Constitution

Mourning Our Daughter, While Ireland Votes

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

Allowing Irish women to end pregnancies doesn't require insisting on the inhumanity of those who haven't been born yet.
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Court Shakeup Fuels Fears That Congo's Leader Plans Another Term

7 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Changes at the Democratic Republic of Congo's Constitutional Court could clear the way for President Joseph Kabila to run for a third term, opposition politicians and activists...
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Principal apologizes for ‘insensitive' prom tickets language

11 hours ago   |   National Post

CHERRY HILL, N.J. - The principal of a New Jersey high school has apologized for what he called “insensitive” language on tickets for the upcoming senior prom. The Courier Post...
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Op-Ed Columnist: Scarlet Letter in the Emerald Isle

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Ireland has jumped into modernity in many ways. But can it move past its medieval abortion law and stop shaming women?
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Burundi opposition leader rejects referendum ahead of result

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza is seeking a constitutional amendment allowing him to rule until 2034.
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Saying no to college and more last week in Florida politics

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida's 2018 midterm election is one of the most important in years. The governor's office and all three Cabinet seats are open, Republican Gov. Rick...
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Between Jerusalem, Gaza and the Media: The Tear Gas Spectacular

Between Jerusalem, Gaza and the Media: The Tear Gas Spectacular

2 days ago   |   BAG news Notes

In collusion with war makers, the visual media is constantly turning war into spectacle. Particular scenes get old pretty fast though. After so many news photos evoking the...
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USS Constitution honors Vietnam vets with 21-gun salute

USS Constitution honors Vietnam vets with 21-gun salute

2 days ago   |   WCVB

To mark the 50th anniversary of full-scale U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, the USS Constitution honored vets Friday with a 21-gun salute in Boston Harbor.
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Burundi Voters Back Constitution Extending Presidential Term

2 days ago   |   NY Times

The new rules pave the way for Pierre Nkurunziza, the country's longest-serving president, to potentially stay in power until 2034.
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Burundi's Leader Can Extend His Term. His African Peers Take Notes

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Pierre Nkurunziza, the leader of a tiny African country, could become an “eternal” president after a referendum to extend terms in office.
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US, China put trade war on hold after progress in talks

US, China put trade war on hold after progress in talks

The world's two biggest economies are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after making progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with China. Read more ...

Former President George H.W. Bush visits Maine for 1st time since wife's...

Former President George H.W. Bush visits Maine for 1st time since wife's death, his hospitalization

His son, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, tweeted a photo of his father with the caption, "My beloved dad is back in Maine." Read more ...

'Hope and healing': Texas town worships after school shooting

'Hope and healing': Texas town worships after school shooting

At Arcadia First Baptist Church, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott hugged grieving parishioners as they arrived. Read more ...

'They did everything they were supposed to do': Cougar attacks 2 cyclists...

'They did everything they were supposed to do': Cougar attacks 2 cyclists, killing 1

The attack, 30 miles east of Seattle, was the first fatal cougar attack in Washington state in 94 years. Read more ...

Las Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final

Las Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final

Vegas will meet the Tampa Bay Lightning or the Washington Capitals in the final. Read more ...

FDA approves first drug created to prevent chronic migraines

FDA approves first drug created to prevent chronic migraines

Aimovig is expected to cost $575 monthly or $6,900 annually in the United States. Read more ...

NHL playoffs 2018: Winnipeg native Ryan Reaves embraces jeers, stuns...

NHL playoffs 2018: Winnipeg native Ryan Reaves embraces jeers, stuns doubters as Golden Knights down Jets

In his hometown, Ryan Reaves sent the Vegas Golden Knights to the Stanley Cup Final. Read more ...

AT&T Byron Nelson: Aaron Wise cruises to 3-shot victory

AT&T Byron Nelson: Aaron Wise cruises to 3-shot victory

Aaron Wise has not finished outside the top two in his last two PGA Tour starts. Read more ...

Sparks edge Lynx 77-76 on Gray's shot in WNBA Finals rematch

Sparks edge Lynx 77-76 on Gray's shot in WNBA Finals rematch

MINNEAPOLIS - Chelsea Gray's contested off-balance shot in the lane at the buzzer gave the Los Angeles Sparks a 77-76 victory over the Minnesota Lynx in their season opener... Read more ...

Former President George H.W. Bush visits Maine for 1st time since wife's...

Former President George H.W. Bush visits Maine for 1st time since wife's death, his hospitalization

Former President George H.W. Bush was back in New England on Sunday. Read more ...