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Alabama seeks to stay order overturning gay marriage ban

 

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama attorney general is asking a federal judge to stay a ruling that overturned Alabama's ban on gay marriage, as advocates cheer what once seemed an improbable victory in the deeply conservative state.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 January 2015

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For first-time visitor, Havana is charming - and complicated

EDITOR'S NOTE: Bradley Klapper, who covered this week's U.S.-Cuba talks on re-establishing diplomatic relations, offers a first-person perspective about visiting Havana for the first time.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 January 2015

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More privacy protection sought for feds' health care website

WASHINGTON (AP) — Privacy advocates say the Obama administration needs to make more changes to protect consumer privacy on the government's health insurance website.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 January 2015

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Obama to cut short India trip to pay call on Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will cut short his three-day trip to India and visit Saudi Arabia to pay respects after the death of King Abdullah, U.S. and Indian officials said Saturday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 January 2015

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$2 gasoline: Good times keep rolling at the pump

NEW YORK (AP) — At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of gasoline will not fall to zero.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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New generation enters line to Saudi throne as king mourned

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — As Saudi Arabia mourned its late ruler, King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud quickly set the course for the monarchy's future Friday by naming a second-in-line to the throne from the next generation of princes for the first time.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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US says it's not clear after Cuba talks if new policy works

HAVANA (AP) — The highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Cuba in more than three decades said Friday that two days of talks on re-establishing full diplomatic relations had left her with no sense of whether the new U.S. policy of engagement would achieve its goal of generating reforms that benefit the Cuban people.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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Northeast preps as 1st significant winter storm approaches

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A fast-moving coastal storm is forecast to blast several major cities in the Northeast with a mix of snow, sleet and rain on Saturday in the season's first real taste of winter along the busy Interstate 95 corridor.

Last Updated on Friday, 23 January 2015

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