- Panel votes out bills on marriage, guns and monuments Updated: Aug-03-15 9:32 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A state Senate committee on Monday approved a trio of hot-button issue bills related to guns, gay marriage and the removal of Confederate monuments.
- Suspected food poisoning outbreak sickens 35 at reception Updated: Aug-03-15 3:44 pm
SYRACUSE, New York - A suspected food poisoning outbreak at a wedding reception has sickened more than 30 people in central New York.
- Obama gets early start on 54th birthday celebration Updated: Aug-01-15 3:40 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama got a head start on turning a year older.
- Iowa sales tax holiday set for next weekend Updated: Aug-01-15 1:19 pm
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - Iowa's annual sales tax holiday set to coincide with back-to-school shopping also brings Nebraskans looking for bargains across the Missouri River.
- GOP proposes protections for clergy on gay marriage Updated: Jul-31-15 6:01 pm
ATLANTA - A top-ranking Republican leader wants to make clear that Georgia clergy can refuse to perform gay marriages, a protection they already enjoy under the U.S. Constitution.
- GOP proposes protections for already protected clergy Updated: Jul-31-15 3:01 pm
ATLANTA - A Republican wants to explicitly allow clergy in Georgia to refuse to perform gay marriages - a protection they already enjoy under the U.S. Constitution.
- Alabama River Raft Race returning to Selma Updated: Jul-31-15 8:55 am
SELMA, Alabama - An old Selma tradition is returning to the Alabama River for Labor Day.
- Tunisia's president extends state of emergency 2 more months Updated: Jul-31-15 8:52 am
TUNIS, Tunisia - Tunisia's presidency on Friday extended the country's state of emergency for an additional two months as the country battles a violent Islamic insurgency that last month killed 38 tourists on a beach.
- MUW summer graduation ceremonies Saturday Updated: Jul-30-15 4:53 pm
COLUMBUS, Mississippi - Dr. Pamela Lacy, a Columbus obstetrician/gynecologist, will be the keynote speaker Saturday at Mississippi University for Women's summer graduation ceremony.
- Flooding delays Illinois' Redneck Fishing Tournament Updated: Jul-30-15 5:13 am
BATH, Illinois - Anglers hoping to eliminate a few invasive Asian carp at the 10th annual Redneck Fishing Tournament in central Illinois will have to wait until Labor Day Weekend.
- Ex-beau gets prison in slaying of soon-to-be prom queen Updated: Jul-29-15 5:52 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - A New Jersey man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for killing a high school student days before she was to be named prom queen.
- Turkish President Erdogan in Beijing amid ethnic tensions Updated: Jul-29-15 9:01 am
BEIJING - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with top Chinese officials Wednesday amid tensions over China's treatment of its Uighur minority and sensitive negotiations surrounding the possible purchase of a Chinese missile system.
- White House Christmas tree from NE Wisconsin Updated: Jul-29-15 8:14 am
OCONTO, Wisconsin - A tree from northeast Wisconsin will take center stage at the White House for the 2016 holiday season.
- Only 40 gay couples apply to be married in SD in first month Updated: Jul-28-15 5:19 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Forty gay couples in South Dakota applied to be married during the first month following a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized such unions across the country, according to data provided by the state Department of Health.
- Birthday bash: Alex Rodriguez homers on 40th birthday Updated: Jul-27-15 10:24 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas - Alex Rodriguez is hitting home runs in his 40s, just like he did as a teenager.
- Shannon Boxx and Lauren Holiday to retire after victory tour Updated: Jul-27-15 5:55 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - U.S. soccer formally announced that midfielders Shannon Boxx and Lauren Holiday will retire from the U.S. national team following a victory tour to celebrate the Women's World Cup title.
- Apple Watch will be sold at some Best Buy stores Updated: Jul-27-15 5:02 pm
NEW YORK - The Apple Watch is heading to some Best Buy stores ahead of the holiday shopping season.
- About 100 people gather for family reunion at cemetery Updated: Jul-27-15 4:31 pm
MOSCOW, Iowa - An estimated 100 people gathered Saturday at the Kaufmann Family Cemetery in eastern Iowa as part of a full weekend of activities for an annual family reunion.
- Singers fall short of breaking caroling record in Michigan Updated: Jul-27-15 10:03 am
FRANKENMUTH, Michigan - Singers have fallen short in an attempt in Frankenmuth to break the Guinness World Records mark for the most people singing Christmas carols.
- Body found in Ocmulgee was wearing "Prom 2015" bracelet Updated: Jul-27-15 3:34 am
MACON, Georgia - Authorities say an unidentified body found decomposing in the Ocmulgee River over the weekend was wearing a rubber bracelet that read "Prom 2015."
- In an Afghanistan awash in arms, a push to ban toy guns Updated: Jul-27-15 3:20 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - The weapons of Afghanistan's long decades of war can be seen almost everywhere, from the burned-out hulks of Soviet tanks to the Kalashnikov assault rifles slung over policemen's shoulders and helicopter gunships roaring overhead.
- New York man, 72, dies when pickup hits tree in Mississippi Updated: Jul-26-15 8:09 pm
HAZLEHURST, Mississippi - The Mississippi Highway Patrol says a 72-year-old man from the Rochdale area of New York has died in a one-vehicle wreck.
- Woman believed to be oldest Wisconsin resident turns 112 Updated: Jul-26-15 11:38 am
WAUSATOSA, Wisconsin - A woman believed to be Wisconsin's oldest living resident has celebrated another birthday.
- Zumba a step toward helping Updated: Jul-26-15 6:14 am
LIHUE, Hawaii - Nicole Morris said getting certified in Zumba instruction is in line with her plans for her future of helping the elderly and young people with special needs.
- Activist known for brash tactics among dozens held in China Updated: Jul-26-15 1:52 am
BEIJING - Bearded, bald and burly ex-soldier Wu Gan calls himself The Ultra Vulgar Butcher. He poses for online portraits brandishing knives in both hands that he says he'll use to "slaughter the pigs" among local officials who've done wrong.