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James Yates, right, speaks with reporters as his partner William Smith Jr. looks on at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky., Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. The couple were denied a marriage license for a third time despite the ruling of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upholding an earlier decision instructing the clerks to issue mariage licenses. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)(AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
Standoff over gay marriage licenses wears on, despite rulingStandoff in Kentucky over gay marriage licenses wears on, despite appeals court order
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
Events mark Emmett Till slaying 60 years laterEvents in Mississippi, Illinois commemorate 60th anniversary of slaying of Emmett Till
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Defense attorney J.W. Carney uses a board to make a point in his closing remarks during former St. Paul's School student Owen Labrie's rape trial at Merrimack Superior Court Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Concord, N.H. Labrie is charged with raping a 15-year-old freshman as part of Senior Salute, in which seniors try to romance and have intercourse with underclassmen before leaving the prestigious St. Paul's School in Concord. The defense contends the two had consensual sexual contact but not intercourse. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter, Pool)
Deliberations begin in New Hampshire prep school rape trialJurors begin deliberating whether prep school graduate raped freshman as part of Senior Salute
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Study can't confirm results of many psychology experimentsDo-over: Scientists repeat 100 psychology experiments and get different results most of time
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FILE - In this June 23, 2015, file photo a lawn is irrigated in Sacramento, Calif. A report is due out Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 on monthly state water conservation figures. Many California cities are conserving well, and officials are turning their attention to the few cities/agencies that aren’t doing so well. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
California cut water use by 31 percent in July amid droughtOfficials: California cities cut water use by combined 31 percent in July, exceeding mandate
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Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, with exercise rider George Alvarez up, works out at Saratoga Race Course on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. American Pharoah is the overwhelming 1-5 favorite in a 10-horse field for Saturday's Travers Stakes horse race at Saratoga. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
American Pharoah looks 'super good' at Saratoga Race CourseAmerican Pharoah feeling much at home at Saratoga as Travers awaits for Triple Crown winner
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Defending U.S. Open Tennis women's singles champion Serena Williams, left, of the United States and defending U.S. Open Tennis men's singles champion Marin Cilic of Croatia speak during a press conference at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Serena Williams could face Sharapova in US Open semifinalIn bid for Grand Slam, Serena Williams could face Sharapova in US Open semifinal
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United States' Christian Taylor celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's triple jump final at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Americans add 2 golds at worlds from Felix and TaylorStars earn stripes as Allyson Felix and Christian Taylor deliver for Americans at worlds
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Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates after winning the gold in the men's 200m final at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Taking down Bolt is not easy, but a cameraman gives it a tryTaking down Bolt: Cameraman does what 200-meter sprinters cannot at world championships
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FILE - In this May 24, 2009, file photo, David Letterman, left, and Bobby Rahal, car owners for driver Oriol Servia, of Spain, talk before the 93rd running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Letterman expressed his grief in a telephone interview with The Associated Press from his Montana ranch. He spoke just two days after IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died from a head injury suffered Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015,  when he was struck by a piece of debris at Pocono Raceway.  (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)
AP Exclusive: David Letterman struggling with love of racingAP Exclusive: David Letterman re-examines his love of auto racing following Wilson's death
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Vassiliki Thanou, 65,  take a religious oath during a swearing in ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Athens, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, to become Greece's first female prime minister. Greece came one step closer on Thursday to early elections with President Prokopis Pavlopoulos appointing the head of the country's Supreme Court as caretaker prime minister to lead the country to next month's polls. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Greece appoints 1st female prime minister ahead of snap pollGreece's 1st female prime minister sworn in to head interim government ahead of early election
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Oil jumps 10 percent for biggest one-day gain since 2008Oil up 10 pct, biggest one-day gain since 2008, lifted by resurgent stocks, US economic growth
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FILE - In this  July 29, 2013, photo, a Sprint logo is displayed on a smart phone in Montpelier, Vt. Sprint is offering DirecTV customers one free year of cellphone service in a bold move aimed at the satellite TV company’s new owner, AT&T. AT&T, which bought DirecTV for $48.5 billion in July, 2015, has been promoting a bundle that knocks $10 a month off a combined bill for video and wireless phone service. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
Sprint offers DirecTV customers free year of phone serviceSprint offers DirecTV customers free year of phone service in challenge to new owner AT&T
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2013 file photo, the Twitter bird logo is on an updated phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  Twitter's most urgent task is naming a new CEO. But the most formidable one is convincing enough people that its service is essential, easy to use and not just meant for celebrities, 16-year-olds and news junkies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Twitter tries to lure in users as it searches for CEOTroubled Twitter works to lure more people, offer user tips, as it continues CEO search
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
Specialist Michael Cacacae, left, works with trader John Bowers on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. U.S. stocks are opening higher after China's main stock index logged its biggest gain in eight weeks. A report also showed that the U.S. economy expanded at a much faster pace than previously estimated. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
US stocks extend recovery after Chinese market surgesUS stocks climb after Chinese market surges, US economy grew faster than previously estimated
The Associated Press46 minutes ago

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