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NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of severe respiratory illnesses has swept the country in the last two months, propelled by what was long considered an uncommon germ. The enterovirus 68 has caused serious breathing problems in many children, and now is being eyed as possible factor in at...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Abortion-rights lawyers are predicting "a showdown" at the U.S. Supreme Court after federal appellate judges allowed full implementation of a law that has closed more than 80 percent of Texas' abortion clinics. As of Friday, abortion services for many Texas...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — While people in some other parts of the country are watching the leaves turn a kaleidoscope of fall colors as they contemplate unpacking winter clothes, California is roasting under an autumn heat wave. As high temperatures were ranging from the low 100s in...
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A fire has destroyed three administrative buildings at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania, and officials are concerned about memorabilia stored there. The National Park Service says no one was injured when the fire broke out Friday afternoon...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ordered the public release of 28 videotapes of a hunger-striking Guantanamo Bay prisoner strike being forcibly removed from his cell and force-fed. Lawyers for the prisoner, Abu Wa'el Dhiab, have challenged his treatment as abusive...
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial on Friday badly burned three administrative buildings, a National Park Service spokesman said. All employees evacuated safely, and no injuries were reported, spokesman Mike Litterst said. He did not immediately...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A judge struck down part of Missouri's gay marriage ban for the first time on Friday by ordering the state to recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in other states, saying state laws banning the unions single-out gay couples "for no logical...
NEW YORK (AP) — Hackers stole personal information from 76 million JPMorgan Chase customers this summer, in one of the biggest breaches of a financial company. The bank says only non-financial data was taken — names, addresses, telephone numbers and email. But that's still a lot...
NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of severe respiratory illnesses has swept the country in the last two months, propelled by what was long considered an uncommon germ. The enterovirus 68 has caused serious breathing problems in many children, and now is being eyed as possible factor in at...