Latest Guam News

Telemedicine abortion continues on Guam after Roe overturned

Jul. 12, 2022 20:44 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Guam's attorney general said a 1990 law that prohibited virtually all abortion is invalid and won't take effect even though the U.S. Supreme Court last month overturned the national right to abortion outlined in Roe v. Wade, the landmark case that legalized abortion nationwide. ...

Air Guard troops doing space missions face identity crisis

Jun. 28, 2022 00:27 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — About 1,000 Air National Guard troops who are assigned to space missions are mired in an identity crisis. Torn between the Air Force, where they have historically been assigned, and the military's shiny new Space Force where they now work, their units have become...

Saipan man wages latest challenge to US cockfighting ban

Jun. 02, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A man’s lawsuit in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is the latest challenge to a ban against cockfighting in U.S. territories. An animal welfare group says the lawsuit has no chance of success because of how similar lawsuits in Guam and Puerto...

China's Pacific plan seen as regional strategic game-changer

May. 27, 2022 20:37 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — When China signed a security pact with the Solomon Islands in April it raised concerns from the U.S. and its allies that Beijing may be seeking a military outpost in the South Pacific, an area of traditional American naval dominance. But China upped...

On remote US territories, abortion hurdles mount without Roe

May. 27, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Women from the remote U.S. territories of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands will likely have to travel farther than other Americans to terminate a pregnancy if the Supreme Court overturns a precedent that established a national right to abortion in the United States. ...