SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A crowd at San Francisco City Hall applauded the news Wednesday that the U.S. Supreme Court had cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California, but the reaction was shaded by the
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — New Jersey officials say they want to shine a light on sports gambling by legalizing it, arguing in a U.S. appeals court that betting on games can’t be eliminated but can be controlled.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says the Supreme Court’s decision declaring the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional is an “enormous triumph” for equal protection under the law for all Americans.
Holder says that at the president’s
US cardinal says Austrian priest who advocates female ordination can’t speak at local parish
BOSTON (AP) — Cardinal Sean O’Malley banned an Austrian priest from speaking at a parish because the priest advocates ordaining woman and making celibacy
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Opponents of gay marriage in Minnesota are claiming a qualified victory in two long-awaited Supreme Court rulings.
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has issued a disaster proclamation for an eastern Iowa county hit by storms and flooding.
The… More »
LONDON (AP) — Two American anti-Islam activists have been barred from entering Britain following reports they were planning to speak at a far-right rally this weekend.
Robert Spencer and Pamela Geller, who founded the organization Stop the Islamization
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Someone broke into a U-Haul trailer in a downtown parking lot and stole five bikes belonging to wounded veterans in Alaska to train for a race, the group that organized the trip said.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The owners of The Star-Ledger plan to close New Jersey’s largest newspaper by year’s end if its production unions don’t make concessions in contract negotiations, the publisher said Wednesday.
In a letter to staff,
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is about to retire most of the chimpanzees who’ve spent their lives in U.S. research labs.
The National Institutes of Health said Wednesday that it will retire about 310 chimps from medical research