On the floor of the Alabama State Senate this week, a robotic voice read nine pages of legalese that would define a new reality for women in the state: Abortion would be a crime, starting from the moment a woman knows she is pregnant.
How new abortion bans will harm most vulnerable
The salt farmers of Hon Khoi rise before dawn as they have for generations, fanning out across shallow seawater pools in southern Vietnam to harvest the precious mineral, hoping for a better season than the last.
Vietnam salt farmers battered by imports, climate
Five foreign tourists died on Saturday after a private plane they were traveling in crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from the island of Roatán, near the Atlantic Coast of Honduras, local authorities said.
Five foreign tourists killed in Honduras plane crash
Most Chinese cities saw improvements in air quality in April, according to the country’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment.
Chinese cities see improving air quality in April
Environmental activists Extinction Rebellion have turned their fire on the advertising industry in a public letter, encouraging it to use its expertise in manipulating public opinion for good or risk mass public protests against it.
Extinction Rebellion urges ad industry to use its power for good
Stiffer penalties of up to a RM5 million (S$1.6 million) fine will be imposed for environmental offenses under a new act that is currently being drafted.
Malaysia drafts tougher penalties for offenses that harm environment
More than 130,000 trees are to be planted in English towns and cities over the next two years as part of the nation’s battle against global heating.
130,000 trees to be planted in English cities and towns
During the upcoming World Health Assembly (WHA), China will share its decades' experience and lessons in providing the people with primary health care service, which in its essence has centered around a host of people's-health-first policies and measures, the Chinese delegation to WHA said in Geneva.
China to share primary health care experience during WHA: official
A disabled dog named Ping Pong has become the pride of his village in northeast Thailand, after rescuing a baby boy who had been buried alive by his teenage mother.
Disabled dog rescues baby buried alive by teenage Thai mother
A now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students from the 1970s through the 1990s, and numerous university officials got wind of what was going on over the years but did little or nothing to stop him, according to a report released by the school Friday.
Ohio State doc abused 177, officials were aware

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