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Alabama hospital puts pause on IVF in wake of ruling saying frozen embryos are children

A large Alabama hospital has paused in vitro fertilization treatments as health care providers weigh the impact of a state court ruling that frozen embryos are the legal equivalent of children Learn More


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How an Alabama court ruling that frozen embryos are children could affect IVF

The Alabama Supreme Court recently ruled that frozen embryos can be considered children under state law More »


Harvard condemns student and faculty groups for posting antisemitic cartoon

Harvard University has condemned what it called a “flagrantly antisemitic cartoon” posted on social media by student and faculty groups that advocate for Palestinian liberation More »


School dress codes promote discipline. But many Black students see traces of racism

For as long as schools have policed hairstyles as part of their dress codes, some students have seen the rules as attempts to deny their cultural and religious identities More »


A family friend is charged with murder in the death of 11-year-old Audrii McDougal in Texas

A family friend accused of killing 11-year-old Audrii Cunningham was supposed to take the Texas girl to her school bus stop when they left her home in his vehicle last week More »


Investigators fault Pittsburgh for poor inspection, maintenance of bridge that collapsed

Federal investigators say the city of Pittsburgh did not adequately maintain or repair a bridge, leading to the corrosion of the structure’s steel legs and its collapse into a ravine more than two years ago More »


Oklahoma police are investigating a nonbinary teen's death after a fight in a high school bathroom

Police in Owasso, Oklahoma, are investigating the death of a 16-year-old student who died after being involved in a fight with other students in a high school bathroom More »


2 men are charged with murder in the deadly shooting at Kansas City's Super Bowl celebration

Two men have been charged with murder in last week’s shooting after the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade More »


Police search a car and find cocaine -- and a US Army rocket launcher

A police detective says he was unnerved to find a U.S. Army rocket launcher when searching a suspicious truck for drugs in central Massachusetts More »


Jury starts deliberating in trial of New Hampshire man accused of killing daughter, 5

A jury has begun deliberations in the case of a New Hampshire man charged with second-degree murder in the death of his 5-year-old daughter More »


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