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WASHINGTON (AP) — Five lawyers will take turns at the Supreme Court lectern Tuesday for the highly anticipated and extended arguments over same-sex marriage. Among them are the Obama administration's top lawyer at the high court, with more than two dozen arguments behind him,...
SEATTLE (AP) — A computer outage hit thousands of Starbucks stores Friday, and some gave away free drinks before many closed early to the dismay of caffeine-craving patrons. The company said the outage was resolved Friday night after several hours. It affected registers at 7,000...
DENVER (AP) — Officials say a Southwest Airlines flight traveling from Las Vegas to Milwaukee was diverted to Denver Friday night after reporting "pressurization issues." Denver International Airport spokeswoman Laura Coale says that Flight 100, which departed Las Vegas at 6 p.m...
NEW YORK (AP) — In the aftermath of Comcast's decision to walk away from buying Time Warner Cable, some winners and losers are emerging. The combined company would have created an Internet and TV behemoth with unprecedented power over what Americans download and watch. It would...
SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks says a sales register computer glitch has disrupted sales at company-operated stores in the United States and Canada. The company apologized to customers for the inconvenience late Friday and said it was working to resolve the outage. Customers found...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after voters passed a medical marijuana law that often left police, prosecutors and even patients confused about what was allowed, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Friday attempting to clean up that largely unregulated system and harmonize...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Droves of Native American and other indigenous performers and spectators have converged in New Mexico for the 32nd annual Gathering of Nations, North America's largest powwow. Here are some things to know about the event: ___ FROM FAR AND WIDE More than...
HONOLULU (AP) — A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor. It's unclear whether Gov. David Ige will sign the measure. An Ige spokeswoman said he wasn't immediately available...
HONOLULU (AP) — Lawmakers have passed a bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21. The measure cleared its final legislative hurdle Friday with approval from the state Senate. It now goes to Gov. David Ige (EE'-gay) for his decision. A...