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ISTANBUL (AP) — In a new tactic against suspected coup plotters, Turkey on Saturday announced it had seized more than 2,250 social, educational or health care institutions and facilities that it claims pose a threat to national security. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled in favor of a Missouri lawmaker who cited religious objections while challenging the inclusion of birth control coverage in his government-provided health insurance. The ruling Thursday by U.S. District Judge Jean Hamilton...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday struck down a state law requiring parental notification of a minor seeking an abortion. The court found the law, approved by voters in 2010, violates the state Constitution and cannot be enforced. The majority opinion...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday struck down a state law requiring parental notification of a minor seeking an abortion. The court found the law, approved by voters in 2010, violates the state Constitution and cannot be enforced. The majority opinion...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor says he will not authorize aerial spraying with the insecticide Naled to fight an increase in Zika cases despite being urged to do so by U.S. health officials. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced Friday that he instead will...
MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Navy says a civilian contractor at the base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been diagnosed with Zika after returning from a trip to Jamaica. It is the first recorded case of the mosquito-borne virus at the base on the southeastern tip of the Caribbean island...
LONDON (AP) — The lead surgeon in the UK's first double hand transplant says he believes the patient will regain good movement and feeling in his hands. Dr. Simon Kay said Friday that patient Chris King is "doing very well" after the complex 12-hour operation performed in the...
LONDON (AP) — The lead surgeon in the UK's first double hand transplant says he believes the patient will regain good movement and feeling in his hands. Dr. Simon Kay said Friday that patient Chris King is "doing very well" after the complex 12-hour operation performed in the...