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Police Found Note Referencing D.C. Sniper In Apt. Of Slain Pregnant NYC Woman

The mystery surrounding the killing of a pregnant woman deepened Monday, as investigators looked into a strange note left at the scene and discovered that her fiance was still married to another woman.


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Opinion: Mitt Romney Lie-O-Rama Tour Continues

Romney might say he won’t restrict a woman’s right to choose, but his message is clearly coded for his rightwing base: you do not have to worry about the Supreme Court. Relax, I’m with you, but I’m running for president for Pete’s sake.


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National Zoo Can’t Say Yet If D.C. Panda Is Pregnant

Veterinarians at the National Zoo say an ultrasound examination on the female giant panda Mei Xiang can’t yet determine whether she is pregnant.


Panda At National Zoo

National Zoo Again On Panda Pregnancy Watch

The National Zoo says it’s watching its female giant panda Mei Xiang (may-SHONG) closely for a possible pregnancy.



D.C. 20-Week Abortion Ban Falls Short In House

A bill that would ban abortions in the District of Columbia after 20 weeks of pregnancy has failed to pass the House.



Fetal Pain Bill Makes D.C. Abortion Battleground

The nation’s capital once again served as a battleground in the national debate over abortion Thursday as a Congressional subcommittee aired a bill that would ban abortions in the District of Columbia after 20 weeks of pregnancy.


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National Zoo Attempts To Impregnate Giant Panda

An expert from China and scientists at the National Zoo are attempting to artificially inseminate the zoo’s female giant panda Mei Xiang.


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Appeals Court In Va. Hears Md. Free Speech Claims Over Signs At Pregnancy Centers

A federal appeals court heard arguments Friday on whether it’s unconstitutional for two Maryland communities to require anti-abortion pregnancy counseling centers to post signs stating that they do not provide medical services.



Md. Senate Panel Considers Abortion Reporting Bill

Proponents of a bill to require hospitals and abortion providers to report the number of pregnancies they terminate say the measure would improve women’s health care.


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New Study Reveals More Problems With Drinking During Pregnancy

A new study released this week reveals the hidden dangers of women who drink alcohol while pregnant.


Panda At National Zoo

Panda Pregnancy Watch Underway At National Zoo

Teams of panda fans are keeping a 24-hour-a-day watch on the National Zoo’s giant panda, Mei Xiang to see if she might give birth.


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Md. County Can’t Enforce Full Pregnancy Clinic Law

A federal judge has ruled that a portion of a Maryland county law targeting pro-life pregnancy clinics with signage requirements cannot be enforced.