After 16 hours of debate, the country's Senate voted 38 to 31 against a measure passed earlier by the lower house of Congress that would have allowed abortions through the 14th week of pregnancy.
The legislation, which allows abortion before 14 weeks of pregnancy, passed the lower house of Congress by a slim margin. Now senators are debating it — and demonstrators are massing in Buenos Aires.
The country's lower chamber of Congress has passed a bill that would legalize abortion before 14 weeks, approving it by a four-vote margin. But it's likely to face a tougher test in the upper chamber.
It was supposed to be a simple exhibition soccer game Saturday in Jerusalem. But after Argentina cancelled it, the would-be friendly has instead become the centerpiece of some international hostility.
"More than double the number of days have passed where it would have been possible to rescue the crew," a navy spokesman said. "We will continue the search ... there will not be people saved."
Former naval officer Alfredo Astiz was convicted of kidnapping, torture and murder in a mass trial of defendants linked to a secret torture center during the country's 1976-1983 military dictatorship.
First reports of the sounds picked up by surface ships briefly raised hopes that the missing ARA San Juan, with 44 crew members, had been found.
The ARA San Juan disappeared last week off the coast of Patagonia. Argentine officials say that they can't confirm that satellite signals received over the weekend came from the sub.
The men were enjoying a reunion visit to New York City and had just biked through Central Park when a truck driver mowed them down Tuesday. Three other people died and 12 more were injured.
Alika Kinan, a victim of sex trafficking in Argentina, made history when she sued her captors — and won. This week, she was honored as a "hero" for her activism.