Clinics ask judge to block Alabama abortion restrictions

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Lawyers for abortion providers have asked a federal judge to block new Alabama laws that ban abortion clinics near schools as well as the procedure most commonly used in the second trimester.


Clinton and Sanders set to appear together in New Hampshire

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders is offering his long-awaited endorsement to Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, hoping to transfer the energy of his insurgent campaign into the party's fight against Republican Donald Trump.

  • Written by KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

New data-sharing rules for EU and US adopted

BRUSSELS (AP) — New rules governing trans-Atlantic data transfers were formally approved Tuesday, months after Europe's top court ruled against the previous arrangements amid concerns over the surveillance activities of U.S. intelligence agencies.

  • Written by PAN PYLAS, Associated Press, JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press

Exceptions to rule: Big cities where homes remain affordable

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Until recently, Christina Brouk was living with her parents. Now, still in her early 20s, she's living the American dream of home ownership — the same dream that's grown elusive for many young adults since the housing bubble peaked 10 years ago.

  • Written by JIM SALTER, Associated Press