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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Two people familiar with his plans tell The Associated Press that former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is dropping out of the 2016 campaign for president. The longest-serving governor in Texas history will announce his plans during a speech Friday night in St. Louis...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It took three interviews and five days for Hillary Rodham Clinton to say "I'm sorry." After resisting apologizing for using a personal email account run on a private server to conduct government business as secretary of state, Clinton shifted course Tuesday. "...
GRAYSON, Ky. (AP) -- After a five-day stint in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis will return to work this week to face another day of reckoning. The apostolic Christian, now a symbol of strong religious conviction to...
Gary Ridgway, known as the Green River killer for murdering 49 people over 20 years, was transferred to a Colorado prison so he could be brought out of isolation, newly released documents reveal. Since his conviction in 2004, the 66-year-old Ridgway has lived in virtual...
Investigators revealed Friday they found “significant” new evidence in a wooded, marshy area where a northern Illinois police officer was gunned down during a pursuit of three suspicious men. The discovery came after investigators used weed trimmers and machetes to clear the...
A 24-year-old man was arrested Saturday on DUI charges following a crash at an intersection that left two people dead and four others injured after a fire tore through a minibus, police said. Jonathan Donner, of Las Vegas, was charged with two counts of DUI resulting in death...
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...
The Big Island and Maui are under a tropical storm watch as a Category 4 hurricane approaches Hawaii. The current forecast has Hurricane Ignacio passing northeast of the Big Island on Monday and north of Maui on Tuesday. It's possible that the storm will still be at hurricane...
The latest in the 10th anniversary commemorations of Hurricane Katrina (all times local): ___ 12:15 p.m. Residents and community activists in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward gathered at the levee where, 10 years ago, Hurricane Katrina's storm waters broke through and submerged the...