national news

Efforts by some states to challenge the Supreme Court's ruling will likely prove futile.


1969-12-31 17:00:00 -0700

A supporter of the NO vote in the upcoming referendum kneels paying his respects in front of a representation of the Greek flag during a rally at Syntagma square in Athens on Monday, June 29, 2015. Anxious Greek pensioners swarmed closed bank branches and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead of a July 5 referendum that could determine whether the country has to ditch the euro currency and return to the drachma. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Greece has entered the twilight zone.


2015-06-29 20:47:09 -0600

Supporters of keeping the Confederate battle flag flying at a Confederate monument at the South Carolina Statehouse wave flags during a rally in front of the statehouse in Columbia, S.C., on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Gov. Nikki Haley and a number of other state leaders have called for the removal of the flag following the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners in a church in Charleston. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A survey of South Carolina legislators shows there is enough support to remove the Confederate flag from Statehouse grounds if all supporters cast a vote.


2015-06-29 18:05:14 -0600