A federal judge put a "stay" on his ruling, though, which apparently means his order affects only the four couples who sued to have their names put on their children's birth certificates.
Investigators say they've run out of leads in the September rape at a high school in western France and are hoping that a mass sampling of male students will produce a suspect.
While the Congressional Budget Office has lowered its shortfall projections for the next few years, it warns that deficits will start rising substantially again unless policymakers act.
For many older men, life gets better and better — until it gets worse.
The weather may play havoc with the sky-watching on the East Coast, though much of the Midwest and West ought to get a good view.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared March 8. More than a month later, no traces of the plane or the 239 people on board have been found. The focus remains on an area of the southern Indian Ocean.
At least a dozen people were killed and more than 2,000 homes destroyed by a large fire that wreaked havoc Saturday and Sunday in the city of Valparaiso. Some 10,000 people have evacuated their homes.
The explosion at a bus station near Abuja is thought to be the latest in a string of such attacks by the extreme Islamist group Boko Haram. More than 70 people were killed. More than 120 were injured.
A deadline set by the Ukrainian government passed without gunmen leaving sites they have seized in the eastern part of the country. But the prospect of Ukrainian troops moving in is rattling nerves.
Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Glenn Miller, is accused of killing three people Sunday during attacks on a Jewish community center and a Jewish retirement home.
A deadline for pro-Russian gunmen to leave government buildings in eastern Ukraine and surrender weapons passed early Monday. There was no immediate sign of any action to force the insurgents out.
The discovery of seven dead babies in cardboard boxes in a Utah garage has police desperately seeking answers about how such a tragedy unfolded over a decade with no one noticing.
The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist.
Crews will for the first time send a robotic sub into the Indian Ocean. It's trying to determine whether signals detected by sound-locating equipment are from the missing Malaysian jet's black boxes
What we think about food may change how our bodies respond to it. Sip what you think is a rich milkshake, and your body acts as if you've had a fatty treat, even if it's really a lower-calorie drink.
Gold is not just about ornamentation in India. It's an insurance policy against bad economic times and bad marriages. Enterprising Indian women are using it to get loans to start small businesses.
Kiev government to deploy troops in Ukraine's east
After a blustery final round at Augusta National, Bubba Watson earned his second win at the prestigious Masters golf championship on Sunday.
The World Food Programme is moving about 40,000 tons of food around Syria each month, navigating conflict zones and checkpoints. And now a potential drought could hurt food production in the country.
One shooting took place at a Jewish community center and another happened at an assisted-living facility. Authorities say a person of interest is in custody, The Associated Press reports.