A Montana judge who ignited a nationwide firestorm by saying a 14-year-old sexual assault victim was at least as much to blame as her attacker -- whom he sentenced to 31 days in jail -- has been ordered suspended without pay for one of his last seven months on the bench.
After a series of setbacks, abortion rights advocates claimed a small victory Tuesday after a federal appeals court blocked a law that would have closed the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi.
Republicans hoped that by filing a lawsuit against President Obama ? a move that is expected to win House endorsement Wednesday ? they would mobilize conservatives eager for a confrontation with the White House. But so far it appears to be rallying Democrats at least as much as Republicans.
Every team wants to believe it has a no-quit attitude, but on a flat Monday, trailing by four goals, getting outshot, 25-6, the Ducks had reason to believe their night was kaput. “Miracles happen in this league,” said Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau. The “miracle” was the Ducks' greatest comeback win in team history, beating the Winnipeg Jets, 5-4, when Corey Perry scored with 22.7 seconds remaining in regulation and defenseman Stephane Robidas blasted in the winner 16 seconds into overtime. BOX SCORE: Ducks 5, Jets 4 (OT) The win gives the Ducks (49-18-8) their most regular-season victories in team history with seven games remaining, and moved them three...