A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that gay marriages can continue in Utah, denying a request from the state to halt same-sex weddings that have been occurring at a rapid rate since last week.
Mailing a letter is about to get a little more expensive. Regulators on Tuesday approved a temporary price hike of 3 cents for a first-class stamp, bringing the charge to 49 cents a letter in an effort to help the Postal Service recover from severe mail decreases brought on after the 2008 economic downturn.
Police say burglars broke into a Florida woman’s home, stole her two children’s gifts from under the tree and snatched the family’s puppy.
On the day before Christmas, retailers turned shoppers’ attention to the day after the holiday. “After Christmas” sales began before the holiday at Amazon.com, Old Navy and CVS, among other retailers.
The Montana judge who said a teen rape victim appeared “older than her chronological age” has sentenced a man convicted of punching his girlfriend to write “Boys do not hit girls” 5,000 times.
The mother of a 3-year-old thrown to his death from a 52-story apartment building said the father killed the boy — and then himself — out of spite.
Pastors are finding that joking about religion is a serious business, and it’s easy to cross a line.
Police say a 14-year-old Colorado girl was fatally shot by her stepfather after a report of a burglary at her home.
Two space station astronauts ventured out on a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk Tuesday, hoping to wrap up urgent repairs to a cooling system.