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Judge issues restraining order against anti-abortion group

Eugene Scott CNN  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 12:17pm

A federal judge in California issued a temporary restraining order Friday against the group that has released several undercover videos of Planned Parenthood leaders after it attempted to release secretly-recorded footage of a different abortion group.

North Iowa schools suffer from special ed teacher shortage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 1:51pm

A shortage of special education teachers has left public school districts in northern Iowa struggling to fill those teaching positions, school officials say.

Obama gets early start on 54th birthday celebration

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 1:41pm

President Barack Obama got a head start on turning a year older.

Saint Mary's College accepting male graduate students

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 1:31pm

Saint Mary's College, a 171-year-old Roman Catholic women's college, is opening its doors to men as it starts enrolling graduate students for the first time in more than 40 years.

Firefighter died after being trapped in wind-fueled blaze

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 1:31pm

A firefighter killed by a wildfire in Northern California was scouting the area exploring for ways to attack it when he became trapped after erratic winds stoked the blaze, officials said Saturday.

Atlanta airport leads in number of guns found in bags

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 1:21pm

Authorities say Atlanta's airport once again leads the nation in the number of guns found in carry-on bags.

Arkansas education board may let lagging colleges keep funds

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 1:21pm

A plan that would allow Arkansas colleges and universities whose students aren't progressing toward graduation to keep state funds they are at risk of losing has been adopted by the state's Higher Education Coordinating Board.

San Diego residents mull suicide barrier on iconic bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 1:21pm

A coalition of San Diego residents is studying the feasibility of a barrier to prevent suicides on the city's iconic Coronado Bridge.

Obama to speak at clean energy summit in Las Vegas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 1:10pm

President Barack Obama will be the keynote speaker at a Las Vegas summit on clean energy next month.

Woman arrested after jumping barricade near White House

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 12:51pm

The Secret Service says a woman was arrested after jumping over a low barricade in front of the White House.

More than 40 Utah State Prison inmates on hunger strike

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 12:51pm

Dozens of Utah State Prison inmates are on a hunger strike in the hopes of getting imprisoned gang leaders released.

Man becomes unresponsive, dies in Dallas County jail lobby

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 12:40pm

Authorities say a panic-stricken man who dashed into a Dallas County jail lobby shouting that his wife was chasing him to kill him has died after being handcuffed and losing consciousness.

ND teacher cleared of charges has 1 more step to keep job

Dave Kolpack, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 12:40pm

A former North Dakota teacher of the year who was found not guilty of having a sexual relationship with a former student has one more step before he returns to school.

Trump sues celebrity chef over canceled DC restaurant

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 12:30pm

Donald Trump's organization is suing celebrity chef Jose Andres for backing out of a hotel project in Washington.

1 dead, 3 hurt in fiery crash on LA-area bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 12:11pm

A fiery head-on collision on a Los Angeles-area bridge has left one man dead and three others injured.

Storms bring rain, cooler temperatures to Las Vegas

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 12:11pm

Rain and gusty winds have capped off one of the coolest months, by Las Vegas standards at least, in nearly 15 years.

Snowball case melts; teen sues Detroit district over arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 12:00pm

A teenager who spent nearly 40 days in custody before a judge cleared him of throwing a dangerous snowball is suing the Detroit school district, saying his rights were violated by a malicious prosecution.

URI students to educate well owners on proper water testing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 12:00pm

Two University of Rhode Island students are spending the summer educating Rhode Islanders about how to reduce drinking water contamination.

Arizona schools chief appeals judge's dismissal of lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 11:51am

Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas is appealing a judge's dismissal of her lawsuit against the Board of Education over authority to hire and fire the board's staff.