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Same-sex marriage issues are far from over

LANSING -- After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that same-sex marriage should be legal in all 50 states, county clerks started issuing marriage licenses and performing nuptials almost immediately. But the work on the issue is far from over. T ...

Some county clerks refuse to issue same-sex marriage licenses

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis shut her blinds when she arrived at work Tuesday, blocking the view of several dozen rainbow-clad protesters outside her office who chanted "do your job" and carried signs that read "You Don't Own Ma ...

More low-income Americans to get subsidized high-speed internet

High-speed internet access could now be more accessible to low-income Americans after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) passed a measure on Thursday to subsidise their internet bills. Fewer than half of American households making less than ...

D.C.'s got the jitters

[caption id="attachment_1657" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The Secret Service evacuated the White House briefing room Tuesday hours after the Dirksen Senate Office Building was cleared on Capitol Hill in W ...

Massive breach of federal personnel data

WASHINGTON (AP) -- China-based hackers are suspected of breaking into the computer networks of the U.S. government personnel office and stealing identifying information of at least 4 million federal workers, American officials said Thursday. The Depa ...

NSA's use of 'back-door searches' against hackers is reformers' next target

[caption id="attachment_3909" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Surveillance reformers, fresh off a week of tenuous victories, have vowed to ensure there are further overhauls to the National Security Agency’s vast dragnets after ...

Woman arrested after locking son out for missing curfew

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- A Georgia woman is accused of locking her 13-year-old son out of the house overnight as punishment for missing his curfew, leaving him to sleep on the concrete patio in the backyard. Antonia Folsom was arrested May 26 on a charge ...

Taxpayers funding EPA's complete abuse of the system

A policy analyst thinks the EPA has become a "haven for pornography, fraud and sexual abuse." Tom Borelli, Ph.D., a senior fellow for FreedomWorks, tells OneNewsNow problems at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are not limited to its "regulat ...

Who's the raisin thief?

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A post-World War II-era program that forces raisin producers to give part of their annual crop to the government could soon be a relic of history. Several Supreme Court justices expressed doubts Wednesday that federal officials can ...

Madison, Wis. is the first city to make atheists a protected class

Discrimination against atheism was banned on Tuesday in Madison, Wis., after a city council vote -- a first in the United States. "Nonreligion" was added as a protected class by the Common Council under the city's equal opportunity ordinance. The leg ...


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