Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted Aug 3rd - 5:10pm
Republicans lost Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers.
Sadie Gurman, Associated Press | Posted Aug 3rd - 4:50pm
Jurors on Monday moved one step closer toward sentencing James Holmes to death for his Colorado movie theater attack, taking less than three hours to reject arguments that the former neuroscience student's mental illness means he should not die.
Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press | Posted Aug 3rd - 5:41pm
A federal judge ruled Monday that Idaho's law banning secret filming of animal abuse at agricultural facilities is unconstitutional, giving animal rights activists across the country hope that the decision will pave the way to overturn similar laws in other states.
Juliet Linderman, Associated Press | Posted Aug 3rd - 5:31pm
Baltimore police and civic leaders launched a partnership Monday with five federal agencies that will embed their special agents with city homicide detectives, bidding to quell an upswing in homicides and other violent crime in that city.
Minnesota's student testing contractor will take $1 million off its new three-year contract to settle with the Minnesota Department of Education over spring testing glitches, under an agreement announced Monday.
Summer Ballentine, Associated Press | Posted Aug 3rd - 5:10pm
Two journalists who were arrested while reporting on protests after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown have settled lawsuits against St. Louis County, the American Civil Liberties Union announced Monday.
Authorities are searching a rugged five-square-mile area about 30 miles east of Bakersfield, California, as part of a six-day manhunt for a man sought in a killing, kidnapping and an attack on deputies.