• Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion group

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked the release of any recordings made at meetings of an abortion providers' association by an anti-abortion group that previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader. Judge William Orrick in San Francisco...

  • 1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno. Dressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes and button-downs, about 75 people with...

  • 1 dead in Palo Duro Canyon amphitheater fireworks explosion

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    PALO DURO CANYON STATE PARK, Texas (AP) — A stage manager of the amphitheater at Palo Duro Canyon State Park in Texas is dead after two containers of fireworks exploded. Randall County Sheriff's Deputy Danny Alexander says the 21-year-old woman was taking inventory when the explosion...

  • 'Gut-wrenching' decision: Search for teens suspended

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard's search for two teenage fishermen ended Friday, a heart-rending decision for families so convinced the boys could be alive they're pressing on...

  • Farm owner thought vehicle was fine before hayride crash

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The owner of a farm where a teenager was killed on a Halloween-themed hayride last fall said he never would have allowed a vehicle with mechanical problems to haul people on the attraction. Peter Bolduc, owner of Harvest Hill Farms in Mechanic Falls, Maine,...

  • At a Glance: A look at Hillary Clinton's medical background

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton released a letter from her doctor Friday that declared her to be in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president of the United States." Clinton is the first candidate for president in 2016 to release detailed...

  • Trooper in Sandra Bland arrest had been disciplined

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — The Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland after a confrontation that began with a traffic stop was once cautioned about "unprofessional conduct" in a 2014 incident while he was still a probationary trooper, according to documents released Friday. Bland, a 28-year-old...

  • Judge gives lender 60 days to buy former presidential yacht

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Frustrated with years of legal wrangling, a Delaware judge has given a lender 60 days to decide whether to buy the former presidential yacht Sequoia, which lies rotting in a Virginia shipyard. The 104-foot Sequoia, built in 1925, is the longest-serving presidential...

  • Astronomers gather in Hawaii amid telescope tensions

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — More than 2,500 astronomers from around the world are descending on Hawaii for a conference at a time when telescope construction is a sensitive issue in the state. The International Astronomical Union's general assembly starts Monday. It was planned years in advance...

  • SNL stars Armisen, Meyers, Hader reunite for parody series

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The shaggy-haired rocker who set up his amplifier in the posh hotel lobby looked a lot like Fred Armisen. And wasn't that Seth Meyers snapping his picture? It was indeed a bewigged Armisen getting in a few guitar licks and Meyers recording the moment, part...

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