Home » Posts tagged with » state (Page 2)

Federal Judge Voids Texas Gay Marriage Ban

Federal Judge Voids Texas Gay Marriage Ban

Saying that a Texas law barring same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and demeans the dignity of homosexuals, a federal judge struck down the law Wednesday.

Dr. Seuss’s Private Hat Collection Is Quite A Sight

Dr. Seuss’s Private Hat Collection Is Quite A Sight

Dr. Seuss’s personal hat collection is on tour for the first time in history. An exhibit called Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!, which debuted at the New York Public Library in January last year, will stop in six states over the next seven months.

VIDEO: Congressman Threatens To Throw Reporter Off Balcony

VIDEO: Congressman Threatens To Throw Reporter Off Balcony

The post-State of the Union reviews of President Obama’s address and the GOP responses have been hijacked a bit this morning by reports about Rep. Michael Grimm’s angry response last night to a reporter’s question.

McCain’s ‘Liberal’ Record Earns Him Censure From Arizona GOP

McCain’s ‘Liberal’ Record Earns Him Censure From Arizona GOP

The Arizona Republic says: “Saturday’s censure came two weeks after the Maricopa County Republican Party passed a resolution to censure the senator on a 1,150-to-351 vote.

In Seattle, No Simple Answers For A Stalled Tunneling Machine

In Seattle, No Simple Answers For A Stalled Tunneling Machine

Ever wonder what happened with Bertha — the world’s biggest tunneling machine, stuck under Seattle?

At Least 3 People Killed In 40-Vehicle Pileup In Indiana

At Least 3 People Killed In 40-Vehicle Pileup In Indiana

More than 40 vehicles, many of them semitrailers, were involved in a massive pileup on a slippery stretch of Interstate 94 in northwestern Indiana that killed at least three people and injured 23 others.

Missouri Bill Would Add Firing Squad As Death Penalty Option

Missouri Bill Would Add Firing Squad As Death Penalty Option

A bill introduced in the Missouri Statehouse adds a firing squad as an option for carrying out the death penalty in the state.

In Search For Habitable Planets, Why Stop At ‘Earth-Like’?

In Search For Habitable Planets, Why Stop At ‘Earth-Like’?

In their hunt for potentially habitable planets around distant stars, scientists have been so focused on finding Earth-like planets that they’re ignoring the possibility that other kinds of planets might be even friendlier to life, a new report says.

$1.35 Billion In Losses Reported By Nevada’s Major Casinos

$1.35 Billion In Losses Reported By Nevada’s Major Casinos

Nevada’s big casinos are on a losing streak. For the fifth straight year, the state’s largest casinos are reporting net losses – in this case, a total of $1.35 billion in the most recent fiscal year.

Iran, World Powers Will Begin Implementing Interim Nuclear Agreement

Iran, World Powers Will Begin Implementing Interim Nuclear Agreement

Iran and six world powers will begin implementing an interim agreement designed to pause parts of Iran’s nuclear program.