Roe v Wade live updates: US states take immediate action to ban abortion as protests continue

Roe v Wade live updates: US states take immediate action to ban abortion as protests continue

Mississippi’s last abortion clinic has nine days until it closes (ABC News: Cameron Schwarz) The Jackson Women’s Health Organization — also known as the Pink House — is the only licensed abortion provider in the state of Mississippi. It was at the centre of the case, which triggered Roe v Wade’s downfall, after challenging a … Read more

Sailing Merewether couple return to Newcastle after three life-changing years at sea

Sailing Merewether couple return to Newcastle after three life-changing years at sea

It started out as a plan to visit Europe, buy a boat and sail it back to Australia. But as COVID restrictions set in and borders closed around them, a couple’s planned six-month voyage in their floating tiny home turned into a three-year odyssey, a love story and a new way of life. Kieran Wyse, … Read more

Roe v Wade updates: Protesters gather outside US Supreme Court as Joe Biden declares abortion ruling leaves ‘women’s lives at risk’ — as it happened

Roe v Wade updates: Protesters gather outside US Supreme Court as Joe Biden declares abortion ruling leaves ‘women’s lives at risk’ — as it happened

US companies are offering abortion travel benefits Companies — including Walt Disney Co and Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc — say they will cover employees’ expenses if they have to travel for abortion services after the ruling came out, Reuters is reporting. Disney told employees on Friday that it remains committed to providing comprehensive access … Read more

Browns willing to pay Panthers half of Baker Mayfield’s salary

Browns willing to pay Panthers half of Baker Mayfield’s salary

How much is too much when it comes to the Carolina Panthers and Baker Mayfield? With the Panthers still looking to upgrade under center and the Cleveland Browns still looking to offload its disgruntled former No. 1 overall pick, a deal between the two sides seems sensible. But, as is often the case in life, … Read more

Tlaib calls on federal officials to stop whitewashing Middle Eastern Americans on census form | Politics & Elections | Detroit

Tlaib calls on federal officials to stop whitewashing Middle Eastern Americans on census form | Politics & Elections | Detroit

click to enlarge Phil Pasquini / Shutterstock.com U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib. U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib is leading a push to get federal officials to include a category on the U.S. Census and other official forms for people of Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) descent. Racial and ethnic classifications haven’t changed in 25 years. Without … Read more