California Supreme Court won't interfere with gay marriage in state
The California Supreme Court refused to stop same-sex weddings in the most populous U.S. state, dealing a blow to gay marriage opponents who are trying to regroup after losing at the nation's high court earlier this year.
The National Transportation Safety Board said that it had not yet been able to retrieve the flight recorders from the UPS cargo jet that crashed and burst into flames in Birmingham, Alabama because the wreckage of the plane was still smoldering.
US Army Private First Class Bradley Manning was convicted of handing state secrets to WikiLeaks.
Brazilian oil firm OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes, controlled by billionaire businessman Eike Batista, has hired restructuring bankers at U.S.-based Blackstone Group to provide financial advice, another step that might take the troubled company closer to a debt restructuring.