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More legal battles continue over gay marriage

More legal battles continue over gay marriage

Minutes after a federal judge in Asheville struck down North Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriages, Amy Cantrell and Lauren White rushed out of a county office with their newly printed…

Details reveal White House’s Whitewater defense

Details reveal White House’s Whitewater defense

The White House made a public push to defend President Bill Clinton during a series of investigations related to the Whitewater real estate deal to his affair with intern Monica…

More fallout from John Walsh’s plagiarism?

More fallout from John Walsh’s plagiarism?

Sen. John Walsh’s name has been removed from the U.S. Army War College’s academic rolls and grinded from a plaque listing the members of the graduating class of 2007 after…

Judge puts a stop to voter ID laws in Texas, Wisconsin

Judge puts a stop to voter ID laws in Texas, Wisconsin

A federal judge likened Texas’ strict voter ID requirement to a poll tax deliberately meant to suppress minority voter turnout and struck it down less than a month before Election…

More protests in St. Louis over police shooting of young black

More protests in St. Louis over police shooting of young black

Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off with officers in south St. Louis for a second night as accusations of racial profiling prompted…

Gay couples now marrying in Las Vegas

Gay couples now marrying in Las Vegas

Daniel Carroll and Dayvin Bartolome stood on the steps of the marriage license bureau in Las Vegas and researched where they might tie the knot after being together for 14…

Obama raising money for Democrats in California

Obama raising money for Democrats in California

President Barack Obama is on a three-day fundraising swing through California and what he says at some of his stops will be anybody’s guess. Two of the four events he’s…

Any Obama allies left out there? Anyone?

Any Obama allies left out there?  Anyone?

President Barack Obama is finding himself with few friends in Washington. His former Pentagon chief is criticizing his foreign policy. Longtime political advisers are questioning his campaign strategy. And Democrats…

Right-wing stalling still hampers gay marriage in some states

Right-wing stalling still hampers gay marriage in some states

Brianna Watts and Rachel Duncan hoped that this time it would be different — this time the clerk behind the counter wouldn’t say no. Three months ago, the Greenville, South…

Changes ahead for the Secret Service?

Changes ahead for the Secret Service?

Key members of Congress are weighing dramatic changes to the embattled Secret Service, including moving it out of the Homeland Security Department and breaking up its mission. The proposals come…