Attitudes toward same-sex marriage are shifting in the US. Some Republicans worry that the GOP may be alienating the next generation of young conservatives if the party continues to oppose gay marriage.
100-game suspension: Minor league pitcher Cesar Carrillo was handed a100-game suspension for violating baseball's drug prevention and treatment program.
The Steubenville rape case, like other high-profile sex-assault cases, has been a moment for victims nationwide to come forward. Some are emboldened, others feel re-traumatized.
Despite Republican Sen. Rob Portman endorsing gay rights Friday, the party is a long way from following him. But a shift in society could make the GOP temper is message.
In his first major public address since losing the November election, a warmly received Mitt Romney urges the youthful CPAC crowd to 'learn from our mistakes and my mistakes.'
Judge rejects CIA argument that it had no 'interest' in lethal drone strikes. He called the CIA argument neither logical nor plausible, since US officials have acknowledged involvement.
In the wake of recent North Korean missile and nuclear tests, plus increasingly belligerent rhetoric from Pyongyang, the Pentagon announced Friday that it was adding to US anti-missile defenses.
But on Israeli TV, President Obama also pledged that the US will take no options off the table for stopping Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. Israel has argued the threat is more urgent.
White, middle-aged activists at the annual CPAC rally in Washington agree that the Republican Party needs to turn toward diversity, but differ over the ways and means to do it.
Donald Trump, speaking at CPAC Friday, envisioned a GOP turnaround that involves either repudiating basic Republican beliefs or doubling down on stuff that’s getting the party in trouble.
Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio has wrestled with gay marriage since learning two years ago that one of his sons is gay. He now says the government shouldn't deny gay couples the opportunity to marry.
Sen. Rob Portman, Republican of Ohio and an opponent of same-sex marriage, has changed his mind after learning two years ago his own son is gay.
Jack Curran racked up dozens of Coach of the Year awards and was inducted into nine different Halls of Fame, but those who knew him say his character outshone his trophies.
The TSA chief, testifying before a House Homeland Security subcommittee, said allowing small knives on planes would keep flights safe while the agency focuses on the threat from explosives.
'Veronica Mars' fans have contributed more than $2 million online in two days in hopes of turning the defunct TV show into a film. The campaign upends Hollywood's business-as-usual model.
In an effort to improve students' access to high-demand courses, a California state senator is proposing the creation of up to 50 online courses, perhaps spurring a dialogue on college education.
Michigan's governor has tabbed a bankruptcy lawyer to serve as the emergency manager for Detroit's financial crisis. He hopes to avoid bankruptcy, but wouldn't rule it out.
At CPAC Thursday, a top Republican pollster and a key House conservative on the immigration-reform debate hit perhaps the most optimistic notes to date on the progress of such legislation.
In his first blessing from the Vatican balcony, Pope Francis spoke of the 'evangelization' of Rome, a clear sign he would carry on the 'New Evangelization' legacy of John Paul II and Benedict XVI.
France and Britain are pushing the European Union to drop an embargo against arming Syrian rebels. Their push is at odds with with current US policy.
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