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Some Conservative States Easing Access to Birth Control

AMES, IOWA Several Republican-led state legislatures are advocating for women to gain over-the-counter access to birth control in what they say is an effort to reduce unplanned pregnancies and abortions.State legislatures in Arkansas and Iowa, for exam...
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Pope Tells Moroccans ‘We Are Brothers and Sisters’

RABAT Pope Francis sought Sunday to encourage greater fraternity between Christians and Muslims in Morocco, telling his flock that showing the country's Muslim majority they are part of the same human family will help stamp out extremism.On his second ...
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Delayed Congo Legislative Vote Begins in Ebola Areas

BENI, CONGO Long-awaited legislative elections are underway in three towns in Congo after authorities postponed them because of Ebola and violence.In the town of Beni on Sunday, voters were washing their hands before entering polling centers as a prote...
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Briefing by Spokesperson for Secretary-General

Description the Secretary-General will depart for Tunis, where he will attend the 30th League of Arab States Summit and make an address on Sunday. This morning, the Secretary-General spoke at the ministerial meeting on peacekee...
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