NJ Senate OKs gay marriage bill in milestone vote

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - In a move that supporters called a civil rights milestone, New Jersey's state Senate on Monday passed a bill to recognize same-sex marriages, marking the first..
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White House attacks contraception bill

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says legislation in the Senate that would give employers broad leeway to restrict coverage for contraception is "dangerous and wrong."  ..
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US market shakes off Greek worries and advances

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

Stocks are finishing higher as investors shake off their worries about Greece.    The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 73 points to close at 12,874. It was the f..
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No signs of trauma, foul play in Houston's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Whitney Houston's life of glorious song and unnerving self-destruction apparently ended in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Grammy weekend, but it could ..
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Obama sends FY2013 budget proposals to Congress

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Monday sent Congress a new budget that seeks to achieve $4 trillion in deficit reduction over the next decade while at the same time sho..
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Israel accuses Iran of bombings in India, Georgia

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's prime minister has accused Iran of being behind a pair of car bombings against Israeli diplomatic targets in India and Georgia. Benjamin Netanyahu to..
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GE Hiring veterans

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

WASHINGTON (AP) - General Electric Co. says it will hire 5,000 veterans over the next five years and invest $580 million to expand its aviation business. The announcements are..
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Jerry Sandusky hearing today

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

State College, Pa.- A Pennsylvania judge is expected to rule today whether former Penn state coach Jerry Sandusky will be confined indoors until he goes on trial to face child sex ..
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Greeks clean up damage after night of rioting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Ashley Miller

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Firefighters are dousing smoldering buildings and cleanup crews are sweeping rubble following a night of rioting in central Athens after lawmakers approved ha..
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Nasa proposes 2013 budget

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

WASHINGTON (AP) - It looks like NASA will have a lot less cash to work with next year.The space agency is expected to present its 2013 budget later today. And it's not looking pret..
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President Obama to promote job training at community college

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama wants community colleges and businesses to work together to train 2 million workers in high-growth industries, and on Monday will request $..
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Whitney Houston's daughter hospitalized after mother's death

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Whitney Houston's daughter has been released from a Los Angeles hospital after being rushed there the morning after her mother's death.    A sourc..
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Rhode Island player wins $336 million Powerball jackpot

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Lottery officials say someone who played the Powerball in Rhode Island has won the $336.4 million jackpot. The new multimillionaire has not stepped forward ..
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Top Republican wants vote on birth control mandate

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ANNE FLAHERTY/Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Conservatives said Sunday the flap surrounding President Barack Obama's birth control mandate was far from over, with Senate Republ..
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Whitney Houston, superstar of records, films, dies

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Whitney Houston, who ruled as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to ..
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Uzbek man pleads guilty in plot to kill Obama

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A man from Uzbekistan who pleaded guilty Friday to plotting to kill President Barack Obama with an automatic rifle claimed he was acting at the direction of..
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They're back: Social issues overtake US politics

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - All of a sudden, abortion, contraception and gay marriage are at the center of American political discourse, with the struggling - though improving - economy push..
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US increases travel warning to 14 Mexican states

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The U.S. State Department recommends Americans avoid travel to all or parts of 14 of 31 Mexican states in the widest travel advisory since Mexico stepped up its ..
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Greek PM says default would lead to 'chaos'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's future in the euro grew increasingly precarious Friday as violence erupted on the streets of Athens and dissent grew among its lawmakers after Europe..
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Santorum to conservatives: Don't settle for Romney

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Presidential candidate Rick Santorum implored conservatives Friday not to settle for Mitt Romney's more moderate record, and to instead insist on nominating an un..
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