Proposition 8 supporters filed an appeal of a federal judge's ruling striking down the voter-approved law to ban gay marriage.
Proposition 8, the 2008 California ban on gay marriage, is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Supporters of Proposition 8 say they will appeal the decision.
Proposition 8, banning gay marriage in California was overturned by a federal judge Wednesday in a landmark case that could eventually land before the US Supreme Court.
Shark! A large fin was spotted in the waters off of Horseneck Beach in Massachusetts, prompting officials to close the beach. The city of Westport joined Chatham in recent shark sightings in the Bay State.
All eyes are focused on the upcoming midterms, but some Republicans have already turned their eyes to the 2012 presidential election. Four big names dominate the speculation, but there are some underdogs.
The EPA issued a report Monday that suggests the dispersant used by BP in the Gulf oil spill, Corexit, doesn't form a more toxic stew when mixed with oil. The dispersant was also no more toxic than seven other alternatives, the study concluded.
The 2010 Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' of oxygen-deprived water – roughly the size of Massachusetts – is patchy and more spread out than usual.
The first chance for voters to weigh-in on Obama health-care reform comes Tuesday, as Missourians decide whether to ban the 'individual mandate' requiring those without medical insurance to buy it.
Rep. Edward Markey says documents released by his office Saturday cast doubt on BP's assertion that it used 1.8 million gallons of the toxic and controversial oil dispersant, Corexit.