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SelectPlusAP Top StoriesAP Top StoriesThe Associated PressHere's the latest news for Monday, May 19th: Hearings begin in polygamist sect case; Part of child porn law upheld; Moment of silence for earthquake victims; Big Brown hits the big town.This is AP News Minute. The massive custody case involving hundreds of children taken from a West Texas ranch got underway. 463 children are in foster care following allegations that members of a polygamist sect forced underage girls into marriage and sex at the compound. The hearings are expected to last three weeks. In Washington-- the Supreme Court upheld a law that sets a 5-year mandatory prison term for promoting child porn. The court dismissed concerns the law could apply to mainstream movies that depict adolescent sex, classic literature or innocent e-mails Tears flowed as people across China mourned the victims of last week's devastating earthquake. It's estimated 50-thousand people were killed in the 7-point-9 quake. And the government is warning a strong aftershock is still possible. And a change of scenery for Big Brown. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner traveled by van from Baltimore to New York's Belmont Park. Big Brown is trying to become the first Triple Crown champ since 19-78. ___ ___, The Associated Press with AP News Minute.
WASHINGTON — Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway and a dozen of his peers from across the country are pushing hard against a recently proposed carbon pollution rule, saying it would require states to undertake a massive overhaul of their energy sectors but give them far too little time to do so.
CINCINNATI - A U.S. judge said Friday that he will order Ohio to recognize out-of-state gay marriages, a move that strikes down part of the state's ban on gay marriages but stops short of forcing it to perform same-sex weddings. Gay marriage is legal in 17 states and in Washington, D.C. Federal judges have struck down bans in Michigan, Utah, Texas, Oklahoma and Virginia, and ordered Kentucky and ...