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Teen paralyzed in Kansas diving accident leaves rehab

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 3:01pm

A 16-year-old boy who was paralyzed last month after diving into a retention pond near a Lawrence high school has been released from a rehabilitation facility.

Cops: Transportation worker hit by drunken driving suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 3:01pm

A Boston man has been arraigned on charges he struck a Department of Transportation worker in a construction zone on a Massachusetts highway, seriously injuring him.

US Supreme Court ruling throws Missouri laws into question

Summer Ballentine, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:51pm

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday that struck down some Texas abortion regulations also could mean similar Missouri laws are upended.

APNewsBreak: Suge Knight sues Chris Brown over club shooting

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:42pm

Former rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight sued Chris Brown and the owners of a popular nightclub on Monday after he was shot seven times at a 2014 party hosted by the R&B singer.

Ethics Committee discloses probe of Texas GOP Rep. Williams

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:41pm

The House Ethics Committee has disclosed a probe of Texas GOP Congressman Roger Williams, an auto dealership owner who has faced questions over a measure he authored to benefit auto dealers.

Ads attack Nevada Senate candidate Cortez Masto over Uber

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:31pm

A PAC is launching a $1.2 million ad blitz criticizing Democratic Senate candidate Catherine Cortez Masto for her role in ride-hailing service Uber's temporary shutdown in Nevada.

Oklahoma abortion law's future uncertain after ruling

Daniel C. Houston, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:31pm

A U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday striking down a Texas abortion law could have implications for a similar law in Oklahoma as abortion rights groups call for its dismissal.

The Latest: Britain's Labour Party in turmoil over leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:31pm

The Latest on Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local):

Arkansas prison agency: Complacency led to inmate's escape

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:31pm

One prison staffer has been fired and another was suspended without pay after an investigation showed complacency among Arkansas Department of Correction staff led to the escape of an inmate who was previously convicted of killing a teenage girl and stuffing her body in a barrel.

University of Iowa to expand programming in Des Moines

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:21pm

University of Iowa officials are expanding programming in Des Moines.

Marshall officials to vote on proposed budget, tuition hike

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:21pm

Marshall University officials are expected to vote on a proposed budget plan and tuition increase for fiscal year 2017.

UK credit rating slashed, Cameron insists economy is robust

Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:21pm

Prime Minister David Cameron insisted Monday that Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union won't send the economy into a tailspin, even as Standard & Poor's stripped the U.K. of its top credit rating.

Egypt detains prominent female TV host

Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:12pm

Egyptian authorities on Monday detained a famous TV host whose program had been critical of the government's policies, including its crackdown on freedom of speech, her lawyer said.

Man gets 15 years for human smuggling, virtual slave labor

John Seewer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:11pm

The ringleader of a scheme that smuggled teens into the U.S. and kept them as virtual slaves while forcing them to work at an egg farm and live in run-down trailers was sentenced to just over 15 years in prison Monday.

Markets Right Now: US stocks, British pound fall further

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 2:11pm

The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):

Days before deadline, Senate to consider Puerto Rico bill

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:51pm

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is warning of widespread consequences, from layoffs of police officers to a hospital closure, if the Senate fails to act before Friday on a rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico.

Getting overdose antidote with painkillers may cut ER visits

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:51pm

Overdoses don't happen just to heroin addicts — patients who legally use strong painkillers called opioids are at risk in the nation's epidemic, too. A new study says when patients were prescribed an overdose antidote along with those medications, they made fewer painkiller-related visits to the emergency room.

Grain mixed, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:51pm

Grain futures were mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

The Latest: Miss could see decision soon on abortion law

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:51pm

The Latest on likely effects of the Supreme Court's latest abortion ruling in Louisiana and Mississippi (all times local):