By ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press
April 28, 2015 12:53 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court looked like a festival Tuesday, with costumes, colorful flags, towering signs and people taking selfies under the spring sunshine as advocates and protesters of same-sex marriage thronged the area in front of the high court's steps.
VIENNA - Air pollution in Europe causes illnesses and hundreds of thousands of deaths, costing the continent's governments a combined $1.6 trillion each year, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
By SADIE GURMAN and DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press
April 28, 2015 12:14 p.m.
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Katie Medley was nine months pregnant, so she picked a seat near the exit door, just in case she went into labor when her husband and a friend took her to see the "Batman" premiere nearly three years ago.
By KATY DAIGLE, Associated Press
April 28, 2015 12 p.m.
GORKHA, Nepal — Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,600 people, ferrying the injured and delivering emergency supplies. Officials said 250 villagers were feared missing in a new mudslide.
By RACHEL LA CORTE, Associated Press
April 28, 2015 11:59 a.m.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee has directed state officials to withhold pay from embattled state Auditor Troy Kelley, who is starting a leave of absence on Friday following his indictment on tax evasion and other charges.
By JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press
April 28, 2015 11:51 a.m.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared progress Tuesday in trade talks between their two nations, stopping short of announcing a breakthrough in negotiations that are central to a massive 12-nation trade deal that would open markets around the Pacific rim to U.S. exports.
By MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press
April 28, 2015 11:38 a.m.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A Texas inmate scheduled to be executed for the stabbing death of a corrections officer more than 15 years ago had at least three appeals pending before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.