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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Following Monday's unexpected Supreme Court decision not to hear appeals over gay marriage, Julia and Regina Johnson went to the Reno County Clerk's office to apply for a marriage license. After 16 years and six kids, it was time. They watched as the clerk...
Do-it-yourself flu vaccine? It could happen. Military folks who squirted vaccine up their noses were as well-protected as others who got it from health workers, a study found. There's no reason civilians couldn't do the same, especially for children who might be less scared if...
A Daytona Beach, Florida strip club dancer is in Volusia County jail on assault with a deadly weapon and battery charges for attacking her boyfriend with an ax after he refused to speak to her. According to media reports 34-year-old Tammy Hiser was waiting for her boyfriend 28...
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — A woman and her boyfriend are facing murder charges in court because police say they put alcohol in her disabled 13-year-old son's IV tube, contributing to his death. Melissa Robitille and Walter Richter III were charged Tuesday with second-degree...
Two patients are hospitalized in the United States with Ebola, the deadly infectious disease that has killed thousands of people in West Africa and recently emerged in the U.S. and Europe. Public-health officials across the country are taking steps to ensure that the virus does...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The first American flown back to the U.S. for treatment of Ebola this summer has donated blood to the most recent one to return from West Africa with the disease. The Nebraska Medical Center said Wednesday that it called Dr. Kent Brantly on Tuesday to tell him...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The marriage licenses are already gender-neutral. Chapel photographers have been practicing shooting two brides wearing white gowns. And an ordained Elvis will be waiting at the end of the aisle. Las Vegas, the land of wedding chapels, is ready for gay weddings...
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Welding isn't just for aircraft carriers anymore. The U.S. Navy could be turning to ultrasonic welding to make its uniforms lighter, stronger and cheaper. And if the project by a Rhode Island company and the Navy Clothing and Textile Research Facility is a...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers holding an oversight hearing Wednesday plan to ask correction officials about conditions for 16- and 17-year-old inmates on Rikers Island in the wake of a U.S. Justice Department review that found their constitutional rights were routinely...