From eggs to trees, USDA promotional programs controversial
Contours of landmark UN climate pact starting to take shape
Workers accused of day care 'Fight Club' plead not guiltyELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) ? Two day care workers accused of instigating scuffles among young children as part of what one compared to the movie "Fight Club" pleaded not guilty Friday to child abuse charges.
3 gay couples get marriage licenses in Kentucky county
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) ? At least three gay couples received marriage licenses Friday in Rowan County, embracing and celebrating as the defiant clerk sat remained jailed because she refuses to issue the licenses or allow her deputies to hand them out.
Migrants set out on foot, escape train as Hungary crackdown crumbles
By Krisztina Than ROSZKE, Hungary (Reuters) - Migrants in Hungary, many of them Syrian refugees, broke out of a border camp, fled from a stranded train and struck out on foot for western Europe on Friday as a crackdown by the country?s right-wing government faltered in the face of overwhelming numbers.
Sacramento community college reopens after deadly shooting
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) ? A Sacramento community college reopened Friday as officers searched for a gunman who fatally shot one man and wounded two others in a parking lot at the edge of campus, officials said.
Cardin's opposition to Iran deal sets back White House hopes
WASHINGTON (AP) ? White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal and sparing President Barack Obama from using a veto suffered a blow Friday when a key Senate Democrat announced his opposition.
New strategy to boost flagging climate talks
The duo, Algeria's Ahmed Djoghlaf and Daniel Reifsnyder of the United States, promised to have a streamlined version ready in time for the next round of Bonn talks from October 19-23. Crucially, these will be the final five days of official negotiations to prepare for the much-anticipated November 30-December 11 Paris conference tasked with sealing the long-sought universal climate deal. "We have only 1,800 minutes to agree on the draft package for Paris," Djoghlaf said.
No-contact order between O'Donnell's daughter and man liftedTOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) ? A New Jersey judge has approved a request from Rosie O'Donnell's teenage daughter to lift a no-contact order with the man accused of sending her obscene images.
UAE, Bahrain lose 27 troops on black day for Yemen coalition
The UAE said 22 of its troops were killed in Yemen and Bahrain said it lost five soldiers Friday, the deadliest day for a Saudi-led coalition battling Yemeni Shiite rebels. The Yemeni government said an "accidential explosion" at an arms depot at a military base in the eastern province of Marib killed the 22 Emiratis, but the rebels said their fighters launched a rocket attack that caused the blast. Coalition ally Bahrain said five of its soldiers were killed in southern Saudi Arabia where they had been posted to help defend the border with war-wracked Yemen.