• At $2M, priciest ever medicine treats fatal genetic disease

    U.S. regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, for a rare disorder that destroys a baby’s muscle control and kills nearly all of those with the most common type of the disease within a couple of years.

  • ‘Here we go again’: Judge blocks Mississippi abortion ban

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, at about six weeks of pregnancy.

  • Clarification: Kansas-Telemedicine Abortions story

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — In a story May 22 about a legal dispute over telemedicine abortions in Kansas, The Associated Press dropped the word “go” in quote from Mary Kay Culp, the executive director of the anti-abortion group Kansans for Life. The full quote should have read, “They could go back and turn over virtually all our abortion laws.”

  • Judge axes 3 of 4 lawyers in NFL concussion case

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The federal judge overseeing the $1 billion NFL concussion settlement has terminated three of four lawyers serving as class counsel.

  • Stakes are high as Bucks, Raptors meet in Game 6

    TORONTO (AP) — There’s no escaping the reality of what’s at stake when the Toronto Raptors host the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday night.

  • Rapinoe kicks FIFA, says women’s soccer not treated equally

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. star Megan Rapinoe gave FIFA some kicks two weeks ahead of the World Cup, maintaining the sport’s top executives are not doing enough to close a huge gender disparity in investment.

  • Report: Detective’s contact with USA Gymnastics not a breach

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An internal Indianapolis police investigation has determined that a detective didn’t violate department policies by working with USA Gymnastics’ former chief executive to deflect criticism of the organization’s child abuse reporting policies.

    Updated: 2:59 pm

  • AP Source: Browns meet with Gerald McCoy, talks continue

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the meeting says free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy remains in talks with the Browns following his visit.

  • The Latest: Closs family wants max sentences in kidnapping

    BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The latest on the sentencing hearing for a Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents (all times local):

    Updated: 2:55 pm

  • Jayme Closs: Abductor ‘tried to steal me’

    BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents in a case that mystified authorities for months until the girl made a daring escape from the remote cabin where she was held for 88 days.

    Updated: 2:41 pm