A defiant county clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to comply with the law, ending a two-month church-state standoff in Rowan County, Kentucky.
An inmate at a county jail died of multiple blunt force injuries and three Northern California correctional deputies have been arrested on suspicion of murder in his death at a county jail, sheriff's officials said Thursday.
More tickets will be available for Pope Francis' trip to Philadelphia and two papal parades will be held, organizers announced Thursday following an outcry over their decision to restrict the five blocks near his two biggest events to ticketholders, mostly area parishioners.
Dave Kolpack, Associated Press | Posted Sep 3rd - 3:32pm
A member of the state Board of Higher Education said Thursday he's mulling over a proposal that would refund money to Williston State College students who saw their mandatory fees shoot up by nearly 60 percent for this school year.
Army Secretary John McHugh is suspending operations at four Defense Department laboratories that handle biological toxins, as the military scrambles to correct problems that led to the accidental shipment of live anthrax to dozens of labs around the country and the world.
Ray Henry, Associated Press | Posted Sep 3rd - 3:23pm
A dog charged police officers who entered the wrong Atlanta home searching for a burglar, prompting gunfire that seriously wounded an officer, injured the homeowner and killed the animal, according to a police report released Thursday.
Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | Posted Sep 3rd - 3:21pm
Democratic Rep. Mike Honda of California remains under scrutiny by the House Ethics Committee for allegations that he had congressional aides perform campaign work when they were supposed to be working on government business.