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Virginia prepares for possibility of gay marriage

The state's ban on same-sex marriages was struck down by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which decided not to delay its ruling while it is appealed.


Related Topix: Virginia, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

1 hr ago | CBS Atlanta

Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, US National Guard, US Military, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Missouri

3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Israeli-US relations tested once again in Gaza war

When Israel completes its damage assessment from its latest war with Hamas, it may conclude that one of the biggest casualties was its all-important relationship with the United States.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Reporter

Sen. Enzi wins Wyoming's US Senate GOP primary

What had been shaping up as one of this year's most bitterly contested primaries came and went with barely a ripple on Tuesday as Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi soundly beat four little-known Republican challengers in his pursuit of a fourth term.


Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Senator Mike Enzi, Republican, Michael Enzi, Wyoming, Dick Cheney

Myrtle Beach Online

US court grants new appeal hearing for Buju Banton

The Grammy-winning singer is serving a 10-year sentence for convictions on cocaine conspiracy and trafficking charges stemming from a 2009 arrest that followed a sting operation.


Related Topix: Buju Banton, Reggae, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Entertainment

Uber hires former Obama adviser Plouffe

The taxi-alternative service is hiring a former White House adviser to lead its campaign for acceptance in the 170 cities around the world where it operates.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama

Brandon Sun

Years after her death, Anna Nicole Smith loses final bid to get millions from husband's estate

Anna Nicole Smith's final bid to obtain her late husband's money has failed, seven years after her death.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Perry to be booked, have mug shot taken

Texas Gov. Rick Perry turned himself in Tuesday at an Austin courthouse to be fingerprinted and have his mug shot taken.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors


6 more journalists arrested in Ferguson protests

Six journalists were taken into custody while covering the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday and early Tuesday, aggravating what one press freedom group has called a "concerted, top-down effort to restrict the fundamental First Amendment rights of the public and the press."


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, Barack Obama

Christian Science Monitor

Why the FAA banned US airline flights over Syria

Armed groups in Syria have an estimated several hundred portable anti-aircraft missiles that could easily be diverted to extremists and used to destroy low-flying commercial planes, according to a new report by a respected international research group.


Related Topix: Federal Aviation Administration, Electronic, Syrian

Capitol Hill Blue

Obama trying to find role after Brown death

When racial tensions erupted midway through his first presidential campaign, Barack Obama came to Philadelphia to decry the "racial stalemate we've been stuck in for years."


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Liberal Political News


US Senate race draws focus in Alaska primary

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis, Matt Mead, US Governors, Ohio

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Cybercast News Service

In new book, Ryan takes on stubborn GOP orthodoxy

As Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown in the fall of 2013, Rep. Paul Ryan looked around at fellow Republicans who were agitating to shutter national parks, federal agencies and Head Start programs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Barack Obama, Social Security, Personal Finance, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Healthcare Law, Law

FAA Blocks U.S. Planes From Flying Over Syria, Says Armed Conflict...

The Federal Aviation Administration issued a notice Monday barring flights of U.S. planes over Syria, citing extremist groups equipped with anti-aircraft weapons that could pose a serious threat.

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Related Topix: Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, US Politics

Stars and Stripes

Amusement park apologizes to former Marine for gun shirt error

A former Marine who wasn't allowed into an amusement park because he was wearing a shirt with a red, white and blue rifle pictured on it has been given an apology.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Non-Profit

Stranded ship drifts; crewman buried at sea

The crewman who died in a fire aboard a chemical tanker that's adrift off the Oregon coast has been buried at sea.


Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military

Militias complicate situation on Texas border

On a recent moonlit night, Border Patrol agents began rounding up eight immigrants hiding in and around a canal near the Rio Grande.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, SWAT, Entertainment, Television, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration, Rick Perry, US Governors

Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser in Iowa

This Jan. 3, 2008 file photo shows then-Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., accompanied by her husband former President Bill Clinton, daughter Chelsea Clinton, and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Hillary Clinton, Steve Israel

WTAG-AM Paxton

Why Do Voters Love Hypocrites?

Though Eric Cantor's primary upset is considered the biggest surprise of the midterm election cycle, another race may come in a close second.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, David Vitter, US Senate


No arrest warrant being issued for Texas' Perry

For three of Rob and Paulette Montelone's five kids, spending the summer surfing is more than just a fun activity.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, US Senate, James Jeffords