June 22, 2013 The bill would put family-planning clinics at the bottom of the list for funding. Even those clinics that do not perform abortions but offer referrals expect a major financial blow. Proponents of the measure are clear in their goal: end abortions. But how will it affect other women's health services?
June 21, 2013 Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a potential Republican presidential candidate, has transformed from hero to suspect in the eyes of many on the right.
June 21, 2013 The morning-after pill for emergency contraception was first approved by the FDA way back in 1999. Since then, activists have been fighting with two administrations to allow over-the-counter sales to women and teenagers. Now, after a long legal fight, the agency has agreed. We put together a timeline to recap the saga.
June 21, 2013 NPR's Ron Elving and Ken Rudin weigh in on President Obama leaving controversies like the IRS and the NSA behind as he attended the G-8 summit in Europe. Back in D.C., the House OKs an abortion ban bill. And former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) says immigrants are "more fertile" than U.S.-born citizens.
June 21, 2013 The number of executions has dropped by more than half over the past 15 years, and six states have abolished capital punishment since 2007.
June 21, 2013 The nonprofit Enroll America wants to encourage uninsured Americans to sign up for the exchanges when the time comes. Though the group has support across industries and from the Health and Human Services secretary, it's still been hit by congressional controversy.