OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Hobby Lobby Inc. and a sister company that sells Christian books asked an Oklahoma federal judge on Friday to ensure they wouldn’t face “crushing fines” beginning next week as they press their fight against
NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s remark that police “disproportionately stop whites too much and minorities too little,” as compared with suspects’ descriptions, is prompting criticism from police reform advocates and some mayoral candidates.
Bloomberg made the
DENVER (AP) — A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators is urging the Obama administration to focus more on preventing wildfires.
The administration is proposing a 31 percent cut in funding for fire prevention programs one year after record
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California woman who cut off her husband’s penis and threw it in a garbage disposal has been sentenced to life in prison with possibility of parole.
The Orange County district attorney’s office
ANN ABROR, Mich. (AP) — A woman who didn’t expect to give birth until mid-July has delivered a healthy baby girl along a Michigan roadway with help from her husband and coaching from a 911 dispatcher.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — With the crowd in the Texas Senate gallery chanting at deafening levels, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst stood at the podium with his hands in his pockets as his fellow Republicans pleaded and shouted for
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After being interviewed by a federal immigration officer earlier this year, Catriona Dowling was told her Irish spouse would have been given a green card — if she were a man.
Now that the
WASHINGTON (AP) — For all the talk of Washington gridlock, the three branches of government are asserting their powers this week, and sometimes surprising their closest observers.
The Supreme Court kept affirmative action alive on college campuses and
CHICAGO (AP) — The emotional pain and practical demands facing Nelson Mandela’s family are universal: confronting the final days of an elderly loved one. There are no rules for how or when the end may arrive. Some choose
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Union and Confederacy are meeting again at Gettysburg as re-enactors fired the opening volley from their muskets to begin the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the pivotal Civil War battle.