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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...
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A heavy-lift military helicopter landed harder and faster than normal during a nighttime training exercise in North Carolina, killing one U.S. Marine and injuring 11 others, the military said. The CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter made the hard landing...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul. The new protections are part of a much broader proposed...
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): 11:20 a.m. As hundreds of protesters gathered at the courthouse, there was no sign of the Kentucky clerk...