closer to pre-pandemic levels for the first time this Christmas.
Beijing is freezing the assets of two Americans involved in Washington's policies regarding Tibet. The move follows US sanctions on Chinese officials earlier this month.
The US decision to deliver a Patriot missile system to Ukraine will not only be of military significance, but also sends a political signal to other allies, Michal Baranowski, a security analyst at the German Marshall Fund, has told DW.
Officials warned of "life-threatening" conditions as temperatures dropped as low as -50 degrees Fahrenheit in some areas. More than 4,000 flights planned for the Christmas weekend were canceled.
The spending bill includes provisions to reform US election laws — the first legislative response to the January 6 riots at the Capitol after Donald Trump refused to accept the results.
At least 34 people have died due to the storm, which has engulfed most of the US during the Christmas weekend. Buffalo, in New York, was hardest hit on Christmas Day with power outages and people trapped in cars.
Adam Fox planned to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer and execute her for alleged treason. The foiled plot followed a public clash between the Democrat governor and former President Donald Trump.
Biden has authorized FEMA to coordinate disaster relief efforts at the epicenter of a snow storm that has killed more than 27 people in Buffalo, New York.
Title 42 is contentious as a pandemic-era restriction on immigration that some states have lobbied to retain. The rule will remain in place until the Supreme Court makes its final judgment next year.
The systems, worth $180 million, "serve US national, economic and security interests," the Pentagon said. The sale comes after China conducted one of its largest incursions into Taiwan-controlled airspace to date.
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