FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The latest on a county clerk in Kentucky who has repeatedly refused to issue marriage licenses (all times local):
The Republican president of the Kentucky state Senate has asked a federal judge to withhold his ruling ordering a county clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples against her religious beliefs.
Republican Senate President Robert Stivers said in a court filing on Wednesday...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will continue fighting against the nuclear agreement signed by Iran, the United States and five other world powers.
The Israeli leader has been personally lobbying U.S. lawmakers to block the nuclear pact -- but supporters now have the 34 votes in the Senate that would be needed to back President Barack Obama when he vetoes a resolution of disapproval.
ATLANTA (AP) — Leaders of an Atlanta museum want the space focused on modern and historic civil rights to contribute to a national push to ensure LGBT rights, particularly in southern states.
Wednesday marks the formal launch of the LGBT Institute, housed at the Center for Civil and Human Rights. The museum opened in June 2014. The space includes galleries on LGBT issues, but officials say they're following through on calls to do more.
Illinois officials are reporting six new cases of Legionnaires' disease at a state veterans home where seven residents have already died.
The Wednesday update from the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs and the state Department of Public Health brings the total number of residents sickened in the outbreak at the facility in Quincy to 45.
The victims had underlying medical conditions that made them more susceptible to the disease, a form of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge says he plans to push ahead with a challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans, even as the program is set to expire at the end of November.
U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon said Wednesday he has no intention of allowing the Obama administration to use legal maneuvering to "run out the clock" on a lawsuit filed by a conservative activist challenging the USA...
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Officials have lifted the suspension of a fraternity chapter at Middle Tennessee State University that placed a sexually suggestive sign placed outside an off-campus house.
The Daily News Journal (http://on.dnj.com/1LLpV5M) cited a statement from the Sigma Pi national office that says the members who participated in putting up a sign that read "Freshman Girls Info Center" had been disciplined. The statement also says the chapter will work to...