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Anti-abortion duo behind Planned Parenthood videos cleared

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 12:21pm

A Texas judge on Tuesday dismissed the last remaining charge against two California anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood.

Man accused of killing Ohio college student out on bike ride

John Seewer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 12:11pm

A man has been charged with aggravated murder in the death of an Ohio college student who disappeared last week while riding her bicycle.

Charges dropped vs. worker who broke window depicting slaves

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 12:01pm

Prosecutors dropped charges Tuesday against a black Yale University dining services worker who used a broomstick to smash a stained-glass window depicting slaves.

Woman gets 2020 parole date in son's potty-training death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:51am

A woman convicted of lying to police after her boyfriend allegedly beat her 2-year-old son to death over potty training will serve at least four years in prison.

3rd suspect in shooting of Boston student held without bail

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:50am

The third suspect in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old Boston high school student has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges.

3rd teen charged in death of guinea pig before lacrosse game

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:50am

A third teenager has been charged in the killing of a guinea pig before a Detroit-area high school lacrosse game.

Prosecutors: Roof headed to Tennessee after church shootings

Bruce Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:50am

Federal prosecutors say that the man charged in the Charleston church shootings used the internet to scope out Emanuel AME church and was trying get away to Nashville, Tennessee, when he was arrested.

Ex-lawmaker who helped bring Confederate flag off dome dies

Seanna Adcox, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:50am

Former South Carolina Rep. Bill Cotty, a champion for public education who helped bring the Confederate flag off the Statehouse dome, has died. He was 69.

Sheriff: Man shoots woman in head; jumps from car

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:41am

An Alabama sheriff says a man fatally shot a woman while both were in a moving car, then disappeared for hours before authorities captured him.

House members discuss red tape on Vegas-area federal lands

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:41am

Congressional officials meeting in North Las Vegas are discussing how to reduce hurdles to developing federally owned lands in urban areas.

Video captures lightning bolt striking Empire State Building

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:40am

A stunning video shows a lightning bolt striking the Empire State Building during a storm passing through New York City.

The Latest: Wildfire closes Big Sur's signature state parks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:30am

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

Deputies: Boy, 3, dies after spending hours inside hot car

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:20am

Authorities say a 19-year-old Florida Panhandle woman was arrested after a child she was caring for spent several hours inside a hot car and died.

Judge reviews request to make police shooting records public

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:11am

A North Carolina judge will review more than 300 pages of documents before deciding whether the public can see the results of a state investigation into the shooting of a man who refused a warrantless search of his home.

Obama expanding refugee program for Central Americans

Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:10am

The Obama administration will soon expand efforts to help Central American families and children legally immigrate to the United States amid another surge of migrants caught crossing the border illegally.

The Latest: Police: Slain Rochester man's vehicle found

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:01am

The Latest on the investigation into the slaying of a suburban Rochester, New York, man whose two sons and estranged wife are charged with tampering with evidence in the case (all times local):

Truck crashes through Pittsburgh FBI gate after police stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:50am

A dump truck driver from Ohio purposely crashed his vehicle through the security gate of the FBI's offices in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, injuring himself but no one else, an agency spokesman said.

A 3-D movie without those goofy glasses? MIT is working on it

Aaron Smith, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:47am

3-D movie goers won't always have to wear those goofy-looking glasses, if MIT gets its way.

Officials close highway in southwest Idaho due to wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:30am

Officials closed a portion of State Highway 21 in both directions in southwest Idaho on Tuesday due to a 7-square-mile wildfire burning trees, brush and grass in rugged terrain.