By Brett Barrouquere | 03/04/14 10:28 AM
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said Tuesday that the state will hire outside attorneys to appeal a judge's decision granting legal recognition to same-sex couples married in other states and countries after the attorney general announced that he would not pursue the case further.
By Associated Press | 03/04/14 09:35 AM
Indiana would break from an Internal Revenue Service policy recognizing same-sex marriage for tax purposes if a late-session change becomes law.
03/04/14 09:32 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. — The director of a documentary that explored a killer whale's involvement in the death of a SeaWorld trainer says a Labor Department investigator who probed the incident didn't provide filmmakers with any confidential documents. In a statement to The Associated Press,...
By Associated Press | 03/04/14 09:08 AM
The House Finance Committee on Monday proposed a $9.1 billion state operating budget, about $1.3 billion less than the authorized level of spending at the start of the current fiscal year.
By Associated Press | 03/04/14 09:03 AM
New London has raised the minimum wage for municipal employees and contractors.
By Associated Press | 03/04/14 09:02 AM
The state Inspector General says staff members at the Department of Transitional Assistance reported 14,431 cases of potential fraud or abuse of electronic benefit transfer cards, formerly called food stamps, to investigators through the first 10 months of 2013.
By Nicholas K. Geranios | 03/04/14 08:59 AM
While one of the newer double-walled nuclear waste storage tanks at a Washington state complex has leaked, six others have "significant construction flaws" that could lead to additional leaks, according to documents obtained by the Associated Press.
By Paul Elias | 03/04/14 08:53 AM
Federal officials filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that Sprint Communications Inc. overbilled government agencies $21 million for wiretap services.
By Ryan Nakashima | 03/04/14 08:50 AM
Dish Network and Disney have reached a landmark deal that envisions the day when Dish will offer a Netflix-like TV service to people who'd rather stream TV over the Internet than put a satellite receiver on their roof.
By Marcy Gordon | 03/04/14 08:49 AM
When Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants united in outrage last summer over the National Security Agency's unfettered spying, telecommunications giants such as AT&T, Verizon and Sprint — whose customers are also the targets of secret government spying — remained noticeably mum.
By Gosia Wozniacka | 03/04/14 08:29 AM
Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange said Monday it will pay its main technology contractor much of the money it's been withholding in payments, in exchange for Oracle's promise to continue working with the state during a transition period.
By Associated Press | 03/04/14 08:25 AM
The Portland School Board has approved a new contract with the city's teachers after 10 months of negotiations that brought Oregon's largest school district close to a strike.
By Ron Todt | 03/04/14 08:22 AM
The city's distressed pension fund would get an injection of $424 million under a proposal for UIL Holdings Corp. to buy the city-owned gas utility for $1.86 billion, the mayor announced Monday.
By Michael Biesecker | 03/04/14 08:11 AM
Once a rising star among the U.S. Army's top battle commanders, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair is now fighting sexual assault charges that could land him life in a military prison if convicted.
By Michael Biesecker | 03/04/14 08:09 AM
North Carolina regulators have cited five more Duke Energy power plants for lacking required storm water permits after a massive spill at one of the company's coal ash dumps coated 70 miles of the Dan River in toxic sludge.
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