2 Floridas emerge in attitudes toward LGBT community

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Key West is one of the most gay-friendly places in the country. The Florida Panhandle — many locals call it the Redneck Riviera — is a different story.

  • Written by BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

Daring flight removes 2 sick workers from South Pole station

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Two people who fell ill while working at the U.S. research station at the South Pole have been evacuated by a small plane that made the daring rescue flight in Antarctica's harsh winter.

  • Written by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press EVA VERGARA, Associated Press

California wildfires stall, other Western blazes grow

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Major wildfires in Southern California were kept at bay amid cooler, more humid weather, while blazes elsewhere in the West saw big growth and potential danger.


Gallup: 123,000 same-sex marriages since high court ruling

NEW YORK (AP) — A new Gallup survey estimates that 123,000 same-sex marriages have taken place across the U.S. in the year since the Supreme Court ruling that legalized such unions nationwide.


Solar-powered plane lands in Spain

SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — An experimental solar-powered airplane landed in Spain Thursday, completing an unprecedented three-day flight across the Atlantic in the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage.

  • Written by LAURA LEON, Associated Press