Attorney General Eric Holder says the Supreme Court’s decision declaring the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional is an “enormous triumph” for equal protection under the law for all Americans.
Two American anti-Islam activists were banned Wednesday from entering Britain following reports they were planning to speak at a far-right rally this weekend.
Someone broke into a U-Haul trailer in a downtown parking lot and stole five bikes belonging to wounded veterans in Alaska to train for a race, the group that organized the trip said.
The owners of The Star-Ledger plan to close New Jersey’s largest newspaper by year’s end if its production unions don’t make concessions in contract negotiations, the publisher said Wednesday.
It’s official: The National Institutes of Health plans to end most use of chimpanzees in government medical research, saying humans’ closest relatives “deserve special respect.”
The final hours of Texas’ special legislative session descended into chaos overnight as hundreds of protesters yelled to drown out the vote on a tough abortion restrictions bill.
The former federal official who oversaw the lottery for the draft during the Vietnam War has died at age 88.
The plaintiff in the historic gay marriage case before the Supreme Court says she cried when she heard the ruling.
A two-headed turtle has hatched at the San Antonio Zoo and officials have named her Thelma and Louise.
Topeka authorities have arrested a man who’s accused of flashing people at the state park near the Governor’s mansion.
It’s a big year for throwing. The greatest closer in baseball history, Mariano Rivera of the Yankees, is retiring. Aroldis Chapman, the overpowering Cincinnati Reds reliever, continues to fire fastballs beyond 100 mph.
A senator who has been instrumental in the fight for open government is warning Americans their privacy is at risk because the government collects phone records in bulk.
A self-confessed “sextortionist” from Indiana was sentenced Wednesday to 40 years in prison and fined $70,000 for coercing more than a dozen teenagers into performing sex acts online.
A man wanted for two counts of violating the Offender Registration Act is today’s Northeast Kansas Most Wanted.
A Kansas judge has scheduled a hearing for Thursday in a lawsuit filed by two doctors against the state’s new abortion law.
U.S. stock indexes are moving higher for a second day as the bond market recovers from a slump.
Parts of the fossil collection at the Sternberg Museum in Hays are coming alive on computer screens.