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The federal appeals court for the District of Columbia has ruled that a teen who is detained because she is in the country illegally can transferred to the custody of a sponsor and then have an abortion if she chooses. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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A 19-year-old woman talks with nurse Valeria Zafisoa at a traveling contraception clinic in eastern Madagascar run by the British nonprofit group Marie Stopes International. Samantha Reinders for NPR hide caption

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U.S. Slashes Funds For Family Planning In Madagascar

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For Many Women, The Nearest Abortion Provider Is Hundreds Of Miles Away

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U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and other female senators were excluded from the Senate leadership health task force this summer. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump holds an executive order in January imposing the "Mexico City policy," which bans federal funds going to overseas organizations that perform or "promote" abortions. A fundraising effort initiated by a Dutch government minister has raised $300 million for affected organizations. Ron Sachs/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Tara Lang was pregnant with her daughter when her fiance was killed in a motorcycle crash. A pregnancy center in Metairie, La., helped her sign up for Medicaid coverage. Jessica Rosgaard/WWNO hide caption

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How Crisis Pregnancy Center Clients Rely On Medicaid

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Texas Wants To Set Its Own Rules For Federal Family Planning Funds

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FARC rebel Alfredo Gutierrez holds his month-old daughter, Desiree, as fellow FARC rebel Jenny Cabrales plays with her. Since the Colombian government and FARC leaders reached an agreement last year to end the war, rebel women have given birth to more than 60 babies. About 80 more are pregnant. John Otis for NPR hide caption

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After Peace Agreement, A Baby Boom Among Colombia's FARC Guerrillas

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Students at a school for midwives wait in a classroom in Sierra Leone. UNFPA supports the local ministry of health with a program that promotes maternal health and family planning. Marco Longari /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Robin Utz at her home in St. Louis, Mo. Carolina Hidalgo/KWMU hide caption

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Missouri Rejects Federal Money In Order To Set Up Its Own Abortion Restrictions

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., explains the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act during his weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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About 35 percent of the patients at this clinic in York, Pa., receive Medicaid. The clinic offers STD testing, cancer screening and contraception services as well as abortion services. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Public Clinics Fear Federal Cuts To Planned Parenthood Would Strand Patients

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In response to an anti-abortion march in McAllen, Texas, many pro-abortion rights demonstrators encircled the Whole Woman's Health clinic, which is the only abortion provider in the Rio Grande Valley. Courtesy of Laura Molinar hide caption

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At Texas Clinic, 2 Women Explain What Changed Their Minds On Abortion

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