SENATE BLOCKS GOP EFFORT TO END FEDERAL FUNDING FOR PLANNED PARENTHOOD *

THE 53-46 VOTE FELL SEVEN TALLIES SHORT OF THE 60 NEEDED TO END DEBATE AND ADVANCE MEASURE *

EFFORT FOLLOWED ANTI-ABORTION GROUP RELEASING UNDERCOVER VIDEOS SHOWING PLANNED PARENTHOOD OFFICIALS DISCUSSING HOW THEY PROVIDE ABORTED FETAL TISSUE TO RESEARCHERS *

U.S. MILITARY SUCCESSFULLY TESTS MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM OFF THE COAST OF HAWAIIAN ISLAND OF KAUAI *

MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY SAYS AEGIS SYSTEM SUCCESSFULLY INTERCEPTED SHORT-RANGE BALLISTIC MISSILE AND CRUISE MISSILE TARGETS *

SYSTEM MANUFACTURER RAYTHEON SAYS THE UPDATED MISSILE DEFENSE TECHNOLOGY WILL BE OPERATIONAL NEXT YR *

EX-CON ACCUSED OF FATALLY SHOOTING A MEMPHIS POLICE OFFICER TURNS HIMSELF IN MON, ENDING A TWO-DAY MANHUNT *

U.S. ATTY'S OFFICE SAYS 29-Y-OLD TREMAINE WILBOURN TURNED HIMSELF IN AT A FED BUILDING IN MEMPHIS *

MEMPHIS POLICE ALLEGE WILBOURN SHOT AND KILLED OFFICER SEAN BOLTON SAT AFTER THE OFFICER INTERRUPTED A DRUG DEAL *

AT LEAST TWO PEOPLE DEAD AND 15 INJURED AFTER TENT COLLAPSES DURING STORM AT NEW HAMPSHIRE FAIRGROUNDS *

LOCAL AUTHORITIES SAY ABOUT 250 WERE INSIDE THE CIRCUS TENT AT THE LANCASTER, NH, FAIRGROUNDS WHEN IT COLLAPSED *

THE NATL WEATHER SERVICE HAD ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR THE AREA DURING THE TIME OF THE INCIDENT *

FED JUDGE IN SAN FRANCISCO EXTENDS RESTRAINING ORDER BLOCKING RELEASE OF MORE VIDEOS FROM THE ANTI-ABORTION GROUP BEHIND THE RECENT PLANNED PARENTHOOD RECORDINGS *

THE CENTER FOR MEDICAL PROGRESS HAD RELEASED UNDERCOVER VIDEOS SHOWING PLANNED PARENTHOOD LEADERS DISCUSSING PROVIDING FETAL TISSUE FOR RESEARCH *

THE NATL ABORTION FEDERATION CLAIMED THE VIDEOS PUT PROVIDERS IN DANGER, AND THE JUDGE AGREED *

RULING EXTENDS TEMPORARY INJUNCTION ISSUED BY JUDGE ON FRI *

KERRY'S SET TO GIVE A SPEECH IN SINGAPORE TUES TOUTING BENEFITS OF PROPOSED TRANS-PACIFIC TRADE DEAL *

SPEECH COMES DAYS AFTER TRADE MINISTERS FROM 12 PACIFIC NATIONS FAILED TO REACH AN AGREEMENT ON THE DEAL, WHICH WOULD COVER NEARLY 40% OF THE GLOBAL ECONOMY *

PROPONENTS OF THE DEAL, INCLUDING THE WHITE HOUSE AND GOP, SAY IT'LL FACILITATE TRADE AND PROMOTE ECONOMIC GROWTH *

CRITICS, INCLUDING SOME CONGRESSIONAL DEMS, SAY THE TPP COULD SEND U.S. JOBS OVERSEAS *

FIREFIGHTERS CONTINUE TO BATTLE FAST-SPREADING WILDFIRE IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA *

OFFICIALS SAY THE BLAZE HAS GROWN TO NEARLY 97 SQ MILES *

IT'S LOCATED ABOUT 100 MILES NORTH OF SAN FRANCISCO AND HAS DESTROYED DOZEN HOMES *

PROSECUTORS IN COLORADO BEGIN FINAL PUSH TODAY TO HAVE MOVIE THEATER SHOOTER SENTENCED TO DEATH *

JURORS REJECTED ARGUMENTS MON THAT JAMES HOLMES'S MENTAL ILLNESS MEANS HE SHOULDN'T RECEIVE THE DEATH PENALTY *

THE SAME JURY HAS ALREADY DECIDED HOLMES, WHO HAS DIAGNOSED PSYCHOSIS, WAS SANE AT THE TIME OF THE SHOOTING *

THE ATTACK IN AURORA ON JULY 20, 2012, KILLED 12 PEOPLE AND WOUNDED DOZENS OF OTHERS *