Rescuers tried in vain Monday to free a blue whale from a life-threatening tangle of fishing line off the coast of Southern California.
The Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to a Washington state law banning pharmacies from refusing to dispense meds for religious reasons.
Two trucks loaded with more than 3 tons of explosives were intercepted on a highway heading to the Afghan capital Kabul.
Two more rulings from the Supreme Court on Tuesday support clinics seeking to provide abortions over states trying to restrict them.
Christy Sheats, 42, opened fire on her two daughters and husband on his 45th birthday.