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5 Things to Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. Door Falls Off Bono's Learjet During Flight to Germany A private plane carrying U2 lead singer Bono experienced an in-air incident Wednesday, with a rear door falling off the Learjet 60 , an official with the German
Arkansas Governor Pardons His Son for 2003 Drug Conviction
Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe says he will pardon his son for a felony crime dating back more than a decade. The pardon stems from Kyle Beebe's 2003 conviction for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, a class C felony. He was given three years supervised probation and fines at the time, when
Election Results 2014: Republicans Take Control of Governorships in MD, AR, IL, MA
Republicans, now projected to take control of the Senate and build on their House majority, also made a strong showing in gubernatorial races around the country. GOP candidates in Maryland, Arkansas, Illinois and Massachusetts all took control of governor's seats that were previously held by
Bill Clinton Campaigns For Democrats In Arkansas
Former president rallies for Sen. Mark Pryor as Democrats fight to keep control of the Senate.
Dramatic Rescues, Horrific Devastation in Tornado Aftermath
The Midwest and South were pummeled with tornadoes that turned buildings into rubble.
Kentucky Senate Hopeful Flashes Bill Clinton Trump Card
In Kentucky, Democrats are brushing off the partisan criticism of former President Bill Clinton, and apparently, are opening their checkbooks. Clinton plans to address some 1,200 people at a sold-out fundraiser in Kentucky today on behalf of Senate hopeful Alison Lundergan-Grimes, bringing his
President Obama Speaks to the National Governors Association
This is a special room. I'm Michelle Franzen a new York and this is an ABC news digital special report. House guests for President Obama today as the national governor's association returns to 16100 Pennsylvania Avenue. For the second time in less than a day as part of their annual power allow in
Alabama Tops List of States That Are Addicted to Smoking
Antismoking efforts are hard to avoid nowadays. Cigarette packaging got graphic new warning labels in 2012 (though they'll soon be replaced thanks to a big-tobacco lawsuit), and 38 states have at least some restrictions as to where a person can light up. (New York State has even banned smoking in
North Dakota Voters to Decide Whether Life Begins at Conception
North Dakota voters will be asked in 2014 to decide whether life begins at the moment of conception, after state legislators passed two abortion bills that pro-choice supporters said could “regulate abortion out of existence.” As the bills head to Gov. Jack Dalrymple for his...
Why Have So Many States Banned Abortion?
Abortions are becoming illegal in America at a rapid clip. Last week, Arkansas passed the nation's most restrictive abortion law, enraging abortion-rights supporters and sparking plans for a court challenge. But that law followed a wave of legislation in the last three years: Since 2010, 10 states