EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Abortion-rights lawyers are predicting "a showdown" at the U.S. Supreme Court after federal appellate judges allowed full implementation of a law that has closed more than 80 percent of Texas' abortion clinics.
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — Students, parents and teachers in suburban Denver vow to continue demonstrating against a school board's new conservative majority after it refused to back off plans to review Advanced Placement U.S. history courses for what some see as anti-American content.
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The head of the Federal Aviation Administration and lawmakers toured a sabotaged Chicago-area air traffic facility on Friday, saying they were shocked by the extent of damage and calling for a more sophisticated backup system in the event of future trouble.
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial destroyed three administrative buildings on Friday, leaving officials concerned about some of the memorabilia and archival material stored there.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — The morning walk that would be the last of Pamela Devitt's life was more than just a routine stroll. It was part of the retiree's effort to keep fit for her golden years with a young grandson.
(Reuters) - A major fire broke out on Friday at the Flight 93 National Memorial's headquarters complex in Pennsylvania, causing no reported injuries but extensive damage near the site of the Sept. 11, 2001, crash of a hijacked airliner. The National Park Service said there was no damage to the memorial site itself, in a field where a United Airlines flight went down in one of four hijackings staged by al Qaeda militants on that day. The three-building complex is two miles (3.2 km) away from the crash site. The cause of the fire was under investigation, the service said in a statement. ...
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The FBI has joined the search for a college student from Saudi Arabia who went missing from his Southern California home last month and has not been seen since, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Friday. Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi, 23, was last seen at his home in the Los Angeles suburb of Reseda at around noon on Sept. 17, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Laura Eimiller, a spokeswoman for the FBI, said the agency had begun assisting in the probe at the request of the LAPD. ...
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Voters on the country's largest Indian reservation are scheduled to choose a new president in a month, but they're still not sure who will be on the ballot because of a battle over one candidate's ability to speak Navajo.