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Kentucky clerk jailed until she agrees to issue marriage licenses
SAM OWENS | Gazette-Mail
Kentucky clerk jailed until she agrees to issue marriage licenses

ASHLAND, Ky. — A federal judge on Thursday jailed Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis until she complies with a court order to issue marriage licenses.

Davis, who testified that she would not follow the court...

Kentucky clerk jailed until she agrees to issue marriage licenses
Kentucky clerk jailed until she agrees to issue marriage licenses

ASHLAND, Ky. — A federal judge on Thursday jailed Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis until she complies with a court order to issue marriage licenses.

Davis, who testified that she would not follow the court...

Live blog: Clerk in gay marriage case appears in federal court
Live blog: Clerk in gay marriage case appears in federal court

ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) – The county clerk in Kentucky who has repeatedly defied court orders by refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples is set to go before a federal judge Thursday and could be held in contempt.

Rowan County clerk...

Court hearing for 6 officers charged in death of black man
Court hearing for 6 officers charged in death of black man

Associated Press

BALTIMORE (AP) – A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers facing criminal charges in connection with the death of a black man seriously injured in their custody. He also...

U.S. judge summons Ky. clerk, staff to court over gay marriage
U.S. judge summons Ky. clerk, staff to court over gay marriage

MOREHEAD, Ky. — A county clerk who invoked “God’s authority” as she again defied the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage Tuesday refused to resign and now must face a federal judge who...

Same-sex couple cheers gay marriage ruling in Kentucky
Same-sex couple cheers gay marriage ruling in Kentucky

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) – April Miller and Karen Roberts hugged as the news flashed across their television screen, and their hug turned into a brief slow dance across the living room rug.

A federal appeals court had just upheld a ruling...

Reporter, cameraman killed on air; gunman dies
Reporter, cameraman killed on air; gunman dies

By STEVE HELBER, PAM RAMSEY, and JONATHAN DREW

MONETA, Va. (AP) — A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death during a live television interview Wednesday by a gunman who recorded himself carrying out the killings and posted the video...

Carter ready for radiation treatment
Carter ready for radiation treatment

ATLANTA — With a broad smile and an upbeat attitude, former President Jimmy Carter told the world Thursday that he has cancer in his brain, and feels “perfectly at ease with whatever comes.”...

Cheating website linked to White House, Congress, Kanawha Valley

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of U.S. government employees — including some with sensitive jobs in the White House, Congress and law enforcement agencies — used Internet connections in their federal offices to ...

Iran deal could survive Congress
Iran deal could survive Congress

WASHINGTON — The fiercely contested Iran nuclear deal likely will survive in Congress, despite unified GOP opposition and some Democratic defections, the top Senate Republican said. That would mean a major foreign...

Kerry in Cuba as flag raised over US Embassy
Kerry in Cuba as flag raised over US Embassy

Associated Press

HAVANA (AP) – The Stars and Stripes rose Friday over the newly opened U.S. Embassy for the first time in 54 years, making a symbolically charged victory lap for the Obama administration’s new policy of engagement...

Trump refuses to rule out third-party run in GOP debate
Trump refuses to rule out third-party run in GOP debate

CLEVELAND — Setting a combative tone from the start, billionaire businessman Donald Trump took the spotlight in the first Republican presidential debate, declaring he would not commit to supporting the...

Fox announces lineup for first GOP debate; Trump scores top spot, 7 candidates cut
Fox announces lineup for first GOP debate; Trump scores top spot, 7 candidates cut

Debate field is set: Trump, Bush in; Santorum, Fiorina out

By Steve Peoples

The Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) — Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has scored the top spot for Thursday night’s leadoff debate...

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