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WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid Thursday and vowed to support the Republican Party's nominee — whoever it may be. The billionaire businessman announced his decision in a raucous news conference at...
The photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach is haunting. It captures everything we don't want to see when we tap our phones or open our newspapers: a vicious civil war, a surge of refugees, the death of an innocent. Largely because of social media, the image...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers during a Bible study will face the death penalty, a prosecutor said Thursday. Solicitor Scarlett Wilson read a statement during a Thursday afternoon news conference, just hours after filing court...
The photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach is haunting. It captures everything we don't want to see when we tap our phones or open our newspapers: a vicious civil war, a refugee crisis, the death of an innocent. Largely because of social media, the image of...
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local): 1:45 p.m. One of the plaintiffs in the gay marriage case in Kentucky testified that she actually voted for...
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Part of the Mississippi River was closed as crews investigated and cleaned up an oil spill caused by the collision of two tow boats, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday. The collision Wednesday evening near Paducah, Kentucky, damaged at least one barge...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers during a Bible study will face the death penalty, according to court documents filed Thursday. The documents said prosecutors would pursue the death penalty against Dylann Roof, 21, because more than...
U.S. District Judge David Bunning this morning heard from Kim Davis , her deputy clerks, and several Rowan county judges, all of whom have refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples ever since the Supreme Court ruled in June the same-sex couples have the right to...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on a prosecutor's decision to seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof (all times local): 1:15 p.m. A South Carolina prosecutor says she will seek the death penalty for a white man charged with killing nine black churchgoers. Prosecutors filed...