COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio lawmakers are proposing a measure that would overturn a recent decision by the state’s higher education chief that… More »
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — FIFA’s secretary general on Wednesday floated an idea for a possible change to the World Cup bidding process in response to a spate of challenges in organizing next year’s tournament in Brazil, which
NEW YORK (AP) — We may be seeing more prominent gay and lesbian characters on TV shows, but the movie industry lags well behind the small screen, an advocacy group reports.
In its first study of LGBT roles
Crews are doing seismic testing throughout the county, which involves several trucks lining up and vibrating the ground.
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army psychiatrist on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood says the deadly attack was provoked by American soldiers being deployed to “engage in an illegal war.”
Maj. Nidal Hasan
McLEAN, Virginia (AP) — Prosecutors sought a lengthy prison term for U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to create a deterrent for other soldiers who might consider following in his footsteps.
But while the 35 years Col. Denise Lind
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Costa Rican authorities say a security guard who fatally shot an American teenager after mistaking him for an intruder will get a new trial after winning an appeal.
Jorge Guevara was sentenced
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s president is urging the country’s children to get polio boosters after a rare appearance of the virus spread to the north of the country.
President Shimon Peres met with children getting vaccinations at a
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The publisher and editor of the Las Vegas Sun has accused the company that owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal of trying to kill their cross-town rivalry with a bid to buy out his newspaper
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Attorney General Gary King says he will not challenge a move by the Dona Ana County clerk to issue same-sex marriage licenses.
King told reporters Wednesday that he didn’t believe state laws
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — A lawyer for a Guantanamo Bay prisoner says guards in the highest-security wing of the prison gave his client an apparently contraband copy of the erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey.”
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A coalition of businesses and activist groups who launched a push Wednesday to defeat an amendment that would write Indiana’s same-sex marriage ban into the state constitution warned that if it passes it would set
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Celebrity Cruises ship that returned to Ketchikan, Alaska, after experiencing mechanical issues last weekend will remain there at least until Thursday, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Cynthia Martinez, a spokeswoman for Royal Caribbean Cruises
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — At least two major U.S. freight railroads are seeking to install cameras in their locomotives to make sure crews are following rules and avoiding cellphone use.
Union Pacific asked a federal judge this week
FORT MEADE, Maryland (AP) — The 35-year prison sentence a U.S. military judge gave Army Pfc. Bradley Manning for sending military and diplomatic secrets to WikiLeaks, the biggest leak in U.S. history, far exceeds the punishments U.S. courts
Police, along with prosecutors and state investigators, are meeting next week to decide where to go from here with the investigation into the Robert P. McDermott Funeral Home.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, the eldest son of Vice President Joe Biden, underwent a medical procedure at a Texas cancer center on Tuesday and will be returning soon to his home state, the
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina has replaced its prisons chief and offered a reward worth about $89,000 for help capturing 11 dangerous inmates who tunneled their way out of a maximum-security prison in a Buenos Aires’ suburb.
Weather Underground midday recap for Wednesday, August 21, 2013. A relatively quiet day transpired across the country Wednesday as no major storm systems moved through the country. The heaviest rainfall developed in the Southeast the tail end of
An Austintown woman was charged with rape in connection with a child pornography case involving a Niles man neighbors know as Santa Claus.