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U.S. President Donald Trump gestures during his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 5, 2019. REUTERS/Jim Young

Trump asks U.S. Congress to prohibit late-term abortion

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump called for curbs on late-term abortion in his State of the Union address (More...)

Iowa’s ‘fetal heartbeat’ abortion ban ruled unconstitutional

By Rich McKay

(Reuters) – Iowa’s “fetal heartbeat” law, the most restrictive abortion ban in the United States, was declared (More…)

Chinese scientist who gene-edited babies fired by university

SHENZHEN, China (Reuters) – A Chinese scientist who created what he said were the world’s first “gene-edited” babies evaded oversight (More…)

U.S. eclipse watchers howl at Blood Wolf Moon but bitter cold cancels other festivities

By Barbara Goldberg

(Reuters) – Skywatchers howled at the moon at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles when the full (More…)

‘Life-and-death’ cold grips eastern, Midwest United States

By Rich McKay

(Reuters) – Winter winds brought extreme cold and ice-slicked roads to the Midwestern and Eastern United States (More…)

Trump sends support to anti-abortion activists at March for Life

By Katharine Jackson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump spoke in a pre-recorded video to thousands of anti-abortion activists (More…)

Robots will be your colleagues not your replacement: Manpower

BERLIN (Reuters) – Fears that robots will eliminate your job are unfounded with a growing number of employers planning to (More…)

‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ to get star billing in weekend lunar eclipse

By Barbara Goldberg

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Look up into the night sky on Sunday and – if it is (More…)

Severe sandstorm hits Egyptian cities, ports

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s capital Cairo and some of its port cities were hit by a severe sandstorm, with strong (More…)

Mega tube under Geneva enters race to succeed CERN collider

By Tom Miles

GENEVA (Reuters) – A proposed 100-km particle accelerator under Geneva has joined an international quest to develop (More…)

U.S. authorities charge several people in SEC hacking scheme

(Reuters) – U.S. authorities on Tuesday charged several individuals and companies in a scheme to trade on information in nonpublic (More…)