UPI – Appeals court upholds Trump administration Title X gag rule

A federal appeals court ruled Thursday to allow changes to Title X prohibiting family clinics from discussing abortions with patients or referring them to abortion clinics.

The Weather Channel – Tropical Storm Barry to bring dangerous flooding to lower Mississippi valley

Tropical Storm Barry will make landfall Saturday along the northern Gulf Coast, spreading widespread torrential rain up the lower Mississippi Valley, leading to major river flooding and flash flooding in parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Arkansas, along with storm-surge flooding and high winds near the coast.

ABC News – ‘Respiratory outbreak’ being investigated at retirement community after 54 residents fall ill

Two people have died and 18 others have been hospitalized after a “respiratory outbreak” at a Virginia retirement community, according to officials.

The New York Times – 22 states considered eliminating the ‘tampon tax’ this year. Here’s what happened.

Menstrual products are subject to sales taxes in 35 states, and lawmakers’ efforts to exempt them have floundered. Now supporters of ‘menstrual equity’ are considering legal action.

Reuters – Many teen girls pressured by partners to get pregnant

Nearly one in eight sexually active teen girls are pressured by their partners to have unprotected sex and try to conceive when they don’t want a baby, a U.S. study suggests.