BC-NJ–NJ Daybook,1st Ld-Writethru, NJ

Eds: Adds reality television star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi’s 7 p.m. book-signing in Ridgewood. Associated Press New Jersey Daybook for Tuesday……

US top court rejects Arizona abortion ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected Arizona’s attempt to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The decision doesn’t disturb……

Monkey laboratory keeps low profile at Everett

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — It’s true. He does kill monkeys in his business. And those dead monkeys mean advances in human health. Mark Crane is second in command at the……

Settlement in case over newborn blood samples

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Health has started destroying more than 1 million blood samples collected as part of its newborn screening program, fo……

Mental health database checks for gun owners

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A state database unveiled Monday will collect information designed to keep people with mental health problems from having access to guns, ju……
Wichita St Missouri St Basketball

Photos: WSU rallies for win over Missouri State

Cleanthony Early had 22 points and 14 rebounds and the Number 6 Wichita State rallied from a 19-point second-half deficit, knocking off Missouri State 72-69 in overtime Saturday.…

Oral arguments set over J&J appeal of $1B fine

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments in Johnson & Johnson’s request to overturn a verdict and $1.2 billion fine……

Inmate at Ark. prison dies of flu-like symptoms

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas health officials on Monday urged residents to get vaccinated for influenza, warning that this year’s flu strain is dispropor……

BC-UT–Utah News Coverage Advisory, UT

Good afternoon! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Utah. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, a……