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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's gay marriage decision has reignited a debate inside the GOP that many Republican leaders hoped to avoid ahead of the 2016 presidential contest. The court's decision Monday to reject appeals from five states that sought to prohibit same-sex...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — As he moved through the ranks of tony prep schools, Christopher Wheeler seemed right at home. An accomplished musician and composer who flew his own airplane, he seemed adept at raising money and catering to wealthy families who entrusted him with their...
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia grand jury concluded that the investigation leading to a drug raid in which a toddler was injured by a flash grenade was "sloppy" but did not recommend any criminal charges. The Habersham County grand jury released a 15-page report detailing its findings...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Nearly 250 years ago, Capt. James Cook ran aground on Australia's Great Barrier Reef during a voyage to the South Pacific to observe the planet Venus. His ship was the Endeavour, an ugly and awkward little vessel that improbably helped him become the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health care costs of the nation's largest private employer. Wal-Mart told The Associated Press that starting Jan. 1,...
PARLIN, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey town is reeling after its high school football team, which has won three sectional titles over four years, had its season cut short by allegations of bullying, intimidation and harassment among players. Sayreville school officials made...
PARLIN, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey town is reeling after its high school football season was cut short by allegations of bullying and harassment among players. Sayreville War Memorial High has been a powerhouse, winning three sectional titles in the last four years. On...
BOSTON (AP) — School and law enforcement officials in New England say they are dealing with an unusually high number of bomb threats that have forced the cancellation of classes just weeks into the new academic year. Nearly a dozen schools and colleges in Massachusetts, New...
The Supreme Court declined to hear a set of appeals on gay marriage, in one fell swoop effectively raising the number of states where the practice is legal from 19 to 30, in addition to Washington, D.C. Here's the legal status of gay marriage in all 50 states: ___ WHERE GAY...