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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas cannot cut off Medicaid funding for two Planned Parenthood affiliates, a federal judge said Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson in Kansas City, Kansas, issued the temporary ruling in a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas cannot cut off Medicaid funding for two Planned Parenthood affiliates, a federal judge said Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson in Kansas City, Kansas, issued the temporary ruling in a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-...
ATLANTA (AP) — Dismissing an appeal on a technicality, Georgia's highest court granted a victory to a Ku Klux Klan group that has been seeking for years to participate in a state-run highway cleanup program. The Georgia Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the state's appeal of a...
CHICAGO (AP) — Abner Mikva, a liberal stalwart from Illinois who served in all three branches of the federal government, mentored a young Barack Obama and famously learned firsthand the brazen nature of Chicago's political machine, has died. The 90-year-old died of bladder...
The death of an American college student who was studying in Rome underscores the importance of safety guidance issued by universities to young people who venture overseas. Italian police have detained a homeless man in the slaying of Beau Solomon, 19, who just finished his...
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A retired police dog wandering a neighborhood attacked and dragged a man in Southern California after he gave the animal a bowl of water because he thought it looked thirsty, authorities said Tuesday. The man's family members were forced to stab the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Campaign 2016 weeks before the Republican and Democratic national conventions (all times EDT): 2:09 p.m. The White House says President Barack Obama is enthusiastic about Hillary Clinton's campaign but doesn't plan to address the FBI investigation...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rail commuters were forced to cope with delayed, packed and fewer trains Tuesday after the region's main transit agency sidelined one-third of its railroad cars over a structural problem. To adjust to the reduced service, many commuters set their alarm clocks...
The Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday will give lottery players a shot at a jackpot of $454 million, which would rank it at No. 7 on the highest prizes lists. Here's a look at the 10 previous highest U.S. jackpots and the winners' home states: ___ 1. $1.6 billion, Powerball, Jan...