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  • Associated Press

    Senate roll vote on Planned Parenthood

    WASHINGTON (August 3, 2015) -- The 53-46 roll call Monday by which the Senate blocked action on a bill to prohibit federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

  • Associated Press

    Report: 2 dead, 22 hurt in NH tent collapse

    LANCASTER, N.H. (August 3, 2015) — A young man and a girl were killed and at least 22 people were injured Monday when a severe storm blew down a circus tent in northern New Hampshire, officials said.

  • Associated Press

    Baltimore homicide uptick: Anti-crime partnership launched

    BALTIMORE (August 3, 2015) — Baltimore police and civic leaders launched a partnership Monday with five federal agencies that will embed their special agents with city homicide detectives, bidding to quell an upswing in homicides and other violent crime in that city.

  • Associated Press

    Vocal Biden backer joins super PAC urging VP to run in 2016

    WASHINGTON (August 3, 2015) — One of Vice President Joe Biden's most vocal supporters joined the super PAC urging him to run for president Monday, as interest in Biden's political future spiked amid fresh signs that his aides are looking closely at a 2016 campaign.

  • Associated Press

    Cooler weather helps crews battling Calif. wildfire

    LOWER LAKE, Calif. (August 3, 2015) — Firefighters were working aggressively to regain control after a raging Northern California fire jumped a highway that had served as a containment line for the massive blaze — one of 20 wildfires burning in California.

  • Michael F. Haverluck

    Worker dies after bee attack at Calif. construction site

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (August 3, 2015) -- A worker died Monday after being stung by bees that swarmed a Southern California construction site after a contractor grading a parking lot struck an underground hive, a fire chief said.

  • Associated Press

    Faith holds at New Mexico churches hit by outside blasts

    LAS CRUCES, NM (August 3, 2015) - A New Mexico church service was set to start when the mailbox exploded near the office entrance.

  • Associated Press

    Texas' attorney general charged with securities fraud

    McKINNEY, Texas (August 3, 2015) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton turned himself in Monday to face charges that he misled investors and didn't disclose money he made for referring financial clients as part of his private business before becoming the state's top lawyer in January.

  • Associated Press

    House GOP says it has the votes to disapprove of Iran deal

    WASHINGTON (August 3, 2015) — House Republicans said Monday that they have the votes to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal as Democrats stepped of their support of the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran.

  • Associated Press

    Jeb Bush unveils border security, immigration reform plan

    MIAMI (August 3, 2015) — Jeb Bush outlined plans Monday to improve security of the nation's borders and enforcement of its existing immigration laws, calling both a requirement before any president could begin to address the status of the estimated 11 million people living in the country illegally.

  • Associated Press

    Retailers to pay New York $300,000 in toy gun settlement

    NEW YORK (August 3, 2015) — Retailers including Wal-Mart, Sears and Amazon have agreed to halt the sales of life-like toy guns in New York.

  • Associated Press

    New Mexico Gov. Martinez: 'Coward' set off 2 church blasts

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (August 3, 2015) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is promising that the "coward" who set off explosions outside two Las Cruces churches will be caught.