Some of the state’s biggest employers objected to the restrictions passed by the GOP-controlled legislature. Abortion rights activists made plans to arrange alternative locations for women seeking procedures, and Democratic leaders strategized ways to amend or repeal the law.
The wrenching grief of many Russian families is buried beneath the triumphant bombast of state media. A virtual news blackout about the toll of the war against Ukraine underscores Kremlin anxiety about the durability of its manufactured support. But some stories do seep out.
Local legend has it that the wild horses on Assateague Island, along the Maryland and Virginia coast, descended from survivors of a Spanish shipwreck 500 years ago. New DNA evidence appears to back it up.
As the warming atmosphere fuels once-unthinkable amounts of rain in single bursts, the problem of so much water arriving so quickly is posing serious challenges in a nation where the built environment is outdated and increasingly outmatched.
The boy, now 6, is one of about 1,200 Venezuelan children trapped in a Colombian child-welfare system that has proved unwilling or unable to find their families.
Colombia now wants to begin making the children eligible for adoption.