A Second Manufacturer Just Told Nevada Not to Use its Drugs for Executions

Another pharmaceutical company doesn’t want Nevada to use its drug to execute Scott Dozier. On Monday, a district judge approved a motion filed by Hikma, the manufacturer of the powerful opioid fentanyl, to join the lawsuit filed by Alvogen, the maker of the controversial sedative midazolam. Midazolam has been blamed for several botched executions in the past and […]

Abortion Rights Are in Serious Peril, But Women Just Won a Small Victory in Iowa

In a 5-2 decision Friday, Iowa’s Supreme Court ruled that a 2017 law requiring women to wait 72 hours before getting an abortion was unconstitutional—siding with the appellant, Planned Parenthood. The organization sued the state over the law last year, temporarily preventing it from taking effect.  The court’s decision is a big win for reproductive rights activists, during […]

Neighbours “betrayed” as gay couple found out to be just friends|Humor

In a leafy suburb of South London there was disappointment and anger after two men in their late thirties, who had been living together for over a year, were discovered to be just friends. ‘I assumed they were a nice gay couple,’ one dismayed neighbour said. ‘I used to casually mention they lived above me […]

Listen to Children Who’ve Just Been Separated From Their Parents at the Border

This story was originally published by ProPublica. Este articulo pronto estará disponible en español. The desperate sobbing of 10 Central American children, separated from their parents one day last week by immigration authorities at the border, makes for excruciating listening. Many of them sound like they’re crying so hard, they can barely breathe. They scream “Mami” […]

Feminist, or just fun? 'Ocean's 8' steals Hollywood spotlight

Feminist, or just fun? 'Ocean's 8' steals Hollywood spotlight

NEW YORK (Reuters) – For some, the female heist caper “Ocean’s 8” is a strike at the heart of male-dominated Hollywood. For others, it’s pure summer escapism, and for a (mostly male) minority it’s the worst idea ever. Cast members (L to R) Cate Blanchett, Awkwafina, Sarah Paulson, Anne Hathaway, Sandra Bullock, Mindy Kaling, Helena […]

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