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Number of abortions in US falls to lowest since 1973

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:10pm

A new report shows that the number and rate of abortions across the U.S. have plunged to their lowest levels since the procedure became legal nationwide in 1973.

California Democratic donor charged with running drug house

Robert Jablon, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:48pm

A prominent California Democratic donor has been charged with running a drug house where two men died of overdoses.

Car smashes into lobby of Trump Plaza in New York

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:58pm

Police say a car has smashed through the glass-doored front lobby of the Trump Plaza in New Rochelle, New York.

Texas man allegedly threatens 3 Las Vegas hospital shootings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:38pm

Authorities say a Texas man has been arrested for allegedly threatening mass shootings at three Las Vegas hospitals.

Dillinger family members apply again to exhume his body

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 5:51pm

Family members of 1930s gangster John Dillinger have submitted a new application to exhume his body from an Indianapolis cemetery.

The Latest: Pelosi swears in 2 North Carolina congressmen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 5:06pm

The Latest on new House members from North Carolina (all times local):

Necropsy finds dog was dead before being dragged by car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 5:04pm

A driver accused of dragging a leashed dog to death behind a car in Louisiana will not be charged with animal cruelty.

Georgia governor asks citizens to apply online for US Senate

Ben Nadler, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 4:44pm

Who wants to be a senator? Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is asking Georgians who think they have what it takes to apply online.

Accuser testifies at trial of man charged in multiple rapes

Randall Chase, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 4:13pm

A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by a former University of Delaware baseball player accused of multiple rapes says she was surprised that he agreed to connect with her on an online dating site.

Report of ant infestation pushes VA to make changes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 3:51pm

An official has been put on leave and others reassigned following a report of a cancer patient bitten more than 100 times by ants at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs living center in Georgia.

Officer on slain student case has quit, takes new police job

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 3:40pm

A police officer who investigators say failed to relay a report about a University of Utah student's ex-boyfriend before she was killed has resigned and joined another department.

Washoe County confirms first human case of West Nile virus

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 3:26pm

Health district officials in northern Nevada have confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus in Washoe County this year.

No injuries reported in crash of famous Nevada airplane

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 3:17pm

Nevada authorities have reported no injuries after a famous and highly-modified single-engine airplane crashed shortly after take-off.

Indiana judge wants reinstatement after felonies dropped

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 3:15pm

A southern Indiana judge wants to return to the bench after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from a fight outside an Indianapolis fast-food restaurant during which he and another judge were shot.

Navy SEAL acquitted of murder sues his former lawyers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 3:01pm

A Navy SEAL who was acquitted of murder by a military jury in July has filed a lawsuit against two defense lawyers and a nonprofit legal defense group — all of whom had parted ways before the trial.

SpaceX wants to beam internet across the American South by late 2020

Jackie Wattles, CNN  |  Posted Sep 17th - 2:36pm

SpaceX wants to become one of the world's largest internet providers by deploying a constellation of thousands of satellites to beam broadband from space. And it wants to get it done fast.

Media should hear Arizona executions, US appeals court rules

Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 2:20pm

A federal appeals court says media should be able to hear and not just see the entire process of executing condemned inmates in Arizona.

Lawsuit: Suburban Denver police let dog attack sleeping man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 2:19pm

A Colorado man says officers in suburban Denver allowed a police dog to attack him while he slept, nearly killing him and permanently damaging his vocal chords.

Tekashi 6ix9ine testifies for prosecution at gang trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 2:16pm

Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine (six-NYN') is testifying against two reputed members of a violent New York City street gang.