Texas House ethics chair probes anti-abortion group contract

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas health officials say they're taking a closer look at an anti-abortion group that received $1.6 million to bolster women's health clinics but has fallen short of promises.


  • Written by PAUL J. WEBER , Associated Press

UN experts: 100,000 starve while South Sudan buys weapons

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say in a new report that South Sudan's government is spending at least half its budget on security and weapons while 100,000 people are dying of starvation as a result of famine caused mainly by an upsurge in government military operations.