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Marriage freedom is focus of gay pride parade

Posted: 06/29/2008 - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Revelers at San Francisco's gay pride parade are celebrating their newfound freedom to marry as the city's 38th annual march got under way with a matrimonial touch.

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Iran harder sell on giving up nukes

Posted: 06/29/2008 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Iran and North Korea may be two points on President Bush's old "axis of evil," but the authoritarian governments are polar opposites when it comes to defusing their nuclear programs.

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Firefighters in stalemate against Calif. wildfires

Posted: 06/29/2008 - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Firefighters are making slow progress against more than 1,000 wildfires throughout Northern California as the region braces for more lightning storms.

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UN official: Afghan civilian deaths up 60 percent

Posted: 06/29/2008 - KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The number of civilians killed in fighting between insurgents and security forces in Afghanistan has soared by two-thirds in the first half of this year, to almost 700 people, a senior U.N. official said Sunday.

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe sworn in after discredited vote

Posted: 06/29/2008 - HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- President Robert Mugabe was sworn in for a sixth term Sunday, just hours after government officials said he overwhelmingly won a runoff that has been widely discredited. His main rival dismissed the inauguration as "an exercise in self-delusion."

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Letter, Soldier Probed in Pregnant GI's Death

Posted: 06/29/2008 - Authorities identified a soldier in training as a person of interest in the death of a pregnant soldier found in a North Carolina motel room, a military official said.

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Facebook Wants to Cut Grammatical Errors

Posted: 06/27/2008 - The online hangout Facebook is getting more serious about grammar. No more should users see jarringly incorrect declarations such as "Debbie changed their profile picture."

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Downed China Chopper had Engine Trouble

Posted: 06/27/2008 - A Chinese military helicopter that crashed during earthquake relief efforts last month had suffered engine trouble shortly before going down, a state news agency said Friday.

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$5.8 Million For Scientist in Anthrax Lawsuit

Posted: 06/27/2008 - A former Army scientist who was named as a person of interest in the 2001 anthrax attacks will receive $5.8 million to settle his lawsuit against the Justice Department.

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Kentucky Plant Gunman Known as Friend, Troublemaker

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Some in the hometown of a man who opened fire at a plastics plant described him as a "good kid," while others called him a troublemaker and said Thursday that they weren't surprised when he killed himself and five others.

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Border fence would cut through Texas university

Posted: 06/27/2008 - BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- The steel fence that the U.S. government wants to build along the Mexican border would do more than slice through the University of Texas' Brownsville campus and cut off the golf course from the rest of the school.

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G-8 Ministers Condemn Zimbabwe Authorities

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Group of Eight foreign ministers are condemning Zimbabwe's one-candidate presidential runoff, saying authorities there have made a free and fair election impossible.

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Calif. firefighters dig in to protect Big Sur

Posted: 06/27/2008 - BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) -- Firefighters bulked up their defenses Friday against a wildfire that threatened parts of this storied tourist town and prepared for more lightning strikes that could ignite new fires across Northern California.

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Dentist's Staff Saddles Up to Beat Gas Costs

Posted: 06/27/2008 - When gas prices hit $4 a gallon, the staff at Dr. Keith Leonard's dental office figured it was time to pony up. The staff mounted up and made the commute to work via horseback.

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2nd NY millionaire gets prison in slavery case

Posted: 06/27/2008 - CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- A millionaire convicted along with his wife of virtually enslaving two Indonesian housekeepers has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.

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Gripe about your neighbor on RottenNeighbor.com

Posted: 06/27/2008 - COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Just outside his sealed bedroom window, beyond the chain-link fence that surrounds his next-door neighbor's yard, sit the reasons David Adams says he can't sleep: two bushy-tailed dogs that bark and howl all night.

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Colombia's President Wants Vote on New Elections

Posted: 06/27/2008 - Colombia's president on Thursday called for a referendum to decide if new presidential elections should be held in the wake of a court decision that is questioning the legitimacy of his 2006 re-election.

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Gun ban ruling has Chicago thinking it's next

Posted: 06/27/2008 - CHICAGO (AP) -- As news spread of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to strike down the handgun ban in Washington, D.C., one thing was clear in Chicago: The city's own ban now faces a challenge as serious as any in its 26-year history.

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