SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Same-sex marriages that were outlawed in California 4 1/2 years ago resumed in a rush after a federal appeals court took the “unusual, but not unprecedented,” step of freeing couples to obtain marriage licenses,
DEATH VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Dan Kail was vacationing in Las Vegas when he heard that the temperature at Death Valley could approach 130 degrees this weekend. He didn’t hesitate to make a trip to the desert location
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — A second man was taken into custody in connection with the murder charge against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in the shooting death of one of his friends. Meanwhile, relatives of
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl whose parents sued to challenge national lung transplant rules received a second set of lungs after the first failed, and her family said she has taken some breaths on her own.
In one four-hour stretch, the nation’s political polarization was on stark display.
Just after 10 o’clock Tuesday morning, the Supreme Court struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act. To the ire of Democrats, Republicans in
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — The first week of George Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial wrapped up with testimony from two neighbors and a police officer that seemed to bolster the defense’s argument that he was pinned on his back
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Officials in Alaska confirm that three people have been found dead in the wreckage of a small plane south of Cantwell in the Alaska Range.
National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Clint Johnson said Friday
Today is Saturday, June 29, the 180th day of 2013. There are 185 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On June 29, 1613, London’s original Globe Theatre, where many of Shakespeare’s plays were performed, was
CHICAGO (AP) — This city, where violent street gangs shoot it out dozens of times a week despite some of the nation’s toughest restrictions on guns, now faces a new challenge: Well-meaning citizens with the legal right to
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — A former girlfriend of O.J. Simpson has been sentenced to 45 days in jail after a reaching a plea agreement with prosecutors in Minnesota.
Thirty-eight-year-old Christie Prody, of Moorhead, was accused of stealing prescription
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A former trainer at a South Texas Air Force base has been sentenced to six months in jail after pleading guilty in a sex scandal with recruits.
The San Antonio Express-News (http://bit.ly/13eM5K9) reports a
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Authorities allege a 13-year-old North Texas boy facing a capital murder charge used a bowling ball to fatally beat a 5-year-old boy.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/125rh1E) that authorities say the teen
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Australian man accused of making pornography with a young boy he purported to be his son has been convicted in the U.S. after the videos were found downloaded on a computer in Indiana.
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A judge refused to recuse himself Friday in a dispute over a Washington state florist who declined to provide flowers for a same-sex wedding.
Attorneys representing the owner of Arlene’s Flowers requested the recusal
DENVER (AP) — An appeals board is upholding the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to grant the artist Christo a permit for his Over the River project, which involves temporarily suspending 5.9 miles worth of silvery fabric panels