Gay rights advocates: Jailed Kentucky clerk is no martyr
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- As a defiant Kentucky clerk sat in jail Friday, choosing indefinite imprisonment over licensing gay marriages, her lawyers approached the microphones outside and compared her to Dr. Martin Luther King....
Jailed clerk's attorney: Marriage licenses for gays are void
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- A jailed Kentucky clerk asserted that marriage licenses issued without her authority Friday to gay couples in Rowan County are void and "not worth the paper they are written on" because she didn't authorize them, her attorney said....
Man at center of immigration debate faces murder trial
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A judge ruled Friday that a man at the center of the national immigration debate must stand trial on a murder charge in the shooting of a young San Francisco woman....
Amid grief, Jill Biden said to share VP's hesitation on 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden's reluctance to enter the presidential race centers on his family. His wife, Jill, has never relished political life and is said to share his misgivings about whether the Bidens are emotionally equipped for another campaign....
Florida college band member gets 4 years in hazing death
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A former Florida A&M University band member was sentenced Friday to four years in prison for his role in a drum major's hazing death....
A U.S. District Judge ruled Thursday that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell went too far in affirming the four-game suspension for New England Patriot's quarterback Tom Brady for his role in "Deflategate." This means that Brady is cleared of the suspension and is free to play unrestricted this season, including in the season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Brady sticks to his claim that he was not involved in the conspiracy to deflate footballs below regulation standards in last year's AFC Championship.
Should Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis' salary be withheld for not performing the duties she was elected to perform?