With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license in hand Friday morning, embracing and crying as the defiant clerk who runs the office remained jailed for her refusal to issue the licenses because she opposed same-sex marriage.
US employers add 173K jobs in August; rate falls to 5.1 pct.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding whether to raise interest rates from record lows later this month.
Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown they fled
KUCUK KENDIRLI, Turkey (AP) — A Syrian woman and her two young sons who drowned on a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece were buried Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning to the conflict-torn Syrian Kurdish region they had fled.
Frustration grows among refugees at Hungarian train stations
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of refugees who have been stuck for days at Budapest's Keleti train station gathered their belongings and began marching out of the city, vowing to make it to Austria on foot after Hungarian authorities blocked them from boarding Western-bound trains.