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HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A federal judge's ruling has made Guam the first U.S. territory to recognize gay marriage, leading the governor who opposed the weddings to declare that the island will accept marriage license applications from same-sex couples. U.S. District Court Chief...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Anyone who wants to get married in Rhode Island by a nontraditional officiant needs an act of the legislature to do it. It's an unusual piece of red tape that's dealt with in many other states by allowing a government office to grant permission. So many...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jury deliberations began early Friday in the case against a former BP executive accused of lying to federal investigators about the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. If convicted of making false statements to federal agents, David Rainey faces a possible prison...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Friday that people from the South Pacific islands of American Samoa do not have a right to U.S. citizenship simply because they were born in the U.S. territory. The ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia...
10:22 a.m. (MDT) Alvin Allmendinger said he and his relatives saw a tornado quickly approaching and scrambled into the basement of his son-in-law's house just as its roof and one side of the residence got ripped off. Marble-sized hail rolled down the stairs Thursday night and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court says people from the South Pacific islands of American Samoa do not have a right to U.S. citizenship simply because they were born on the U.S. territory. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday rejected a...
9:10 a.m. (MDT) The northern Colorado road leading to an area where two tornadoes touched down Thursday night was closed as crews check on downed power lines in the area. Luke Koldewyn (COLD'-win) of Johnstown, who was waiting to get past a checkpoint, said his parents' modular...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The drug industry's decade-spanning search for a female equivalent to Viagra took a major step forward Thursday, as government experts recommended approval for a pill to boost sexual desire in women. The first-of-a-kind endorsement came with safety...
WASHINGTON (AP) — China-based hackers are suspected once again of breaking into U.S. government computer networks, and the entire federal workforce could be at risk this time. The Department of Homeland Security said in a statement that data from the Office of Personnel...