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Efforts by some states to challenge the Supreme Court's ruling will likely prove futile.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A survey of South Carolina legislators shows there is enough support to remove the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds if all supporters cast a vote.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama signed into law on Monday legislation that gives him "fast-track" power to negotiate trade deals and speed them through Congress, but he said he still has a battle ahead to finalize the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership deal.
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the use of a controversial drug that has been implicated in several botched executions. Two of the justices said for first time that death penalty itself probably is unconstitutional.
The Texas Republican and presidential candidate joins Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric to discuss his campaign, his record and his new book, “A Time for Truth.”
Greece announced early Monday it will shut banks for a week and impose capital controls, pleading for calm after anxious citizens emptied cash machines in a dramatic escalation of the country's debt crisis. Banks will be closed until...Show More Summary
The nation's top court said on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to wed, handing a victory to the American gay rights movement. Paxton said in a statement that hundreds of public officials in Texas were seeking guidance on how to implement what he called a lawless and flawed decision by an "activist" court.
An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded just minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday, marking a major setback for the fast-charging company headed by Internet tycoon Elon Musk. The accident was the third in less thanShow More Summary
DENVER (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee told conservatives Saturday that the Supreme Court tried to "unwrite the laws of nature and the laws of nature's God" when it legalized gay marriage across the nation.
Witnesses described the scene at a Taiwan water park as "hell" after a ball of fire ripped through a crowd, with authorities putting the injured at nearly 500 on Sunday, more than 200 of them seriously hurt.
David Sweat, one of two New York state inmates who escaped from prison three weeks ago, was rushed to a local hospital on Sunday after being shot by police near the Canadian border, two days after his accomplice was killed, according to media reports. Show More Summary
An activist climbed a flagpole outside the South Carolina state capitol early on Saturday and took down the Confederate flag, state officials said, a day after U.S. President Barack Obama called the banner a symbol of racial oppression. Show More Summary
A fire on a music stage spread into a crowd of spectators at a party Saturday night at a Taiwan water park, injuring more than 200 people, authorities said.
A detained truck driver with a history of radical Islamic ties is refusing to speak to police investigators over his implication in an explosion and beheading in southeastern France, a French official said Saturday, adding that one of the other suspects initially arrested has been released without charge.
Greece's place in the euro currency bloc looked increasingly shaky on Saturday after eurozone nations rejected a monthlong extension to its bailout program and the prime minister called for a risky popular vote on the country's financial future.
Tunisia said Sunday it would arm tourism police and deploy hundreds of reinforcements as authorities moved to boost security after a jihadist gunned down 38 people at a seaside resort. Police on horseback and quad bikes patrolled the beach at Port El Kantaoui north of Sousse where the worst jihadist attack in Tunisia's history took place on Friday. Show More Summary
The shooting death of one escaped killer brought new energy to the three-week hunt for a second escaped murderer as helicopters, search dogs and hundreds of law enforcement officers converged on a wooded area 30 miles from the priso...
British holidaymakers told how they fled in panic from Friday's gun massacre on a Tunisian beach resort, screaming and running for cover when they realised they were under attack. Frightened tourists hid in their hotel rooms and barricaded themselves in, while a pregnant woman went into labour in the confusion. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Escaped New York state prison inmate David Sweat is in custody after being shot by police near the Canadian border, according to media reports on Sunday.
By Pete DeMola MALONE, N.Y. (Reuters) - A manhunt for a convicted murderer who escaped from a New York state maximum security prison focused on a rural area near the Canadian border on Saturday, a day after his fellow escapee was killed. Show More Summary