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Water main break floods UCLA campus - USA TODAY

USA TODAYWater main break floods UCLA campusUSA TODAYLOS ANGELES — A 93-year-old water main broke above the campus of the University of California-Los Angeles, sending a torrent raging through parking structures and athletic facilities. No injuries were immediately reported from the flooding at U...[read more]

Pilot didn't see the man and his daughter walking along the beach before he ... - Tampabay.com

NBCNews.comPilot didn't see the man and his daughter walking along the beach before he ...Tampabay.comKarl Kokomoor and a friend had taken off from an airport six miles away for a Sunday afternoon of sightseeing. Suddenly, he said, the Piper Cherokee's engine failed. The plane lost altitude. He h...[read more]

Ruling keeps Mississippis only abortion clinic open - Politico

PoliticoRuling keeps Mississippis only abortion clinic openPoliticoMississippi's only remaining abortion clinic will stay open following a federal appeals court ruling Tuesday against a state law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. After doctors at t...[read more]

GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama - NewsOK.com

MiamiHerald.comGOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against ObamaNewsOK.comWASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law. A ...[read more]

Leahy Wants To Rein In NSA Surveillance - Vermont Public Radio

PoliticoLeahy Wants To Rein In NSA SurveillanceVermont Public RadioSenator Patrick Leahy has introduced legislation that makes major changes in surveillance programs used by the U.S. government. "This is a debate about Americans' fundamental relationship with their government," Senator Patrick Le...[read more]

Bribery case kicks off vs. Utah attorneys general - Chron.com

Chron.comBribery case kicks off vs. Utah attorneys generalChron.comFILE - This combination of photos provided by the Salt Lake County Sheriff on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 shows former Utah attorneys general Mark Shurtleff, left, and John Swallow who were taken into custody as part of a bribery inves...[read more]

Terror Threats at Chemical Plants Underestimated - ABC News

Terror Threats at Chemical Plants UnderestimatedABC NewsThe government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers particularly vulnerable to terrorists, congressional...[read more]

5 Things to Know on the AP-GfK Immigration Poll - ABC News

SFGate5 Things to Know on the AP-GfK Immigration PollABC NewsFive things to know from the new Associated Press-GfK poll on immigration: 1. LOTS OF BLAME TO GO AROUND. Though immigration is taking a prominent place in domestic politics, with 67 percent of Americans calling illegal immigration a se...[read more]

Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for impersonators - Daily Astorian

Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for impersonatorsDaily AstorianA visitor to Times Square poses for photos with iconic costumed characters, Monday, July 28, 2014, in New York. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday that he believes the people wearing character costumes in Times Square should be l...[read more]

Ex-First Couple's Defense in Virginia: The State of Their Union - New York Times

New York TimesEx-First Couple's Defense in Virginia: The State of Their UnionNew York TimesFormer Gov. Bob McDonnell left the courthouse in Richmond, Va., where he and his wife, Maureen, face corruption charges. Credit Alexa Welch Edlund/Richmond Times-Dispatch, via Associated Press. Continue rea...[read more]