Kansas court bolsters abortion rights, blocks ban

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' highest court ruled for the first time Friday that the state constitution protects abortion rights and blocked a first-in-the-nation ban on a common second trimester method...

The Latest: Kansas court upholds abortion rights, blocks ban

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Supreme Court's ruling on abortion rights and second-trimester procedure (all times local): 9:40 a.m. The Kansas Suprem...

Son of suspected American accomplice to New Taipei murder dies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American English teacher, the fourth suspect in the gruesome murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher, was informed of the sudden death of his 19-year-old son ...

The Latest: Supporters laud bill banning abortion procedure

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum signing bill banning abortion procedure (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Supporters of a North Dakota ...

North Dakota governor signs bill banning abortion procedure

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Republican Gov. Doug Burgum signed legislation Wednesday that makes it a crime for a doctor performing a second-trimester abortion to use instruments such as clamps,...

Italian police detain 2 Colombians in killing, dismemberment

MILAN (AP) — Italian police have detained two Colombians in connection with the killing of an unidentified victim whose body was found dismembered inside a suitcase that had been set on fire. ...

Mother set to plead guilty in teen's murder, dismemberment

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A woman is set to plead guilty in the 2016 rape, murder and dismemberment of her 14-year-old daughter. Former adoptions supervisor Sara Packer agreed to plead ...

Man gets death for teen's rape, murder, dismemberment

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A jury outside Philadelphia has sentenced a man to die for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter. Forty-six-year-old Jacob ...

The Latest: Slain teen's mom said she was 'difficult child'

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the fate of a Pennsylvania man who authorities say raped, murdered and dismembered his girlfriend's daughter (all times local): 2:30 p.m. ...

Dismembered teen's family testifies about impact of death

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Family members of a slain 14-year-old girl said Thursday they remain haunted by her torture and excruciating death, describing for jurors their unrelenting pain at a hearing tha...

The Latest: Jury to decide if man gets death in teen murder

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the fate of a Pennsylvania man who authorities say raped, murdered and dismembered his girlfriend's daughter (all times local): 10:45 a.m. ...

Man could get death in teen's rape, murder, dismemberment

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania jury will decide on life or death for a Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty in the 2016 rape, murder and dismemberment of his girlfriend's teenage daughter. ...

Plea hearing delayed again for suspect in teen's rape, death

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who admitted to the rape, murder and dismemberment of a 14-year-old girl has been taken to the hospital for high blood pressure, and his plea hearing was inte...

Man pleads guilty in rape, murder of Pennsylvania teen

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty in the rape, murder and dismemberment of a 14-year-old girl, and the victim's adoptive mother has agreed to plead guilty and serve a life s...

Senate Democrat wants documents related to Khashoggi killing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The ranking Democratic on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday called on the Trump administration to turn over all documents related to the killing of Saudi columnist J...