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At abortion clinics, new laws sow confusion, uncertainty

Published May. 21 2019

Abortion clinics are facing protesters emboldened by a flurry of restrictive new state laws as they reassure confused patients that...

Tornadoes flip campers, damage homes in Southern Plains

Published May. 21 2019

A tornado touched down Tuesday near Tulsa International Airport, injuring at least one person and damaging about a dozen homes,...

Teen accused in Oregon school gun case pleads not guilty

Published May. 21 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Former University of Oregon football star Keanon Lowe said he had just entered a classroom at...

Transgender woman seen in videotaped attack found dead

Published May. 21 2019

DALLAS (AP) — A 23-year-old transgender woman whose beating in front of a crowd was captured on video has been...

1st black woman sworn in as Chicago mayor; vows big reforms

Published May. 21 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Lori Lightfoot told aldermen and other city powerbrokers assembled at her inauguration Monday as Chicago’s first black...

States turn to drones to predict avalanches, spot wildlife

Published May. 21 2019

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In Utah, drones are hovering near avalanches to watch roaring snow. In North Carolina, they’re...

Ex-nurse accused of raping patient appeals HIV testing order

Published May. 21 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — A former nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix...

5th migrant child dies after detention by US border agents

Published May. 21 2019

HOUSTON (AP) — A 16-year-old boy from Guatemala who died in U.S. custody Monday had been held for six days...

Texas church opens new sanctuary 18 months after massacre

Published May. 20 2019

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A South Texas church began a fresh chapter of worship Sunday as it unveiled a...

Schumer calls for probe of Chinese rail tech

Published May. 20 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat is calling on the federal government to step in and investigate whether a...

Temple memorial to Florida shooting victims is set ablaze

Published May. 20 2019

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — A wooden temple built as a memorial to the 17 victims of a Florida high...

Late Kansas graduate donates $1.4M to school

Published May. 20 2019

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas said a graduate’s estate donated $1.4 million to support the university’s library...

Tribes, environmentalists battle copper mine in Arizona

Published May. 20 2019

SONOITA, Ariz. (AP) — Scenic State Highway 83 gently curves through southeastern Arizona’s wine country, past waves of blond grass...

Speaker stuns 2019 Morehouse grads, to pay off student debt

Published May. 20 2019

A billionaire technology investor stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College when he announced at their commencement Sunday that...

Pot ‘legalization 2.0’ Social equity becomes a key question

Published May. 20 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after...

Defunct steelmaker’s 21-story headquarters imploded

Published May. 20 2019

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Sixteen thousand tons of Bethlehem Steel collapsed in a matter of seconds Sunday as a demolition...

Bartlesville man suspected of fatally shooting his roommate

Published May. 20 2019

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting his roommate is expected to appear in an Oklahoma courtroom...

Tornadoes rake Southern Plains; more severe weather expected

Published May. 19 2019

DALLAS (AP) — A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains, leaving damage and causing few injuries, and parts...

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance

Published May. 19 2019

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape.

Police ID teen tackled after bringing gun to Oregon school

Published May. 19 2019

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police released the identity Saturday of an 18-year-old student who was tackled after reportedly bringing a...

Flooding disrupts farm shipments on the Mississippi River

Published May. 19 2019

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Normally this time of year, huge barges can be seen chugging up the Mississippi River, carrying...

Jury awards $3M to black strippers in discrimination case

Published May. 19 2019

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi jury has awarded a total of more than $3 million to five African American...

Illinois not alerted to early clues in womb-cutting case

Published May. 19 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Police and Illinois’ child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn’t alert them after determining...