- Brooklyn man gets prison time in biker melee
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York man who took part in a 2013 assault on a sport utility driver by a group of motorcyclists is heading to prison.
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- Image of Asia: Gay wedding in Beijing
In this photo by Mark Schiefelbein, Li Tingting is lifted off the ground by her wife Teresa Xu in Beijing, where the two announced an informal marriage. The prominent Chinese lesbian couple held a simple ceremony Thursday in their latest effort to push for legalization of same-sex unions in China. There's no broad social effort to legalize same-sex marriage in China. Still, Li says she and her wife were "doing the impossible when you know it's impossible, but it takes those constant efforts to make changes in history." Li and four other activists were detained in March and held for 37 days for their advocacy work.
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- Train derailment, fire prompts evacuation in Tennessee
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say at least one train car carrying a flammable and toxic gas has derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting an evacuation within a 1-mile radius.
- Why the gov't let many trade schools become diploma mills
WASHINGTON (AP) — How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics and hair stylists to making billions on Wall Street? And if the industry is as predatory as the Education Department and many lawmakers suggest, why didn't they stop it?