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Texas AG: Office has received more Planned Parenthood videos

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:51am

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Wednesday that his office has received video taken in a Planned Parenthood clinic he says is consistent with other stealthily recorded footage that has Republicans again taking on the biggest abortion provider in the U.S.

Northern California firefighters expect extreme temperatures

Scott Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:41am

A wildfire east of California's Napa Valley has charred more than 11 square miles after it jumped a containment line in rugged, steep terrain baked by triple digit temperatures, fire officials said Wednesday.

The Latest: Coast Guard: Search for missing boaters ongoing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:32am

The latest on the search for the two Florida teens who went missing while on a fishing trip off Florida's Atlantic coast:

The Latest: Guide, farm owner granted bail in Zimbabwe

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:31am

The latest information on the Minnesota hunter and guides in Zimbabwe who killed a protected lion during a hunt in the African nation (all times are Central):

Boys suffer 2nd degree sunburns at day care, mom says

Alyssa Jackson, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:19am

Two Oklahoma boys are in the hospital recuperating from burns after their mother said their day care took them to a splash park and let them play with no sunscreen.

The Latest: Indicted congressman leaves committee post

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:11am

The latest developments surrounding the indictment of U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, a Democrat from Philadelphia (all times local):

Panicked 911 caller: Dispatcher had no reason to hang up

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 12:01pm

A 911 caller says she was panicked but as calm as possible before a New Mexico dispatcher hung up on her while she tried to save the life of a friend who had been shot.

Reports: Iowa universities' savings may take longer, be less

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 12:01pm

Parts of a major cost-savings initiative at Iowa's three public universities may not save as much or happen as fast as initially projected.

Ex-NY cop gets 15 years for strangling wife of 4 decades

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:51am

A former New York police officer who pleaded guilty to strangling his wife of four decades during a fight over money has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

White House says Mullah Omar death reports are credible

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:51am

The White House says the U.S. has concluded that reports of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar's death are credible.

University president offended by bias-free language guide

Holly Ramer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:51am

The president of the University of New Hampshire said Wednesday he is troubled and offended by many parts of a "bias-free language guide" posted on the school's website, particularly a suggestion that using the word "American" is problematic because it fails to recognize South America.

Ohio elections chief opens investigation into pot petitions

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:51am

Ohio's elections chief named a special investigator on Wednesday to review what he calls "significant disparities" in a marijuana legalization group's ballot petitions and said he is subpoenaing the campaign's director.

White House says reports of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar's death are credible

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:41am

White House says reports of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar's death are credible.

Coaches, doctors are top earners at University of California

Lisa Leff, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:41am

The University of California had 28 employees who made more than $1 million last year, an elite group comprised of athletic coaches, doctors and hospital chief executives.

California board calls outdoor pot growth a waste of water

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:41am

Sacramento County supervisors are standing by their decision to label outdoor marijuana cultivation as a waste of water.

US teacher accused of sex with students pleads not guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:31am

A teacher in southern United States accused of having sex with students has pleaded not guilty.

Trial ordered for teacher accused of intimidating witness

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:31am

A suspended western Pennsylvania English teacher accused of having had sex with a student has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he tried to intimidate the girl by contacting her with a school-issued laptop.

UC president advises lawmakers on deterring sexual assaults

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:21am

The president of the University of California tells federal lawmakers that training to deter sexual assaults on campus should begin on the first day of school.

CSU halts some fetal tissue acquisition

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:21am

Colorado State University is suspending further acquisition of fetal tissue from vendors implicated in a congressional inquiry.