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Baltimore Reaches $6.4 Million Settlement Proposal With Freddie Gray Family

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

The Baltimore City Law Department has reached a tentative $6.4 million settlement with the family of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old man who suffered a fatal spine injury while in police custody.

The proposed settlement still has to be approved by the city's Board of Estimates, which is comprised of five ...

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Some In Rowan County, Ky., Surprised By Clerk Controversy

Sunday, September 06, 2015

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Kim Davis Supporters Rally In Front Of Detention Center

Saturday, September 05, 2015

A couple hundred people gathered for a rally to free Kim Davis on Saturday in front of the Carter County Detention Center.

The Rowan, Ky., County clerk has spent three days there because she has defied the Supreme Court and refused to issue gay marriage licenses.

The protesters assembled in ...

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Same-Sex Couples Issued Marriage Licenses In Rowan County, Ky.

Friday, September 04, 2015

For the first time in months, marriage licenses were issued in Rowan County, Ky., Friday. A federal judge found the defiant county clerk in contempt and placed her in jail Thursday.

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Kentucky Clerk's Office Issues Same-Sex Marriage License

Friday, September 04, 2015

Eyder is reporting today from Morehouse, Ky.

In what was an emotional and contentious scene at the Rowan County, Ky., Courthouse this morning, one dramatic legal standoff came to an end when a gay couple was issued a marriage license.

James Yates and William Smith, who had tried this five ...

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Judge Throws Out Tom Brady's 4-Game Suspension Over 'Deflategate'

Thursday, September 03, 2015

A federal judge has thrown out Tom Brady's four-game suspension over his role in "deflategate."

The suspension was handed down by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after attorney Ted Wells found that employees of the New England Patriots deflated footballs to make them easier to grip. Goodell said Brady likely knew ...

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Kentucky Clerk Found In Contempt For Refusing To Issue Marriage Licenses

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Updated at 1:39 p.m. ET

A federal judge found a Kentucky clerk at the center of the national debate over same-sex marriage in contempt of court after she defied the Supreme Court by refusing to issue marriage licenses in protest of such marriages.

Kentucky Public Radio's Ryland Barton reports ...

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Guatemalan President Resigns, Is Jailed Amid Corruption Scandal

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Amid a corruption scandal that has been punctuated by daily protests in the country, Guatemala's President Otto Pérez Molina resigned and, hours later, was sent to jail to await the conclusion of a court hearing.

In a letter presented to Congress at 11:58 p.m. on Wednesday, Pérez Molina said he ...

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Here's What We Know About The Kentucky Clerk Refusing Marriage Licenses

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Defying legal decisions that go all the way up to the U.S. Supreme Court, Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Ky.., clerk, continued to deny marriage licenses on Wednesday in protest of same-sex marriage.

As Kentucky Public Radio's Ryland Barton reports, Davis, who has become a divisive figure in the ...

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Baltimore Judge Lets Charges Against Officers Stand In Freddie Gray Case

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Update at 11:52 a.m. ET. Judge Denies Two Key Motions:

A judge in Baltimore handed prosecutors two pretrial victories on Wednesday in relation to the Freddie Gray case, a 25-year-old man who died after suffering injuries in police custody.

NPR's Jennifer Ludden reports that the judge rejected a motion ...

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For Second Day, Stranded Migrants Camp Out At Train Station In Budapest

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

For a second day, thousands of stranded migrants, including refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, have camped out at the main train station in Budapest.

As we've reported, the Hungarian government was allowing the migrants to leave without a passport check, but on Tuesday migrants were barred from boarding trains ...

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Despite High Court Ruling, Kentucky Clerk Denies Marriage Licenses

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Despite a Supreme Court ruling that compelled a Rowan County clerk in Kentucky to give out marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Kim Davis refused to comply once again on Tuesday morning by denying marriage licenses to everyone.

Ryland Barton, a reporter for Kentucky Public Radio, reports that Davis said ...

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During Holy Year, Pope Will Let Priests Forgive Women Who Had Abortions

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Saying that he wants to emphasize mercy, Pope Francis announced that during the church's upcoming holy year, he will allow all priests to forgive women who have had abortions.

In a letter published Tuesday, Francis said he understands that some people approach abortions with "superficial awareness." But for others, ...

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Hungary Closes Budapest Train Station To Migrants Traveling To Western Europe

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

A flood of migrants, including refugees from Syria and Afghanistan, were stranded in Budapest after the Hungarian government closed down the city's main train terminal.

Authorities had been allowing migrants to travel to Western Europe without checking passports, but on Tuesday, the station was closed and migrants began protesting.

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Thai Police Issue Arrest Warrants For 2 More Bombing Suspects

Monday, August 31, 2015

Police in Thailand are looking for two new suspects, a woman and a man, in connection with a bombing in Bangkok that left 20 dead.

Michael Sullivan filed this report from Thailand for Newscast:

"One of the suspects is a 26-year-old woman, a Thai, her picture shown today ...

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Kanye Is Running For President And One Other Must-Watch VMA Moment

Monday, August 31, 2015

In case you didn't stay up late to watch the MTV Video Music Awards, there are really only two moments that matter.

They'll be the talk of the water cooler today, so you might as well take a look. Here are the two moments that matter:

1. After receiving the ...

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EU Ministers Call Emergency Meeting To Discuss Migrant Crisis

Monday, August 31, 2015

European ministers have called for an emergency summit to discuss the hundreds of thousands of migrants who are pouring into European countries.

As The New York Times reports, almost as soon as Germany, France and the U.K. made the call, Luxembourg, which currently holds the EU presidency, obliged by ...

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Virginia Governor: 'Clearly Too Many Guns In the Wrong Hands'

Friday, August 28, 2015

"There are too many guns in America, and there's clearly too many guns in the wrong hands."

That's what Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said to reporters in front of the WDBJ building in Roanoke, Va.

The governor, who promised to introduce gun-control legislation, was speaking two days after a ...

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U.S. Appeals Court Overturns Decision That NSA Metadata Collection Was Illegal

Friday, August 28, 2015

A three-judge panel for a U.S. appeals court has thrown out a lower-court decision that sought to stop the NSA from continuing to collect metadata on phone calls made by Americans.

The lower court ruling had found that the practice was unconstitutional.

In some ways, this decision is much ...

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CEO Of Cheating Website Ashley Madison, Noel Biderman, Has Stepped Down

Friday, August 28, 2015

In the wake of a massive hacking, the founder and CEO of the cheating website Ashley Madison has stepped down.

Noel Biderman had been at the center of controversy after hackers released information on 33 million people who had used to the site to try to cheat on their ...

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