(Reuters) -A divided conference of U.S. Roman Catholic bishops announced on Friday that they had voted to draft a statement on Holy Communion that may admonish Catholic politicians, including President Joe Biden, who support abortion rights. | Video
WASHINGTON U.S. Roman Catholic bishops are due this week to discuss whether politicians, including President Joe Biden, should receive Communion while supporting abortion and LGBTQ rights, a debate that has divided the clergy and laid bare internal cultural rifts. | Video
NEW YORK (Reuters) -Reuters and the Minneapolis Star Tribune each won a Pulitzer Prize on Friday for journalism about racial inequities in U.S. policing, while the New York Times and the Atlantic were honored for chronicling the COVID-19 pandemic, the two topics that dominated last year's headlines. | Video
A panel of federal appeals court judges blocked a Missouri law on Wednesday that banned abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy, saying the provisions of the law violated the constitutional right of women to end their pregnancies.
WASHINGTON U.S. Representative Val Demings, a Florida Democrat who gained national prominence as one of the House managers in President Donald Trump's first impeachment trial, launched a campaign on Wednesday to run for Republican Marco Rubio's U.S. Senate seat next year.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe easily won the Democratic nomination on Tuesday for the state's gubernatorial election, securing his spot in a race that could signal where voters stand after the divisive 2020 presidential contest.
To his friends, Lars Kepler Lane - also known as "Keppy" - was a laid back, ordinary guy who liked to spend time with family and take on projects outside his work at Valley Transportation Authority in San Jose, California.
Women's health provider Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging Arkansas' ban on all abortions except in medical emergencies, one of the strictest anti-abortion laws in the United States.
JACKSON, Miss. (Reuters) -For eight years, Derenda Hancock has ushered women from their cars to the doors of Mississippi's only abortion clinic, donning a rainbow vest as she shields them from protesters waving religious pamphlets and shouting "turn back!" through bullhorns.
JACKSON, Miss., May 23 For eight years, Derenda
Hancock has ushered women from their cars to the doors of
Mississippi's only abortion clinic, donning a rainbow vest as
she shields them from protesters waving religious pamphlets and
shouting “turn back!" through bullhorns.