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  • Federal court strikes down Florida same-sex marriage ban

    For the first time in Florida, a federal court has ruled the state's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle in Tallahassee on Thursday joined circuit court judges in Monroe, Miami-Dade and Broward counties who have...
  • Rauner, Quinn tag each other as 'phony' on term limits

    Rauner, Quinn tag each other as 'phony' on term limits
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner accused Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn of being under federal investigation for corruption Thursday while the Democrat called his challenger "one of the leading outsourcers" sending jobs overseas. The two, holding...
  • No answers yet on how to end the turmoil in Ferguson

    No answers yet on how to end the turmoil in Ferguson
    Bottles had been lobbed by the angry crowd, but it was still about an hour before protesters would begin lighting blazes and firing guns at police officers. Tear gas had yet to waft down the streets, but a weary Capt. Ron Johnson was losing patience....
  • Gov. Brown, California Democrats seek $3 million to help migrant kids

    Seeking to address the swell of unaccompanied children from Central America who have immigrated to the U.S. illegally, Gov. Jerry Brown and California lawmakers announced Thursday a proposal to provide $3 million in legal aid to those minors. "Helping...
  • With Obama a recluse on holiday, tourists make do with 'Obamaritas'

    With Obama a recluse on holiday, tourists make do with 'Obamaritas'
    Against a backdrop of white boats bobbing in the harbor, summer visitors with windswept hair order scoops of Mad Martha's Ice Cream, and if they'd hoped U.S. President Barack Obama, vacationing nearby, would join them, they dream in vain. "We've all...
  • Emmys 2014: Red carpet rollout, and a Governors Ball sneak peek

    Emmys 2014: Red carpet rollout, and a Governors Ball sneak peek
    With the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards set for Monday, preparations have begun for the television industry's biggest night -- and for the dinner party after television's biggest night. The rolling out of the red carpet took place this week outside the Nokia...
  • Indictment of Rick Perry is a Texas-sized overreach

     Indictment of Rick Perry is a Texas-sized overreach
    Say this for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, he takes a good mug shot. He looks dapper, confident, even a little smug in that photo released Tuesday after he was processed at the Travis County Courthouse. As if he's thinking: I may not win this battle, but I'm...
  • Greene's tax struggles make Wellington residents wary

    News that Wellington Vice Mayor John Greene failed to file taxes for two, possibly three years, should make village residents wary. Most of us have at some point struggled financially and no one is perfect. Most of us, though, aren't elected officials...
  • Texas Governor Perry enters 'not guilty' plea to felony charges: newspaper

    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican candidate for the 2016 presidential race, has entered a not guilty plea to two felony counts of abuse of power, according to a legal document posted on Wednesday by a newspaper....
  • Turmoil in Ferguson, Mo.: What you need to know

    As turmoil surrounding a police shooting in Missouri continues, here are some questions and answers about what has happened so far. What touched off the outcry near St. Louis? Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, was shot multiple times and...
  • Prosecutor in Rick Perry cased called ethical, fair

    AUSTIN, Texas By all accounts, Michael McCrum is a man of contradictions. He's been a prosecutor and a defense attorney. He's backed both Republicans and Democrats for office. He's a criminal defense attorney who had to defend himself earlier this year....