• Alabama editorial roundup

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers: July 1 Anniston (Alabama) Star on warning for probate judges in the state: In response to the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriages, many Alabama probate judges decided to get out of the marriage license business completely. These...

  • The Latest: Muslim Brotherhood calls for Egypt 'rebellion'

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    CAIRO (AP) — The latest news on the nine Muslim Brotherhood leaders killed in a Cairo apartment raid (all times local): 10:45 p.m. The Muslim Brotherhood says its leaders killed in a Cairo apartment were murdered in "in cold blood," calling for a rebellion against President...

  • Wednesday ends long wait for medical marijuana patients

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's medical marijuana program kicked off in the dead of night Wednesday, as the first three patients filed into a Minneapolis clinic at midnight and emerged with medicine the state's law had long kept out of reach. For Kim Kelsey and Kathy Engstrom, each...

  • Montana reports first human West Nile virus case of 2015

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana health officials say the year's first human case of West Nile virus has been reported in Rosebud County. Department of Public Health and Human Safety officials said in a statement Wednesday the person is recovering in a hospital. The statement did not...

  • Ex-Iowa State scientist gets prison for faking HIV research

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa State University scientist who altered blood samples to make it appear he had achieved a breakthrough toward a potential vaccine against HIV was sentenced Wednesday to more than 4 ½ years in prison for making false statements in research reports....

  • Obama: 'Feeling pretty good' about health care

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fresh off a Supreme Court victory, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's "feeling pretty good" about the state of his health care law and pleaded for bipartisan cooperation on ways to make it work even better. Obama said he wants to refocus the debate...

  • Avalanche reach deals with Beauchemin, Comeau

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — More leadership for the Colorado Avalanche? Check. Added toughness? A big check — especially in regard to the hard-hitting variety. General manager Joe Sakic wanted to bulk up his team in experience and tenacity on the opening day of free agency. That's why he targeted...

  • Ex-Illinois women's basketball players sue school, coach

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    URBANA, Ill. (AP) — Seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players sued the university Wednesday, accusing coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant of violating their civil rights by using race to divide the team and try to force some players out. The lawsuit adds to...

  • Golf organizations distance themselves from Trump

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Donald Trump says the golf industry supports him because "they know I'm right." Four leading golf organizations said he's wrong. The PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, USGA and PGA of America broke their silence Wednesday — but only briefly — to say that Trump's views on Mexican immigrants and his...

  • Emails show top officials aware of Clinton's private address

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her government correspondence, according to some 3,000 pages of correspondence released by the...

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