Starting next year, retail giant Walmart will offer health insurance benefits to same-sex couples and domestic partners.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The eldest son of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. says blacks can rightfully celebrate his father’s life and work with pride, but much more must be accomplished.
Martin Luther King III, preparing to join ceremonies
WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — Four New Jersey college football players are being rewarded for their honesty.
The members of the William Paterson University football team each received $50 gift cards after surveillance cameras captured them paying for some
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures are modestly higher while global exchanges are falling, with Western nations laying the groundwork for potential military strikes in Syria.
Escalating tensions in Syria are sending gold prices to three-month highs
PLAINVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say part of a fire extinguisher flew nearly a quarter-mile through the air into a house after a workplace accident. No one was injured.
Plainville firefighters say a machine operator cutting beams
President Barack Obama won’t need to mention race — a subject he doesn’t talk a lot about in public — when he stands at the Lincoln Memorial on the anniversary of the March on Washington.
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York town approved new zoning laws that would prevent any significant development of Plum Island, home to a government laboratory studying infectious animal diseases since the 1950s.
Newsday (http://bit.ly/1dOGMEm ) says the
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A man who lived alone in the Maine woods for nearly three decades has pleaded not guilty to seven burglaries and six thefts.
Authorities say Christopher Knight may be responsible for 1,000 burglaries in
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — New Zealand diary giant Fonterra said Wednesday that it has resumed operations in Sri Lanka after temporarily closing its plant out of concern for the safety of its staff.
Operations in Colombo were
SAN JOSE, California (AP) — Readers who tried to click on the New York Times’ website got nothing but error messages for several hours during the site’s second major disruption this month, and people also had trouble accessing