The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 9:11 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The House backed legislation designed to circumvent a California order that requires health insurance companies to pay for elective abortions. The legislation passed 245-182 on a mostly party-line vote on Wednesday. Republicans say the California order upheld by the Obama administration last month would discriminate against companies and employees that oppose abortion on ethical and moral grounds. The bill, named the "Conscience Protection Act," has little...

Updated at 9:11 PM

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) " During the little rest James Phillips gets since his daughter vanished, his mind rumbles with flashes of horror. In his nightmares, Phillips imagines himself as his 14-year-old daughter, Mykala. There are trees.

Updated at 9:10 PM

DALLAS (AP) " Nearly a week after five officers were killed by a gunman in Dallas, memorial services for three of them drew thousands of mourners Wednesday. Services were held for Dallas Area Rapid Transit officer Brent Thompson, Dallas...

Updated at 9:06 PM

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) " Palm Beach County voters have been assigned to polling stations in about 80 Christian churches and five synagogues or Jewish centers this year, along with schools, government buildings and other locations. Until last week,...

Updated at 9:02 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Congress passed an aviation bill Wednesday that attempts to close gaps in airport security and shorten screening lines, but leaves thornier issues unresolved. The bill also extends the Federal Aviation Administration's...

Updated at 8:57 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " The Latest on the "Pokemon Go" smartphone game craze (all times local): 5:55 p.m. University of Maryland campus police say three of four recent robbery victims on the College Park campus had been playing Pokemon...

Updated at 8:55 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) " Bernie Sanders won't pick a fight over the Democratic Party's policy platform at the nominating convention in Philadelphia, his spokesman said Wednesday. "We achieved almost everything we wanted in what will be the...

Updated at 8:51 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign ahead of the Republican and Democratic national conventions (all times EDT): 5:47 p.m. Bernie Sanders has opted against picking a fight over the party platform at the...

Updated at 8:47 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Confused by the "Pokemon Go" mania sweeping the world? You're not alone. For those who don't know the difference between a Squirtle and a Zubat, here's a look at the game, how to play it and some of the problems it's...

Updated at 8:32 PM

Spoiler warning for Season 6 of The Walking Dead, The Walking Dead comics, and maybe Season 7, we'll see. In the Season 6 finale of

Updated at 8:22 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The nation's health care tab this year is expected to surpass $10,000 per person for the first time, the government said Wednesday. The new peak means the Obama administration will pass the problem of high health care costs on...

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