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

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...

University of Illinois tops party school rankings, WVU still in Top 10
University of Illinois tops party school rankings, WVU still in Top 10

Associated Press

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) – The University of Illinois stakes claim to 23 Nobel Prize winners and tech prowess that contributed to the creation of YouTube, Netscape, Java and Yelp.

But students at the central Illinois...

White House set to adopt sweeping curbs on carbon pollution

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will formally adopt an ambitious regulation for cutting greenhouse-gas pollution on Monday, requiring every state to reduce emissions from coal-burning power plants and putting...

Armed citizen accidentally fires shots at recruiting station

LANCASTER, Ohio — An armed civilian accidentally fired a shot from an AR-15 rifle into the pavement outside a military recruiting center in Ohio on Thursday but no one was hurt, police said.

The incident ...

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