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Supporters of same-sex marriage arrive at the Utah Capitol for a rally in January.

Plaintiffs in Utah Gay Marriage Case Ask for SCOTUS Review

NATIONAL | By Brady McCombs | Friday Aug 29, 2014
Attorneys for three Utah gay and lesbian couples formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to take Utah's appeal of a favorable same-sex marriage ruling, following through on what they said they would do earlier this month.

Florida AG Pam Bondi

Florida Courts Won't Delay Gay Marriage Appeals

NATIONAL | By Andrew Murphy | Aug 29
A Miami-based appeals court has rejected Attorney General Pam Bondi's request that two gay marriage cases be delayed until the U.S. Supreme Court decides the issue nationally.

Colombia Allows Lesbian Couple to Adopt Child

INTERNATIONAL | Aug 29
Colombia has taken a major step recognizing the rights of same-sex couples after the country's constitutional court allowed a lesbian couple to adopt a child born to one of its members.

St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam (96) looks up at the scoreboard from the sidelines during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Miami Dolphins, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Rams 14-13

The Waiting Game Begins for Michael Sam

SPORTS | By Tim Reynolds | Aug 29
For Michael Sam, it's time for another waiting game, another chapter of waiting for the phone to ring and seeing what someone on the other end says about his future.

Samsung's Gear S watch.

New Samsung Smartwatch Won't Need Companion Phone

By Anick Jesdanun | Aug 29
With the holiday shopping season coming, Samsung and LG unveiled small improvements to their computerized wristwatches to try to sway shoppers.

Apple to Unveil Next Products at Sept. 9 Event

CORPORATE | By Michael Liedtke | Aug 29
Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple's latest twists on technology.

Dining at London's Centenarian Hotels

By Daniel Scheffler | Aug 29
Though the d├ęcor and food offerings have changed with the times, London's Grande five centenarian hotels are certainly primed and buffed for a new era.

2014 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai's Top SUV Making Sales Gains

CORPORATE | By Ann M. Job | Aug 29
The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe mid-size sport utility vehicle stands out from the crowd for its attractive styling, comfortable ride, value pricing, surprising standard features and warranty.

Humpback Whales Have an Appetite for the Big Apple

Aug 29
Researcher Paul Sieswerda counts humpback whales in and around New York City, and they're on the rise, allowing a whole new generation of whale watchers to make acquaintance with the majestic animals. Jim Axlelrod reports.

Malcolm Gladwell :: The Power of the Underdog

CORPORATE | Aug 29
David had an advantage over Goliath? Malcolm Gladwell talks with Anderson Cooper about the link between adversity and innovation.

Dr. Eric De Jonge of Washington Hospital Center conducts a Medicare examines patient Beatrice Adams during a house call at her home in Washington.

Study: House Calls for Frail Elders Bring Savings

INSURANCE | By Lauran Neergaard | Aug 29
The old-fashioned house call is starting to make a comeback as part of an effort to improve care for some of Medicare's most frail and expensive patients. According to a new study, this actually could save Medicare money.