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Flyover used to help locate spilled oil in Mississippi River

COLUMBUS, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is using aerial observations of the Mississippi River to try to determine the location of more than 120,000 gallons of oil that spilled after two boats collided in Kentucky.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 September 2015

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3 gay couples get marriage licenses in Kentucky county

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — At least three gay couples received marriage licenses Friday in Rowan County, embracing and celebrating as the defiant clerk sat remained jailed because she refuses to issue the licenses or allow her deputies to hand them out.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 September 2015

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Refugees in Hungary start moving west on foot

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of migrants frustrated at being stuck at two train stations in Hungary set off on foot for Austria on Friday, one group forming a line nearly a half-mile long as they streamed out of Budapest, the other breaking out of a train near a migrant reception center and then running toward the West after overwhelming police.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 September 2015

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Sacramento community college reopens after deadly shooting

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Sacramento community college reopened Friday as officers searched for a gunman who fatally shot one man and wounded two others in a parking lot at the edge of campus, officials said.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 September 2015

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Toyota to invest $50M in car-tech research at Stanford, MIT

EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Toyota is investing $50 million with Stanford University and the

Last Updated on Friday, 04 September 2015

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Father of dead boys: 'All I want is to be with my children'

 

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — He is one among many, far too many. But the plight of one boy, washed up like a piece of debris on a Turkish beach, has focused the world's attention on a wave of war-and-deprivation-fueled migration unmatched since World War II.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 September 2015

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Young nurse asked to adopt newborn after mom dies of Ebola

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The 19-year-old mother clutched her newborn son as she arrived at the Ebola holding center. The child's father was gone, and she had no family to help her. She knew she was dying.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 September 2015

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Judge jails Kentucky clerk for refusing marriage licenses

 

ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A defiant county clerk was sent to jail for contempt Thursday after insisting that her "conscience will not allow" her to follow a federal judge's orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 September 2015

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