Iowa judge temporarily halts 6-week abortion law


Scott Olson/Getty Images (DES MOINES, Iowa) — Judge Joseph Seidlin on Monday temporarily blocked Iowa’s six-week abortion ban bill that would cease nearly all abortions in the state. The legislation was signed on Friday by Gov. Kim Reynolds

4 Oregon murders now believed to be linked, DA says


Multnomah County District Attorney’s office (PORTLAND, Ore.) — More than a month after the Portland police spoke out against online speculation about a possible serial killer in the Pacific Northwest, investigators are now saying that four recent mysterious

Loss of sea ice putting migrating beluga whales in danger


Kevin Schafer/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The annual great beluga migration is underway, but the whales are facing increasing dangers as the climate warms and human activity decimates their habitat. Every July, about 57,000 beluga whales make