These women say they had miscarriages. Now they’re in jail for abortion.

Watch the CBS News Digital documentary “Jailed for Abortion in El Salvador” in the video player above. It premieres on CBSN tonight at 10:30 p.m. ET. Seven months pregnant, Manuela, a mother of two, said she miscarried at her modest home in rural El Salvador. But the police, and a judge, didn’t believe her. They charged and convicted More...

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By admin On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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U.S. death toll from coronavirus tops 100,000

More than 100,000 people have died from coronavirus in the U.S., the highest death toll of any nation, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University. There have been nearly 1.7 million confirmed cases More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
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Larry Kramer, playwright and AIDS activist, has died at age 84; cause of death pneumonia

Larry Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen raised theatergoers’ consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant protests in the early years of the epidemic, has died at 84. Bill Goldstein, More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
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Couple married for 70 years reunited after months apart due to coronavirus restrictions

A husband and wife who’ve been married for 70 years and are nearly inseparable were kept apart for months due to coronavirus restrictions, CBS affiliate WRGB reports. 91-year-old Walter Willard and his More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
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Los Angeles retail stores to reopen this week with in-person shopping, mayor says

Retail stores in Los Angeles are able to welcome back customers for in-person shopping beginning Wednesday, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday. CBS Los Angeles reported that the stores will have to adopt More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
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How Taiwan was coronavirus-ready, while the U.S. got caught with its “pants down”

The streets of Taiwan are bustling, restaurants are open to diners, schools only shut down for two weeks in February, and even the baseball season is in full swing — though one team temporarily relied on mannequin More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
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Coronavirus crisis shines new light on microbe-blasting UV technology

Tokyo — New lighting technology being pioneered in the U.S. and Japan may help to make riding the subway, going to school or moving through other public spaces as safe as a walk around the living room, despite More...

By admin On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Prince William says fatherhood brought back “traumatic” emotions from Princess Diana’s death

In a documentary set to air this week, Prince William described having children as a “life-changing” experience, but said it brought back emotions from when his mother died. William was 15 years More...

By admin On Monday, May 25th, 2020
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Hundreds flock to Florida beach for Memorial Day weekend amid pandemic

Hundreds of people gathered at a popular Florida beach boardwalk and were seen partying and dancing despite social distancing restrictions imposed by the state to combat the coronavirus pandemic, authorities More...

By admin On Sunday, May 24th, 2020
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Cuomo says New York professional sports leagues can begin training

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that all professional sports leagues can begin in-state training camps. “I believe that sports that can come back without having people in the stadium, without More...