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Hawaii’s Senate Gives Final Approval To Same-Sex Marriage

Hawaii’s Senate Gives Final Approval To Same-Sex Marriage

Hawaii’s Senate has given the OK to a bill allowing same-sex marriage, which now goes to the governor, who is expected to sign.

In Shattered Filipino City, A Fight For ‘Sheer Survival’

In Shattered Filipino City, A Fight For ‘Sheer Survival’

As some trucks loaded with food and other aid arrive in the Philippines city of Tacloban they’re being looted by residents struggling to survive in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

‘It Looks Like A 50-Mile Wide Tornado’ Hit The Philippines

‘It Looks Like A 50-Mile Wide Tornado’ Hit The Philippines

The enormous task continues of getting aid to the millions of people who were in the path of Typhoon Haiyan when it roared into parts of the Philippines.

Hague: A Deal With Iran Is ‘On The Table’ And ‘Can Be Done’

Hague: A Deal With Iran Is ‘On The Table’ And ‘Can Be Done’

Despite the fact that a marathon negotiating session over Iran’s nuclear program came up empty, international diplomats tried to put a positive spin on reaching a deal on Iran’s nuclear program.

Local Charities Gear Up For Cut To Food Stamp Benefits

Local Charities Gear Up For Cut To Food Stamp Benefits

More than 47 million Americans who receive food stamps will be getting a bit less starting Friday when a temporary benefit enacted as part of the federal stimulus expires.

Hawaii Set To Take Up Gay Marriage In Special Session Monday

Hawaii Set To Take Up Gay Marriage In Special Session Monday

The next state to legalize same-sex marriage may be Hawaii, where the state’s Legislature will begin a special session on the issue Monday.

Scout Leaders Who Toppled Ancient Rock May Face Charges

Scout Leaders Who Toppled Ancient Rock May Face Charges

A group of Boy Scout leaders could be in serious trouble after they posted video online of one of them toppling a rock formation at Goblin Valley State Park in Utah.

North Dakota’s Delay In Reporting Oil Spill Raises Questions

North Dakota’s Delay In Reporting Oil Spill Raises Questions

The handling of an oil spill in North Dakota is raising questions, after a state agency waited to tell the public it had taken place. A wheat farmer was the first to recognize the spill had happened; it became public knowledge nearly two weeks later.

U.S. Reaches Partial Deal To Keep Troops In Afghanistan

U.S. Reaches Partial Deal To Keep Troops In Afghanistan

Secretary of State John Kerry and President Hamid Karzai held discussions Friday and Saturday on a deal to keep the U.S. military in the country beyond the 2014 pullout date for most U.S. and NATO troops.

Feds To Consider State Funding To Reopen National Parks

Feds To Consider State Funding To Reopen National Parks

With economic impacts mounting and one Utah county threatening to take over national parks, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell says she will “consider agreements with governors” to allow state funding of national parks so that some can reopen to visitors.