Posted: Jan 25, 2013 10:43 PM
Updated: Jan 25, 2013 10:43 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) Organizers of a large anti-abortion protest in the nation's capital say Friday's protest may have been attended by hundreds of thousands. Demonstrators packed the National Mall and then marched to the steps of the Supreme Court. Friday marked the 40th anniversary of the decision that legalized abortion.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Mississippi's only abortion clinic is a step closer to being shut down by a new law. The clinic, in Jackson, says it has received notice that the state Health Department intends to revoke its operating license. The law, crafted by abortion opponents, requires doctors who work there -- most of them from out of state -- to be an OB-GYN and have local hospital admitting privileges.
WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. Supreme Court will apparently have to settle a dispute over the recess appointment authority of the Obama administration. An appeals court has ruled that the president violated the Constitution when he bypassed the Senate last year to appoint three members of the National Labor Relations Board. The White House says the ruling defies years of legal tradition.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) New Jersey Muslims who have sued New York City over its police-run surveillance of Muslims say the city's request that the lawsuit be dismissed is without merit. Muslims say the intelligence-gathering program targeted them based solely on their religion and without any suspicion of wrongdoing.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Lance Armstrong's lawyers say the disgraced cyclist will talk more about drug use in the sport. But the attorney says it's not likely that Armstrong will work with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that led the effort to strip him of his Tour de France titles. In a testy exchange of letters and statements, USADA urged Armstrong to testify under oath to help "clean up cycling."