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Court hears arguments over gay marriage's impact

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A debate over whether children would be harmed or helped by legalizing gay marriage was the main focus when a federal appeals court in San Francisco waded again into the issue of the constitutionality of gay marriage.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

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Ferguson city council says it plans review board

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Ferguson City Council, set to meet Tuesday for the first time since the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer, said it plans to establish a review board to help guide the police department and make other changes aimed at improving community relations.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

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Taxpayers cover Coast Guard private-party patrols

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — At private parties on the waters of Long Island Sound, hosts setting off elaborate fireworks displays enjoy a little-known benefit. Security is provided, at no expense, by the U.S. Coast Guard.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

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Report: Flight 17 likely downed by outside impacts

 

 

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was likely struck by multiple "high-energy objects from outside the aircraft," causing it to break up over eastern Ukraine, a preliminary report into the deadly aviation disaster concluded Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 September 2014

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US job market's lingering weak spot: Stagnant pay

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. job market has steadily improved by pretty much every gauge except the one Americans probably care about most: Pay.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 September 2014

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Serious respiratory illness hits hundreds of kids

CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of children in about a dozen states have been sickened by a severe respiratory illness that public health officials suspect may be caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ that causes the common cold.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 September 2014

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British royal couple expecting second child

 

LONDON (AP) — Prince George is not going to be an only child for long — the toddler will soon have a baby sister or brother to share his fancy digs at Kensington Palace.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 September 2014

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Arab League backs battling the Islamic State group

CAIRO (AP) — The Arab League called Monday for its members to combat the Islamic State group, but stopped short of offering any specifics ahead of a speech by U.S. President Barack Obama outlining America's strategy for challenging the extremists.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 September 2014

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