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Judge issues order for buffer zone outside abortion clinicA federal judge has issued an order to keep protesters away from a "buffer zone" outside Kentucky's only abortion clinic, which is targeted by a national anti-abortion group
The Associated Press11 minutes ago
FILE- In this file photo taken Thursday, May 5, 2016 Joaquin Carcaño is shown at his home in Carrboro, N.C. Carcano says that anxiety and uncertainty remain for transgender people even months after a law was passed in March to replace the state's so-called bathroom bill.(AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
APNewsBreak: Lawsuit says 'bathroom bill' effects still feltA revised lawsuit says transgender people in North Carolina say are still effectively prevented from using restrooms matching their gender identity under a law that replaced the state's notorious "bathroom bill."
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this July 17, 2017, photo, the Afghanistan team, left, walks past two of the team members from Burundi, at right in black shirts, during the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge in Washington. Police tweeted missing person fliers Wednesday asking for help finding the teens, who had last been seen at the FIRST Global Challenge around the time of Tuesday's final matches. The missing team members include two 17-year-old girls and four males ranging in age from 16 to 18. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Burundi robotics teens may have 'self-initiated' vanishingSix teenage members of the Burundi robotics team may have 'self-initiated' their disappearance during an international competition in Washington, D.C.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - in this June 16, 2017 file photo, Dalia Dippolito listens to attorneys and Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley discuss jury instructions in her third attempted murder trial in West Palm Beach, Fla. Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley is scheduled Friday, July 21  to sentence Dippolito, who was convicted last month of solicitation of first-degree murder. She was recorded on video and audio in 2009 as she plotted to kill Michael Dippolito, telling an undercover detective she was "5,000 percent sure" she wanted her husband dead.(Lannis Waters /Palm Beach Post via AP, Pool)
Ex-Florida escort to be sentenced for trying to hire hit manA former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband could get up to 20 years in prison at her sentencing hearing
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, celebrity chef Paula Deen, right, takes a selfie with a fan during the 2017 Hemingway Look-Alike Contest Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. Deen's husband, Michael Groover, is among 160 contestants registered for this year's competition that is part of Key West's annual Hemingway Days festival. Another preliminary round is scheduled for Friday, July 21, and the finals are set for Saturday, July 22. Author Ernest Hemingway lived in Key West in the 1930s. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau via AP)
Hemingway look-alikes gather in Key West for annual contestAbout 160 stocky white-bearded men resembling Ernest Hemingway have gathered in Florida to compete in the island city's annual Hemingway Look-Alike Contest
The Associated Press4 hours ago
This satellite imagery, posted Wednesday, July 19, 2017 on a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration website, shows a large plume of smoke spreading hundreds of miles east from the Ditwiler fire, near Yosemite National Park in California's Sierra Nevada. Authorities say the stubborn wildfire burning in foothills west of Yosemite had destroyed dozens of structures while forcing thousands of people from their homes Wednesday. The San Francisco Bay Area is at left; Lake Tahoe is at top center. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration via AP)
California fire's growth is stunted, but 50 homes destroyedA wildfire in California's Gold Rush country is barely growing after days of explosive expansion, but officials have revealed the destruction of 50 homes.
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this May 28, 2016 photo provided by Zion National Park, people gather at the entrance to the Narrow in Zion National Park, Utah. The sweeping red-rock vistas at Zion National Park are increasingly filled with a bumper crop of visitors, and now park managers are weighing an unusual step to stem the tide: : Requiring tourists to make RSVPs to get in.  (Zion National Park via AP)
Utah's crowded Zion National Park may require reservationsThe sweeping red-rock vistas at Zion National Park are increasingly filled with a bumper crop of visitors, and now park managers are weighing an unusual step to stem the tide: Requiring tourists to make reservations
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this May 6, 1980 file photo, O.J. Simpson, right, poses for photos with friend Nicole Brown at party in the Beverly Hills section of Los Angeles. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate, will have a lot going for him when he appears before state parole board members Thursday, July 20, 2017, seeking his release after more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, file)
O.J. Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets paroleBarring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson laughs as he appears via video for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017.  Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully making his case in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star.  (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool)
'Juice' will be loose: OJ Simpson granted parole in robberyNine years after trying to snatch sports memorabilia in a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, O.J. Simpson will walk free as soon as Oct. 1
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson, center, enters for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two sports collectibles sellers some items that Simpson said were stolen from him a decade earlier.   (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP, Pool)
The Latest: OJ Simpson is granted parole in armed robberyNine years after trying to snatch sports memorabilia in a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, O.J. Simpson will walk free as soon as Oct. 1
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Attorney General Jeff Sessions accompanied by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, left, speaks at a news conference to announce an international cybercrime enforcement action at the Department of Justice, Thursday, July 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
AG Sessions to talk sanctuary cities in PhiladelphiaAttorney General headed to Philadelphia on Friday to discuss so-called sanctuary cities
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Members of the Coast Guard’s Maritime Safety and Security Team climb aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Aspen, off Long Beach, Calif., Thursday, July 20, 2017, as part of a training demonstration. (AP Photo/Mike Balsamo)
Homeland security secretary says ports a terrorism priorityU.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says security at the nation's ports is a top priority to preventing terrorism
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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