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usa What Texass controversial abortion law means for women in the state

A federal judge has temporarily prevented the closure of dozens of abortion clinics in Texas. Our map shows how a state appeal against the ruling would leave hundreds of thousands of women without access to services Continue reading...

13 minutes ago // Reuters

usa Last call at Atlantic City's Revel: a few bettors, $5 bottles, state cops

ATLANTIC CITY N.J. Reuters - Shortly before sunrise on Tuesday, Morgan Capezzera reclined on the roulette table at the Revel Casino in her bikini and snapped a selfie before the Atlantic City gambling hall shut its doors for good.

17 minutes ago // The Guardian

usa Al-Shabaab in Somalia confirms leader was targeted in US drone strike

Islamist rebels say Ahmed Abdi Godane was in vehicle but refuse to say whether he was among six militants killed Continue reading...

19 minutes ago // Mercury News

usa Icky tennis ritual in spotlight at U.S. Open

NEW YORK AP -- In a sport known for its genteel traditions, tennis has one increasingly common ritual that stands apart for its ickiness -- the passing of the sweat-soaked towel.

20 minutes ago // CBS

usa Tropical Storm Dolly forms off Mexico's coast

Atlantic hurricane season's fourth named storm just south of Brownsville, Texas, and is heading northwest

20 minutes ago // BBC

usa Detroit's bankruptcy battle begins

A hearing to convince a judge to approve Detroit's plan to restructure the city's debts has begun.

24 minutes ago // USA Today

usa USA TODAY's 2014 Elections Outlook

Candidate bios, polling data and campaign finance info for House, Senate and governor races.

25 minutes ago // ABC

usa New York Man Gets Prison for Fatal Asphalt Toss

New York man gets prison for tossing asphalt from overpass, killing driver

25 minutes ago // Fox News

usa New York man gets prison for tossing asphalt from overpass, killing driver

A New York man who threw a 10-pound chunk of asphalt through the windshield of a passing car, killing the driver, has been sentenced to two to six years in prison.

25 minutes ago // USA Today

usa Cuba limits goods travelers bring into country

The Cuban government enacted new rules on Monday sharply limiting the amount of goods people can bring onto the island and raising customs duties of many items that are still allowed. Sept. 2

26 minutes ago // Mercury News

usa Justin Bieber arrested in Canada

Selena Gomez’s boyfriend allegedly crashes ATV into minivan, then has altercation with other driver.

27 minutes ago // ABC

usa APNewsbreak: Girl Said Uzi Was Too Much for Her

APNewsbreak: Girl who accidentally shot instructor with Uzi said gun was too much for her

28 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Price Data Lift Hopes for ECB Action

Wholesale prices in the eurozone fell in July, while the region's inflation rate is lagging far behind other big economies, supporting hopes the European Central Bank will signal fresh stimulus measures Thursday.

30 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

usa U.S. Stocks Down After Recent Gains

U.S. stocks turned lower Tuesday, after stock-market gains in August led to the largest monthly increases for the Dow industrials and the S&P 500 since February.

32 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Greek Real Estate Back in Vogue

Buyers are returning to the property market in Greece amid signs that Europe's hardest-hit economy is starting to recover.

32 minutes ago // USA Today

usa Ex-Va. first lady could be found guilty without husband

Panel's decision in federal corruption trial could hinge on judge's guidelines.

39 minutes ago // CNN

usa Justin Bieber charged with assault after ATV crash

Justin Bieber was arrested on assault and dangerous driving charges stemming from an alleged fight after his ATV collided with a mini-van in Canada Friday, a police spokesman told CNN Tuesday.

41 minutes ago // CNN

usa Seat recline fight diverts another flight

In the third serious airline legroom incident in two weeks, an angry passenger caused yet another flight to divert Monday night.

43 minutes ago // USA Today

usa Lawyers, creditors kick off Detroit bankruptcy trial

Historic trial to study plan to shed $1.7 billion in debt could last until Oct. 17.

