GOP kills civil unions in Colorado special session DENVER (AP) — Gay couples who watched as Colorado lawmakers rejected a civil unions measure are taking comfort in the bill sponsor's mantra: It's not a matter of if, but a matter of when civil unions become law. The most emotional issue — some call it ... 05/14/2012 - 10:04 pm | View Link
GOP kills civil unions in Colorado special session DENVER – Gay couples who watched as Colorado lawmakers rejected a civil unions measure are taking comfort in the bill sponsor's mantra: It's not a matter of if, but a matter of when civil unions become law. The most emotional issue — some ... 05/14/2012 - 8:36 pm | View Link
GOP Kills Colorado Civil Unions Bill In Special Session Andy Schmidt and his 10-month-old daughter Nora attend a rally supporting Civil Unions at the state Capitol in Denver on May 14, 2012. Colorado lawmakers were called back into a special session on Monday to vote on several bills including Civil ... 05/14/2012 - 5:25 pm | View Link
GOP kills civil unions in Colorado special session DENVER, Colo. — A last-ditch effort by Colorado's governor to give gay couples in the state rights similar to married couples failed Monday after Republicans rejected the proposal during a special legislative session. Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper ... 05/14/2012 - 4:19 pm | View Link
GOP Kills Colorado Civil Unions in Special Session As expected, Colorado’s Republican controlled House has in this special session killed a bill to legalize civil unions in the state. The bill’s demise was expected by Democrats, who have begun using the issue as a rallying cry to topple Republicans in ... 05/14/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
A man has been arrested in the shooting death of his estranged wife, which prosecutors say occurred in front of the couple's three children.
Win Min Htut, 37, was charged with criminal homicide, burglary and criminal trespass following the shooting of 37-year-old Thida Nyint on Tuesday, according to court documents.
Police said the couple's 16-year-old daughter called 911 and told authorities that her parents had argued in their Bethlehem home before going outside, where the woman was shot.
Carly Kerby, a mom of four girls, doesn't have the greatest track record as the Tooth Fairy, but it was another family tradition that nearly did her in:
After eight years on the market, more than 6 million of the kits, book and elf, have been sold, and it has climbed high on best-seller lists, with two sexes and different skin tones now available.
She forgot to move it for days and days.
 her youngest, at 18 months, loves to grab it King Kong-style, a no-no by elf rules.
Take it easy, don't move around a lot
Police are investigating after a female Lincoln Southeast High School student reported being grabbed, pulled into a boy's restroom and thrown against a wall by a teenage boy.
Police have labeled the incident an attempted sexual assault, and believe a student was the assailant.
Here is a look at some of the most unusual statements and actions during the standoff, which was sparked by President Viktor Yanukovych's decision last month to freeze ties with the West and tilt toward Moscow instead, and a violent police raid against protesters on Nov. 30.
In recent months, pro-Moscow lobbyists have dotted Kiev with billboards warning Ukrainians of the alleged horrors they will encounter if the country commits to deepening ties with the European Union, including job losses, price increases and gay marriage.
Yanukovych attended a round table last week where representatives of the government, the opposition, clergy and civil society discussed solutions to the political crisis.
 Levchenko lost to a pro-government opponent.
Even after the government announced it was freezing preparations to sign a key trade and political deal with the EU, Yanukovych and his officials kept insisting the pause was only temporary and kept making promises to sign it very soon.
Just hours after EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton met with Yanukovych in Kiev to seek reassurance of a peaceful resolution to the crisis, he sent thousands of riot police to attempt to clear the protest square by force.
An Orem man accused of beating his stepfather to death will stand trial next year.
The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/JHQmPd ) that Strider Diem is accused in a June attack on 79-year-old Melvin Rowley.
The 34-year-old defendant faces charges of murder, manslaughter, assault, criminal mischief and aggravated abuse of an elder adult.
Diem's attorney had been working on a plea deal, but on Tuesday he requested dates for a week-long trial.