- India sports change to avoid Olympic expulsion Updated: Dec-08-13 9:40 am
- IOA amends constitution to bar charged officials Updated: Dec-08-13 7:25 am
- Judge hears arguments on Utah's gay marriage ban Updated: Dec-05-13 3:07 am
- Judge weighs merits of Utah's gay marriage ban Updated: Dec-04-13 7:10 pm
- Egypt to settle $1.5 billion owned to oil firms Updated: Dec-04-13 11:38 am
- Republicans want super-majority for tax increases Updated: Dec-03-13 10:55 am
- Croatians vote against same-sex marriage Updated: Dec-01-13 3:41 pm
- Gay rights fight comes to Texas, despite ban Updated: Dec-01-13 10:28 am
- Plaintiffs in gay marriage suit say minds changing Updated: Nov-30-13 12:44 pm
- Okla. speaker looks to build statehouse chapel Updated: Nov-26-13 5:41 pm
- USI senate to vote on opposing gay marriage ban Updated: Nov-23-13 4:14 pm
- New Indiana House panel chair mum on amendment Updated: Nov-21-13 4:08 am
- Mass. Gov. Patrick supports allowing early voting Updated: Nov-20-13 1:34 pm
- Thai court ruling deals new blow to government Updated: Nov-20-13 9:52 am
- Same-sex marriage battle could focus on language Updated: Nov-19-13 6:51 pm
- Purdue Senate votes to oppose gay marriage ban Updated: Nov-19-13 7:07 am
- Marriage, education fights may crowd 2014 session Updated: Nov-18-13 6:10 pm
- Neb. inmate, transgender partner lose 2nd lawsuit Updated: Nov-17-13 7:10 pm
- Egypt: Fears replace Christians' high expectations Updated: Nov-16-13 12:30 pm
- Mo. to accept joint tax returns from gay couples Updated: Nov-14-13 9:01 pm
- All Mich. universities charge vets in-state rates Updated: Nov-11-13 4:28 pm
- No lessons yet from Voter ID law Updated: Nov-10-13 1:28 pm
NEW DELHI - The Indian Olympic Association has amended its constitution to avoid expulsion from the Olympics.
NEW DELHI - The Indian Olympic Association amended its constitution Sunday in line with the International Olympic Committee's insistence that all persons charged with an offence be prevented from contesting elections, paving the way for its return to the Olympic fold.
SALT LAKE CITY - A federal judge says he'll do his best to rule by early next year on a legal challenge to a same-sex marriage ban in Utah, after an attorney called for an end to the prohibition by arguing that the precedent has been set by the U.S. Supreme Court and discrimination has gone on long enough.
SALT LAKE CITY - A federal judge should strike down Utah's same-sex marriage ban because the precedent has been set by the U.S. Supreme Court and discrimination has gone on long enough, an attorney for three gay couples challenging the 2004 voter-passed law argued Wednesday.
CAIRO - Egypt is committed to pay nearly a quarter of the total arrears it owes foreign oil companies and increase economic growth to 3.5 percent by the end of the fiscal year, in a bid to restore investor confidence in an economy damaged by nearly three years of unrest, the country's interim prime minister said Wednesday.
MADISON, Wisconsin - Republican state lawmakers are proposing a constitutional amendment to require a two-thirds majority vote before taxes can be raised in Wisconsin.
ZAGREB, Croatia - A majority of Croatians voted in a referendum Sunday to ban gay marriages in what is a major victory for the Catholic Church-backed conservatives in the European Union's newest nation.
AUSTIN, Texas - One couple wants to get married, while the other just wants theirs recognized. A third couple wants a divorce, while the fourth wants theirs finalized. If all win their lawsuits, they could overturn the Texas ban on same-sex marriage.
RICHMOND, Virginia - Carol Schall was helping her teenage daughter renew her passport when a postal worker filling out the paperwork learned that Schall's same-sex partner was the girl's birth mother.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Some Oklahoma lawmakers want to build a small chapel in the Capitol to celebrate the state's "Judeo-Christian heritage," a potentially divisive move for a Legislature that in recent years targeted Islamic law with a constitutional amendment and tried to bar the leader of a Muslim advocacy group from a law enforcement seminar.
EVANSVILLE, Indiana - The University of Southern Indiana's Faculty Senate plans to vote next month on whether to oppose Indiana's proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma has named a member of his Republican caucus leadership team to run a powerful committee that may shape the fate of a proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
BOSTON - Gov. Deval Patrick is backing efforts to allow Massachusetts voters to cast their ballots early.
BANGKOK - Thailand's embattled government received a sharp scolding Wednesday from the country's top court, with a ruling on constitutional change suggesting that the conservative political establishment is still not ready to reconcile with forces supporting former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who was ousted in a 2006 military coup.
INDIANAPOLIS - The success of a sparsely-worded constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage could hinge on whether lawmakers remove a key sentence expanding its reach, House and Senate Republican leaders said Tuesday.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - The Purdue University Senate has approved a resolution opposing Indiana's proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's legislative leaders are holding their cards tight as they prepare for a battle over amending the state constitution to ban gay marriage.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A Nebraska prison inmate and his transgendered partner have lost another round in their legal fight to be able to visit each other and get married.
MAR GIRGIS MONASTERY, Egypt - There is no sign of the hundreds of thousands of Christian pilgrims who flock here every November. No tattoo artists inscribing crosses on the wrists of babies or images of saints on the arms of young men. No stalls selling crosses, icons or pillows embroidered with portraits of patriarchs.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday he is directing state tax officials to accept tax returns jointly filed by same-sex couples who have legally married in other states.
LANSING, Michigan - U.S. military veterans, regardless of where they live, can qualify for in-state tuition from any of Michigan's public universities after three schools agreed to change their policies.
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas has enforced its Voter ID law for the first time statewide, but there isn't enough data yet to claim the law was either harmless or an affront to voters' rights.