Marriage

April 21, 2017 - 3:40 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors say seven people have pleaded guilty to arranging sham marriages in South Carolina so people from Brazil could try to become American citizens. Assistant U.S. Attorney Lance Crick said in a news release that the people trying to become U.S. citizens paid more than...
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April 12, 2017 - 6:12 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina legislator used his Facebook campaign page to compare President Abraham Lincoln to Adolf Hitler. Cabarrus County Republican Rep. Larry Pittman posted the comment on Wednesday in response to a torrent of criticism over legislation he and two others sponsored...
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Betty Rodriguez, right, comforts her granddaughter Giselle during a prayer service held to honor the shooting victims at North Park Elementary School, Monday, April 10, 2017, in San Bernardino, Calif. A man walked into his estranged wife's elementary school classroom in San Bernardino and opened fire on Monday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 11, 2017 - 10:19 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Students dove under desks when a man walked into his estranged wife's elementary school classroom and opened fire without saying a word, killing her and an 8-year-old student and wounding a 9-year-old before fatally shooting himself, authorities said. Some six weeks earlier, 53-...
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Betty Rodriguez, right, comforts her granddaughter Giselle, 11, during a prayer service held to honor the shooting victims at North Park Elementary School, Monday, April 10, 2017, in San Bernardino, Calif. A man walked into his estranged wife's elementary school classroom in San Bernardino and opened deadly fire on Monday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 11, 2017 - 2:43 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A brief marriage and quick estrangement came before a man walked into his wife's elementary school class and opened fire without saying a word, killing her and an 8-year-old student and wounding a 9-year-old student before fatally shooting himself, authorities said. Some six...
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April 10, 2017 - 1:08 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas is preparing to execute seven death row inmates in 11 days because it wants to carry out the sentences before its supply of an execution drug expires May 1. Judge Kristine Baker, who was appointed to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas by...
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April 10, 2017 - 1:00 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas is preparing to execute seven death row inmates in 11 days because it wants to carry out the sentences before its supply of an execution drug expires May 1. Judge Kristine Baker, who was appointed to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas by...
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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray reads a statement to media members, Friday, April 7, 2017, in Seattle. A lawsuit filed Thursday accuses Murray of sexually molesting a teenage high-school dropout in the 1980s, and in interviews with The Seattle Times, two other men claim he abused them. The mayor denied the allegations through his personal spokesman Jeff Reading. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
April 07, 2017 - 11:08 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Ed Murray led a long campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington state, toiled for nearly two decades as a state lawmaker and won his biggest personal political victory in 2013 when he unseated Seattle's incumbent mayor by promising the ultra-liberal city to raise the...
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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray reads a statement to media members, Friday, April 7, 2017, in Seattle. A lawsuit filed Thursday accuses Murray of sexually molesting a teenage high-school dropout in the 1980s, and in interviews with The Seattle Times, two other men claim he abused them. The mayor denied the allegations through his personal spokesman Jeff Reading. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
April 07, 2017 - 7:58 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Ed Murray led a long campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington state, toiled for nearly two decades as a state lawmaker and won his biggest personal political victory in 2013 when he unseated Seattle's incumbent mayor by promising the ultra-liberal city to raise the...
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FILE- In this Oct. 10, 2016, file photo, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray speaks at a celebration of Indigenous Peoples' Day in Seattle, Wash. On Thursday, April 6, 2017, Murray was sued by a man who claimed Murray abused him 30 years ago when he was a teenager. Murray's personal spokesman, Jeff Reading, said in a statement that the allegations are false, politically motivated and that Murray would fight them. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
April 07, 2017 - 6:09 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit filed against Seattle Mayor Ed Murray alleging he sexually molested a teenage high-school dropout in the 1980s. (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says sex abuse allegations made against him are "simply untrue," and that he won't resign and...
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FILE- In this Oct. 10, 2016, file photo, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray speaks at a celebration of Indigenous Peoples' Day in Seattle, Wash. On Thursday, April 6, 2017, Murray was sued by a man who claimed Murray abused him 30 years ago when he was a teenager. Murray's personal spokesman, Jeff Reading, said in a statement that the allegations are false, politically motivated and that Murray would fight them. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
April 06, 2017 - 8:47 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A lawsuit filed Thursday accuses Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually molesting a teenage high-school dropout in the 1980s, and in interviews with The Seattle Times, two other men claim he abused them. The mayor denied the allegations through his personal spokesman Jeff Reading. "...
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