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US appeals court tosses Oklahoma gay marriage ban

July 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

File – In the April 17, 2014, photo plaintiffs challenging Oklahoma’s gay marriage ban Sharon Baldwin, left, and her partner Mary Bishop leave court following a hearing at the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, Thursday, April 17, 2014. The three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver on [&hellip...

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Mayor says NYC man’s arrest, death ‘troubling’

July 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Jewel Miller, seated left, is comforted by a friend as she and her three-month-old daughter Legacy sit next to a memorial scene for Legacy’s father, Eric Garner, on Friday, July 18, 2014. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is promising a full...

Why airlines didn’t avoid risky Ukraine airspace

July 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

A closed desk of Malaysian airlines is seen at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Thursday, July 17, 2014. Ukraine said a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country, and both the government and the pro-Russia...

Panel supports early release for 46K drug felons

July 19, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This July 14, 2014 file photo shows Attorney General Eric Holder speaking at the Justice Department in Washington. Tens of thousands of federal inmates serving time for drug crimes would be eligible for early release under a proposal being...

New Jersey police officer dies in rear-end crash

July 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

A fire department official places bunting under the police department sign at the Waldwick Public Safety Building in Waldwick, N.J. on Thursday, July 17, 2014 in memory of Police Officer Christopher Goodell, with Memorial Day wreaths already in place....

Strike by NY commuter rail workers averted

July 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, hands a pen to Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Thomas Prendergast to sign a tentative Long Island Rail Road labor agreement, at the New York office of Gov. Cuomo, Thursday, July 17, 2014. Eight unions...

California drought doesn’t end brown lawn warnings

July 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Michael Korte and his wife Laura Whitney, pose outside their home lawn in Glendora, Calif., Thursday, July 17, 2014. The Southern California couple who scaled back watering due to drought received a letter from the city of Glendora warning that they could...

Prosecutor: Bank robbers intended to take hostages

July 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Stockton Police Chief Eric Jones, left, speaks at a news conference about the investigation into a bank robbery Thursday July 17, 2014 in Stockton, Calif. Three bank robbers took three screaming women hostage as they made a getaway and waged a high-speed...

Senators call on GM CEO to fire top lawyer

July 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

GM CEO Mary Barra pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 17, 2014, before a Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing examining accountability and corporate culture in wake of the GM recalls. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)...

Wake held for slain New Jersey police officer

July 18, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

Officers patrol outside of McLaughlin Funeral Home during visitation hours for Jersey City Police Department officer Melvin Santiago, who was killed Sunday, July 13 while on duty, Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Jersey City, N.J. The officer was shot in the head...