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Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

August 31, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, the Hilltop Women’s Reproductive clinic is photographed in El Paso, Texas. A federal judge Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel sided with clinics that [&hellip...

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EU threatens Russia with more sanctions

August 31, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

French President Francois Hollande addresses the media at the end of an EU summit in Brussels, early Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. The European Union on Saturday warned that the apparent incursion of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil pushes the conflict closer to a...

Ferguson rally marks 3 weeks since Brown’s death

August 31, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Hundreds of people gather at the Canfield Green apartments for prayer around the memorial to Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer three weeks earlier, during a rally in Ferguson, Mo. on Saturday, Aug. 30,...

5 takeaways from a punch-less summer box office

August 31, 2014 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated image released by Disney – Marvel shows, from left, Zoe Saldana, the character Rocket Racoon, voiced by Bradley Cooper, Chris Pratt, the character Groot, voiced by Vin Diesel and Dave Bautista in a scene from “Guardians...

Few women in construction; recruiting efforts rise

August 31, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Aug. 18, 2014 photo, student Allison Dunham carries a 63-pound bucket down a flight of stairs during a training session conducted by Nontraditional Employment for Women, to train women for employment in the construction trades, in New York. About 7.1...

Stocks end higher following strong run in August

August 30, 2014 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – The New York Stock Exchange is shown, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 file photo taken in New York. Global stock markets were muted Thursday Aug. 28, 2014 ahead of U.S. economic data and possible policy announcements from Japan.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan,...

Final arguments unfold at ex-governor’s trial

August 30, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, left, speaks with the media as he arrives at federal court with his son, Bobby McDonnell, right, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Richmond, Va. Closing arguments are expected to begin Friday in the McDonnell’s corruption...

Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

August 30, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, the Hilltop Women’s Reproductive clinic is photographed in El Paso, Texas. A federal judge Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a...

Economic sanctions spare Western-tied Russian fund

August 30, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant...

Manatees may lose endangered species status

August 30, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, Greg Groff and his daughter Olivia, of Chicago, walk during a visit at the Miami Seaquarium in Key Biscayne, Fla. They noted the pink scars and disfigured tail on one manatee, damage from a boat propeller that left...