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PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. District Judge John Sedwick quickly handed a victory Friday to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer last month and was denied death benefits because Arizona does not recognize same-sex marriage. Sedwick said that Fred McQuire should be granted his request...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A solar storm zapped Earth on Friday but it was causing few, if any, problems. It also may allow more people to see the colorful northern lights. Space Weather Prediction Center forecaster Chris Smith said the storm left the sun on Wednesday and first arrived...
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge handed a victory Friday to a gay man who lost his spouse to cancer last month and was denied death benefits because Arizona does not recognize same-sex marriage. Fred McQuire and George Martinez were partners of 45 years who got married in California this...
An investor has some suggestions for how Olive Garden can improve its performance, down to the way it rations its unlimited breadsticks. In a nearly 300-page document, Starboard Value criticizes parent company Darden Restaurants Inc. for its management of the Italian restaurant...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Black elementary school students in California missed more school last year than children from any other group, including the homeless, according to findings from a study released Friday that mirror national research from the U.S. Education Department. Taken...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL estimates that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions, and that they will be stricken earlier and twice as often as the general population. The disclosure Friday comes in data the league prepared for its proposed...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — It's still summer, but a snowstorm blanketed parts of Wyoming, South Dakota, Montana and Colorado, setting early snowfall records in some places, covering lawns and flower gardens and providing a preview of what is to come. The snowstorm dumped up to 20...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — It's still summer, but a snowstorm blanketed parts of Wyoming, South Dakota, Montana and Colorado, setting early snowfall records in some places, covering lawns and flower gardens and providing a preview of what is to come. The snowstorm dumped up to 20...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nearly three in 10 former NFL players will develop at least moderate neurocognitive problems and qualify for payments under the proposed $765 million concussion settlement, according to data prepared for ex-players' lawyers and made public Friday. Their...