MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license in hand Friday morning, embracing an... Full Story
With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couples get marriage license
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license in hand Friday morning, embracing and crying as the defiant clerk who runs the office remained jailed for her refusal to issue the licenses because she opposed same-sex marriage.
The Latest: Attorneys for jailed clerk to update media
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):
US jobless rate falls to 7-year low; Fed move still unclear
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding whether to raise interest rates from record lows later this month.
Philly businesses wary, excited by prospect of papal crowds
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Business owners in Philadelphia could enjoy a financial windfall from the crowds expected for the papal visit — if their employees can get to work through the security perimeters and road closures.
Illinois residents expect quiet holiday weekend amid manhunt
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Residents and business owners in one of Illinois' most popular recreational areas say a manhunt for three suspects wanted in the killing of an area police officer will bring a more quiet and somber Labor Day weekend than usual.
Sacramento community college reopens after deadly shooting
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Sacramento community college has reopened Friday as officers search for a gunman who fatally shot one man and wounded two others in a parking lot at the edge of campus.
All NYC inmates ages 18 to 21 to be housed in single jail
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 1,000 hard-to-manage inmates ages 18 to 21 will be moved to a single Rikers Island facility by the end of the year and will be required to take hours of classes, receive counseling and be exempt from solitary confinement.
Boeing names its new Apollo-style spacecraft the Starliner
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing already has the Dreamliner. Now it also has the Starliner.
Near LA's Koreatown, pastor tries to lift veil on drug abuse
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a blue-and-white church on the outskirts of Los Angeles' Koreatown, pastor Young Ho Han is trying to lift the veil on a problem silently afflicting his community: drug abuse among young Korean-Americans.
Marine killed in helicopter accident was doing rope training
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Marine who died during a helicopter accident at Camp Lejeune was part of a Virginia-based anti-terror and security team training on how to use ropes to access difficult terrain, officials said Friday.
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