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Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican and presidential hopeful, speaks during a meet and greet event in Council Bluffs, Iowa, on July 1, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

GOP fails in first bid to cut off Planned Parenthood funding

- The Washington Times

Congressional Republicans lost the first battle of the new war over federal funding for Planned Parenthood on Monday as Democrats successfully filibustered to keep money flowing to the controversial organization in the wake of videos seemingly showing its employees negotiating over the sale of fetal body parts.

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Hollywood takes on troubled minds with summer slate of films

- Associated Press

The 1941 film "The Wolf Man" presents Larry Talbot's transformation from man to wolf as a form of schizophrenia. So little was known about mental illnesses then, the explanation may have seemed plausible.

FILE - This March 17, 2014 file photo shows a CVS/Pharmacy in Dormont, Pa. CVS Health reports quarterly financial results on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

CVS earnings rise despite no tobacco fix

- Associated Press

Pricey specialty drugs helped CVS Health cope with tobacco withdrawal to top analyst expectations in the second quarter.

Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., speaks to reporters in defense of Planned Parenthood as Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., left, and Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, right, listen Monday, Aug. 3, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate blocked a Republican drive Monday to terminate federal funds for Planned Parenthood, setting the stage for the GOP to try again this fall amid higher stakes (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)

More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote

- Associated Press

In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.