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WASHINGTON (AP) — The president of Planned Parenthood said her organization's clinics never adjust the abortion procedure to better preserve fetal organs for medical research and that the organization's charges cover only the cost of transmission to researchers. Planned...
HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — In the searing 100-degree Texas heat, Sylvester Nunn uses three worn beach umbrellas to protect himself and the produce piled in the bed of his old Chevy pickup truck as he carries on a generations-old summer tradition. The 78-year-old is selling...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — As a New Hampshire facility for people with brain injuries and developmental disabilities prepares to close after months of scrutiny over allegations of abuse, the families of the people who live there are scrambling to find new placements for their loved...
NEW YORK (AP) — The first Hispanic to run the FBI's largest field office almost never got there. As a school teacher in the late 1980s, Diego Rodriguez applied to join the FBI. But when it called hoping to recruit a Spanish speaker as part of a diversity drive, his response was...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — On weekday evenings, carpenters and longshoremen, working mothers and young professionals hailing from Latin America and living in Los Angeles and throughout the U.S. tune their radios to Oswaldo Diaz's show and get a peek into the love lives of immigrants. "...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — More than 20 years of habitat restoration and breeding programs have helped the endangered Karner blue butterfly make a comeback in the pine barrens of upstate New York where it was discovered by Russian author Vladimir Nabokov decades ago. "This project has...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — As he motorcades from hotel to conference room to arena in Africa, President Barack Obama has been fantasizing about a return trip to the continent after leaving office — one with more family, less fanfare and fewer people telling him where he can't go...
WASHINGTON (AP) — State-run health insurance markets that offer coverage under President Barack Obama's health law are struggling with high costs and disappointing enrollment. These challenges could lead more of them to turn over operations to the federal government or join...
The four Marines who were killed when a gunman opened fire at a Navy Operational Support Center reportedly will only be eligible to receive a Purple Heart award if the FBI declares the shooter had ties to a terror organization. The Marine Corps Times reports Purple Heart...