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At least 11 people have been killed in violence against abortion providers in the U.S. since 1993, according to the National Abortion Federation. Here are some details of those attacks: —March 10, 1993: Dr. David Gunn is shot to death outside an abortion clinic in Pensacola,...
DENVER (AP) — The man who acknowledges killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic idolized an abortion foe who killed a Florida doctor more than two decades earlier, court documents released Monday show. Robert Dear told police he attacked the clinic in...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Searchers on Monday hoped to find two skiers who have been stuck on an Alaska glacier for three days and were forced to dig snow caves after ferocious wind and heavy snow shredded their tent. An Alaska Air National Guard helicopter found an opening in a...
PHOENIX (AP) — A fight is intensifying in the Arizona Legislature over the Senate leader's refusal to restore a program providing health insurance to poor children, a stance that would maintain the state's position as the only one in the nation that doesn't participate in the...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Searchers on Monday hoped to find two skiers who have been stuck on an Alaska glacier for three days and were forced to dig snow caves after ferocious wind and heavy snow shredded their tent. The weather cleared enough to allow an Alaska Air National...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Continuing a wave of expanding labor policy reforms aimed at addressing income inequality, California's Democratic governor signed legislation Monday to increase time-off pay for employees who must leave work to care for their family. Gov. Jerry Brown...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Monday announced a roughly $5 billion settlement with Goldman Sachs over the sale of mortgage-backed securities leading up to the 2008 financial crisis, with the government accusing the bank of misleading investors about the quality of...
CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors have given the federal court overseeing Dennis Hastert's hush-money case enough evidence of sexual abuse for the judge to at least consider sentencing the former House speaker to more than the suggested maximum of six months behind bars. Hastert has...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Federal securities regulators charged Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Monday with four civil counts of fraud, piling on more legal troubles for the Republican already under criminal indictment for allegations that he deceived friends and wealthy investors...