Supreme Court rejects pharmacists' religious rights appeal

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear an appeal from Washington state pharmacists who said they have religious objections to dispensing Plan B or other emergency contraceptives.


In rain-soaked West Virginia, flood victim planning funerals

RAINELLE, W.Va. (AP) — Like other business operators along Main Street in the West Virginia town of Rainelle, Pamela Wallace Arnold is slowly cleaning up from state's worst flooding in decades. As a funeral planner, she's also helping to bury the dead.

  • Written by JOHN RABY, Associated Press JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press

Benghazi report faults security; no new Clinton allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee harshly faulted the Obama administration Tuesday for lax security and a slow response to the deadly 2012 attacks at the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Libya. But they produced no new allegations about then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

  • Written by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

US medical schools expand training to curb painkiller abuse

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — At first, the woman tried to hide her painkiller problem. She told the doctor that she still had pain from her past pregnancy, and that she just wanted a refill on her pain medication.

  • Written by COLLIN BINKLEY, Associated Press