By JOHN HANNAAssociated Press
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Abortion opponents marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade on Tuesday with workshops, prayers and calls for more legislation chipping away at the abortion rights the U.S. Supreme Court decision seemed to guarantee.
Many looked to Kansas, where
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court Tuesday rejected a petition to reclassify marijuana from its current federal status as a dangerous drug with no accepted medical use.
The appeals court panel denied the bid from three medical marijuana groups,
NBCNEWS.COM - A Southwest Airlines jet blew three tires Monday afternoon as the pilot aborted a takeoff from Denver because of a fire warning light in the cockpit.
The Las Vegas-bound Boeing 737 carried a full load of 137 passengers and five crew members. No one was injured.
Three buses were
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. sales of previously occupied homes rose in 2012 to their highest level in five years, spurred higher by record-low mortgage rates and steady hiring. The National Association of Realtors says sales reached 4.65 million last year. That's up 9.2 percent
READING, Pa. (AP) - Everyone knows soda can be bad for your teeth. Sometimes, it can apparently threaten the morning commute, too. Police say two tractor-trailers collided on U.S. Route 422 outside Reading, Pa., around 12:40 a.m. Tuesday. The Reading Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/
FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A north Florida woman is paying an armed deputy to patrol her child's elementary school due to safety concerns following the shooting that killed 20 children in Newtown, Conn. The Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://bit.ly/11NUhQl) reports Laurie
YAHOO.COM - Monday's post-inaugural luncheon was a case study in body language--and nearly all of the physical evidence centered on House Speaker John Boehner. One interaction in particular already became an Internet meme: Michelle Obama rolling her eyes after listening to a comment from
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state officials are looking to build a strictly regulated marijuana system that could forestall federal concerns about how the drug will be handled once it's available for public purchase. Rick Garza of the Washington Liquor Control Board said
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Fire officials have said they believe a house fire in east Spokane was started by a log that rolled out of a fire place. Fire crews told the family that lives in the duplex that it isn't livable anymore because it was not safe.
Four teenagers were in the home on E.
By KATE BRUMBACKAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - The youngest daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. hailed the inauguration of the nation's first black president to a new term as one of the achievements made possible by the civil rights struggle her father helped lead decades ago.