Illinois officials to discuss fetal remains…

Officials whose offices are investigating the discovery of more than 2,200 medically preserved fetal remains at an Illinois house of a late doctor who had performed abortions for decades in Indiana will discuss the case

Tennessee officials: 2 deputies injured, suspect…

Authorities say a suspect was fatally shot, two deputies injured, when law enforcement officers served an arrest warrant in Memphis

India Issues Total Ban Of E-Cigarettes

India's government said e-cigarette use has "increased exponentially and has acquired epidemic proportions in developed countries."

Ref who told wrestler to cut dreadlocks barred for 2 seasons

A referee who told a high school wrestler to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit a match last year has been suspended for two seasons

Oregon sees push for strictest gun storage law in…

Backers of an Oregon measure that would create the most comprehensive gun storage law in the US have delivered 2,000 signatures to the state's elections office to get the proposal on the 2020 ballot

No severe impacts from Imelda as it moves through…

Imelda has deluged some parts of Southeast Texas with nearly 20 inches of rain, but officials in Houston and surrounding communities say that so far there have been no severe impacts from the tropical depression

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How Did The U.S.'s Most Influential Judicial Body…

A 1789 law established the Supreme Court, and while it's been amended, the basic outline of the federal court system has largely survived.

Judge denies Missouri request to allow 20-week abortion ban

A federal judge has denied a request by Missouri to allow a ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy to go into effect while the state waits for further court action

Purdue Pharma asks judge to stop lawsuits against…

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is asking a bankruptcy judge to stop lawsuits against the company and its owners, members of the Sackler family

Prosecutor son's job prompts turning over…

To avoid the appearance of a conflict of interest, the Hawaii attorney general's office will take over prosecution of protesters arrested for blocking construction of a giant telescope

New York Becomes First State To Officially Ban…

The state Public Health and Health Planning Council voted to put the ban into effect immediately.

3 dead, 1 hurt in buggy-motor vehicle crash in Michigan

Authorities in Michigan say three children were killed and another was injured after a motor vehicle struck their horse-drawn buggy

Trump threatens EPA action against San Francisco

President Donald Trump has threatened to unleash the Environmental Protection Agency on San Francisco after a California visit during which he blamed the homelessness crisis on "liberal" policies

Pastafarian pastor leads prayer at Alaska…

A pastor wearing a spaghetti strainer on his head delivered the opening invocation at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting Tuesday

Corey Lewandowski Testifies Before House…

Lewandowski said he was instructed not to disclose "discussions with the president or his advisers to protect executive branch confidentiality."

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Officers sue over firings related to Chicago police shooting

Four Chicago police officers fired after being accused of helping cover up the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald are challenging the decision with separate lawsuits

Ref Learns Punishment for Ordering Dreadlocks Cut

New Jersey's attorney general has suspended the referee who told a 16-year-old wrestler to have his dreadlocks cut or forfeit his match. Alan Maloney will not be allowed to referee any matches in the state for two years, the Philly Voice reports. Gurbir Grewal also said that officials and staff...

California adds wage, benefit protections for gig…

The governor of California has signed sweeping legislation aimed at giving wage and benefit protections to rideshare drivers and workers in other industries

U.S. Army Hits Enlistment Goal After Updating…

​Army leaders told The Associated Press they expect to exceed their recruitment goal of 68,000 new recruits by the end of September.

3 dead, 1 wounded in shooting on Chicago's West Side

Three people have been fatally shot and one person wounded on Chicago's West Side.

Woman testifies about alleged rape by university…

A woman has testified that she was surprised and afraid when her date with ex-University of Delaware baseball player went from consensual kissing to physical force and violence

Woman sues Epstein estate, saying she was abused…

A woman whose claims of sexual abuse against financier Jeffrey Epstein were outlined in a federal indictment has sued his estate, describing abuse from age 14 to 17

Federal Spending On Children Drops, According To…

The Urban Institute's Kids' Share report says federal spending on children dropped in 2018.

Officials Rule Unanimously on Teacher Who Tweeted Trump

A Texas teacher has lost her appeal to be rehired after losing her job over anti-immigration comments in tweets to President Trump, CBS-DFW reports. Georgia Clark thought the tweets—one of which said the high school where she taught was "taken over" by "illegal students from Mexico"— were private . The...

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Politician apologizes for use of anti-Semitic…

The city council president in Trenton, New Jersey, has apologized for using an anti-Semitic trope while discussing actions taken by the city's Jewish attorney

Cuomo signs bill extending statute of limitations…

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill extending the statute of limitations for second and third-degree rape

California Governor Announces Executive Action…

Gov. Gavin Newsom can't outright ban flavored e-cigs via executive action, but he can still do a lot to try and curb their use.