By MICHAEL HILLAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Two upstate New York women turned away from a potential wedding site because they are gay have filed a discrimination complaint, setting up a possible precedent-setting fight involving the state's new same-sex marriage law.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are tied at 47 percent support each among likely voters with just over two weeks to go before the U.S. presidential election, a NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released on Sunday said.
By TERRY SPENCERAssociated Press
MIAMI (AP) - A tropical depression formed south of Jamaica on Monday and forecasters say it will likely strengthen into Tropical Storm Sandy later in the day.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami said the depression was about 320 miles (515 kilometers) south
By GRAHAM DUNBARAP Sports Writer
GENEVA (AP) - Forget the seven Tour de France victories. Forget the yellow jersey celebrations on the Champs Elysees. Forget the name that dominated the sport of cycling for so many years.
As far as cycling's governing body is concerned, Lance Armstrong is
YAHOO.COM - The Orionid meteor shower is raining bits of the famed Halley's Comet on Earth this weekend to the delight of stargazers around the world.
The 2012 Orionid meteor shower peaked early Sunday (Oct. 21), with forecasters predicting up to 25 meteors an hour for patient
ROCHESTER, Pa. (AP) - Police say a Pennsylvania woman shined a flashlight for her son to help him shoot what they thought was a skunk but was really his 8-year-old cousin in a black-and-white Halloween costume. The girl was hospitalized Monday in critical condition following Saturday night
NEW YORK (AP) - FedEx expects to ship 280 million packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas, up 13 percent from a year ago, thanks to consumers' growing fondness for shopping online. FedEx moves a bulk of its cheaper, lighter weight shipments from online and catalog
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Don't feed the bears. The Washington Fish and Wildlife says a new law that took effect in June prohibits intentionally feeding bears and other wild carnivores or leaving out food or garbage that attracts them. Violators could be fined up
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The oldest known survivor of the Auschwitz concentration camp - a teacher who gave lessons in defiance of his native Poland's Nazi occupiers - has died at the age of 108, an official said Monday.
Antoni Dobrowolski died Sunday in the northwestern Polish town of Debno,
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) - The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $3.99.
That's an 11-cent drop in a week and it's 4 cents lower than a month ago. It's 32 cents higher than the national average.
Some metro prices from Monday's AAA survey: