WASHINGTON (AP) - Setting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court announced Friday it will decide whether same-sex couples have a right to marry everywhere in America under the Constitution.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal from California raisin producers who object to a government program that aims to stabilize prices by regulating the raisin market.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Grateful Dead is coming back to life for final concerts in July.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The NCAA on Friday announced a proposed agreement that would restore 112 wins by the school's football team that were wiped out during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and would put the late Joe Paterno back as the winningest coach in major college football history.
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) - Republican lawmakers determined to counter President Barack Obama on immigration want to advance solutions of their own, starting with a border security bill and perhaps moving on to tackle other aspects of the broken system.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A spokesman for Muhammad Ali says the boxing great is back in the hospital for follow-up care related to a urinary tract infection.
AN DIEGO (AP) - California home sales jumped in December, buoyed by a stronger economy and lower interest rates, a research firm said Thursday. Prices rose modestly.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California officials say that December storms have allowed the state to send more water to local agencies and farms even as drought conditions stretch into a fourth year.
NEW YORK (AP) - As predicted, this year's flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It's only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn't include the bug that is making most people sick, according to a government study released Thursday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Mexico has started issuing birth certificates to its citizens at its consulates in the United States. The goal is to make it easier for Mexican immigrants to obtain U.S. work permits, driver's licenses and protection from deportation.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Many of the students at Kingsley Elementary School in a low-income neighborhood of Los Angeles eat breakfast and lunch provided by the school. For the nearly 100 enrolled in the after-school program, another meal is served: supper.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Renewing a push for paid leave for workers, President Barack Obama on Thursday will call on Congress, states and cities to pass measures to allow tens of millions of workers to earn up to a week of paid sick time a year, the White House said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California health officials confirmed that six new measles cases are connected to an outbreak at Disney theme parks last month, bringing the total number of illnesses to 32.
Two extravagant comedies, "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," dominated nominations for the 87th annual Academy Awards with nine nods each, while "Boyhood" remained the widely acknowledged front-runner.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The new Republican-controlled Congress is facing an old problem: where to find the money for highway and transit programs.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California mountain lion known to researchers as P-32 has struck out on his own and made a new home.
NEW YORK (AP) - Roger Goodell says the two stadium projects in the Los Angeles area look promising enough to lead to the return of the NFL to the nation's second-largest city.
CHICAGO (AP) - Oprah Winfrey is selling the furniture, artwork, household items and clothing that once filled her Chicago home.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indiana county is experiencing nearly daily increases in new HIV infections tied to intravenous drug use, and health officials hope the situation prompts other states to closely track their hepatitis C and HIV rates to identify potential clusters of disease.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A psychiatrist treating the man who shot President Ronald Reagan says the patient wants to start a band and should be allowed to publish his music anonymously.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Detectives are investigating the shooting of a 19-year-old man who was hit when officers responded to a report of vandalism at a vacant apartment in a Long Beach neighborhood.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - More than a dozen students suffered minor injuries after a stage packed with dancing and clapping youths collapsed during a musical performance at a central Indiana high school, authorities said Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) - What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV.
NEW YORK (AP) - PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda.
NEW YORK (AP) - As Shakespeare would say, "We have seen better days."
This is a prime example of what I like to call a Quality Awful Film.
NIAKHAR, Senegal (AP) - Some sea voyages took Senegalese fisherman Samba Ngom away for up to three weeks at a time, but eventually he began dreaming of going further, to a place where he could make more money in a month than most compatriots make in a year.
A Canyon Country man charged with having sex with a minor pleaded no contest Thursday to a single count of meeting a minor for lewd purposes, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man shot by police after he pointed a gun at officers near a Los Angeles middle school has died at a hospital.
GUANAJUATO, Mexico (AP) - When a woman in Texas claimed that Alondra Luna Nunez was her long-lost daughter, the girl's real parents in Mexico say they presented more than a dozen documents from baptismal records and a copy of her birth certificate to family photographs. They were sure it was enough to demonstrate her true origins.