The House of Representatives voted to ban abortions nationwide past 20 weeks of pregnancy, joining at least 10 states in seeking to expand prohibitions on the procedure further than the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed.
Argentina’s Supreme Court blocked part of the judicial changes proposed by President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner in a move that threatens to stall her ambitions to “democratize” the nation’s legal system.
B/E Aerospace Inc., a maker of cabin interiors for commercial and business aircraft, and Airbus SAS won dismissal of a lawsuit brought by Leki Aviation over a contract for distribution of oxygen-systems products.
The FBI is offering $65,000 for information leading to the people responsible for a 2008 predawn attack on a military recruiting center in New York’s Times Square that may be connected to two unsolved bombings at consulates in the city.
Itau Unibanco Holding SA, Latin America’s largest lender by market value, will become the biggest credit-card operator in Chile after agreeing to manage the in-house cards of Santiago-based retailer Cencosud SA.
Afghan forces are taking the lead role in security nationwide, President Hamid Karzai said at a ceremony in Kabul to mark the end of a transition as the U.S.- led international coalition winds down its 12-year war.