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Congress Begins Series Of Hearings On Planned Parenthood

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

The House Judiciary Committee began the first in a series of Congressional hearings about Planned Parenthood on Wednesday.

House Republicans began investigating Planned Parenthood after a group called The Center for Medical Progress began releasing surreptitious recordings that they allege show Planned Parenthood officials illegally selling fetal tissue attained from ...

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Baltimore Approves $6.4 Million Settlement With Freddie Gray Family

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

The City of Baltimore has approved a $6.4 million settlement with the family of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old man who suffered a fatal spine injury while in police custody.

During a press conference, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said the settlement helps the city "avoid continuing anxiety and distraction." Ultimately, she said, ...

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Queen Elizabeth II Becomes Longest-Serving British Monarch

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

After 63 years and 217 days atop the throne, Queen Elizabeth II has become the longest-serving monarch in British history, eclipsing Queen Victoria's reign.

Reporting from London, NPR's Ari Shapiro reports for our newscast unit:

"Elizabeth II became Queen in 1952, when she was just 25 years old.

"Royal ...

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Just Before Big Rally, Kim Davis Is Released From Jail

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Updated at 4:15 p.m. ET

Just hours before a big rally to call for Kim Davis' release, a federal judge ordered that she be released from jail.

Judge David L. Bunning also ordered Davis not to interfere when her deputy clerks issue marriage licenses.

Bunning, who held Davis ...

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Baltimore Reaches $6.4 Million Settlement Proposal With Freddie Gray Family

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

The Baltimore City Law Department has reached a tentative $6.4 million settlement with the family of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old man who suffered a fatal spine injury while in police custody.

The proposed settlement still has to be approved by the city's Board of Estimates, which is comprised of five ...

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Some In Rowan County, Ky., Surprised By Clerk Controversy

Sunday, September 06, 2015

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Kim Davis Supporters Rally In Front Of Detention Center

Saturday, September 05, 2015

A couple hundred people gathered for a rally to free Kim Davis on Saturday in front of the Carter County Detention Center.

The Rowan, Ky., County clerk has spent three days there because she has defied the Supreme Court and refused to issue gay marriage licenses.

The protesters assembled in ...

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Same-Sex Couples Issued Marriage Licenses In Rowan County, Ky.

Friday, September 04, 2015

For the first time in months, marriage licenses were issued in Rowan County, Ky., Friday. A federal judge found the defiant county clerk in contempt and placed her in jail Thursday.

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Kentucky Clerk's Office Issues Same-Sex Marriage License

Friday, September 04, 2015

Eyder is reporting today from Morehouse, Ky.

In what was an emotional and contentious scene at the Rowan County, Ky., Courthouse this morning, one dramatic legal standoff came to an end when a gay couple was issued a marriage license.

James Yates and William Smith, who had tried this five ...

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Judge Throws Out Tom Brady's 4-Game Suspension Over 'Deflategate'

Thursday, September 03, 2015

A federal judge has thrown out Tom Brady's four-game suspension over his role in "deflategate."

The suspension was handed down by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after attorney Ted Wells found that employees of the New England Patriots deflated footballs to make them easier to grip. Goodell said Brady likely knew ...

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Kentucky Clerk Found In Contempt For Refusing To Issue Marriage Licenses

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Updated at 1:39 p.m. ET

A federal judge found a Kentucky clerk at the center of the national debate over same-sex marriage in contempt of court after she defied the Supreme Court by refusing to issue marriage licenses in protest of such marriages.

Kentucky Public Radio's Ryland Barton reports ...

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Guatemalan President Resigns, Is Jailed Amid Corruption Scandal

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Amid a corruption scandal that has been punctuated by daily protests in the country, Guatemala's President Otto Pérez Molina resigned and, hours later, was sent to jail to await the conclusion of a court hearing.

In a letter presented to Congress at 11:58 p.m. on Wednesday, Pérez Molina said he ...

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Here's What We Know About The Kentucky Clerk Refusing Marriage Licenses

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Defying legal decisions that go all the way up to the U.S. Supreme Court, Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Ky.., clerk, continued to deny marriage licenses on Wednesday in protest of same-sex marriage.

As Kentucky Public Radio's Ryland Barton reports, Davis, who has become a divisive figure in the ...

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Baltimore Judge Lets Charges Against Officers Stand In Freddie Gray Case

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Update at 11:52 a.m. ET. Judge Denies Two Key Motions:

A judge in Baltimore handed prosecutors two pretrial victories on Wednesday in relation to the Freddie Gray case, a 25-year-old man who died after suffering injuries in police custody.

NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports that the judge rejected a motion ...

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For Second Day, Stranded Migrants Camp Out At Train Station In Budapest

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

For a second day, thousands of stranded migrants, including refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, have camped out at the main train station in Budapest.

As we've reported, the Hungarian government was allowing the migrants to leave without a passport check, but on Tuesday migrants were barred from boarding trains ...

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Despite High Court Ruling, Kentucky Clerk Denies Marriage Licenses

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Despite a Supreme Court ruling that compelled a Rowan County clerk in Kentucky to give out marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Kim Davis refused to comply once again on Tuesday morning by denying marriage licenses to everyone.

Ryland Barton, a reporter for Kentucky Public Radio, reports that Davis said ...

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During Holy Year, Pope Will Let Priests Forgive Women Who Had Abortions

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Saying that he wants to emphasize mercy, Pope Francis announced that during the church's upcoming holy year, he will allow all priests to forgive women who have had abortions.

In a letter published Tuesday, Francis said he understands that some people approach abortions with "superficial awareness." But for others, ...

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Hungary Closes Budapest Train Station To Migrants Traveling To Western Europe

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A flood of migrants, including refugees from Syria and Afghanistan, were stranded in Budapest after the Hungarian government closed down the city's main train terminal.

Authorities had been allowing migrants to travel to Western Europe without checking passports, but on Tuesday, the station was closed and migrants began protesting.

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Thai Police Issue Arrest Warrants For 2 More Bombing Suspects

Monday, August 31, 2015

Police in Thailand are looking for two new suspects, a woman and a man, in connection with a bombing in Bangkok that left 20 dead.

Michael Sullivan filed this report from Thailand for Newscast:

"One of the suspects is a 26-year-old woman, a Thai, her picture shown today ...

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Kanye Is Running For President And One Other Must-Watch VMA Moment

Monday, August 31, 2015

In case you didn't stay up late to watch the MTV Video Music Awards, there are really only two moments that matter.

They'll be the talk of the water cooler today, so you might as well take a look. Here are the two moments that matter:

1. After receiving the ...

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