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Broad bipartisan support for abortion exceptions

As next month's midterms loom ever larger, both Democrats and Republicans are weighing how the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade will affect voter turnout. Will it bring out issue-only voters? What will it ...

How US policy on abortion affects women in Africa

Policies and decisions made in the United States echo around the world and often have widespread implications. Take sexual and reproductive health, for example. Decisions made in the US have caused, and could cause, severe ...

Rare African script offers clues to the evolution of writing

The world's very first invention of writing took place over 5000 years ago in the Middle East, before it was reinvented in China and Central America. Today, almost all human activities—from education to political systems ...

Egyptian mummy was a pregnant woman, not a male priest

Polish researchers examining an ancient Egyptian mummy that they expected to be a male priest were surprised when X-rays and computer tests revealed instead it was a mummy of a woman who had been seven months pregnant.

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