- 1984 Indiana governor candidate Wayne Townsend dies Updated: Jul-03-15 5:09 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Wayne Townsend, the 1984 Democratic nominee for Indiana governor who broke a barrier by picking a woman as his running mate, died Friday at age 89.
- Kim Kardashian says use of selfies can be empowering Updated: Jul-01-15 2:13 am
SAN FRANCISCO - Kim Kardashian says the large number of selfies she posts on social media empowers her to control her public image, but also contributes to her being viewed by some merely as a sexual object.
- Indiana groups hail marriage ruling, seek more protections Updated: Jun-26-15 2:04 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Friday that allows gays to marry across the country divided opinion across Indiana, with supporters celebrating but calling for more civil-rights protections and opponents saying the ruling illustrates the need to protect religious freedoms.
- Munster woman who helped change Indiana's law praises ruling Updated: Jun-26-15 12:31 pm
MUNSTER, Indiana - A Munster woman whose same-sex marriage was the first recognized in Indiana as her partner was dying of cancer is praising the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.
- Smiling Ronald Reagan statue revealed in California Capitol Updated: Jun-22-15 6:13 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - A statue of a smiling Gov. Ronald Reagan was revealed Monday in the California State Capitol's lower rotunda before admiring lawmakers and members of his administration.
- Lawyers file document laying out Hinckley release conditions Updated: Jun-18-15 12:18 pm
WASHINGTON - Lawyers for the government and Ronald Reagan's would-be assassin John Hinckley Jr. have come to an agreement on certain conditions he would abide by if he is allowed to live full-time outside a mental hospital, but they still disagree about how far officials should be allowed to go in monitoring him.
- Former Sen. Baker's Huntsville estate to be up for auction Updated: Jun-16-15 11:16 am
HUNTSVILLE, Tennessee - The massive Huntsville estate of former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker is going up for auction.
- Bush happy to echo father's legacy in eastern Europe Updated: Jun-13-15 9:01 am
TALLINN, Estonia - Jeb Bush strolled the halls of the Polish parliament, praised Germany's economic boom since the fall of the Berlin Wall and visited Estonia, a once-bleak Soviet state that now has a growing, free-market high-tech economy.
- Jurors attend hearing on retrial in 1979 missing boy case Updated: Jun-10-15 4:52 pm
NEW YORK - Manhattan prosecutors on Wednesday started the process of retrying the Etan Patz case, one of the nation's most notorious missing children mysteries during a hearing attended by seven of the jurors involved in last month's mistrial.
- Librarian of Congress to step down after nearly 3 decades Updated: Jun-10-15 12:42 pm
WASHINGTON - James Billington, the librarian of Congress who has led the world's largest library for nearly three decades and brought it into the digital age, announced Wednesday that he will step down at year's end.
- Russia rejects US accusations of nuclear treaty breach Updated: Jun-09-15 9:59 am
MOSCOW - Russia on Tuesday pledged adherence to a Cold War-era nuclear treaty and rejected U.S. accusations that it had violated it.