GRANBURY, Texas -- Jim Cato and Joe Stapleton just want to get married.
But the two men haven't been able to get a license from the Hood County Clerk's office despite asking nearly every day since last week's Supreme ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- A solid month of hiring in June eases concerns that Greece-related global financial turmoil is spilling into the U.S. economy and raises the prospect of long-awaited hikes in U.S. lending rates.
Employers ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- It started as an ordinary spat among high school girls, sparked by an unpaid restaurant bill.
At an ice cream parlor in Rowland Heights, the dispute took a dark turn.
Three girls ganged up on Yiran "...Read more
A Washington state woman in her 20s died earlier this year from an undetected measles infection discovered only after autopsy, state health officials said Thursday.
The woman was likely exposed to the highly contagious ...Read more
WARSAW -- She fled the Nazis. Escaped a Siberian prison camp. Survived hunger and homelessness in Central Asia. Battled malaria, dysentery and lice on deportation trains and overloaded ships. Landed, finally, in Middle ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- Animals go extinct, places too. And stories change.
Boaz, a small village in Richland County, Wis., has only 156 people these days. There are a half-dozen streets, a couple of taverns, a small park with a ...Read more
BP has reached an $18.7 billion agreement to resolve all federal and local government claims stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster, bringing an end to a key chapter in the fiercely fought litigation stemming from ...Read more
Hillary Clinton tried to help one private-equity boss with a visa problem and encouraged another on a project in China. She apologized to the chairman of a big corporation for failing to commit to an event right away.
The HangmanDee Rose
When he is murdered, he is given demonic powers and escapes purgatory to go back to earth and avenge his death as The Hangman. However, unbeknown to him, a war has broken out between good and evil. He must choose a side. To either join the demon who gave him his powers and the legions of ...
WASHINGTON -- GOP Chairman Reince Priebus won't be behind the wheel of a stock car, but the Republican National Committee is going to Daytona International Speedway.
Spectators at this weekend's NASCAR races in Florida ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The American economy, this month entering its seventh year of recovery, still has some legs: Employers in June added a solid 223,000 jobs across a broad spectrum of service industries.
But the Labor ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum admonished his competitors Thursday for their reactions to the Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage, saying as president he would fight to repeal the...Read more
SEATTLE -- A sailor who attacked an immigrant taxi driver in Seattle last year, telling him to "go back to your own country," was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail.
Jesse A. Fleming, 27, pleaded guilty last month ...Read more
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina investigators have concluded that the fire that destroyed the predominantly black Mount Zion AME Church near Greeleyville Tuesday night was sparked by lightning, not intentionally set.
Google executives have proposed to the Cuban government a way to expand Internet access on the island quickly and massively, but Cuban authorities are skeptical of the plan, several sources familiar with the proposal have ...Read more
VIENNA -- Iran signaled Thursday that it may allow United Nations inspectors to question its experts about the country's nuclear activities, potentially resolving a dispute that has blocked a nuclear deal now in the final ...Read more
ATHENS -- Anyone looking for an account of the big anti-government, pro-European Union rally in the heart of the Greek capital this week can find it easily on the Skai TV network's website.
There are news articles written...Read more
A man who jumped over the White House fence in October and was taken down on the lawn by Secret Service dogs was sentenced Thursday to time served and a year of supervised release.
Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Md., ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- The crime is more common in Western mountain towns, where people cut down -- even poison -- their neighbors' trees for a better view.
But "vanity logging," as it's sometimes called, could apply to the ...Read more
MEXICO CITY--In one of the most polemic large-scale killings confronting the government of President Enrique Pena Nieto, a new report says Mexican army soldiers were acting on orders to eliminate suspected criminals "in ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Just as the chickens were about to go to slaughter, employees at a Foster Farms poultry company in Fresno County, Calif., began hitting them and pulling out their feathers.
That video footage, obtained in an...Read more