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  • Supreme Court preserves Oklahoma ruling against abortion-drug limits

    Supreme Court preserves Oklahoma ruling against abortion-drug limits
    WASHINGTON — In a surprise victory for defenders of abortion rights, the Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Oklahoma’s appeal of a state law¬†that would have effectively prevented doctors from prescribing two drugs commonly used to induce...
  • High court's refusal to hear Oklahoma appeal is blow to abortion foes

    High court's refusal to hear Oklahoma appeal is blow to abortion foes
    WASHINGTON — The legal push in some Republican-controlled states to restrict abortion rights suffered a setback Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Oklahoma's appeal seeking to reinstate a law that effectively banned the use of...
  • Democrats outspend GOP in Virginia governor's race

    Democrats outspend GOP in Virginia governor's race
    If there was any doubt that the stakes in Tuesday’s Virginia gubernatorial election extend far beyond Old Dominion’s borders, just look at the campaign funds the major party candidates have raised. Most of it comes from outside the state....
  • Chris Christie faces a minefield of issues on national stage

    Chris Christie faces a minefield of issues on national stage
    Chris Christie seems poised to cruise to a big victory in New Jersey, setting the stage for a potential presidential run in 2016. He’s spent the end of his campaign on a bus tour throughout the state, trying to drum up even more votes and prove that...
  • In tight race, Virginia elects Democrat McAuliffe as governor

    In tight race, Virginia elects Democrat McAuliffe as governor
    HERNDON, Va. – Democrats took the governor’s office in Virginia late Tuesday, as longtime party insider Terry McAuliffe outpaced his socially conservative rival in an election that raged with national arguments about the federal government...
  • Iraq veteran accused of arson in fires at mosque, Planned Parenthood

    Iraq veteran accused of arson in fires at mosque, Planned Parenthood
    Tucked into the deeply evangelical corner of southwestern Missouri, the Islamic Society of Joplin's mosque was an oasis for Muslims -- the only mosque within a 50-mile radius. But in August 2012, during Ramadan, the building burned to the ground in an...
  • Opponents of new Texas abortion law appeal to Supreme Court

    Opponents of new Texas abortion law appeal to Supreme Court
    HOUSTON -- Planned Parenthood and others opponents of new Texas abortion restrictions have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate an injunction blocking portions of the law concerning doctors’ admitting privileges. The appeal was filed...
  • Appeals court lifts injunction on Texas abortion law

    Appeals court lifts injunction on Texas abortion law
    HOUSTON - A three-judge panel of the federal appeals court in New Orleans lifted an injunction Thursday mostly allowing the state’s new abortion restrictions to take effect. The decision came three days after a federal judge in Texas blocked...
  • Federal appeals court could rule soon on Texas abortion law

    Federal appeals court could rule soon on Texas abortion law
    A federal appeals court in New Orleans had yet to rule Wednesday on Texas officials' request for an emergency order allowing a set of new abortion restrictions to take effect in their state as scheduled. On Monday, a federal judge in Texas issued a...
  • Ruling expected on Texas abortion law day before it would take effect

    Ruling expected on Texas abortion law day before it would take effect
    A federal judge is expected to rule Monday on the constitutionality of a controversial Texas abortion law set to take effect Tuesday. Last week, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel heard three days of testimony and oral arguments in Austin about the law,...
  • GOP lawmakers in Ohio under fire for supporting Medicaid expansion

    GOP lawmakers in Ohio under fire for supporting Medicaid expansion
    MONCLOVA TOWNSHIP, Ohio — State Rep. Barbara Sears is the kind of Republican the party would want to highlight these days: a woman and former business owner, fluent in health insurance issues, who has managed to repeatedly win reelection in a...