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When Texas’ new abortion law made no exceptions in cases of rape, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott defended it by saying that Texas would get to work eliminating rapes.

A year later, rape crisis centers in the state say their caseloads remain high.
When Texas’ new abortion law made no exceptions in cases of rape, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott defended it by saying that Texas would get to work eliminating rapes.

A year later, rape crisis centers in the state say their caseloads remain high.
Hundreds of thousands of people in Canada remain without power as officials try to assess the scope of devastation from former Hurricane Fiona, which swept away houses and stripped off roofs across the country’s Atlantic provinces.
Hundreds of thousands of people in Canada remain without power as officials try to assess the scope of devastation from former Hurricane Fiona, which swept away houses and stripped off roofs across the country’s Atlantic provinces.
For decades, Egyptians have depended on the government to keep basic goods affordable.

But a series of shocks to the global economy and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have endangered the social contract in the Middle East’s most populous country.
For decades, Egyptians have depended on the government to keep basic goods affordable.

But a series of shocks to the global economy and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have endangered the social contract in the Middle East’s most populous country.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry says it summoned Britain’s ambassador to protest what it described as a hostile atmosphere created by London-based Farsi language media outlets. The move comes amid unrest triggered by the death of a young woman in police custody.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry says it summoned Britain’s ambassador to protest what it described as a hostile atmosphere created by London-based Farsi language media outlets. The move comes amid unrest triggered by the death of a young woman in police custody.
Some of the many borrowers who continued making student loan payments during the pandemic payment freeze may be eligible for a refund as part of President Joe Biden’s plan to forgive student loan debt.

Here's a look at how and why.
Some of the many borrowers who continued making student loan payments during the pandemic payment freeze may be eligible for a refund as part of President Joe Biden’s plan to forgive student loan debt.

Here's a look at how and why.
More than 150 years ago, the Lone Rock stockade prison complex operated at one of the biggest coal mines in Tennessee.

It was powered largely by African American men arrested for minor offenses who were leased to private companies for the dangerous work.
More than 150 years ago, the Lone Rock stockade prison complex operated at one of the biggest coal mines in Tennessee.

It was powered largely by African American men arrested for minor offenses who were leased to private companies for the dangerous work.
The clatter of shields and battle cries filled the air as a festival brought the ancient Roman era back to life In the Romanian village of Resca — evoking a time when the area was part of the easternmost Dacian provinces of the Roman Empire.
The clatter of shields and battle cries filled the air as a festival brought the ancient Roman era back to life In the Romanian village of Resca — evoking a time when the area was part of the easternmost Dacian provinces of the Roman Empire.
Pope Francis traveled to southern Italy on Sunday to close out an Italian church congress that coincided with Italy’s national election. He delivered a message that hit on key domestic campaign issues including immigration and Italy’s low birth rate.
Pope Francis traveled to southern Italy on Sunday to close out an Italian church congress that coincided with Italy’s national election. He delivered a message that hit on key domestic campaign issues including immigration and Italy’s low birth rate.
The onset of autumnal weather in Ukraine is making fields too muddy for tanks and beginning to cloud Ukrainian efforts to take back more Russian-held territory before winter freezes the battlefields.
The onset of autumnal weather in Ukraine is making fields too muddy for tanks and beginning to cloud Ukrainian efforts to take back more Russian-held territory before winter freezes the battlefields.
Authorities and residents in Florida are keeping a cautious eye on Tropical Storm Ian as it rumbles through the Caribbean, expected to continue gaining strength and become a major hurricane in the coming days on a forecast track toward the state.
Authorities and residents in Florida are keeping a cautious eye on Tropical Storm Ian as it rumbles through the Caribbean, expected to continue gaining strength and become a major hurricane in the coming days on a forecast track toward the state.
Few men in power have delved into gender equality on the main stage of the United Nations this month. But the ones who did went there boldly. They claimed feminist credibility, sold “positive masculinity” and resolutely demanded an end to The Patriarchy.
Few men in power have delved into gender equality on the main stage of the United Nations this month. But the ones who did went there boldly. They claimed feminist credibility, sold “positive masculinity” and resolutely demanded an end to The Patriarchy.
Canadian troops are being sent to assist the recovery from the devastation of storm Fiona, which swept away houses, stripped off roofs and knocked out power across the country’s Atlantic provinces.
Canadian troops are being sent to assist the recovery from the devastation of storm Fiona, which swept away houses, stripped off roofs and knocked out power across the country’s Atlantic provinces.
BREAKING: Polls open as Italians vote in a general election that could yield the nation’s first government led by the far-right since the end of World War II.
BREAKING: Polls open as Italians vote in a general election that could yield the nation’s first government led by the far-right since the end of World War II.
A classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office has launched into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket.
A classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office has launched into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket.
A bail bondsman and a prominent lawyer associated with former President Donald Trump are among the characters in a tangled tale of breached election equipment in a rural  Georgia county. Reporting by @katebrumback.
A bail bondsman and a prominent lawyer associated with former President Donald Trump are among the characters in a tangled tale of breached election equipment in a rural  Georgia county. Reporting by @katebrumback.
Iranian activist Masih Alinejad says videos and messages she’s been receiving in recent days from women in Iran are showing how angry they are following a young woman’s death in police custody over a violation of the country’s strict religious dress code.
Iranian activist Masih Alinejad says videos and messages she’s been receiving in recent days from women in Iran are showing how angry they are following a young woman’s death in police custody over a violation of the country’s strict religious dress code.
Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters has canceled concerts planned in Poland amid outrage over his stance on Russia's war against Ukraine, Polish media reported Saturday.
Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters has canceled concerts planned in Poland amid outrage over his stance on Russia's war against Ukraine, Polish media reported Saturday.
Russia made its case to the world Saturday for its war in Ukraine, repeating a series of grievances about its neighbor and the West to tell the U.N. General Assembly meeting of world leaders that Moscow had “no choice” but to take military action.
Russia made its case to the world Saturday for its war in Ukraine, repeating a series of grievances about its neighbor and the West to tell the U.N. General Assembly meeting of world leaders that Moscow had “no choice” but to take military action.
Buckingham Palace has released a photo giving the first public glimpse of the new ledger stone installed at the final resting place of Queen Elizabeth II.
Buckingham Palace has released a photo giving the first public glimpse of the new ledger stone installed at the final resting place of Queen Elizabeth II.
This week Saudi Arabia brokered a prisoner swap between Ukraine and Russia and held a highbrow summit on the U.N. General Assembly sidelines, among other triumphs. Its international standing has been improving, even as its human-rights record has not.
This week Saudi Arabia brokered a prisoner swap between Ukraine and Russia and held a highbrow summit on the U.N. General Assembly sidelines, among other triumphs. Its international standing has been improving, even as its human-rights record has not.
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