WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican bill the House plans to debate this week requires that doctors performing abortions on women at least 20 weeks pregnant do it by giving the fetus the best chance of survival.
The legislation also says that if the fetus seems capable of living, a second doctor must be present to provide care and quickly transport it to a hospital.
The measure, which was described last week by GOP aides and lobbyists, is chiefly aimed at...
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — A man who prosecutors accuse of "recklessly infecting" two male sex partners with HIV in Missouri is on trial in a case that some activists say highlights outdated laws.
Twenty-three-year-old Michael L. Johnson faces felony HIV exposure charges. He also is accused of knowingly exposing four others to the virus that causes AIDS over nearly 10 months after being diagnosed as HIV positive in January 2013.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for a once-prominent Orthodox rabbi who pleaded guilty to secretly videotaping scores of women in a changing room of a Jewish ritual bath says he shouldn't go to prison.
Bernard Freundel's lawyer wrote in a court document filed Friday ahead of his May 15 sentencing that putting him behind bars isn't necessary and that he should instead do community service. Prosecutors have recommended that Freundel spend more than 17 years in prison....
DENVER (AP) — A band's lead singer has missed a court date after being arrested for riding the oversized luggage carousel at the Denver International Airport earlier this year.
KMGH-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1RuRHa9 ) that Puddle of Mudd lead singer Wes Scantlin was arrested by Denver police and charged with misdemeanor trespassing after taking his joy ride into an area that requires a security clearance for entrance.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says investing in global entrepreneurs will help counter terrorism, nurture weak economies and "make the world a better place."
Obama spoke to entrepreneurs from more than 20 countries in Washington on Monday as part of his initiative to encourage individuals and companies to support entrepreneurs, especially young people and women with ideas for businesses.
Obama says their ideas will tackle challenges no...