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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An abortion rights group is asking a Kansas judge to block the state's first-in-the-nation ban on what it says is the most common method for terminating second-trimester pregnancies, contending that the new law would force women to either accept higher...
CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago Little League team announced a lawsuit Wednesday against the sport's governing body, accusing it of improperly stripping the young athletes of the national title that made them hometown heroes and nationally known and refusing to provide the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies and a sergeant were found guilty Wednesday in the backroom beating of a jail visitor who fellow guards testified already was handcuffed on the ground and covered in blood. Sgt. Eric Gonzalez and Deputy Sussie Ayala...
BOSTON (AP) — The latest on the formal sentencing of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (all times local): ___ 2 p.m. (EDT) Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has apologized to the victims and survivors of the 2013 terror attack. The 21-...
HONOLULU (AP) — A battle is poised to unfold on a sacred Hawaii mountain where plans call for construction of one of the world's largest telescopes. Work is set to resume Wednesday on the Thirty Meter Telescope atop the Big Island's Mauna Kea, but protesters say it tramples on...
HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists hoping to build a telescope that will allow them to see 13 billion light years away, offering a look into the early years of the universe, are facing opposition from Native Hawaiian groups who say the construction site is on sacred land. After...
BOSTON (AP) — The latest on the formal sentencing of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (all times local): ___ 11:55 a.m. (EDT) Several victims of the Boston Marathon attack have chastised bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) for coming to the United States...
BOSTON (AP) — One by one, survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon attacks and the family and friends of victims are coming forward Wednesday to address bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev before he's formally sentenced to death. Patricia Campbell, the mother of a woman killed in the bombings...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Rev. Norvel Goff will walk into Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church for Bible study keenly aware of the crushing burden now on his shoulders: to be a comforter, a teacher, a man of God and most powerfully, a leader of a church whose heart is...
It has taken just seven months for Greece to go from being an economy on the mend to a country on the brink of...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip...
BERLIN (AP) — A lawyer for relatives of people killed in the Germanwings crash in March says parent company...
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis man is accused of drunkenly causing a wrong-way freeway crash that killed...
SYDNEY (AP) — Justin Bieber credited a Pentecostal pastor with changing his life as he mingled Tuesday with...