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  • Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.

  • Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study
    Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

    An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa — once more of it can be made.

  • Pilot in F-15 crash was decorated combat veteran
    Pilot in F-15 crash was decorated combat veteran

    BOSTON (AP) — The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes, military officials in Massachusetts said Friday.

  • Sandy recovery, sun boost Jersey shore business
    Sandy recovery, sun boost Jersey shore business

    BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — Good weather and greater awareness that the Jersey shore has made huge strides in recovering from Superstorm Sandy helped make the second summer after the storm better than the first, many merchants and elected officials say.

  • Ex-FBI director: Grateful for support after crash
    Ex-FBI director: Grateful for support after crash

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Former FBI Director Louis Freeh said Friday he was grateful for the care and support he has received since he was injured this week in a Vermont car crash.

  • Final arguments unfold at ex-governor's trial
    Final arguments unfold at ex-governor's trial

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife took bribes and used their political muscle to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement because they were in deeply in debt and couldn't refuse the more than $165,000 in loans and gifts, including designer dresses and a Rolex watc, prosecutors said Friday.

  • Sterling says Clippers deal started with 2 numbers
    Sterling says Clippers deal started with 2 numbers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — When asked how much money she wanted to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling handed a piece of paper to her lawyer with two numbers: $1.5 to $2.

  • New challenge for HealthCare.gov: Tax forms
    New challenge for HealthCare.gov: Tax forms

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal agency that had trouble launching a health insurance website last fall has a massive new project. Any glitches on this one could delay tax refunds for many Americans.

  • Manatees may lose endangered species status
    Manatees may lose endangered species status

    MIAMI (AP) — As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed bump-shaped marine mammals placidly swim in circles.

  • At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home
    At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials.

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