The Florida A&M Lady Rattlers open their 2015 season with high aspirations. The team was picked to win the MEAC southern division, by the conference's head coaches and SIDs. But, head coach Tony Trifonov seeks much more. In a five year drought, the Lady Rattlers have their sights on winning the MEAC tournament.
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) -- A defiant county clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to issue the licenses themselves, potentially ending the church-state standoff in Rowan County, Kentucky....
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Thousands of people desperate to reach Western Europe rushed into a Budapest train station Thursday after police ended a two-day blockade, setting off a wave of anger and confusion as hundreds shoved their way onto a waiting train. But when it tried to drop them off at a Hungarian camp for asylum seekers, a bitter showdown began.... […]
The photo of a dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach captures everything we don't want to see when we tap our phones or open our newspapers: a vicious civil war, a surge of refugees, the death of an innocent. The disturbing image taken this week brings to mind other, similarly haunting photos of crises. Often they involve children. Will the phot […]