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Judge hears arguments on Indiana abortion law

INDIANAPOLIS | A federal judge is weighing arguments in the legal battle over an Indiana law critics say is aimed at shuttering a Planned Parenthood clinic that is the sole facility in the state to perform only drug-induced abortions.

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The San Francisco Giants celebrate after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

October 30, 2014 6:16 am

Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

Ebola patients require special hospitals

October 25, 2014 12:00 am
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The moon passes in front on the sun during the height of Thursday's partial solar eclipse in the skies above Vacaville, California. A partial solar eclipse occurs when the moon comes between the sun and the Earth but don't align perfectly straight. Today's eclipse will be the last one for 20…

October 24, 2014 3:12 am

Canada gunman wanted a passport to go to Mideast

OTTAWA, Ontario | He seemed lost, "did not fit in," had drug problems, and went more than five years without seeing his mother. In recent weeks, he had been living at a homeless shelter and had talked about wanting to go to Libya — or Syria — but became agitated when he couldn't get a passport.

October 23, 2014 6:06 pm Related

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Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

Get the facts, fight to recover

October 18, 2014 12:00 am

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Supreme Court sides with equality for all

October 18, 2014 12:00 am

Body camera use concerns Illinois police officers

CHICAGO | State lawmakers crafting legislation that would govern the use of body cameras by police officers got a glimpse Friday of a complicated debate as proponents of the devices in and out of law enforcement raised questions about issues ranging from privacy to cost to public trust.

October 17, 2014 10:15 pm

Obama and the Midterms: What's at stake?

WASHINGTON | For President Barack Obama, the stark reality of the looming midterm elections is that the best outcome for his party gets him nothing but two more years of the status quo.

October 13, 2014 3:00 pm

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Public protections

October 11, 2014 12:00 am
Conduct policy, Bills vote on NFL owners' agenda

Conduct policy, Bills vote on NFL owners' agenda

NEW YORK | NFL owners will meet Wednesday to discuss the league's personal conduct policy, vote on the sale of the Buffalo Bills and look at further international play.

October 07, 2014 5:39 pm

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Purdue murder and stiffer sentences

October 04, 2014 12:00 am

Pierson's undoing was quick as support vanished

WASHINGTON (AP) — One lesson from Julia Pierson's short tenure as director of the agency that protects the first family: The Secret Service can't keep secrets from the president.

October 02, 2014 7:30 am
Secret Service head takes onus for White House breach

Secret Service head takes onus for White House breach

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged on Tuesday that her agency failed in its mission of protecting the White House when a man with a knife entered the mansion and ran through half the ground floor before being subdued.

September 30, 2014 1:49 pm

Britain joins fight against Islamic State group

LONDON (AP) — Britain, Belgium and Denmark on Friday joined the U.S.-led coalition of nations that are launching airstrikes on Islamic State group in Iraq, committing warplanes to the struggle against the extremists.

September 26, 2014 1:31 pm
Holder resigning: Attorney general backed rights

Holder resigning: Attorney general backed rights

Audience members applaud Attorney General Eric Holder, right, and President Barack Obama during an announcement in the State Dining Room of the White House to announce Holder is resigning, on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Washington. Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administ…

September 25, 2014 4:56 pm

Benghazi select committee starts in bipartisan way

WASHINGTON (AP) — A special House panel on Benghazi made its public debut in a surprisingly subdued and bipartisan atmosphere Wednesday after two years of pitched political battles between Republicans and Democrats over the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in eastern Libya.

September 17, 2014 10:46 am

Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL

BALTIMORE | The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night, saying that he shouldn't be punished twice for punching his fiancee in a casino elevator.

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A Scottish 'Yes' also means exit from EU, NATO

A Scottish 'Yes' also means exit from EU, NATO

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond, center, leaves a hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland, Sunday Sept. 14, 2014 after his appearance on a BBC current affairs program ahead of the Scottish Referendum vote on Thursday Sept. 18. (AP Photo/PA, Andrew Milligan) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

September 15, 2014 1:40 am

Obama's request to combat militants draws support

WASHINGTON | On the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Republicans and Democrats in Congress voiced strong pre-election support Thursday for President Barack Obama's call for new authority to combat Islamic State militants in the heart of the Middle East.

September 11, 2014 12:45 pm Related
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