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Alabama County Halts All Marriages After Same-Sex Ruling

By Jay Reeves | Mar 4
The probate court in one of Alabama's biggest counties says it won't issue any marriage licenses at all after the Alabama Supreme Court disagreed with a federal court and upheld the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Alabama Probate Judges Ordered to Halt Gay Wedding Licenses

By Jay Reeves | Mar 4
Probate judges must again decide whether to issue wedding licenses to gay couples after the Alabama Supreme Court ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage is legal, despite a federal court's decision to the contrary.

Latest Gay Marriage Ruling Creates Confusion in Alabama

By Jay Reeves | Mar 4
The state of marriage in Alabama was thrown into confusion Wednesday as probate judges struggled to decide whether to follow the state high court's ruling banning same-sex weddings or a federal judge's earlier order to issue licenses.

Lawmaker Reimburses Private Plane Expenses for Football Game

By Jack Gillum | Mar 4
Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock reimbursed the U.S. government for more than $1,200 in travel expenses for attending a Chicago Bears football game last November, his office said Monday. He previously had charged taxpayers for the trip.

Tsarnaev's Lawyer Admits He Carried Out Boston Bombing

By Denise Lavoie | Mar 4
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev went on trial for his life Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing with his own lawyer bluntly telling the jury he committed the crime. But she argued that he had fallen under the influence of his older brother.

Justices Sharply Divided Over Health Care Law Subsidies

By Mark Sherman | Mar 4
The Supreme Court is sharply divided over the tax subsidies that make insurance affordable for millions of Americans under President Barack Obama's health overhaul.

AVAC Calls For Large-Scale Rollout of PreP

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 4
AVAC has called for a global action plan including targets, resources and research agendas to accelerate access to daily oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), with a particular focus on those hardest hit and most underserved.

Clinton Ran Homebrew Computer System for Official Emails

By Jack Gillum and Ted Bridis | Mar 4
The computer server that transmitted and received Hillary Clinton's emails - on a private account she used exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state - traced back to an Internet service registered to her family's home in New York.

Opening Statements Due in Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

By Denise Lavoie | Mar 4
Two dramatically different portraits of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are expected to emerge when prosecutors and Tsarnaev's lawyers give their opening statements at his federal death penalty trial.

In Ferguson, scathing US report brings pressure for change

By Eric Tucker | Mar 4
A Justice Department report says blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, are disproportionately subject to excessive police force, baseless traffic stops and citations for infractions as petty as walking down the middle of street.

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