44 minutes ago // Reuters

usa Florida-bound Delta flight diverted over reclining seat dispute

Reuters - An argument over leg room and reclining seats forced a Florida-bound flight from New York to divert to a different airport late on Monday, the third such incident of a midair disruption caused by passengers in about a week.

44 minutes ago // Mercury News

usa 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh won't rush to judge Ray McDonald, but won't tolerate a player who assaults a woman

Coach Jim Harbaugh spoke out Tuesday morning against domestic violence while also cautioning any rush to judgment on 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald, who was arrested early Sunday for felony domestic violence

51 minutes ago // Boston Herald

usa Marijuana's hazy contribution to highway deaths

WASHINGTON New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked marijuana, climbed into a Subaru Impreza with four friends and drove more than 100 mph before losing control. The car crashed into trees with such force that the vehicle split in half, killing his friends.Beer, who was 17 in October 2012 when the crash occurred, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide and was sentenced last week to 5 years to 15 years in prison.

51 minutes ago // USA Today

usa Poll: Ky. voters nix WH, Senate bids for Rand Paul

Poll says 66% of voters don't want law changed so Rand Paul can run for two offices in 2016.

52 minutes ago // MSNBC

usa CEO Resigns After Being Accused of Abusing Puppy

Video allegedly showed Desmond Hague kicking the dog in a Vancouver elevator.

55 minutes ago // USA Today

usa There may be more than sugar in your coffee

According to a recent study, your cup of joe could also include impurities like barley.

55 minutes ago // Boston Herald

usa 32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and nine of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.The teens ages 14 to 19 left their rooms at Woodland Hills Youth Development Center and went into a common area, where they overwhelmed 16 to 18 staff members, Tennessee Department of Children's Services spokesman Rob Johnson said.

57 minutes ago // Mercury News

usa Oakland: One killed in collision between Amtrak train and SUV

Alameda County Coroner's Office is investigating the collision, which happened in East Oakland, as a suicide.

58 minutes ago // Mercury News

usa Detention center breakout: 32 teens escape in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. AP -- Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and 10 of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.

59 minutes ago // Mercury News

usa Wedding cruise fracas allegedly started by groom getting handsy with pregnant waitress

PITTSBURGH AP -- A groom became "handsy" with a pregnant waitress at his wedding reception, got into a fight with her boyfriend and then assaulted the police officers who showed up at the fracas, police said.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

usa Al-Shabaab confirms leader was targeted in US drone strike

Somalian Islamist rebels say Ahmed Abdi Godane was in vehicle but refuse to say whether he was among six militants killed Continue reading...

1 hour ago // The Guardian

usa Al-Shabaab confirms leader was targeted in US drone strike

Somalian Islamist rebels say Ahmed Abdi Godane was in vehicle but refuse to say whether he was among six militants killed US troops mount attacks on al-Shabaab in Somalia Continue reading...

1 hour ago // USA Today

usa Fla. school board reverses decision on state testing

Last week, Lee County was the first in Florida to opt out of Common Core testing.

1 hour ago // USA Today

usa Raw: Thousands of fish dead in Mexico lake

Over 53 tons of rotting fish have been removed from Lake Cajititlan in western Jalisco state. Authorities say that the thousands of fish did not die of natural causes. Sep. 2

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usa NTSB: Pilot in Ohio Crash Was Trying to Turn Back

NTSB: Pilot in Ohio plane crash that killed 4 college students was trying to turn back

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Select Income REIT to Buy Cole Corporate Income Trust

Select Income agreed to acquire nonlisted real-estate investment trust Cole Corporate Income Trust in a deal valued at $3 billion, including the assumption of $298 million of mortgage debt.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Compuware to Be Taken Private

Software developer Compuware agreed to be taken private by Thoma Bravo LLC for about $2.5 billion.