ASHLAND, Ky. - A Kentucky county clerk was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, and a full day of court hearings failed to put an end to her two-month-old legal fight over a Supreme Court ruling upholding same-sex marriage.
SINGAPORE/TOKYO - Asian shares were mixed on Friday as caution about a U.S. jobs report jostled with signals from the European Central Bank that it is willing to take further steps to shore up the European economy.
BANGKOK - A recent 60-year sentence, the harshest of its kind in Thailand's history, is part of a dramatic rise in arrests for offending the dignity of the monarch. The crackdown has been enabled by sweeping powers the military granted itself after a May 2014 coup. Full Article
Scientists from the University of Cambridge build a robotic 'mother' that designs and builds its own 'children', assessing them to improve the performance of the next generation. Matthew Stock reports.