Kate Brumback, Associated Press | PostedFeb 21st - 10:18am
After a federal judge temporarily blocked Georgia's restrictive abortion law, lawyers for the state and for opponents of the measure are battling in court over whether the law should be permanently barred from taking effect.
More than 50 personnel at McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas may have been exposed to dangerous levels of a compound linked to cancer that was found inside an aircraft hangar last year, according to internal memos.
Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of President John F. Kennedy, has stepped down as honorary chair of an advisory board of an institute at a Harvard University graduate school named in honor of her father, the school confirmed.
Kathy Gannon and Matthew Lee, Associated Press | PostedFeb 21st - 4:48am
The countdown to the signing of a peace agreement between the Taliban and the United States to end the 18 years of war in Afghanistan will begin on Friday night, when the seven-day “reduction of violence" promised by the Taliban will go into effect, a senior U.S. State Department official said. The deal will be signed on Feb. 29.
Tom Hays and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press | PostedFeb 21st - 3:51am
One name that keeps coming up in deliberations at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial — Annabella Sciorra — was front and center again Friday as jurors started their fourth day without a verdict by listening to a reading of a large chunk of her testimony.
David A. Lieb, Michelle Minkoff and Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press | PostedFeb 21st - 1:26am
known as MS04462 in a state database — had no official hazard rating, no record of state inspections and no formal emergency action plan mapping out the expected flood zone, whom to contact and whom to evacuate were it to fail. It's one of more than 1,000 dams in Mississippi that remain unclassified because of a backlog of work for state regulators.