Supreme Court strikes down Texas restrictions on abortions
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday in the court's biggest abortion case in nearly a quarter century....
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Turkish president apologizes for downing of Russian jet
MOSCOW (AP) -- Turkey's president has apologized for the downing of a Russian military jet at the Syrian border, the Kremlin said Monday, an unexpected move that could open the way for easing a bitter strain in Russia-Turkey ties....
UK's anti-EU victors will find it hard to fulfill promises
LONDON (AP) -- Politicians who wanted Britain to leave the European Union were not shy about making promises. They plastered their campaign bus with vows to "take back control" on immigration and boost funding for the beloved National Health Service....
UK appeals for calm as markets drop, EU leaders huddle
LONDON (AP) -- British and European leaders appealed for calm on Monday as concern over the U.K.'s exit from the European Union and its deepening political crisis triggered further gyrations in financial markets and hit confidence in the economy....
The Latest: Tobacco taxes part of $31.5B House GOP budget
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- The Latest on developing budget legislation in the Pennsylvania Capitol (all times local):...
'Dance Moms' star Abby Lee Miller pleads in bankruptcy case
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- "Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller pleaded guilty Monday to bankruptcy fraud and failing to report thousands of dollars in Australian currency she brought into the country....
Super PAC pledges $9M to help McGinty in US Senate race
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A national super PAC that works to elect Democrats to the U.S. Senate says it's reserved about $9 million in television advertising to help Katie McGinty beat Republican incumbent Pat Toomey....
Grace Kelly's childhood home is up for sale in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia home where Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1955 is on the market....
Police: Trio dead, found with gunshot wounds
GREENCASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities have released the name of a third person who was found fatally shot inside a Pennsylvania barn over the weekend....
Pennsylvania officer shot 7 times is released from hospital
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A police officer who was shot seven times while conducting a drug investigation has saluted colleagues as he left a Philadelphia hospital....
PATCO operating on emergency schedule due to track work
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- PATCO trains are operating on an emergency schedule due to track work....
Cops: Man uses kid as human shield when officers approach
ELIZABETH, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a Pennsylvania man used a child as a human shield and released a dog that attacked a police K-9 when officers approached him....
High court: No appeal in vacating of 1991 slaying conviction
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A man convicted of stabbing a police officer's brother to death in 1991 is poised to receive a new trial after Pennsylvania's highest court said it will no longer hear an appeal from Philadelphia prosecutors....
Ex-NFL star says Trump friendship has cost him
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Retired NFL player Herschel Walker says he's being dropped from speaking engagements because of his relationship with Donald Trump....
The U.S. Supreme Court split 4-4 Thursday over a challenge to President Obama's immigration policy which sought deferred deportation for some 4 million undocumented immigrants currently in the United States. The split decision affirms the lower court ruling blocking its implementation after Texas and 25 other states sued, claiming the president had no authority to order the changes without Congressional approval. Under the proposal, illegals could remain if they meet certain residency requirements and have children who are American citizens or lawful permanent residents.
Is two weeks after consent enough time for birth parents to revoke an adoption?