• News

    University librarian suffers stroke after UVA protest injury

    University of Virginia librarian Tyler Magill was among the counter-protesters surrounded by torch-bearing white supremacists Friday night at the school's famous Thomas Jefferson statue.On Sunday, Magill was shouting down and disrupting a press...

    By Matthew Barakat, Associated Press|

  • Business

    California Editorial Rdp

    Aug. 16Orange County Register on public-private space ventures needing oversightPublic-private partnerships in space travel hold much promise, and greater cost-efficiency, but government should be transparent about the risks and inevitable...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize orca that had lung disease

    SAN DIEGO (AP) SeaWorld euthanized one of the entertainment company's last killer whales to come from the wild, marking the third orca death this year at one of its marine parks.Kasatka died Tuesday evening "surrounded by members of her pod, as...

    By Julie Watson, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Federal court: Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood money

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) A federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, two years after the state ended its contract with the group over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion...

    By Andrew Demillo, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Markets Right Now: Stocks inch higher as retailers recover

    NEW YORK (AP) The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):4:00 p.m.Stocks are closing modestly higher on Wall Street as retailers including Urban Outfitters and Target climb.The gains Wednesday were a reversal for the...


  • Health

    Saints coach: Breaux needs surgery, club changing doctors

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) Saints coach Sean Payton says cornerback Delvin Breaux needs lower-leg surgery that will sideline him about six weeks and that the initial misdiagnosis of Breaux's injury has sparked a shake-up in the team's medical...


  • Business

    Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concerned

    ST. LOUIS (AP) The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans.But the new...

    By Jim Salter, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Robert Yancy, only child of singer Natalie Cole, dies at 39

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Robert Yancy, the only child of singer Natalie Cole and grandson of crooner Nat King Cole, has died. He was 39.Yancy was found dead Monday night at his home in the Sherman Oaks section of Los Angeles after authorities were...

    By Beth Harris, Associated Press|

  • Health

    Dozens of Southern California students stung by bees

    PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) Southern California authorities say up to 40 students at a school have been stung by bees in their classroom.It happened around noon on Tuesday at Palmdale High School in the high desert Antelope Valley north of Los...


  • Politics

    Sen. Boozman recovering after follow-up heart surgery

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) U.S. Sen. John Boozman's office says the Arkansas Republican has successfully undergone a follow-up procedure to his 2014 heart surgery.The senator underwent the procedure Tuesday and is recovering at a Washington-area...


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