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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge ruled that Kentucky clerk Kim Davis has obeyed his orders in the months since she spent five nights in jail for refusing to license same-sex marriages. United States District Judge David Bunning wrote Tuesday that Davis has allowed her...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Prompted by a podcast that turned millions of listeners into armchair detectives, a judge will now decide whether to grant a new trial to a man convicted as a teenager of murdering his high school girlfriend. A defense lawyer argued Tuesday that the evidence...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the drought. California agriculture officials released their annual report for 2014 late last month. It shows California farmers recorded $53.5 billion in sales. That's the same year...
DENVER (AP) — Tens of thousands of fans cheered the Denver Broncos as the Super Bowl champions paraded through downtown Tuesday, putting aside some big questions about the future of the team for now. Fans packed deep along the route while others watched from balconies and...
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area couple is accused of forcing a Nigerian woman to care for their five children and home without pay during a two-year period in which she was physically and verbally abused, made to work nearly 20 hours a day and told to sleep on the floor, federal...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on Adnan Syed's retrial request in a murder case explored by the popular "Serial" podcast (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Maryland prosecutors are asking a Baltimore judge not to grant a new trial for the man convicted in a murder case re-examined by the...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — From buses and billboards to boisterous rallies and intimate conservations, months of campaigning across New Hampshire culminated Tuesday as voters streamed into polling stations across the state to choose their favorite among a cast of White House...
NEW YORK (AP) — Over the past few weeks, thousands of clipboard-toting volunteers have fanned out across some of the nation's largest cities, tasked with a deceptively complex job: counting the number of homeless people sleeping on the streets. And under federal rules, they've...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers have a potential quandary on their hands that is rare, if not unprecedented: Can one of their own vote twice on the same bill? At issue is a measure that would allow felons to vote while they're on probation or parole. Supporters say it's...
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares in the mobile payment services company Square rose sharply Friday after Visa disclosed the...
DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen resisted U.S. government efforts to recall more cars and trucks to fix potentially...
DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen resisted U.S. government efforts to recall more cars and trucks to fix potentially...
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's health minister said Friday that authorities were "absolutely sure" that the Zika...
PARIS (AP) — If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa is facing a wide-ranging federal civil rights investigation into...