Virginia?s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, a federal appellate court ruled Monday, becoming the second appellate circuit to rule on an issue almost certainly headed for the U.S. Supreme Court.
In a seemingly dismal year for Democrats, who face the prospect of losing House seats and possibly control of the Senate, there is one bright spot: a chance to elect governors in several states run by Republicans.
More than a third of adults have smoked it ? including the last three presidents. Dozens of songs and movies have been made about it.
Every weekday, about a dozen large garbage trucks peel away from the oil boom that has spread through western North Dakota to bump along a gravel road to the McKenzie County landfill.
A crackdown on smuggling rings bringing thousands of Central American children to the U.S. has resulted in 192 arrests and the seizure of $625,000 in U.S. bank holdings, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced.