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A mobile clinic outside Mombassa, Kenya, provides women in rural areas with family planning options like contraceptive implants and offers cervical cancer screening as well.

Trump Bans U.S. Funding For Groups That 'Promote' Abortion Overseas

It's President Donald Trump's first official act on the abortion issue. On Monday, the new president signed a presidential memorandum reinstating the "Mexico City" policy — barring U.S. aid from any group that provides or "promotes" abortion overseas. The policy dates to 1984, when Ronald Reagan unveiled it at a United Nations Conference in Mexico City. The Trump version is even broader than the incarnations that previous Republican presidents have adopted.

What does this mean in practice? To help make sense of it we've put together an FAQ.

Dippin' Dots Beef Puts White House Press Secretary On The Spot

Dippin' Dots describes its product as "an unconventional ice cream treat that's remarkably fresh and flavorful, introducing the world to beaded ice cream" and "the original and unbeatable flash-frozen ice cream sensation." Donald Trump's press secretary, Sean Spicer, disagrees. For years, he has mocked the company and its "ice cream of the future" on Twitter.

Local Headlines

Monday, January 23, 2017

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan praised President Donald Trump’s announcement today that he would formally withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and called on the president to create a “new trade model” that takes workers and the environment into account. Former President Barack Obama, negotiated for more than two years to formulate […]

Monday, January 23, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Youngstown’s Students Motivated by the Arts program – or Smarts – was named one of nine winners of the 2017 Governor’s Awards for the Arts. Smarts is being recognized as co-winner of the Arts Education award, along with Dayton musician and educator Jim McCutcheon. The Ohio Arts Council named the 2017 honorees […]