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Law
4:58 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Supreme Court Reprieve Lets 10 Texas Abortion Clinics Stay Open For Now

The U.S. Supreme Court gave a reprieve to Texas clinics that provide abortion services.
Mark Wilson Getty Images

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 12:38 am

Tuesday would have been the last day of operation for 10 clinics in Texas that provide abortion services. But on Monday the U.S. Supreme Court, in one of its final actions of this session, said the clinics can remain open while clinic lawyers ask the court for a full review of a strict abortion law.

Two dozen states have passed regulations similar to the ones being fought over in Texas.

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NPR Story
4:58 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Congress Leaves For Recess Without Reauthorizing Export-Import Bank

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew (center) speaks with (from left) Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., Ellicott Dredges GM Craig Murdock and CFO Joseph Wendel during a tour of the company's manufacturing facility in March. Lew was on hand to promote investment in American infrastructure. The company has utilized the Export-Import Bank's services.
Patrick Semansky AP

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 6:13 pm

An agency of the federal government will have to stop doing business today. That's because members of Congress went home last week for the July Fourth recess without reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank.

The bank helps American companies sell their goods overseas. The bank's critics say they're stopping corporate welfare.

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Politics
4:58 am
Tue June 30, 2015

Obama Expected To Release Rule Governing Overtime

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 6:35 pm

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Law
11:19 am
Mon June 29, 2015

Supreme Court Wraps Up Big Term With Death Penalty, Redistricting And More

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 12:22 pm

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Animals
7:44 am
Mon June 29, 2015

Thousands Attend Funeral For Japan's Feline Stationmaster

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 12:22 pm

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Europe
7:44 am
Mon June 29, 2015

German Distillery Is Unsympathetic To Greece's Debt Issue

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 12:22 pm

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Around the Nation
5:05 am
Mon June 29, 2015

Residents Grow More Desperate Without Water In California Town

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 12:22 pm

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Around the Nation
5:05 am
Mon June 29, 2015

Manhunt Over: N.Y. Authorities Capture Remaining Inmate

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 12:22 pm

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Around the Nation
5:05 am
Mon June 29, 2015

Investigators Probe Fires At 6 Black Churches In 5 Southern States

Flowers left at the front door of Glover Grove Baptist Church in Warrenville, S.C.
Will Huntsberry NPR

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 8:01 pm

Updated at 7:45 p.m. ET

Investigators continue their examination of a fire at the Glover Grove Baptist Church of Warrenville, S.C.

Fires damaged Glover Grove and some other black churches in the days following nine shooting deaths at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, raising concerns that the incidents were hate-inspired arsons.

Now, in the case of Glover Grove, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has released the following statement, saying it still doesn't know how the blaze started.

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Religion
5:05 am
Mon June 29, 2015

Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Doesn't Make It Biblically Correct, Pastor Says

Originally published on Tue June 30, 2015 3:56 pm

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