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Abe Vigoda, sunken-eyed character actor, dead at 94

NEW YORK (AP) — Character actor Abe Vigoda, whose leathery, sunken-eyed face made him ideal for playing the over-the-hill detective Phil Fish in the 1970s TV series "Barney Miller" and the doomed Mafia soldier in "The Godfather," died Tuesday at age 94.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Anti-abortion activists accused of using fake licenses

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos about Planned Parenthood are accused of using fake driver's licenses to infiltrate the group, indictments made public Tuesday show.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Iraq's military is still struggling despite US training

BASMAYA, Iraq (AP) — Iraq's 72nd Brigade was slowly moving through a live-fire exercise recently under the watchful eyes of U.S., Spanish and British coalition trainers when things began to go wrong.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Task force urges doctors to screen all adults for depression

WASHINGTON (AP) — All adults, including pregnant women and new mothers, should be screened for depression as a routine part of health care, a government advisory group recommended Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Factory village's trail of cancer leads to tap water probe

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — After his factory worker father died a painful death from kidney cancer at age 68 in 2013, Michael Hickey made it his mission to find out why so many people in his hometown along the Hoosic River were getting sick.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Obama bans solitary confinement for juveniles in fed prisons

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he will ban the use of solitary confinement for juvenile and low-level offenders in federal prisons, citing the potential for "devastating, lasting psychological consequences" from the use of the isolation as punishment.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Boat capsizes off Malaysia, 13 Indonesian migrants drowned

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police say 13 bodies, believed to be Indonesian illegal immigrants, were found washed ashore after their boat capsized in bad sea conditions.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Grand jury indicts leader behind Planned Parenthood videos

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Houston grand jury investigating undercover footage of Planned Parenthood found no wrongdoing Monday by the abortion provider, and instead indicted anti-abortion activists involved in making the videos that targeted the handling of fetal tissue in clinics and provoked outrage among Republican leaders nationwide.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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