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NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer seeking to free two chimpanzees from a state university told a judge Wednesday that their confinement for research purposes is akin to slavery, the involuntary detention of mentally ill people and imprisonment. Steven Wise, an attorney with the Nonhuman...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The party that wins the impending Supreme Court decision on President Barack Obama's health care law could be the political loser. If the Republican-backed challenge to the law's subsidies for lower-earning Americans prevails, the GOP would have achieved a...
ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter is arguably the most powerful man in world sports and certainly its greatest survivor. Now comes the biggest challenge of his 17-year rule of FIFA: dealing with the U.S. and Swiss criminal investigations into corruption among soccer officials,...
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...
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...