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Text from Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade

The Associated Press is making available the full text of the Supreme Court’s ruling overturning the nationwide right to abortion: Justice Alito delivered the opinion of the Court. ...

Taiwanese child's nails turn white after catching COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A child in Taiwan saw his nails turn white after testing positive for COVID-19 in a rare case that has thrown his parents into a panic. A six-year-old boy in Taichung w...

Abortion foes, accustomed to small wins, ready for a big one

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The first of them arrived outside the clinic past 4 a.m., before a steady rain fell and a scalding sun rose, and all along, they had prayed for a moment like this. ...

DA: DNA from fingernails helped solve 1988 cold case killing

GALT, Calif. (AP) — A suspect in a 1988 sexual assault and killing of a 79-year-old woman in a small Northern California community has been identified thanks to advanced DNA testing done on scrapings ...

Ex-Guatemala officers to stand trial for civil war crimes

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A judge in Guatemala ruled Friday that nine former police and military officers will stand trial for a range of alleged crimes, including forced disappearances, torture and killi...

Review: Life through a witch's eyes in 'You Won't Be Alone'

Maybe it's a counter-reaction to our increasingly digital reality, but lately horror films have increasingly turned to primal pasts to resurrect the rituals and fears of folktale. I...

NCAAs Day 2: You're going to miss Coach K when he's gone

Mike Krzyzewski won his first NCAA Tournament game as Duke's coach in 1985 and his 98th on Friday night. He was an up-and-comer with a hard-to-spell last name back then, and a conten...

AP PHOTOS: Day 17: Images of destruction, Ukrainian defiance

In besieged towns and cities around Ukraine on Saturday, smoke rose from destroyed buildings and burned-out cars. Soldiers patrolled deserted, debris-filled streets. And hospitals struggled to treat t...

California mass killing raises troubling questions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The father who fatally shot his three daughters and a man at a California church this week repeatedly threatened to kill his estranged girlfriend and scared their girls so mu...

Balmain calls for peace and truth in Paris Fashion Week show

PARIS (AP) — Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing capped the second day of Paris Fashion Week Wednesday with provocation — and a thought for Ukraine. VIPs such as Serena Williams looked on as a battalion of da...

AP PHOTOS: Citizen soldiers train to repel Russian troops

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Fingernails painted pink, blue and purple pastels grip the barrel of a gun. Men line up dozens of empty wine and liquor bottles in a courtyard to make Molotov co...

Afghan man, 76, on trial in the Netherlands for war crimes

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A 76-year-old Afghan man went on trial in the Netherlands on Wednesday on charges of mistreating political prisoners in a notorious Kabul prison in the 1980s. ...

When to start planting seeds indoors? Check your frost date

February marks the midpoint of winter, and with spring just over the horizon, many gardeners are dreaming of sunny days and dirty fingernails. For those looking to get a jump on the growing season, st...

AP PHOTOS: Olympic rings easy to find at Beijing Games

BEIJING (AP) — Five interlocking rings — sometimes in different colors, sometimes not. That simplest of symbols is easy to take for granted after all these years. When a city hosts the Olympics, it be...

Race, age, weight: Valentino backs diversity in Paris show

PARIS (AP) — It was a breath of fresh air in Paris, as Valentino's designer Pierpaolo Piccioli liberated himself of constraints on race, age and weight Wednesday to produce a joyful, inclusive and lon...