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.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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