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(Baton Rouge, LA) -- A federal judge is blocking a law that would likely close down all five abortion clinics in Louisiana. The law would have required doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their practice. The district court...
(Undated) -- Michael Sam's dream of becoming the first openly gay player in the NFL is on hold for now. Sam went unclaimed on waivers after the Rams released him prior to Saturday's 53-man roster deadline. He is now free to sign with any team in the NFL, though he may ultimately...
(Undated) -- Shoppers are taking advantage of Labor Day sales. A recent survey has found nearly 65-percent of Americans are shopping during the holiday weekend, which is an increase from last year's 59-percent. Most of the increase is coming from people looking for back-to-...
(Undated) -- Congressmen who've served in the military are talking about the crisis in Iraq. Democrat Dutch Ruppersberger of Maryland and Republican Adam Kinzinger of Illinois appeared on CNN's "State of the Union" to discuss the Iraqi situation after pro-government forces took...
(Eire, CO) -- Authorities say all five people on board a small plane that crashed in Colorado Sunday are dead. The Piper PA-46 crashed in a field while coming in for a landing at a small airport about 25 miles north of Denver. The crash happened just before noon.
(Austin, TX) -- Texas Governor Rick Perry says a deleted tweet featuring a photo of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg "unauthorized." Perry's Twitter account made both tweets last night, but Perry says he doesn't condone the Lehmberg post. The deleted tweet...
(Hampton, GA) -- Tony Stewart did not make a triumphant return to NASCAR on Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Tony Stewart's spokesman Mike Arning told NBC's "Today" Sunday's race was disappointing. Stewart's night was finished on lap 172 when he blew his right-front tire and...
(Milwaukee, WI) -- President Obama is spending Labor Day afternoon in Milwaukee. Shelia Cochran with Wisconsin AFL-CIO says the President will speak at Milwaukee's Laborfest this afternoon. The Milwaukee Area Labor Council says the President will talk about jobs, the economy and...
(Undated) -- The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee is criticizing what he calls the Obama administration's lack of action on foreign policy. Speaking on "Fox News Sunday," Michigan Republican Mike Rogers called ISIS in Iraq a long and growing threat to the United...