Kentucky clerks to license marriages as their boss is jailed

By: The Associated Press

ASHLAND, Ky. — A federal judge ordered a defiant county clerk to jail for contempt Thursday after she insisted that it would violate her conscience to follow court orders to issue marriage licenses to gay...

Colorado coroner releases autopsy for 'Can't Buy Me Love' actress Amanda Peterson

By: The Associated Press

GREELEY — The death of Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in the 1987 romantic comedy "Can't Buy Me Love," was the result of an accidental morphine overdose.

The autopsy and toxicology report released...

Australian police won't charge Mel Gibson over tirade claim

SYDNEY (AP) — Police do not intend to charge Mel Gibson over an allegation that the Oscar-winning director shoved and abused a newspaper photographer who snapped pictures of him and his new girlfriend in Sydney...

Dean Jones, boyish Disney star, dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug," has died of Parkinson's...

In climate bid, Obama stares down melting Alaska glacier

SEWARD, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama stared down a melting glacier in Alaska on Tuesday in a dramatic use of his presidential pulpit to sound the alarm on climate change.

From a distance, Exit Glacier...

New Chicago Target store seeks to serve booze

By: The Chicago Tribune

A new Target store near Navy Pier is slated to be the first in the nation to not only sell packaged alcohol but serve it in the store.

Target has applied for a Consumption on Premises liquor license for its...

Gisele Bundchen threatened Tom Brady with divorce, according to report

By: News services

Tom Brady’s six-year marriage to Gisele Bundchen is in dangerous territory.

A source close to the world’s highest-paid model, 35, and the $13 million-plus-a-year NFL pro, 38, reveals in the latest issue of...

North America's tallest mountain gets new name _ and height

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — North America's tallest mountain doesn't just have a new name. It also has a new elevation.

Denali, the Alaska mountain formerly known Mount McKinley, is now officially 10 feet...