Legal clashes await US companies that cover workers’ abortion costs

Abortion rights advocates protest before the US Supreme Court the day after the Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Women’s Health Organization for Abortion, overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion decision, in Washington, US, June 25, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Register now to get free unlimited access to Register June 26 (Reuters) – A … Read more

In the post-Raw United States, abortion providers are seeking licenses across state lines

JUNE 25 (Reuters) – Jennifer Kearns, MD, a California physician, is due to soon practice care 1,800 miles away at an abortion clinic in Kansas, where women from neighboring Midwest states with the procedure banned are expected to seek access to care. Abortion clinics and providers say Kerns is among dozens of doctors recently seeking … Read more

In the hottest cities on Earth, mothers bear the brunt of climate change

Jacobabad in Pakistan reaches 51°C (124°F) Women are especially vulnerable to extreme heat – studies Scientists warn that pregnant women are at greater risk More photo essay: JAKOBABAD, Pakistan (Pakistan) (Reuters) – A pregnant Sunari weighs in under the blazing sun in fields filled with bright yellow watermelons in Jacobabad, which last month became the … Read more

In the “miracle” city of Shenzhen, concerns about China’s economic future

SHENZHEN, China, June 13 (Reuters) – (This story was rewritten on June 12 to make it clear where in the penultimate paragraph) David Fong made his way from a poor village in central China to the booming southern city of Shenzhen as a young man in 1997. Over the next twenty-five years, he worked for … Read more

Global stocks near new lows in 2022 amid inflation fears

LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks plunged towards 2022 lows and the Japanese yen fell to levels not seen in nearly a quarter of a century on Monday as sweltering inflation in the United States fueled fears of a more aggressive policy tightening in a large region. Central Bank Week. The significantly higher-than-expected US CPI reading … Read more

Study says lawyers mental health suffers when employers only value money

Lawyers who feel valued at work for their skills and humanity report improved mental and physical health Those who report feeling underappreciated at work have poor health and wellness outcomes June 9 (Reuters) – Lawyers who say their employers value them primarily because of their productivity and financial value tend to have worse physical and … Read more

Damaged, Boris Johnson UK inflicts victory in the party confidence vote

Big Rebellion deals for the Conservative Party a blow to the Prime Minister Johnson says it’s a ‘decisive result’ The bad mood of COVID-19 ‘Partygate’ LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson survived a confidence vote on Monday, but a major rebellion in his party over the so-called “party gateway” scandal dealt a blow … Read more

Zelensky expects more weapons as battle rages on eastern Ukraine

Zelensky says Russia takes 20% of Ukraine Zelensky’s Russian-occupied territories “a complete disaster” Russia warns US against arming Ukraine UN aid official is in Moscow for grain talks Lviv, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukraine expects to receive more weapons from allies after a new U.S. pledge of aid as the battle … Read more

Hard to believe this is actually happening: Shanghai lifts COVID lockdown

Shanghai removes lockout fences and police tape Lockdown is due to expire at midnight in two months Many are worried about COVID, the risks of being shut down again SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shanghai authorities on Tuesday began dismantling fences around apartment complexes and tearing police tape off of squares and public buildings before lifting a … Read more

China’s pig farmers are moving to high-tech in pushing for self-sufficiency

The world’s largest pork producer depends on foreign breeds Some companies are already working on improving pig performance independently High cost and inexperience make improvements difficult CHIFENG, China (Reuters) – Tiny ear tissue fragments cut from hours-old pigs provide valuable clues to the team at Best Genetics Group (BGG) as it strives to improve genetics … Read more