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US judge: Mississippi 15-week abortion ban unconstitutional

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U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves ruled that the law "unequivocally" violates women's constitutional rights.Read more

Report: Trump wanted to prosecute Comey, Hillary Clinton

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Presidents typically go out of their way to avoid any appearance of exerting influence over Justice Department investigations.Read more

Congress to probe Ivanka Trump's private email use in White House

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A spokesman for Ivanka Trump's lawyer, Abbe Lowell, didn't dispute the Post report.Read more

Major chickenpox outbreak seen in anti-vaccine hot spot

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The sick children all attend Asheville Waldorf School, in Ashville, which enrolls children from early childhood through sixth grade and has one of the highest rates...Read more


Police: Driver killed by concrete chunk thrown from overpass

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The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department says 54-year-old Joe C. Shelton Jr. was killed when the concrete came through his front windshield and hit him in the face.Read more

Police: Mom drove with son on car hood over dentist dispute

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Police in Bethlehem Township say the incident began last Wednesday when the 12-year-old boy told 36-year-old Shaurice Jones he wasn't going to the dentist and climbed on...Read more

CDC warns people in U.S. not to eat romaine lettuce amid E. coli outbreak

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Additionally, the CDC is advising restaurants and retailers should not serve or sell any romaine lettuce.Read more

Man trying to steal gas sets his pants on fire

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Officials said the suspect was trying to siphon gas from a U-Haul next to his van.Read more

Walmart requests refund after US senator's 'hanging' remark

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Hyde-Smith's campaign did not immediately respond to questions from The Associated Press about whether it would refund the $2,000 contribution from the nation's largest...Read more

Mom who died on cruise hinted at last goodbye before trip

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The Santa Clarita, California-based cruise line said in a statement Monday that the case remains an active investigation by the FBI. Read more

Toys R Us workers finally get severance: $660 each

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A months-long campaign to get severance for more than 30,000 former Toys R Us workers is partially paying off, with two private-equity firms setting aside $20 million...Read more