Clerk in gay marriage case to appear in federal court
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) -- The county clerk in Kentucky who has repeatedly defied court orders by refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples is set to go before a federal judge Thursday and could be held in contempt....
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Young nurse asked to adopt newborn after mom dies of Ebola
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- The 19-year-old mother clutched her newborn son as she arrived at the Ebola holding center. The child's father was gone, and she had no family to help her. She knew she was dying....
NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) -- Fighter jets roaring overhead, NATO on Thursday inaugurated a military center in the Lithuanian capital amid growing concerns in the Baltic countries over Russia's military presence....
Iran deal will survive in Congress despite GOP opposition
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Iran nuclear deal strongly backed by President Barack Obama and just as ardently opposed by the GOP is now on track to get through Congress....
Trio charged with running $54M green-energy Ponzi scheme
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Prosecutors have charged three people with running a $54 million Ponzi scheme they say was built on promises of a green energy technology that would turn trash into fuel that they never developed....
Police search for suspect who threw officer down embankment
NEW RINGGOLD, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities are looking for the man who assaulted a police officer in eastern Pennsylvania, leaving her injured and hospitalized....
Pope visit this month presents unprecedented security issues
NEW YORK (AP) -- Those planning security for the New York City leg of the upcoming United States visit of Pope Francis have circled Sept. 25 on their calendars as the perfect storm....
Tickets now required to get within 5 blocks of pope's Mass
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Want a close-up view of Pope Francis celebrating Mass in Philadelphia? Three weeks before his visit, planners have announced you'll need a ticket to do so....
Pittsburgh offer leaves Chrysler alone in flash-flood suit
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The city of Pittsburgh's recent decision to pay $375,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by families of four people killed in flash flooding leaves Chrysler as the remaining defendant....
Things to know for Thursday in Pennsylvania
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Thursday....
New Jersey pizzeria owner rejects pope pizza boxes
HARRISON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- A southern New Jersey pizzeria owner finds pizza boxes that depict Pope Francis and welcome him to Philadelphia in poor taste....
Judge: PPG liable for pollution from Pennsylvania plant
FORD CITY, Pa. (AP) -- A federal judge says PPG Industries Inc. is liable for decades of pollution from a western Pennsylvania glass plant....
Lannett says it will pay $1.23B for division of UCB
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of Lannett jumped Thursday after the generic drugmaker said it will buy a U.S.-based division of Belgian drugmaker UCB, nearly doubling its annual sales....
Man, 82, waives hearing, offered deal in health aide attack
CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- An 82-year-old Pennsylvania man has been offered a plea bargain on charges he molested and tried to rape a 21-year-old health care aide who was trying to help him shower at home....
Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis is refusing to surrender in a battle over who can and can't be wed. She invoked "God's authority" Tuesday as she defied a series of federal court orders and once again denied marriage licenses to same-sex couples. After the Supreme Court's landmark decision on same-sex marriage in June, Davis announced she would issue no more marriage licenses. County taxpayers pay Davis $80,000 as the elected clerk.
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