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  • Abortion supporters get help from courts in video fight
    Abortion supporters get help from courts in video fight

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Abortion rights advocates locked in a public relations battle with abortion opponents over videos of Planned Parenthood leaders discussing the use of aborted fetuses got some good news from two courts in California.

  • Trooper in Sandra Bland arrest once warned for conduct
    Trooper in Sandra Bland arrest once warned for conduct

    DALLAS (AP) — The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop was once cautioned about "unprofessional conduct" in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper, according to his personnel file.

  • Hillary, Bill Clinton earn more than $139M between 2007-14
    Hillary, Bill Clinton earn more than $139M between 2007-14

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned more than $139 million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal income tax returns released by her campaign on Friday.

  • Kerry off to Mideast with Egypt, Iran deal, Syria on agenda
    Kerry off to Mideast with Egypt, Iran deal, Syria on agenda

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry headed to the Middle East on Friday for security talks in Egypt and discussions in Qatar with Arab foreign ministers whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal struck with Iran.

  • Firefighter killed, hundreds flee as California blazes burn
    Firefighter killed, hundreds flee as California blazes burn

    LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Blazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a firefighter and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes as an army of firefighters continue to battle them from the air and the ground.

  • 'Gut-wrenching' decision: Search for teens suspended
    'Gut-wrenching' decision: Search for teens suspended

    OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard's search for two teenage fishermen ended Friday, a heart-rending decision for families so convinced the boys could be alive they're pressing on with their own hnt.

  • Newborn girl found alive in dumpster in Kentucky; 1 charged

    A newborn baby girl who was found alive in a dumpster in western Kentucky remained in a hospital Friday, and a teenager was charged with attempted murder, a law enforcement officer said.

  • 1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval
    1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval

    SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno.

  • 7 Hawaii telescope protesters arrested for defying new rule
    7 Hawaii telescope protesters arrested for defying new rule

    HONOLULU (AP) — Seven men have been arrested for camping on Mauna Kea (mau-NAH' kay-AH'), where there's a new emergency rule restricting overnight access to the mountain because of protests against building a giant telescope there.

  • Dolly Parton's family life subject of TV movie
    Dolly Parton's family life subject of TV movie

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Dolly Parton wants the upcoming TV movie about her life growing up poor in Appalachia to show viewers the kind of family she thinks is missing on television today.

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