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Court rules Texas can bar Planned Parenthood from Medicaid

AUSTIN, Texas — A federal appeals court panel on Thursday lifted a lower-court ban that prohibited Texas from eliminating Planned Parenthood from the state's Medicaid program. The 5th U.S.
Prince Philip uninjured after car accident; queen's husband is 97

Prince Philip uninjured after car accident; queen's husband is 97

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip, was involved in a car crash Thursday while driving in rural England but was not injured. Buckingham Palace said Philip, 97, was checked by a doctor after the accident and determined to be fine.
TSA absentee rate still high, but down from Sunday's peak

TSA absentee rate still high, but down from Sunday's peak

TSA officials say the rate of airport screeners missing work during the partial government shutdown has stabilized — but still at unusually high numbers — just before a three-day holiday weekend that is likely to bring bigger airport crowds.
Harvey Weinstein breaks with his criminal defence lawyer

Harvey Weinstein breaks with his criminal defence lawyer

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein is recasting his legal team a month after losing a hard-fought bid to get his sexual assault case thrown out.
Trump says US will develop space-based missile defence

Trump says US will develop space-based missile defence

WASHINGTON — Moving to protect the U.S.

Minnesota mom charged after toddler tumble caught on video

MANKATO, Minn. — Prosecutors in Minnesota have charged a woman whose 2-year-old child tumbled from the back seat of a moving vehicle while still strapped in a car seat.

Airports, customs, trade: Europe preps for a chaotic Brexit

PARIS — One by one, European Union nations are spending millions, hiring thousands of workers and issuing emergency decrees to cope with the increasingly likely possibility that Britain will leave the bloc on March 29 without a plan.

Lawsuit: Student told her skin was 'too dark' to perform

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Gisele Bundchen fires back in feud with Brazilian minister

Gisele Bundchen fires back in feud with Brazilian minister

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian supermodel turned environmental activist Gisele Bundchen is pushing back against the agricultural minister in her homeland, along the way wading into a growing debate about the future of the Amazon.

Federal judge in Wisconsin strikes early-voting restrictions

MADISON, Wis. — A federal judge on Thursday struck down early-voting restrictions Wisconsin Republicans adopted in a December lame-duck legislative session, saying the limits mirror restrictions he blocked two years ago.