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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Caretakers of Abraham Lincoln's tomb are on the defensive over an unflattering critique in National Geographic magazine and looming budget cuts that could threaten management of the historic site, even as they commemorate the 150th anniversary of the U.S...
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Ron Lane was a 44-year-old gay man who worked for Wayne Community College for 18 years, most recently as the school's print shop director. Kenneth Morgan Stancil III was a 20-year-old welding student who tattooed a neo-Nazi symbol on his face and was angry...
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Guam's attorney general on Wednesday directed officials to immediately begin processing same-sex-marriage applications, putting the island on course to be the first U.S. territory to allow gay marriage. Attorney General Elizabeth Barrett-Anderson's...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near you. An increasing number of "entopreneurs" are launching businesses to feed a growing appetite for crickets, mealworms and other edible insects. These upstarts are trying to...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Caretakers of Abraham Lincoln's tomb are on the defensive over an unflattering critique in National Geographic magazine and looming budget cuts that could threaten management of the historic site, even as they commemorate the 150th anniversary of the U.S...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Irish Catholic boy who came of age in Sacramento after World War II is an unlikely candidate to be the author of the Supreme Court's major gay rights rulings. But those who have known Justice Anthony Kennedy for decades and scholars who have studied...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge says Vassar College did not act unfairly by expelling a student after deciding he violated school rules by having sex with a fellow student who was too intoxicated to consent. U.S. District Judge Ronnie Abrams rejected a gender discrimination...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Dramatic dash-cam video released Tuesday shows a police officer in a Tucson suburb using his cruiser to ram an armed suspect, sending him flying in the air before the car smashes into a wall. The man survived the Feb. 19 crash, and prosecutors cleared the...
MARANA, Ariz. (AP) — Police in a Tucson suburb have released a video showing an officer using his cruiser to ram an armed suspect. The footage from two different police cruisers shows the suspect walking down a street and firing a weapon into the air. A police officer can be...