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Woman dies after 911 call not put in system

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas 911 operator did not enter a call into a computer system that would have notified police and fire dispatchers of a mother and son trapped inside a vehicle in a pond.


Dozens of states make it hard to get abortions

CHICAGO (AP) – It’s legal to get an abortion in America, but in many places it’s hard and getting harder. Just this year, 17 states set new limits on abortion, and 24 did last year, […]


Feds' use of surveillance devices rises sharply

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Justice Department’s use of electronic devices to intercept phone numbers, email addresses and online information has climbed by 64 percent since 2009, according to a study of records released under the […]



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