Vice President Joe Biden and his associates have begun to actively explore a possible presidential campaign, which would upend the Democratic field and deliver a direct threat to Hillary Rodham Clinton, several people who have spoken to Biden or his closest advisers say.
Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers.
A second American killed a lion in an illegal hunt with a bow and arrow in Zimbabwe several months ago, amid an international outcry over a U.S. hunter accused of illegally killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July, authorities said Sunday.
Almost two years after a federal judge called for a do-over, the South Carolina Ports Authority is again seeking an Army Corps of Engineers permit for a contentious $35 million cruise passenger terminal in Charleston.
A free, local program to collect and share medical equipment — a year-old effort that began as a collaborative effort between the Independent Bible Church and Panhandle Home Health Inc. — continues to grow, and that was clear on July 26 as volunteers helped clean the inventory of hospital beds, wheelchairs and different types of walkers.