Indiana AG files medical complaint against doctor who performed abortion on 10 year old

Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita (R) on Wednesday said he filed a complaint with the state’s medical licensing board, asking it to investigate an Indianapolis doctor who provided an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim from Ohio. The complaint alleges Caitlin Bernard violated federal and Indiana law related to patient privacy and the reporting of … Read more

Doctors struggle with exceptions to abortion bans

(NewsNation) — As states pass abortion bans, women with pregnancy complications are finding themselves in life-threatening situations with uncertain guidance. A growing number of physicians and families tell similar stories as a post-Roe fear comes to pass: Pregnant women with dangerous medical conditions are showing up in hospitals and doctors’ offices only to be denied the abortions … Read more

Lawsuit seeks to block access, reverse approval for abortion pill

A coalition of anti-abortion medical groups and providers sued the Food and Drug Administration Friday, challenging the agency’s decades-old approval of mifepristone, a pill that is used in medicated abortions. The lawsuit was filed in Amarillo, Texas by the Alliance for Defending Freedom, a conservative legal group that has helped author states’ anti-abortion laws and … Read more

Senate Democrats urge FDA to ease access to abortion pills

A group of Senate Democrats are calling on the Biden administration to make it easier for patients to have access to medication abortion in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The lawmakers, led by Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), want the Food and Drug Administration to … Read more

Republicans win US House majority, setting stage for divided government

Republicans were projected to win a majority in the US House of Representatives on Wednesday, setting the stage for two years of divided government as President Joe Biden’s Democratic Party held control of the Senate. The victory gives Republicans the power to rein in Biden’s agenda, as well as to launch potentially politically damaging probes … Read more

Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto Reelected, Preserving Democrats’ Control Of Senate

Nevada Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is projected to win her reelection bid, protecting Democratic control of the Senate in 2023 and giving the party a reassuring sign about its prospects in the pivotal swing state. Cortez Masto defeated Republican nominee Adam Laxalt, who had previously served as the state’s attorney general like her. Laxalt … Read more

Democrats edge closer to control of US Senate with a key Arizona victory and a tightening race in Nevada

CNN  —  With Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly’s victory on Friday night, Democrats are just one seat away from keeping control of the US Senate as all eyes turn to neighboring Nevada, where the competitive Senate race is increasingly trending in Democrats’ direction. The win by Kelly, who was elected in 2020 to fill the term … Read more

Where the vote stands in key Senate races

Where the vote stands in key Senate races – CBS News Watch CBS News Control over the Senate remains in play, with key races in Arizona and Nevada still undecided, while Georgia’s Senate race is headed to a run-off in December. CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane discusses where the vote count stands. Be the … Read more

Examining the impact of young voter turnout on the midterm elections

Examining the impact of young voter turnout on the midterm elections – CBS News Watch CBS News Anthony Salvanto, CBS News elections and surveys director, joined John Dickerson to discuss the impact of young voters on the midterm elections. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. … Read more