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    Huckabee supports religious freedom for Kentucky clerk

    ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee supports a Kentucky clerk's refusal to issue marriage licenses because of her opposition to same-sex marriage. In a statement, Huckabee says he spoke Wednesday morning to Kim Davis to offer "prayers and support." Kim Davis has refused to i ... Read More

    Judge denies motions to dismiss charges, recuse Mosby in Freddie Gray case

    In a victory for city State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby, a judge on Wednesday denied motions to dismiss charges against six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray and to recuse Mosby's office from the case. The hearing will resume at 2 p.m. when prosecutors and def ... Read More

    Obama's DOJ sides with Planned Parenthood against Gov. Jindal

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- The U.S. Justice Department told a federal judge that Gov. Bobby Jindal's decision to oust Planned Parenthood from Louisiana's Medicaid program appears to violate federal law by denying Medicaid patients the right to choose their health care providers. In a court filing, the ... Read More

    Archbishop Assails Trump Over Repeal of Birthright Citizenship

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The leader of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Tuesday attacked GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for ending automatic citizenship for children born to immigrants living illegally in the U.S., saying the idea "plays on our worst fears and resentment ... Read More

    Senate Democrats get enough votes for Iran deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress despite ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel. Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski of ... Read More

    Obama goes to Alaska on global warming trip, calls for more icebreaker ships

    U.S. President Barack Obama will announce Tuesday plans to expedite the construction of Coast Guard polar icebreakers in order to counter competition with other countries, namely Russia, in the Arctic. A statement from the White House noted that the United States used to field seven icebreakers duri ... Read More

    Houston man fatally shoots himself while taking a selfie while holding a gun

    A Houston teenager believed to have been taking selfies while holding a gun was killed when it went off and a bullet struck him. The 19-year-old was at an apartment in the city on Tuesday afternoon when the weapon fired, hitting him in the throat. Media reports named the man as Deleon Alonso Smith, ... Read More

    Chicago: 4 dead, 12 wounded across city since yesterday afternoon

    Shootings have left four people dead and 12 injured since Tuesday afternoon on the South and Northwest Sides, police said. The most recent homicide left two dead in the Uptown neighborhood about 2:15 a.m., according to police. A 34-year-old man was pronounced dead at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medica ... Read More

    Parents of Kate Steinle file claims against government bureaucrats

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The parents of a San Francisco woman who was fatally shot by a man in the country illegally said Tuesday that federal and local authorities contributed to the death of their daughter through negligence and bureaucratic bungling. The family alleges in legal claims that a Bureau o ... Read More

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