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After divisive debate, Texas Senate approves restrictive abortion measure

A bill that places new restrictions on abortion passed the Texas Senate on Friday after days of debate that galvanized activists nationwide.

Jury weighing Zimmerman's fate asks question about manslaughter option

After more than 12 hours of deliberation, the six women deliberating George Zimmerman's fate asked the court Saturday evening for clarification on the instructions regarding manslaughter, the judge said.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Man gored during running of the bulls

WARNING: The video attached to this story could be considered highly disturbing to some viewers. The centuries old running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, is living up to its dangerous reputation.

O'Mara: No winners possible in Zimmerman case

Whatever the six-woman jury mulling the fate Friday of George Zimmerman decides, the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin cannot emerge as a winner, according to his defen

Shot 16 times by officers: Innocent man files $20M suit in Washington

Lawyers for Dustin Theoharis, an Auburn man who was shot 16 times in his bed by a sheriff's deputy and a DOC officer, say they are filing a $20 million lawsuit against the state Department of Corrections.

U.S. plans to deliver fighter jets to Egypt

The Obama administration tentatively plans to deliver four F-16 aircraft to Egypt, but is reviewing all U.S. military aid arrangements, according to a Pentagon official.

39,000 year-old frozen Woolly Mammoth unveiled

A 39,000-year-old woolly mammoth has arrived in Yokohama from Russia to be exhibited for the first time in the world.

Jim Foglesong, famed country music exec, dead at 90

Jim Foglesong, a famed Nashville music executive and producer who played a key role in launching the careers of such notables as Garth Brooks, George Strait and Suzy Bogguss, has died. He was 90.

A bonus Jonas: Kevin Jonas 'excited, nervous' to be a dad

Get ready for a bonus Jonas. The oldest sibling of the pop trio, the Jonas Brothers, is going to be a dad. In a few months, he'll be crooning lullabies at home and pop hits on the road.

Man who died on Virginia beach was killed by illegal fireworks

The Medical Examiner's office has confirmed that a man whose body was found on the beach at the Oceanfront died of an explosion injury to the head. Police say this happened as he was trying to ignite fireworks.