Clerk's resistance to gay marriage lands her in jail

ASHLAND, Ky. - A county clerk in Kentucky who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples was found in contempt of court and taken into custody.

Wall Street rises in volatile session ahead of jobs data 6:39pm EDT

- U.S. stocks ended slightly higher on Thursday as investors, on edge after recent turmoil in China's markets, looked toward a key U.S. jobs report that may figure in the Federal Reserve's decision about when to lift interest rates. | Video

Abdullah Kurdi, father of three-year old Aylan Kurdi, cries as he leaves a morgue in Mugla, Turkey, September 3, 2015. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

From a watery death, back home to Syria

MUGLA, Turkey - A Syrian refugee child drowns at sea, leaving behind a distraught father and a searing image. His story is emblematic of a crisis that has spiraled out of control.  Full Article | Related Story 

Aug 22, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) warms up prior to a preseason game against the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Brady 1, Goodell 0

Tom Brady triumphed over the National Football League when a federal judge threw out his "Deflategate" suspension, clearing the way for the New England Patriots star quarterback to play in next week's season opener.  Full Article | Video 

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks live on television after casting his ballot in the Iranian presidential election in Tehran June 12, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz/Files

Khamenei backs vote on nuclear deal

ANKARA - Iran's Supreme Leader said he favored a parliamentary vote on its nuclear deal reached with world powers and called for sanctions against Tehran to be lifted completely rather than suspended, state television reported.  Full Article 

China trims troops

Chinese soldiers march during a military parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, in Beijing Thursday Sept. 3, 2015. REUTERS/Andy Wong/Pool

BEIJING - President Xi Jinping plans to cut troop levels by 300,000 as China held its biggest display of military might in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War Two.  Full Article | Video 

India's "sentenced to rape" case unravels

A village council in India denies allegations it ordered two young sisters to be raped because their brother eloped with a higher caste woman.

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