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Federal judge strikes down controversial Mississippi abortion ban

A federal judge struck down a Mississippi law that prevented abortions after 15 weeks, calling it unconstitutional and sends a warning to other states....

Interpol elects Kim Jong Yang as president over controversial Russian nominee

Interpol on Wednesday elected Kim Jong Yang of South Korea as its new president, thwarting the efforts of Russia to win the seat with its own candidate. ...

Top add/drops for Week 12 of the fantasy football season

UPI's top waiver wire additions and drops for Week 12 of the 2018 fantasy football season....

Joe Perry offers health update, cancels 2018 shows

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry has released on social media an update on his health stating that he has canceled the remainder of his 2018 concert dates....

Netflix: What’s coming and going in December 2018

"Avengers: Infinity War," "Dumplin'" starring Jennifer Aniston, "Fuller House" Season 4 and Ellen DeGeneres' new comedy special are headed to Netflix....

Carly Pearce crosses off bucket list item with Macy’s Parade performance

Country music star Carly Pearce is ready for the next phase of her career as she preps her second album and gets ready to perform during the 92nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday....

On This Day, Nov. 21: Mine sinks HMHS Britannic during WWI

On Nov. 21, 1916, the HMHS Britannic, built as a passenger liner and later pressed into service as a hospital ship during World War I, was sunk by a naval mine....

Famous birthdays for Nov. 21: Michael Strahan, Goldie Hawn

Television personality/former NFL player Michael Strahan turns 47 and actor Goldie Hawn turns 73, among the famous birthdays for Nov. 21....

Florida’s once-struggling Space Coast seeing economic boom from aerospace, defense firms

As the private space exploration industry grows, the economy on Florida's Space Coast is reaping the benefits....

South Korea to consider allowing soldiers to use private cellphones

South Korea will consider allowing soldiers to use private cellphones during off-duty hours, as they help them feel connected, according to a survey by the defense ministry....

Judge dismisses charges in historic female genital mutilation case

A federal judge ruled Tuesday to dismiss charges against a Michigan doctor accused of subjecting nine minor girls to female genital mutilation procedures....

South Korea disbands ‘comfort women’ foundation

South Korea announced Wednesday that it will disband a foundation established under its agreement with Japan to settle "comfort women" issues....

Saints preparing for desperate Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons suffered another gut-wrenching loss Sunday....

Democrat Ben McAdams wins Utah House race over Mia Love

Democrat Ben McAdams defeated Republican incumbent Rep. Mia Love in the race for Utah's 4th Congressional District after final vote counts were released Tuesday....

Washington Redskins count on Colt McCoy against Dallas Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys host the rival Washington Redskins on Thanksgiving in a suddenly very tasty matchup....

Denver Nuggets look to regain golden touch vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

It was not so long ago when Jamal Murray poured in a career-high 48 points against the Boston Celtics and the Denver Nuggets were among the hottest teams....

2 adults, 2 children found dead at scene of New Jersey mansion fire

Four people, including two children, were found dead at the scene of a fire on a sprawling New Jersey estate Tuesday....

Donald Trump’s lawyers submit answers to Robert Mueller

President Donald Trump's legal team submitted his written answers to questions posed by special counsel Robert Mueller, his lawyer said Tuesday....

DNA test cracks cold case death of Harvard student Jane Britton

DNA testing identified a rapist as the man responsible for the slaying of Harvard student Jane Britton in 1969, the Middlesex District Attorney's Office announced....

Lakers’ LeBron James makes highly-anticipated return to Cleveland

LeBron James will get a first-hand look at his former team Wednesday night when the Los Angeles Lakers visit the league-worst Cavaliers in Cleveland....