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  • The Latest: Bishops object to court's gay marriage ruling story has photos
    Updated: Jun-26-15 12:54 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage. (All times Eastern)

  • Vets fight to add names of 74 sailors to Vietnam Memorial 
    Updated: Jun-21-15 11:49 am

    ALBANY, New York - Stephen Kraus was standing night watch above the pilot house of the USS Frank E. Evans when he spotted the towering outline of the Australian aircraft carrier bearing down on the American destroyer. The 22-year-old sailor from California dashed off to signal a warning, but it was too late.

  • Menendez assails proposed changes to carry-on bag sizes 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 9:16 am

    NEWARK, New Jersey - Recently released recommendations that would reduce the size of carry-on bags for airplane travelers should be rejected or balanced with reduced baggage fees, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez said Monday.

  • Menendez assails proposed changes to carry-on bag sizes 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 11:37 pm

    NEWARK, New Jersey - Recently released recommendations that would reduce the size of carry-on bags for airplane travelers should be rejected or balanced with reduced baggage fees, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez said Monday.

  • Correction: UN-Chemical Agents story 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 8:04 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - In a story dated Aug. 30, 2007 about U.N. weapons inspectors finding the potentially hazardous phosgene chemical in their offices, The Associated Press erroneously identified Svetlana Utkina as a U.N. chemical weapons expert. Utkina worked for the U.N. commission investigating chemical weapons in Iraq as a planning and operations officer and spoke at a press conference about the gas phosgene, but she was not employed by the U.N. as a chemical weapons expert.

  • House GOP measure would cut Amtrak by $242M 
    Updated: Jun-09-15 11:45 pm

    WASHINGTON - The GOP-controlled House passed legislation Tuesday to cut Amtrak's budget by $242 million, though lawmakers added new funding for video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record engineers and help investigators get to the bottom of crashes such as last month's deadly derailment in Philadelphia.

  • Showdown begins in Senate over defense spending story has photos
    Updated: Jun-09-15 6:16 pm

    WASHINGTON - A Senate panel approved a $575.9 billion defense spending bill on Tuesday, but its fate is uncertain as lawmakers argue over spending caps.