5 things to know about the fight over Planned Parenthood
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 04:29:15 GMT
Republicans lost Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers.
Feds to help Baltimore quell violence
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 04:28:09 GMT
Baltimore is turning to the federal government for help in stemming a dramatic uptick in violence over the last several months. Ten federal agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration; the U.S. Secret Service and the U.S. Marshals Service will embed with the police department's homicide unit for the next 60 days, city leaders announced Monday.
Loeffler's Link: Interesting Days
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:45:00 GMT
To be sure, these have been some interesting days in the world of sports. But aren't they always? It's why we love them.
AAC Media Day preview: Five questions (with five answers) and team previews
Sat, 27 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
The Big 12 was skewered for not declaring an official champion last year after Baylor and TCU tied for first. The AAC had no clear winner, either, with a three-way logjam at the top among Memphis, Cincinnati and UCF.
St. Louis judge's rulings could hurt Rams' plans to move to L.A.
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 04:22:58 GMT
In a decision that could significantly impact any plans the Rams have to return to Southern California, a St. Louis judge on Monday ruled that public funds can be used to finance a proposed $998 million without voter approval. St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Thomas Frawley said in Monday's ruling that a city ordinance requiring a public vote was invalid.
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