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Damage is seen on a street after a tornado in Jefferson City, Missouri, U.S. May 23, 2019, in this image taken from social media. Tyler Thompson/via REUTERS T

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama

By Jonathan Allen and Steve Gorman

(Reuters) – Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to (More…)

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation’s strictest abortion law

(Reuters) – Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States’ strictest abortion law, part (More…)

WhatsApp to refer security breach to U.S. authorities

By Steven Scheer

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Facebook’s WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs (More…)

Quakes show that moon, gradually shrinking, is tectonically active

By Will Dunham

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The moon may be dynamic and tectonically active like Earth – not the inert (More…)

Heavy rain and widespread power outages hit southeast Texas, Louisiana

By Rich McKay

(Reuters) – Hailstones the size of golf balls accompanied by as much as four inches of rain (More…)

WHO issues warning as measles infects 34,000 in Europe this year

By Kate Kelland

LONDON (Reuters) – More than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the first two months of (More…)

U.S. doctors use medical records to fight measles outbreak

By Julie Steenhuysen

CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. doctors are tapping into their electronic medical records to identify unvaccinated patients and (More…)

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned -WHO

By Stephanie Nebehay

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued “intense transmission” of Ebola (More…)

Cyclone slams into Indian temple town, Bangladesh braces with evacuation order

By Jatindra Dash and Serajul Quadir

BHUBANESWAR, India/ DHAKA (Reuters) – A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, damaging (More…)