Divide between Black, Blue movements widens after shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kaylin Luces found herself in a difficult position last week: In one moment, she was texting her sister, a police officer, telling her, "Be careful out there. Cops are getting shot." In another, she sent a text to her two young nephews to be mindful of how they act when in the presence of police.

  • Written by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press, ERRIN HAINES WHACK, Associated Press

Court sides with Utah's Planned Parenthood in defunding case

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah governor's order to block funding to Planned Parenthood was probably a political move designed to punish the group, a federal appeals court wrote in an ruling that ordered the state to keep the money flowing.

  • Written by LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press

Latest Baghdad bombing jeopardizes diverse neighborhood

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's deadliest single bombing in 13 years of war has turned the Baghdad district where it took place into the centerpiece in an increasingly bitter rivalry between the country's prime minister and its Iranian-backed Shiite militias eager to hold sway over the city's most diverse and prosperous area.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS