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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge on Thursday blocked the state's first-in-the-nation ban on a procedure that opponents refer to as "dismemberment abortion," concluding it would likely present too big an obstacle for women seeking to end their pregnancies. Shawnee County...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The latest on Kansas' first-in-the nation ban on a procedure that anti-abortion activists call "dismemberment abortion." (All times local): ___ 10:45 a.m. The judge who blocked a new Kansas abortion law says the state's constitution protects a woman's right...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies underpinning President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, rejecting a major challenge to the landmark law in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices...
DOUGLAS, Ariz. (AP) — An Iraqi pilot who has been training in the United States for four years was flying an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft that crashed in southern Arizona, a spokesman for the Iraqi defense minister said Thursday. "We have no word yet on his fate or the reason...
The U.S. Supreme Court has sided with the White House on a hotly contested and closely watched Obamacare case, ruling 6-3 that the Affordable Care Act authorizes insurance subsidy payments to Americans regardless of where they purchase their plans. America's highest-ranking...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The site of a massacre a week ago, the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church is being reclaimed by parishioners who are pledging to remember the loved ones they lost in a shooting rampage while carrying on the work of the beloved pastor who was slain...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators are blaming mistakes by IRS employees — not a criminal conspiracy — for the loss of thousands of emails related to the tax agency's tea party scandal. IRS workers erased 422 computer backup tapes that "most likely" contained as many as 24,000...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alexander H. Stephens, onetime vice president of the Confederacy, sits memorialized in stone, right leg crossed over left, staring sternly into the distance as summer-clad tourists mill about him in the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall. Solemn and cold, he looks...
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Eugene Toner stomped on the foot-operated ignition. The engine sputtered and coughed, but wouldn't catch. Uh oh. Here at The Elegance, one of the nation's most prestigious gatherings of antique automobiles, the exquisitely restored town cars, coupes and...