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A pharmacy employee in Nuevo Progreso, Tamaulipas, holds a box of Cytotec. The medication is intended to treat ulcers but has been used by women as an abortion pill.

In the Roman Catholic stronghold of McAllen, Texas, where abortion is deeply stigmatized, reproductive health providers tell stories of women going to pharmacies across the border in Mexico, in search of a drug they hope will terminate unwanted pregnancies. Read more»

La'Tonya Ephraim speaks with Carrie Adney, a Women's Health Program client since last year, at Seton-Circle of Care Women's Services in Round Rock, Texas.

A district judge in Austin has ordered Texas to temporarily stop its enforcement of a rule that would have removed 49 Planned Parenthood clinics from the state’s Medicaid Women’s Health Program starting May 1. Read more»

Despite reaching the top tier of several GOP presidential polls, and being considered a real possibility to win the Iowa caucuses, Ron Paul has already been named as a potential third-party presidential candidate. Read more»

Rick Perry's new ad railing against the repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy and proclaiming he'd end "Obama's war on religion" has created some viral backlash. Quickly. (with video) Read more» 3

Texas Gov. Rick Perry

A giddy Gov. Rick Perry was fidgety and full of exuberance in this must-watch speech recorded in New Hampshire on Friday night. Read more» 1

In 2010, Hidalgo County's network of eight Planned Parenthood clinics provided family-planning services to 23,000 patients, many of whom are uninsured and cannot afford to pay. Recent budget cuts and narrowing of staff have left many without services. Read more» 1