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Columbia Planned Parenthood to suspend abortion services beginning July 1

Citing a lack of available doctors, Planned Parenthood is suspending abortion services at its Columbia clinic beginning July 1.

Facebook draws user anger with email switcheroo

"It's pretty emblematic of Facebook's mode of operation. Take action and apologize later," said Debra Aho Williamson, an analyst at research firm eMarketer. "They seem like they pulled the trigger without telling everybody."

Arkansas woman sentenced for looting after tornado

Lynette Curry, 27,  of Rogers, Ark., was sentenced Monday for felony theft in a plea deal. Burglary and a drug charge were dropped.

Tropical Storm Debby floods north Florida homes, highways

Although Tropical Storm Debby has weakened considerably, the National Hurricane Center said the storm will continue to bring heavy rain. Parts of northern Florida have already had more than 25 inches of rain over the past three days.

Record heat hampers efforts to fight wildfires

Colorado has endured nearly a week of 100-plus-degree days and low humidity, which has created the necessary conditions for the state's second largest wildfire in history.

CDC trying out free rapid AIDS test at drugstores

The tests are already available at seven places, and the CDC will soon pick 17 more locations.

Absentee voting begins for Missouri primary elections

Tuesday is the first day that registered voters may cast absentee ballots for the Aug. 7 party primaries.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Supreme Court rules wisely on immigration, juveniles

Despite the discouraging campaign finance ruling, the decision on immigration, especially, may help put the brakes on growing concerns that the Roberts Court is as likely to heed conservative talking points as legal precedents.

Ex-VA official gets 15 months in gratuities case

Russell Todd directed projects for the VA Medical Center in St. Louis and was steering $3.4 million in work at the VA to a company owned by Joseph Madlinger and Michael Woodling.

Columbia men's group hosts kidney health screening

The exams include blood sugar and urine tests as well as blood tests. Doctors will also be on hand to discuss the test results.

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