Sep 25, 2012 20:00 EDT
A New Jersey gay couple is suing a group which used their engagement photo in a political attack mailer. ?A New Jersey gay couple is suing a group which used their engagement photo in a political attack mailer. Brian Edwards and Tom Privitere are seen holding hands and sharing a kiss in the photo. The Virginia-based Public Advocate of the United States used the photo in a mailer to attack Colorado state Senator Jean White, one of a handful of Republicans who supported civil unions this year. The group replaced the photo's Manhattan skyline backdrop with a snowy background to represent Colorado and added the caption: ?State Senator Jean White's idea of 'Family Values?'? White told DCist that she believes the mailers were ?solely responsible for my defeat? in the June GOP primary. Public Advocate is by headed Eugene Delgaudio, a member of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), which is representing the couple, issued Public Advocate a cease-and-d
Aug 15, 2011 15:20 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - An unstoppable conveyor belt of rain drenched the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic on Monday, adding to record-breaking precipitation that triggered flood watches and a local state of emergency at the start of the workweek.
Aug 07, 2011 11:04 EDT
HOUSTON (Reuters) - The southern United States stood mired on Saturday in an unrelenting heat wave that promised more of the triple-digit temperatures that have roasted the region for weeks.
Aug 28, 2010 17:05 EDT
Summer of 2010 set to go down in record books as the hottest ever across the Northeast. New numbers confirm what the sweaty brows of Northeasterners have been saying for months: The summer of 2010 was a record-breaking scorcher.
May 20, 2010 22:43 EDT
Md. girl who told first lady her mom 'doesn't have papers' wants to visit White House. A second-grader who sprung a question on first lady Michelle Obama about immigration said Thursday she'd like to visit the White House.
Aug 24, 2009 20:00 EDT
To find attractive betting spots, sports handicappers often gravitate toward teams and conferences that tend to play outside of the national media spotlight.