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A fracas over issuing same-sex marriage licenses continues in one Kentucky county.
Texas prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling his patrol car with gas in... Read more »
Here are the latest developments regarding Lebanon's protest over the country's ongoing trash crisis. Read more »
Donald Trump will decide soon whether to mount a third party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president, the real estate mogul said Saturday. Read more »
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul had one word for the Donald Trump phenomenon that seems to be sweeping the country: "Insane." Read more »
Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina swept through America's Southeast, devastating cities, lives and families. Today, many have bounced back, while others stay haunted by the tragedy. We have compiled... Read more »
“Whoppers” by Christine Seifert tells the stories of famous and not-so-famous liars, cheats and hucksters throughout history, from the man who sold the Eiffel Tower twice to the woman... Read more »
Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected, though still below what many... Read more »
Okinawa dancers wait for their turn to perform at the Aki Matsuri Japanese Fall Festival at the Japanese Church of Christ in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. The annual celebration is... Read more »
An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison, the latest twist in a long-running trial criticized worldwide by diplomats, press freedom... Read more »
With prayer and the somber ringing of church bells, residents in Mississippi and Louisiana gathered Saturday to mark the 10th anniversary of the day that Hurricane Katrina slammed into their states... Read more »
An Eastern Shore of Virginia native who grew up fishing and crabbing on Onancock Creek has authored a children's book celebrating life on the water and the creatures that live in the Chesapeake Bay. Read more »
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The voice of summer in Los Angeles plans to return next year. Read more »
If there was ever a week for the Republican presidential candidates to talk tough on China, this was it: Spurred by the stock market's wild ride, they lashed out at the world's most populous nation. Read more »
Tropical Storm Erika began to lose steam Friday over Haiti and the Dominican Republic, but it caused a trail of destruction that killed at least 20 people and left another 31 missing on the small... Read more »
The woman who survived the on-air shooting that killed two TV journalists says she never saw the gunman walk up to the group because the camera's bright light blinded her. Read more »
Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were... Read more »
"North Dakota" will not be an option when people affiliated with the University of North Dakota vote on a new nickname, the school's president said Friday. Read more »
Therapy and rescue combine into one program, as inmates care for cats and get unconditional love in return. Read more »
Opponents of current testing requirements see opportunities and challenges in how the questions are phrased and how much information is offere with the questions. Read more »
An organization in Kansas is working to give teachers school supplies for free so they don't have to buy them with their own money. Read more »
Using IVF and other procedures typically used to help those with infertility issues, parents are choosing to pay big bucks for the ability to decide the sex of their babies. Read more »
From family members celebrating loved ones in the Beehive State to the president commemorating fallen soldiers in Arlington, celebrations of our nation's heroes happened across the country this... Read more »
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Compromise could fix Kentucky's wedding license feud, but the Supreme Court is not yet ready to decide
As a fracas over issuing same-sex marriage licenses continues in one Kentucky county, the Supreme Court isn't yet ready to step into the issue. Read more »
In a recent sketch, Comedy Central's Key & Peele looked at what would happen if education was treated like pro sports. Read more »
A county clerk has again refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, invoking her religious beliefs and "God's authority" — this time in defiance of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against... Read more »
According to the Gallup-Healthways report on the state of American well-being for older Americans , the older you are, the better off you are, too. Older Americans throughout the U.S. have... Read more »
Two congressional committee leaders from Utah say the Environmental Protection Agency and a government contractor knew more than year ago that work in an abandoned Colorado mine could cause a toxic... Read more »
Is pretending we know all the answers to how the brain works, economic cycles, or even what makes us fat is the enemy of real knowledge? Read more »
The Ashley Madison hack — the public release of emails of wannabe adulterers — has now ensnared a theologian with a famous name in some Christian circles. Read more »
President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress, despite ferocious... Read more »
North America's tallest mountain doesn't just have a new name. It also has a new elevation. Read more »
President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated a major new addition to the Church-affiliated Polynesian... Read more »
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, who notably took little time off from work to have her first children, said she'll likely go by the same strategy this time around. Read more »
Police in helicopters, with dogs and armed with rifles were conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois on Tuesday after an officer was fatally shot while pursuing a group of men. Read more »
Idaho's highest court has ruled that the 16 men who say they were sexually abused as youngsters by scout leaders in Idaho filed their lawsuit on time against the Boy Scouts of America and the... Read more »
Aides to Hillary Rodham Clinton at the State Department complained about the limitations of using email to discuss sensitive diplomatic information, according to the latest batch of emails released... Read more »
Arbitrator rules teacher was not offered due process, while Gov. Chris Christie fumes about teacher unions protecting slackers Read more »
The killing of a veteran police officer north of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz' death on Tuesday triggered a manhunt for three... Read more »
NEW YORK — Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he... Read more »
A man who spent nearly 25 years on Missouri's death row was executed Tuesday for the kidnapping, rape and stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl. Read more »
A day after its trailer debuted online and months before it hits theaters, the Will Smith football head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking controversy. Read more »
The Republican National Committee has challenged every GOP presidential candidate to sign a pledge not to undertake a third-party bid in 2016 under any circumstances. Read more »
A federal judge granted class-action status Tuesday to a lawsuit in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers, upping the stakes for the ride-hailing company in the case. Read more »
School has started again so, naturally, standardized testing is on the mind. And the ACT is chief among those tests for soon-to-be or recent high school graduates. This year's graduating class... Read more »
Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened... Read more »
“The California drought is so bad, people in Napa are asking the pope to change the wine into water.” Read more »
Secretary of State John Kerry will send a letter to all members of Congress on Wednesday outlining U.S. security commitments to Israel and the Gulf Arab states in light of the Iran nuclear deal. Read more »
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