How the US-Iran oil standoff could hurt the economy

The American economy is already absorbing a body blow from the deepening US-China trade war. A real war could be …Read the Rest

Biden holds U.S. election kick-off rally as Democratic rivals sharpen attacks

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday will hold a presidential-style rally intended to make his march toward becoming …Read the Rest

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield

Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff, around 60 people, from Iraq’s West Qurna 1 oilfield and is …Read the Rest

Iran changes tactics, destinations on oil exports, maritime official says

Iran has adopted new tactics and new destinations in shipping its oil exports following the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions, a …Read the Rest

Austrian far-right leader quits over video sting that threatens coalition

Austria’s vice chancellor and longtime far-right leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said on Saturday he was stepping down over “catastrophic” video footage …Read the Rest

Australia's conservative government moves into election-winning position

Australia’s Liberal-led conservative government is in position to win the national election with more than half the votes counted on …Read the Rest

The flurry of action this week on legislation related to abortion rights has both sides thinking the issue will go to the Supreme Court

Eight months after the contentious hearings over Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh, progressives fear that the most dire warnings of …Read the Rest

Abortion-rights groups see donations soar

Donations to abortion-rights groups surged this week as presidential candidates, activists and even a group of Portland, Oregon, basketball fans …Read the Rest

What it's like to try to get an abortion in Mississippi

When Amanda Furdge walked into a clinic in Jackson, Mississippi, in the spring of 2014, she knew exactly what she …Read the Rest

The facts about some common abortion myths

It’s not just Alabama and Georgia. More states are considering bills that would make virtually all abortions illegal at 6 …Read the Rest