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More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 5:20am

In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.

Prosecutor: White officer panicked before shooting black man

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 3:21am

Both sides in the voluntary manslaughter trial of a white Charlotte police officer in the on duty shooting of a black man agree bad choices led up to the man's death as he looked for help after a car crash.

Hearing set in courthouse shooting as revenge motive eyed

Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 2:51am

A Mississippi man arrested for fatally shooting another man at a courthouse in a possible case of revenge was scheduled for a bail hearing Tuesday.

Suspect in Memphis officer's death says he's no coward

Adrian Sainz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 2:21am

The man accused of killing a Memphis police officer had a few words for the department's director when he turned himself in, ending a manhunt that dragged on for two days.

'Hardship waiver' takes aim at North Dakota teacher shortage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 5:30am

North Dakota schools with teacher shortages might be allowed to bring in people from the community to help educate students.

LSU sets fundraising record with $193 million

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 5:20am

In the past year, LSU has shattered several major fundraising records.

Coast Guard: Tequesta teens' boat now also missing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 5:10am

The boat two teens were on when they went missing off Florida's Atlantic coast is no longer where the Coast Guard found it.

The Latest: Hassan: Father, daughter killed in tent collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 5:10am

The latest on the circus tent collapse in Lancaster, New Hampshire:

6 deputies named in fatal Douglas County shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 4:20am

Six Douglas County deputies involved in the fatal shooting of a man after he reportedly pointed weapons at them in Gardnerville have been identified.

7 confirmed human cases of West Nile virus in Tri-Cities

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 4:20am

Seven people in Benton and Franklin counties have been confirmed to have West Nile virus.

University system chancellor to meet with business leaders

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 4:00am

The new chancellor of the North Dakota University System is touring the state to talk with business leaders.

Senator wants more NYS forms to include organ donations line

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 3:50am

A Queens state senator wants to make it easier for New Yorkers to sign up for organ donations.

Health Department: Alabama teens lag in HPV vaccinations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 3:40am

State health officials say too many Alabama teens aren't getting vaccinated for a potentially cancer-causing virus.

Woman reports attack by naked man in Meridian store

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 3:10am

A 23-year-old man has been arrested after a woman reported being attacked by a naked man at a Meridian convenience store.

Meridian parents accused of leaving toddler in hot car

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 3:10am

A pair of Meridian parents has been arrested for investigation of felony injury to a child after police say they left their toddler in a hot car while they went grocery shopping.

Northwestern gets $17.2 million grant for HIV research

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 2:10am

Northwestern University has been given a $17.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to invent, develop and test implants that could deliver drugs for up to a year to people at high risk of HIV infection.

Ga education agency seeks members for student advisory panel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 2:10am

The state of Georgia is seeking members for an advisory committee composed of people who should know something about schools: Students.

Broussard will not return to SU's athletic director post

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 2:10am

William Broussard will not be returning as Southern University's athletic director.

Georgia only SEC member among top 10 party school list

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 2:10am

The University of Georgia is the only Southeastern Conference member among the Princeton Review's annual list of the nation's top 10 party schools.