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U.S. judge blocks new Trump abortion rule for health clinics

8:09pm EDT

A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday blocked a Trump administration rule that would prohibit taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring patients to abortion providers, according to the state attorney general.

RPT-Yale study revives cellular activity in pig brains hours after death

Apr 17 2019

April 17 Yale University scientists have succeeded in restoring basic cellular activity in pigs' brains hours after their deaths in a finding that may one day lead to advances in treating human stroke and brain injuries, researchers reported on Wednesday.

Yale study revives cellular activity in pig brains hours after death

Apr 17 2019

Yale University scientists have succeeded in restoring basic cellular activity in pigs' brains hours after their deaths in a finding that may one day lead to advances in treating human stroke and brain injuries, researchers reported on Wednesday. | Video

California prosecutors to seek death penalty in 'Golden State Killer' murders

Apr 11 2019

LOS ANGELES Four California district attorneys have jointly agreed to seek the death penalty if they win a conviction of an ex-policeman charged with 13 counts of murder attributed to a serial predator dubbed the "Golden State Killer," prosecutors said on Wednesday. | Video

Two California Supreme Court justices decry death penalty as 'dysfunctional'

Mar 28 2019

LOS ANGELES Two members of California's highest court issued a scathing critique of capital punishment on Thursday, branding it an "expensive and dysfunctional system" that fails to deliver timely justice.

Two killed, two wounded as gunman opens fire during Seattle rush hour

Mar 28 2019

Two people were killed and two critically wounded when a gunman opened fire on two motorists and a Metro bus in Seattle on Wednesday and then caused a collision as he tried to flee in a stolen car during the afternoon rush hour, police said. | Video

California avocados voluntarily recalled for possible health risk

Mar 25 2019

LOS ANGELES A California avocado grower and distributor has voluntarily recalled its product from six states due to concerns about possible contamination with Listeria, bacteria that can cause severe illness in some people.

Probe widens into deaths of 22 racehorses at Santa Anita Park near LA

Mar 15 2019

LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has joined the inquiry into circumstances surrounding the recent deaths of 22 horses at Santa Anita Park, one of America's premiere thoroughbred racetracks, the agency said on Friday.

A little love on the campaign trail - Rosario Dawson dating Cory Booker

Mar 15 2019

LOS ANGELES Actress Rosario Dawson, whose film credits include "Rent" and "Men in Black II," has confirmed reports she is dating U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Cory Booker, calling him "a wonderful human being" who she loves and admires.

California declared totally drought free for first time in seven years

Mar 14 2019

LOS ANGELES California was declared totally drought free for the first time in more than seven years on Thursday, following unusually abundant winter rains and snowfall statewide, according to the government's weekly report on U.S. drought conditions.

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