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Ohio Senate hears from supporters of bill to ban telemedicine for abortions

Ohioans who oppose abortion came to Columbus on Wednesday to tell state legislators why they want them to ban doctors from using videoconferencing to treat women taking abortion drugs.“There is no place for telemedicine when we are discussing the administration of this restricted-access medication,” said Dr. Lindsay Rerko, a Columbus physician. She homed in on one of the drugs used in the two-drug procedure.“Mifepristone can cause severe prolonged […]

The big jump in planned TV exits: Why 'Criminal Minds,' 'Fresh Off the Boat' set farewells

For years, TV series ended abruptly, often canceled after the final episode had aired. Now, it’s increasingly likely to be a prearranged event that can become a season-long, celebratory goodbye.In the 2019-20 TV season, more than 20 long-running broadcast and cable series, including ABC’s “Modern Family” (11 seasons) and CW’s “Supernatural” (15 seasons), have announced their departures in advance of their final seasons.Fans have known for months about the […]

Netflix: Everything coming (and disappearing) in March 2020 (including 'Ozark')

Ready to Netflix and chill? At least, until the first day of spring on March 19, which hopefully warms the cooler parts of the country.Next month’s offerings from the popular streaming service bring beloved films like “The Shawshank Redemption” and “Silver Linings Playbook,” as well as new projects. Mark Wahlberg stars in “Spenser Confidential” as a former cop with hopes of fleeing Boston, before his former co-workers are murdered. “Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. […]

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan's formal step-down from royal duties is set for March 31

LONDON – Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, are breaking free of the royal family starting March 31, the couple’s office said Wednesday.The announcement comes as Buckingham Palace reviewed the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s use of the label “Sussex Royal” after their decision to step back from royal duties. Talks involving senior officials are ongoing about the issue and a decision will be announced alongside the launch of their new non-profit […]

Rivals take pre-debate shots as Bloomberg faces major test

LAS VEGAS — Sparring between Mike Bloomberg and the leading Democratic candidates erupted hours before Wednesday night’s debate, previewing what’s expected to be a tense night as the billionaire businessman meets his rivals onstage for the first time.Both Bernie Sanders’ and Joe Biden’s campaigns took aim at Bloomberg, the former raising questions about the 78-year-old’s health and the latter pointing out reversals in Bloomberg’s stances on key issues.The attacks […]