Officials: St. Petersburg subway blast was suicide attack

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — A 22-year old suicide bomber born in the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan was behind a blast on the St. Petersburg subway that killed 14 people, Russian investigators said Tuesday.

  • Written by IRINA TITOVA and NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press

4 things to know about Equal Pay Day

NEW YORK (AP) — Equal Pay Day is being held Tuesday to highlight wage discrimination against women. Activists are holding rallies around the country. Here's what you need to know:

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Meningitis epidemic kills 336 children in Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian and international health officials say a meningitis epidemic has killed 336 children amid fears it could spread across the border to Niger.

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US cites abortion provision in cutting off UN agency funding

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is cutting off U.S. funding to the United Nations agency for reproductive health under an abortion-related provision in a law that Democratic and Republican administrations have used as a cudgel in the global culture wars.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press