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Story by Andriy Avramenko; Photography by Seth HeraldLviv, UKRAINE — Giving birth has become an act of courage in Ukraine. The country is in its third month of a full-scale war after the Russian invasion on Feb. 24, which drove more than 12 million people from their homes. Almost 3,500 civilians have been killed. The…
UN experts say authorities have an obligation not to harm journalists and Abu Akleh’s killing could be ‘war crime’.Published On 13 May 202213 May 2022A panel of United Nations human rights experts have condemned the killing of Al Jazeera correspondent Shireen Abu Akleh and said it may constitute a war crime. In a news release…
Placeholder while article actions loadNorth Korea admitted the inevitable this week — that covid-19 had finally reached its population. But for global health experts, there’s a particularly worrying detail: It is one of just two countries without any vaccines.North Korea and Eritrea — both poor and led by brutal governments — have refused to join…
CHICAGO — The hits — and wins — just keep coming for the Yankees.  The first-place Yankees extended their winning streak to five games by beating the White Sox, 10-4, on Friday night at Guaranteed Rate Field, with just about everything clicking.  A night after scoring a season-high 15 runs, the Yankees knocked around White…
Home prices in the U.S. have been skyrocketing since 2020, however, I often like to remind people that no matter how crazy home-price growth is in America, at least we aren’t Canada. When it comes to home prices — and especially home prices compared to income — our neighbors up north are like Godzilla to…
Outgoing White House press secretary Jen Psaki teared up during her last briefing on Friday, thanking President Biden for the opportunity to serve in the role. "I promised myself I wasn't going to get emotional," she said. Driving the news: Psaki said her first conversation with Biden and first lady Jill Biden was after the…
A second autopsy on the body of 18-year-old Debanhi Escobar, who was found dead in the Mexican city of Monterrey after being missing for two weeks, revealed that the teen suffered sexual abuse and was “repeatedly beaten.”Esobar’s murder last month shocked Mexico, and shone a light on the number of murdered and missing women across…
The nation’s leading pro-life organizations released a joint letter to state legislators Thursday denouncing efforts to criminalize pregnant women who have abortions and urging legislators to “act with love and compassion” toward such women.The letter was signed by the leaders of 76 pro-life organizations on the state, national and international levels, including National Right to…
Commentary Few matters are so important as the integrity of the information we receive and the recent degradation in its reliability. The recent leak of a Supreme Court draft related to the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion case underscores how corrupted so many of our important institutions have become by those dedicated to shaping public…
Move aside, dental dams, and meet Lorals, a Backstage Capital-backed startup that just scored federal clearance for underwear that protects against sexually transmitted infections during oral sex.Why it matters: Tech startups have so far digitized access to birth control, helped finance IVF and let people test their sperm from home, but few have introduced entirely…