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Marking Roe anniversary, abortion foes pin hopes on Trump

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:13pm

Abortion opponents expressed optimism Monday that Donald Trump's early months in office would advance their cause as hundreds converged on the Kansas Statehouse to mark the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide.

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Trump moves to pull US out of Pacific-Rim trade deal

Julie Pace and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:05pm

President Donald Trump moved to pull the United States out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact Monday, dealing a quick blow to Barack Obama's legacy as the new chief executive began fulfilling campaign promises in his first full week in office.

The Latest: Departing California storm delivers more snow

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:01pm

The Latest on winter storms in California (all times local):

Report: Police violated open-records law in bodycam case

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:01pm

Kentucky State Police violated the state's open-records law by refusing a mother's request for bodycam video from her son's death by municipal police officers who were responding to a restaurant drive-thru shooting, the state attorney general's office said Monday.

The Latest: Democrats seek delay on Sessions vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:00pm

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US health officials cancel climate conference; don't say why

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:00pm

The government's top public health agency has canceled a conference next month on climate change and health but isn't saying why publicly.

South Dakota lawmaker quits over sexual contact with interns

James Nord, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 12:55pm

A South Dakota legislator who admitted having sexual contact with two interns resigned on Monday, saying he regretted his actions during the past two legislative sessions.

Teen suspect in school shooting to remain in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 12:53pm

A 17-year-old boy charged in a school shooting that injured two students was ordered Monday to remain in custody at a juvenile detention center.

Woman accused of smearing bananas on cars at Trump's club

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 12:51pm

A woman is being charged with sneaking onto President Donald Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club shortly before his inauguration and smearing bananas on cars.

Suspect in Boston police cruiser blast is held on $750K bail

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 12:50pm

A man charged with bombing a Boston police cruiser has been held on $750,000 bail, but his attorney says his client is the victim of a witch hunt who's been framed by unreliable witnesses.

Utah lawmakers start annual session, women plan protest

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 12:45pm

Utah lawmakers returned Monday for their 45-day annual session, where they're expected to take up medical marijuana, a measure to toughen the state's hate crimes law and try to find more money for public schools.

After women's marches, can numbers translate to real change?

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 12:43pm

Deb Szeman, a self-described "homebody," had never participated in a demonstration before hopping on an overnight bus from her home in Charlotte, North Carolina, to attend the women's march on Washington.

Gayborhood racism is long-standing, Philadelphia report says

Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 12:41pm

Women, minorities and transgender people have felt unwelcome and unsafe in Philadelphia's gay neighborhood for decades, according to a city report issued Monday.

Judge to decide on delaying ex-officer's retrial for murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 12:24pm

A judge is asking defense lawyers to talk to prosecutors about when to start a retrial for a former South Carolina police officer on a murder charge in a traffic stop shooting.

Wife admits killing spouse who got protection order from her

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 12:21pm

A Pennsylvania woman has pleaded guilty to shooting her husband hours after he got a protection-from-abuse order against her.

Judge to decide on delaying ex-officer's retrial for murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 12:20pm

A judge is asking defense lawyers to talk to prosecutors about when to start a retrial for a former South Carolina police officer on a murder charge in a traffic stop shooting.

Officials end lockdown at Arizona Air Force base

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 12:20pm

Officials lifted a lockdown Monday at Davis-Monthan Air Force base in Arizona that was prompted by unconfirmed reports of gunshot sounds.

Trial begins in Key West for man accused in IS bomb plot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 12:20pm

A lawyer says a man accused of conspiring to detonate a bomb at a Florida Keys beach has no connection to Islamic State militants.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 12:11pm

White House spokesman Sean Spicer says Trump is open to working with Moscow to fight the Islamic State in Syria.