LONDON (AP) — The landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriages has no legal force outside the United States, but gay rights activists in many parts of the world believe the court ruling will help their cause.
Hundreds of law enforcement officers hunting for a convicted murderer who escaped from a New York state maximum security prison scoured an area of near the Canadian border on Saturday, a day after a fellow escapee was killed. About 1,200 federal, state and local law enforcement officers on Saturday were searching a 22 square-mile (57 square-km) area along state route 30 between the towns of Malone and Duane in northern New York state, New York State Police said in a statement. After Richard Matt was fatally shot by U.S. Border Patrol officers, a tight security perimeter was set up in the area, where Sweat was believed to be holed up.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A team of aviation investigators is now working in a remote, mountainous site in southeast Alaska to determine what caused the crash of a sightseeing plane that killed eight cruise ship passengers and the aircraft's pilot.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage's bombastic leadership style long ago alienated Democrats. Now even some in his own party are fed up, saying his high-profile antics have squandered his political capital.