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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressional leader on Monday defended a House investigation of Planned Parenthood's provision of fetal tissue to researchers, offering no suggestion that last week's shooting deaths at one of the group's clinics will cause the GOP to retreat from that probe.

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic (all times local):

2:20 p.m.

The district attorney in Colorado Springs says the man accused of killing three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic could be charged with crimes other than first-degree murder.

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The Obama administration urged members of Congress Monday to stop criticizing Obama's strategy against the Islamic State and instead funnel their frustration into passing an Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF).

“For more than a year, Congress has been AWOL on their responsibility to pass an Authorization for the Use of Military Force, which would demonstrate to our allies and to our enemies that the U.S. is united in its efforts to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL," White House Spokesman Josh Earnest said according to a report in the Hill.

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