Virginia Military tops Ohio 92-90

The Virginia Military Keydets move to a 92-90 win over the Ohio University Bobcats.

Gay candidate's ad shows GOP diversity, LCR says

A U.S. congressional campaign ad that shows the candidate's same-sex partner echoes Republican Party diversity, a GOP gay and lesbian rights group chief said.
GERRY HARRINGTON, United Press International

Flurry of weddings in wake of Utah gay marriage ruling

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Hundreds of couples flooded Salt Lake City Hall in a rush to marry that a witness described as "a madhouse" after a judge struck down Utah's gay marriage ban.

Anti-gay rights organization fighting California transgender law

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- An anti-gay rights organization is seeking to overturn a California law that allows transgender students to use bathrooms that match their gender identity.
The Issue: Minnesota latest state to recognize same-sex marriage

The Issue: Minnesota latest state to recognize same-sex marriage

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's signing into law a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in the Land of 10,000 Lakes means that now a dozen states -- a fifth of the country -- recognize same-sex marriage.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Same-sex marriage legalized in Delaware

DOVER, Del., May 7 (UPI) -- The Delaware Senate Tuesday gave final legislative approval to a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in the state.

Senator shrugs off gay marriage threat

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- A Minnesota Republican state senator says his support for gay marriage won't be swayed by threats from conservatives to defeat him at the next election.

Same-sex marriage question unites proponents, opponents

Borrowing from a remark made soon after the 2012 U.S. presidential election was history, this isn't your parents' election any more, particularly down-ballot where all those statewide questions were printed.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

SCOTUS won't hear Maine donor names case

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Monday declined to hear an anti-gay marriage group's appeal of Maine's requirement that it turn over the names of its donors.

3 survive plane crash in Idaho

SILVER CITY, Idaho, May 28 (UPI) -- A couple and their daughter were in stable condition after their plane crashed in a remote area of Idaho, authorities said.

Kelp flies invade California beaches

LOS ANGELES, June 18 (UPI) -- Insect experts say swarms of black kelp flies invading several California beaches are part of a natural cycle and nothing can be done about them.

Former Steeler charged with domestic abuse

PITTSBURGH, April 27 (UPI) -- Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mike Tomczak has been charged with assaulting his wife at their home in Bell Acres, Pa., police said.

Iowa becomes gay marriage battleground

DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- An activist who helped overturn California's law allowing same-sex marriage says he will urge Iowa voters to reverse that state's law allowing such marriages.

Trial set for police anti-porn helper

TORONTO, April 9 (UPI) -- A child pornography trial date has been set for a Toronto-area man who claims he was working on anti-pornography software for the Toronto police force.

Connecticut approves same-sex civil unions

HARTFORD, Conn., April 14 (UPI) -- The Connecticut state house has approved civil unions for same-sex couples, but added a late amendment defining marriage as one man with one woman. Wednesday night, the house voted 85-63 to pass the bill, which extends the equivalent of marriage rights to

Ohio State 77, Purdue 66

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Brian Brown had 18 points and Boban Savovic added 13 as 18th-ranked Ohio State maintained its perfect home record in Big Ten Conference play Saturday night with

Ohio St. 72, Iowa 62

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Brian Brown scored 16 of his 19 points in the second half Saturday night to lead Ohio State to a 72-62 upset over ninth-ranked Iowa.