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Republican opposition to abortion threatens global HIV/AIDS program that has saved 25 million lives

Sep. 11, 2023 19:37 PM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The graves at the edge of the orphanage tell a story of despair. The rough planks in the cracked earth are painted with the names of children, most of them dead in the 1990s. That was before the HIV drugs arrived. Today, the orphanage in Kenya’s capital is a...

A Ugandan man is charged with aggravated homosexuality and could face the death penalty

Aug. 29, 2023 20:55 PM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan authorities have charged a man with aggravated homosexuality, which carries a possible death penalty, in the first use of the charge since the enactment in May of an anti-gay law that has been condemned by critics as draconian. The law has widespread...