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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rainbows and good cheer will be out in force this weekend as hundreds of thousands of people pack gay pride events from New York City to Seattle, San Francisco to Chicago to celebrate a Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. Organizers of San...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police say a bystander was shot at a gay pride event in San Francisco's Civic Center when an argument between several young men turned violent. Officer Carlos Manfredi says several people were detained for questioning after the shooting occurred around 6 p.m...
WAVES, N.C. (AP) — Officials say a 17-year-old boy is the latest victim of a shark attack off North Carolina's coast, the second attack in as many days and the sixth attack in the past two weeks. Rescue personnel and park rangers responded to the boy, who received what they...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Episcopal Church elected its first African-American presiding bishop, choosing Bishop Michael Curry of North Carolina during the denomination's national assembly Saturday. Curry was elected in a vote by bishops at the Episcopal General Convention, the...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Episcopal Church elected its first African-American presiding bishop, choosing Bishop Michael Curry of North Carolina during the denomination's national assembly Saturday. Curry was elected in a vote by bishops at the Episcopal General Convention, the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Back in 1996, President Bill Clinton signed a law stipulating that the federal government would not recognize marriages between same-sex couples. On Friday night, the White House was illuminated with rainbow colors in celebration of the Supreme Court ruling...
The latest on the manhunt following the escape of two convicted murderers from a maximum-security prison (all times local): ___ 12:30 p.m. The man who prosecuted Richard Matt's murder case seven years ago says the slain inmate swore back then that if he escaped he wouldn't be...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Confederate flag was temporarily removed from the front of the South Carolina Statehouse on Saturday when a woman climbed the flagpole and — despite calls by police to get down — removed the banner. Bree Newsome, 30, of Charlotte, North Carolina, was...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Funerals for additional victims of a deadly shooting during a Bible study in South Carolina were being held Saturday at the church where they were slain. Services were first held for 54-year-old Cynthia Hurd at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal...