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Standoff in Kentucky over gay marriage licenses wears on, despite appeals court order

MOREHEAD, Ky. — A familiar scene repeated itself at a rural Kentucky courthouse Thursday morning: an engaged gay couple marched into the clerk’s office, asked for a marriage license and insisted that the latest in a string of court orders proves that they are entitled to one.

Then Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis’ office turned them away for the third time.

Jimmy Carter to get radiation, new immune therapy for skin cancer that spread to liver, brain

It was found in his liver and then in his brain, but very well may have started in his skin. Former President Jimmy Carter revealed Thursday that he has melanoma, a serious form of cancer.

Carter, who will turn 91 in October, said he has already begun treatments for four small brain tumors.

A look at more about his situation:

WHEN WAS THE CANCER DISCOVERED?

Half of post-secondary students worried about debt, job after graduating: poll

TORONTO — Worry over tuition and living expenses is dogging almost half of post-secondary students as they head back to school.

They’re also afraid they won’t be able to pay back debt once they graduate because they’re concerned about finding a well-paying job, a poll issued by CIBC (TSX: CM) shows.

Artist Anish Kapoor outraged at ‘blatant plagiarism’ of his sculpture in China

LONDON — Renowned artist Anish Kapoor has expressed outrage about the appearance of a sculpture in China that appears identical to his “Cloud Gate” in Chicago.

Representatives of the British-Indian sculptor said Wednesday he was shocked at the “blatant plagiarism” of his sculpture, a giant, mirrored piece displayed in Chicago’s Millennium Park that reflects the city’s skyline.