After 1st gay marriages, ‘joy spread’

Same-sex couples including Mal Malme, foreground left, and her wife Meg Stone stand to renew their marriage vows during a ceremony at Cambridge City Hall in Cambridge, Mass. Friday, May 16, 2014. The event was to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first same-sex weddings in...

Oprah’s network postpones Sam documentary

St. Louis Rams seventh-round draft pick Michael Sam listens to a question during a news conference at the NFL football team’s practice facility Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) St. Louis Rams seventh-round draft pick Michael Sam listens to a...

Phelps back on top, wins 100 fly in Charlotte

Michael Phelps looks at the score board after winning the 100-meter butterfly in the at the Arena Grand Prix swim meet in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, May 16, 2014. Phelps won the race with a time of 52.13. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond) Michael Phelps looks at the score board after winning...

Man pleads not guilty to arson in California fire

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A 57-year-old man has been charged with setting one of 10 wildfires that swept the San Diego region this week. Alberto Serrato pleaded not guilty Friday to arson in connection with a 105-acre fire in suburban Oceanside — one of the smaller fires....

Column: Time to start protecting our young hurlers

FILE – In this April 14, 1978, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Tommy John delivers a pitch against Atlanta Braves during an opening day baseball game in Dodgers Stadium, Los Angeles. UCL has increased 10-fold in the first decade of the 21st century, Dr. James...

VIDEO: Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day returns to the Hancock County Fairgrounds, with this year’s festivities including a UH-1 “Huey” helicopter that was flown during the Vietnam War.

VIDEO: 2014 Blanchard Valley Conference Track Championships

Liberty-Benton played host to the 2014 Blanchard Valley Conference Track Championships on Friday afternoon.

Arkansas high court suspends gay marriage ruling

Beth Moore, left, and her partner Abby Hill, center, exchange vows in a marriage ceremony performed by Jeremy Hernandez, right, at the Washington County Courthouse in Fayetteville, Ark., Friday May 16, 2014. The Washington County clerk has resumed issuing marriage licenses to...

Colts star LB Robert Mathis suspended for 4 games

File-This Jan. 26, 2014, file photo shows Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Robert Mathis of Team Rice during introductions on the field before the start of the NFL Pro Bowl football game at Aloha Stadium, in Honolulu. Mathis has been suspended four games for violating the...

Update: Crash injures 2 teenagers

VANLUE — Two teenagers were hurt in a two-car crash Friday night at a rural intersection north of Vanlue. Kalen Ritter, 16, of Vanlue, the driver of one vehicle, and passenger Chayla Frantz, 15, were injured and taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital, the Hancock County Sheriff’s...