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    Judge blocks Texas cutting Medicaid to Planned Parenthood

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can't cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund...

    By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press|

  • Environment

    Appeals court upholds water release intended to help salmon

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A federal appeals court has upheld a decision by federal officials to release water from a Northern California dam to prevent a possible salmon die-off.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Tuesday the U.S. Bureau of...

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  • News

    McAuliffe vetoes bill cutting abortion clinics' funding

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed a bill that would have restricted funding for Planned Parenthood clinics.The Democrat vetoed the measure Tuesday during an event outside the executive mansion. He vetoed the same...

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  • News

    'Abortion reversal' bill clears Indiana panel for 2nd time

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) An Indiana House panel on Tuesday approved an amended version of a measure that would require abortion providers to give women considering drug-induced abortions information on stopping the procedure midway through even...

    By Darcy Costello, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Testosterone gel shows no benefit for older men's memories

    CHICAGO (AP) Testosterone treatment did not improve older men's memory or mental function in the latest results from landmark government research that challenges the anti-aging claims of popular supplements.While testosterone use for one year...

    By Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer|

  • News

    Correction: Suicidal Teens-Marriage Laws story

    CHICAGO (AP) In a story Feb. 20 about same-sex marriage laws and teen suicides, The Associated Press, relying on figures published in a JAMA Pediatrics study, reported erroneously the number of surveyed students who said they were gay, lesbian...

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  • Entertainment

    Fox News host Brenda Buttner dies at age 55

    NEW YORK (AP) Brenda Buttner, host of Fox News Channel's "Bulls and Bears" has died after a battle with cancer. She was 55.Buttner served as CNBC's Washington correspondent and hosted the network's "The Money Club" before joining Fox News in...

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  • News

    Texas neurosurgeon sentenced to life for maiming patients

    DALLAS (AP) Jurors sentenced a former Dallas neurosurgeon to life in prison on Monday for maiming patients who had turned to him for surgery to resolve debilitating injuries.The decision came almost a week after the Dallas County jury convicted...

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  • Politics

    Indiana GOP sends 'abortion reversal' bill back to committee

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) An Indiana House panel will take another look at a measure it narrowly approved last week concerning a scientifically disputed process known as abortion reversal, a rare legislative step that Democrats say reflects widespread...

    By Darcy Costello, Associated Press|

  • News

    Cincinnati Zoo's premature baby hippo gets lifesaving IV

    CINCINNATI (AP) The Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo is recovering from dehydration with the help of staff from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.The zoo said Monday that the 4-week-old female hippo, named Fiona, had...

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