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A federal judge put a "stay" on his ruling, though, which apparently means his order affects only the four couples who sued to have their names put on their children's birth certificates.
April 14, 2014
Investigators say they've run out of leads in the September rape at a high school in western France and are hoping that a mass sampling of male students will produce a suspect.
April 14, 2014
While the Congressional Budget Office has lowered its shortfall projections for the next few years, it warns that deficits will start rising substantially again unless policymakers act.
April 14, 2014
The weather may play havoc with the sky-watching on the East Coast, though much of the Midwest and West ought to get a good view.
April 14, 2014
For many older men, life gets better and better — until it gets worse.
April 14, 2014
At least a dozen people were killed and more than 2,000 homes destroyed by a large fire that wreaked havoc Saturday and Sunday in the city of Valparaiso. Some 10,000 people have evacuated their homes.
April 14, 2014
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared March 8. More than a month later, no traces of the plane or the 239 people on board have been found. The focus remains on an area of the southern Indian Ocean.
April 14, 2014
The explosion at a bus station near Abuja is thought to be the latest in a string of such attacks by the extreme Islamist group Boko Haram. More than 70 people were killed. More than 120 were injured.
April 14, 2014
A deadline set by the Ukrainian government passed without gunmen leaving sites they have seized in the eastern part of the country. But the prospect of Ukrainian troops moving in is rattling nerves.
April 14, 2014
Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Glenn Miller, was once a Ku Klux Klan grand dragon, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. He allegedly shot and killed three people on Sunday.
April 14, 2014
The discovery of seven dead babies in cardboard boxes in a Utah garage has police desperately seeking answers about how such a tragedy unfolded over a decade with no one noticing.
April 14, 2014
A deadline for pro-Russian gunmen to leave government buildings in eastern Ukraine and surrender weapons passed early Monday. There was no immediate sign of any action to force the insurgents out.
April 14, 2014
Crews will for the first time send a robotic sub into the Indian Ocean. It's trying to determine whether signals detected by sound-locating equipment are from the missing Malaysian jet's black boxes
April 14, 2014
The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist.
April 14, 2014
What we think about food may change how our bodies respond to it. Sip what you think is a rich milkshake, and your body acts as if you've had a fatty treat, even if it's really a lower-calorie drink.
April 14, 2014
Gold is not just about ornamentation in India. It's an insurance policy against bad economic times and bad marriages. Enterprising Indian women are using it to get loans to start small businesses.
April 14, 2014
After a blustery final round at Augusta National, Bubba Watson earned his second win at the prestigious Masters golf championship on Sunday.
April 13, 2014
The World Food Programme is moving about 40,000 tons of food around Syria each month, navigating conflict zones and checkpoints. And now a potential drought could hurt food production in the country.
April 13, 2014
One shooting took place at a Jewish community center and another happened at an assisted-living facility. Authorities say a person of interest is in custody, The Associated Press reports.
April 13, 2014
In Chile, a large fire has reportedly killed at least 11 people and destroyed 500 homes. Thousands of residents have been forced to evacuate areas near the port city of Valparaiso.
April 13, 2014

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