ALBANY, N.Y. - Opposition surfaced Thursday against Gov. David Paterson's directive to state agencies to recognize gay marriages legally performed in other states and countries.
WASHINGTON - Federal regulators are six months into a wide-ranging investigation of U.S. oil markets, with a focus on possible price manipulation.
WASHINGTON - Under a court order and four years late, the White House Thursday produced what it called a science-based ''one-stop shop'' of specific threats to the United States from man-made global warming.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday May 29, 2008
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
BAGHDAD - A suicide bomber detonated explosives among a group of men seeking police jobs Thursday, killing 16 people crowded around a recruiting station in northwestern Iraq despite warnings of an attack.
NEW YORK - Bear Stearns shareholders have approved JPMorgan Chase's $2.2 billion buyout, ending the saga of the 85-year-old pillar of Wall Street that crumbled under the weight of its own wagers on high-risk mortgages.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A medical helicopter practicing approaches crashed on the roof of a hospital Thursday, catching fire moments after the two people on board escaped with minor injuries, a fire official said.
NEWARK, N.J. - Appeals courts in New Jersey and Texas on Thursday scrapped verdicts against the drugmaker Merck & Co. Inc. stemming from some of the earliest trials involving its once popular painkiller Vioxx.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Those who fetch $130 for a barrel of oil can call the tune these days. And it seems the tune is becoming so catchy that even Madonna, the original Material Girl, might be singing soon in this rich Gulf city-state.
MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Tropical Storm Alma lashed the coast of Central America with heavy rains and high winds on Thursday after becoming the first such storm of the eastern Pacific season.
BANGKOK, Thailand - No mention of Myanmar's detained pro-democracy leader. No talk of holding a controversial vote despite a catastrophic cyclone. Not a word about the military regime's history of human rights abuses.
CHENGDU, China - A stockpile of chemicals being used to disinfect an earthquake-shattered Chinese town ignited Thursday and injured scores of soldiers doing relief work, adding to a day of problems for urgent recovery efforts.
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