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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal appeals court struck down a key abortion restriction in Arkansas on Wednesday, agreeing with a lower court judge that it was inappropriate to ban most abortions after the 12th week of pregnancy if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat. The...
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Orphaned, unwanted and some only days old, these fragile foals will need a lot of tender, attentive care to survive. At The Last Chance Corral, they get that opportunity to live and grow without their mothers. The 2.75-acre horse rescue farm says it has saved...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will release its forecast for the Atlantic hurricane season Wednesday. Hurricane season officially runs June 1 through Nov. 30. But this season's first storm, Tropical Storm Ana, came ashore in...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — From the witness stand, Christina Blache could finally do what she had most wanted and most feared: She looked for the first time at the man who shot her, who killed her friend, who ravaged so many lives. Her muscles tensed. Her nerves tingled. She...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI and airport police were investigating a threat to a flight from Taiwan that landed at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday. EVA Air Flight 12 was on the tarmac at LAX on Tuesday afternoon while authorities investigated, airport police Sgt...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sophisticated criminals used an online service run by the IRS to access personal tax information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, part of an elaborate scheme to steal identities and claim fraudulent tax refunds, the IRS said Tuesday. The thieves accessed a...
RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — A police officer in a suburb of Albuquerque decided to make one more traffic stop before his shift finished Monday night. It ended up costing him his life. Rio Rancho Police Chief Michael Geier detailed the last moments of Officer Gregg Benner's shift...
HOUSTON (AP) — Residents must sort through waterlogged debris after deadly and destructive storms dumped inches of rain from the Hill Country to Houston in Texas, as well as parts of Oklahoma. More than two dozen people died in the severe weather that hit over Memorial Day...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police officer Kerrie Orozco was one day away from going on maternity leave to care for the daughter she had delivered prematurely three months earlier when she answered a call to help a fellow officer. Within minutes, Orozco lay in a yard fatally...