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Clerk in gay marriage case to appear in federal court
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) -- The county clerk in Kentucky who has repeatedly defied court orders by refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples is set to go before a federal judge Thursday and could be held in contempt.... 9/3/2015 4:00 PM

The Latest: Clerk may have entered courthouse by rear door
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) -- The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):... 9/3/2015 3:52 PM

1 Marine killed, 11 hurt in helicopter hard landing
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) -- A heavy-lift military helicopter landed harder and faster than normal during a nighttime training exercise in North Carolina, killing one U.S. Marine and injuring 11 others, the military said.... 9/3/2015 2:46 PM

Pope visit this month presents unprecedented security issues
NEW YORK (AP) -- Those planning security for the New York City leg of the upcoming United States visit of Pope Francis have circled Sept. 25 on their calendars as the perfect storm.... 9/3/2015 2:44 PM

House Dems ask pope to address poor, environment in US visit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Democrats are pushing Pope Francis to address the minimum wage, hunger and the environment in his historic speech to Congress later this month, hoping his embrace will give momentum to three party priorities.... 9/3/2015 3:46 PM

Judge, clerk in marriage case dealt with nepotism charges
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Kim Davis and the judge that will decide her fate have at least one thing in common: They both had to deal with questions of nepotism when they got their jobs.... 9/3/2015 8:47 AM

Part of Mississippi River closes; 2 boats collide, spill oil
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard says part of the Mississippi River has been closed as crews investigate and clean up an oil spill caused by the collision of two tow boats.... 9/3/2015 3:47 PM

Big cities scramble to be prepared for an oil train disaster
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of cities around the country - 100-car trains loaded with crude oil from the Upper Midwest.... 9/3/2015 6:27 AM

AP survey: How cities are handling surge in oil trains
Mile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sight in cities around the U.S., raising concern about the possibility of a catastrophic derailment near crowded neighborhoods or critical infrastructure.... 9/3/2015 6:20 AM

Plan targets health care bias against transgender people
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system, carrying out anti-bias provisions in the president's health overhaul.... 9/3/2015 4:02 PM

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