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WASHINGTON (AP) — A decision by a panel of federal judges to uphold anti-gay marriage laws in four states has created a split among the nation's appeals courts and made it very likely that the Supreme Court will review the same-sex marriage issue. But it is unclear whether the...
MIAMI (AP) — The FBI is resisting turning over thousands of classified phone intercepts to a Florida man who is suing the U.S. government for malicious prosecution in a case in which the Justice Department dropped charges that he provided support to the Pakistani Taliban terror...
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — There were no ejection seats and no easy ways out of SpaceShipTwo if disaster struck. As the doomed flight rocketed past the speed of sound some 8 miles high and then shattered seconds later, the odds of survival were slim. Remarkably, as sections of the...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Once again, Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton was the unpredictable man in the middle on a major national issue. The 2003 George W. Bush appointee who stunned some conservatives three years ago by ruling in favor of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul also...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — They have climbed the world's highest mountains and stood atop the North Pole, but women still can't join the Adventurers Club of Los Angeles. The venerable LA institution decided Thursday night to uphold a 93-year-old tradition and remain a "gentlemen-only...
SEATTLE (AP) -- FBI Director James Comey says an agent impersonated an Associated Press reporter during a 2007 criminal investigation, a ruse the news organization says could undermine its credibility. In a letter Thursday to The New York Times, Comey said the agent "portrayed...
LONDON (AP) — As the biggest-ever outbreak of Ebola continues to ravage West Africa, here are a few key numbers to get a handle on the epidemic: 13,042 and 4,818: According to an update this week from the World Health Organization, there have been 13,042 Ebola cases and 4,818...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just after a midterm election that was driven by voters' anxiety about the U.S. economy, the government is likely Friday to report the latest strong monthly job gain. Employers are expected to have added 230,000 jobs in October, according to economists surveyed...
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's Washington's billion-dollar question: whether President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans can really make nice and forestall ever-greater dysfunction in a new era of divided government. The first clues will come when the president breaks bread...