- Ind. bishops issue letter on proposed amendment Updated: Dec-12-13 8:10 pm
- Hearing begins in case over Ark. gay marriage ban Updated: Dec-12-13 6:22 pm
- Reno lawyer sentenced for immigration crime Updated: Dec-12-13 1:14 pm
- Croatian govt proposes new rights for gays Updated: Dec-12-13 8:40 am
- Pittsburgh cops to offer domestic violence surveys Updated: Dec-12-13 8:38 am
- Bill opens access to adoptees' birth certificates Updated: Dec-12-13 8:26 am
- Australian court rejects law allowing gay marriage Updated: Dec-12-13 12:50 am
- Snyder condemns GOP leader's anti-gay statement Updated: Dec-11-13 9:32 pm
- Cheney's daughter boosting Ind. amendment foes Updated: Dec-11-13 7:28 pm
- Couple found dead in Phoenix in murder-suicide Updated: Dec-11-13 5:56 pm
- NYC to require flu shots for 150,000 children Updated: Dec-11-13 5:39 pm
- AP-OK--Oklahoma Top 10 Stories Ballot, OK Updated: Dec-11-13 4:04 pm
- Same-sex marriage activists kick off Pa. campaign Updated: Dec-11-13 2:17 pm
- Parnell doesn't see action on same-sex marriage Updated: Dec-10-13 8:50 pm
- Over 700 same-sex couples wed in NJ in 7 weeks Updated: Dec-10-13 2:48 pm
- Va. pastor: US custody case had no Vt. connection Updated: Dec-10-13 2:26 pm
- Colorado Editorial Roundup Updated: Dec-10-13 11:32 am
- Can kin trump foster parents? Mich. court has case Updated: Dec-10-13 11:20 am
- UK to hold first same-sex weddings on March 29 Updated: Dec-10-13 11:01 am
- Delaware panel still eyeing Family Court openness Updated: Dec-10-13 9:43 am
- AP Enterprise: Serbia in domestic violence crisis Updated: Dec-10-13 6:14 am
- Elian Gonzalez makes 1st trip abroad since 2000 Updated: Dec-09-13 10:22 pm
- Skier, ex-flame agree in NY to share time with son Updated: Dec-09-13 7:27 pm
- Daycare kids escape small mobile home fire Updated: Dec-09-13 4:15 pm
- 'Rainbow Nation' mourners swarm Mandela's mansion Updated: Dec-09-13 2:13 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Bishops representing Indiana's five Roman Catholic dioceses have issued a pastoral letter in response to a proposal to add a ban on gay marriage to the state constitution, but didn't take a side.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Lawyers for the state and the Faulkner County clerk asked a judge Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to allow gay marriages in Arkansas.
RENO, Nevada - A Reno attorney who helped arrange a marriage for his girlfriend so she could remain in the United States has been sentenced to three years of probation and fined $3,000.
ZAGREB, Croatia - Less than two weeks after Croatians voted to ban gay marriage, their government has proposed granting same-sex couples new legal rights.
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh police will soon begin asking victims of domestic violence an 11-question survey that seeks to predict the likelihood that the victim could be killed by their partner in the future.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A bill approved by Ohio lawmakers will make it easier for many adopted Ohioans to get their original birth certificates.
SYDNEY - Australia's highest court struck down a landmark law on Thursday that had begun allowing the country's first gay marriages, shattering the dreams of more than two dozen same-sex newlyweds whose marriages will now be annulled less than a week after their weddings.
LAKE TOWNSHIP, Michigan - Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has condemned GOP National Committeeman Dave Agema's statement that gay people are seeking health insurance for same-sex partners because they are dying of AIDS and want free medical care.
INDIANAPOLIS - Mary Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, on Wednesday rallied opponents of an effort to write Indiana's gay marriage ban into the state constitution.
PHOENIX - A couple has been found dead inside their west Phoenix home in what authorities are calling a murder-suicide.
NEW YORK - New York City soon will require young children who go to preschool or day care to get the flu vaccine.
Editors, Wire Editors, News Directors:
PITTSBURGH - Proponents of same-sex marriage are launching a campaign to legalize it in Pennsylvania - the last holdout among the Northeast states.
JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Sean Parnell says he doesn't see the state Legislature taking up the issue of same-sex marriage anytime soon.
TRENTON, New Jersey - More than 700 same-sex couples have gotten married or renewed their vows in New Jersey the first 47 days the state allowed gay nuptials.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Virginia pastor convicted in a Vermont federal court of helping a woman and her child flee the country rather than share custody with her former lesbian partner is arguing that the case should be dismissed because his actions had no connection to Vermont, court documents say.
A sampling of recent editorials from Colorado newspapers:
LANSING, Michigan - The Michigan Supreme Court has heard arguments in the case of a Florida woman who wants to be the guardian of four children in Michigan.
LONDON - Save the date: The British government announced Tuesday that the country's first same-sex weddings can be held on Saturday, March 29.
DOVER, Delaware - A task force studying access to Family Court proceedings in Delaware is facing a February deadline to report to lawmakers.
POZAREVAC, Serbia - There was the time he smashed her head against the concrete floor and collected the gushing blood in a bucket, Mica said, apparently just for fun. And the beating that left a wall so splattered the family spent a whole day repainting it. There were the rapes that left her numb and the insults of "whore" that filled her with helpless rage.
HAVANA - Elian Gonzalez, the young Cuban boy who survived a boat sinking and became a political football during the 2000 U.S. presidential campaign as the subject of an international custody fight, is on his first trip overseas since being reunited with his father.
NEW YORK - Skier Bode Miller and a former flame agreed on Monday to share time with their infant son for the next four months, calming a court fight over him as Miller heads toward the Winter Olympics.
WEST FARGO, North Dakota - A caregiver and seven children escaped a small fire in a West Fargo mobile home daycare.
JOHANNESBURG - Along a street lined with walled mansions shaded by graceful jacaranda trees, mourners, black and white, by the thousands rubbed shoulders Monday outside the villa where Nelson Mandela died, placing flower bouquets and condolence notes on top of piles already knee-high. Others danced while singing praise for the anti-apartheid leader - a vivid example of the "Rainbow Nation" unity of race-blind multiculturalism championed by Mandela for South Africa.