Harvest Prude

Harvest is a reporter for WORLD based in Washington, D.C.

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Meetings, protests await Trump in Europe

by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/10/18, 01:31 pm

President Donald Trump headed to Europe Tuesday for a seven-day trip that will conclude with a one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. First on the agenda is a two-day NATO summit in Brussels. At last year’s summit, Trump rebuked allies for leaving the United States to cover more than 71 percent of NATO’s defense costs. Only four countries had met the goal of spending 2 percent of their gross domestic product on defense.

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Federal judge blocks Arkansas abortion law … again

Abortion | U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker appears determined to stop a measure to protect women and unborn babies
by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/09/18, 03:19 pm

U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker has again blocked an Arkansas law that would restrict the use of abortion pills in the state.

The 2015 law requires facilities providing abortifacient pills to have a contract with a physician willing to handle complications that may arise from their use. The physician must have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

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Extreme makeover

Transgenderism | Starbucks covers cosmetic surgery for transgender employees
by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/06/18, 03:23 pm

Starbucks recently expanded its benefits to cover additional procedures for transgender employees, including cosmetic changes, the company announced late last month.

The company has covered sex change surgery since 2012 and will now include breast augmentation or reduction, hair transplants, facial feminization, and electrolysis.

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