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Wreckage Found in Search for 'Miracle' Teen Autumn Veatch's Plane

Search teams said late Tuesday they had found wreckage after a teenage girl survived a plane crash and walked for more than a day through the wilderness in Washington state.<p>Autumn Veatch, 16, and her step-grandparents were flying from Montana when she said their small aircraft crashed into densely …


What Does the Planned Parenthood Video Show?

A secretly recorded conversation with the group’s medical director has ignited a heated debate over its handling of fetal tissue.<p>A video of Planned Parenthood's medical director discussing the harvesting of tissue from fetuses, released Tuesday, is at the center of the latest national controversy …

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UN Security Council to vote Monday morning on Iran deal

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council scheduled a vote for first thing Monday morning on a resolution endorsing the Iran nuclear deal.<p>The resolution was circulated to council members Wednesday by the United States. Members were also briefed by both Iran and the other countries that …

UN Security Council

Planned Parenthood Video: Why Use Tissue From Aborted Fetuses?

Activists who released a video they say shows a Planned Parenthood doctor discussing the sale of tissue from aborted fetuses have riled up abortion-rights opponents, with House Speaker John Boehner saying the case makes him want to “vomit” and Republican-controlled committees in Congress promising …

Stem Cells

Oregon Is About To Become Second State To Offer Free Community College

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) signed into law Friday a bill that would allow students to go to community college for free immediately after they graduate high school.<p>The legislation sets aside $10 million over the next year to begin an “Oregon Promise” program. Eligible students will need to enroll …

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Driver's licenses to immigrants here illegally soars in California

More than half the new driver's licenses issued in California during the first six months of the year have gone to immigrants in the country illegally, the state Department of Motor Vehicles reported Friday.<p>Immigrants received 397,000 of the 759,000 original driver's licenses issued in California …