DAVID CRARY

Lawsuits challenge abortion restrictions in Alaska, two other states

NEW YORK — Taking the offensive after Election Day setbacks, Planned Parenthood and its allies filed lawsuits Wednesday in North Carolina,... Read more

In West, region of guns and suicide, outreach to curb deaths

MONTROSE, Colorado — Keith Carey is a gunsmith in Montrose, a town with a frontier flavor set amid the mesas of western Colorado. He’s a staunch,... Read more

NEW YORK — The largest U.S. gay-rights organization Saturday endorsed efforts to promote the use of a once-a-day pill to prevent HIV infection and... Read more

With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded... Read more

NEW YORK — There’s extensive evidence that pigs are as smart and sociable as dogs. Yet one species is afforded affection and respect; the other... Read more

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