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Judge: Ala. abortion clinic law unconstitutional

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama law restricting doctors at abortion clinics is unconstitutional because it would unduly hamper women's ability to obtain the medical procedure, a federal judge ruled Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 August 2014

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A Closer Look: Secure your phone without passcodes

NEW YORK (AP) — Passcodes are outdated.

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Survivors dug out from China quake that killed 398

KUNMING, China (AP) — Rescuers found scores of survivors on Monday as they dug through homes shattered by an earthquake in southern China that killed at least 398 people and injured more than 1,800. Rainstorms were expected to continue to hinder rescue efforts over the coming days.

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Slain soldier's son to get lost medal, answers

CHICAGO (AP) — John Trinca couldn't remember the name of the soldier who died right next to him minutes after they met during World War II, and all Thomas Bateman Jr. knew of his father's death was that it happened in 1945 in the Philippines.

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US doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment

ATLANTA (AP) — The first Ebola victim to be brought to the United States from Africa was safely escorted into a specialized isolation unit Saturday at one of the nation's best hospitals, where doctors said they are confident the deadly virus won't escape.

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Hospital killing shows safety gap in mental health

When a man opened fire at a hospital outside Philadelphia, fatally shooting his caseworker and wounding his psychiatrist, the doctor saved his own life and probably the lives of others by pulling out a gun and shooting the patient.

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Israel withdraws most troops from Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel withdrew most of its ground troops from the Gaza Strip on Sunday in an apparent winding down of the nearly monthlong operation against Hamas that has left more than 1,800 Palestinians and more than 60 Israelis dead.

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US sent Latin youth undercover in anti-Cuba ploy

Editor's Note: Another in a series of stories detailing secret American political activity in Cuba under the Obama administration, including the creation of a covert U.S.-backed "Cuban Twitter" program.

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