By CLARKE CANFIELDAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from a national anti-gay marriage group that tried to thwart Maine's campaign disclosure law requiring it to release its donor list, but it's unlikely the list will be
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court will not hear the appeal of a former toxicologist convicted of poisoning her husband in a notorious San Diego murder case.
Former lab worker Kristin Rossum said she deserves a special hearing to determine whether her trial lawyer's performance was so bad that
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has declined to take a new look at Washington state's top-two primary system amid complaints from political parties that it interferes with their rights.
The justices said they will not hear appeals from the state Democratic and Libertarian parties opposing a
YAHOO.COM - Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old woman in the suburban San Diego area after she allegedly hit a Border Patrol agent with her car.
Investigators said Valeria Alvarado ran down the agent with her car as border patrol agents were in a Chula
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is acknowledging an attempt to infiltrate its computer system but says it thwarted the effort. A White House official said the attack targeted an unclassified network. He said the attack was identified and that the system was isolated to prevent
NBCNEWS.COM - California has become the first state in the nation to ban therapy that tries to turn gay teens straight.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed Senate Bill 1172, which prohibits children under age 18 from undergoing "sexual orientation change efforts." The
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is acknowledging an attempt to infiltrate its computer system, but says it thwarted the effort and that no classified networks were threatened.
White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters the White House is equipped with
HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - The top American commander of troops in Afghanistan showed signs of impatience about the growing spate of insider attacks that have taken a toll on U.S. troops during a blunt interview on "60 Minutes" Sunday night.
"I'm mad as hell about them, to be honest with you,"
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) - The average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington remains above $4 a gallon.
The AAA auto club reports the average price in the state Monday is $4.03. That's a penny higher than a week ago, a penny lower than a month ago and 25 cent higher than the national
By PATRICK WALTERSAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two years after it began phasing out incandescent bulbs, Swedish retailer Ikea announced Monday it is taking another step and planning to sell only energy-efficient LED lighting by 2016.
Ikea believes the shift to the longer-lasting bulbs