ATLANTA — A Texas lawmaker would strip the salaries from government officials who honor same-sex marriage licenses. Other states would protect government officials who opt out of performing gay nuptials.
A federal judge ruled in favor of Cari Searcy, left, and Kim McKeand, pictured here with their son Khaya in Mobile, Ala.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama attorney general is asking a federal judge to stay a ruling that overturned Alabama’s ban on gay marriage, as advocates cheer what once seemed an improbable victory in the deeply conservative state.
FILE - This June 29, 2011, photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Charles Warner. Warner was executed Jan. 15, 2015 for the 1997 killing of his roommate's 11-month-old daughter. The Supreme Court is stepping into the issue of lethal injection executions for the first …
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is stepping into the issue of lethal-injection executions for the first time since 2008 in an appeal filed by death-row inmates in Oklahoma.
Ex-congressman told to report Feb. 13
Disclosure is backbone of accountability, but public isn't privy to many sources.
PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.
DON’T MISS: “BREAKING BAD” SERIES FINALE — It hardly seems fair that this electrifying drama aired for only five seasons, but all “Bad” things must come to an end. Of course, fans will be perched on the edge of their sofas to see how the final act plays out for Walter White (Bryan Cranston),…