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  • Clinton also used iPad for email; mixed personal, work chats

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:28:26 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton emailed her staff on an iPad as well as a BlackBerry while secretary of state, despite her explanation she exclusively used a personal email address on a homebrew server so that she could carry a single device, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

  • Pharmacist group says members shouldn't aid in executions

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:27:51 GMT

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a move that could heighten the hurdles faced by states attempting to execute prisoners, a leading association for U.S. pharmacists has officially discouraged its members from providing drugs for use in lethal injections.

  • Lawmaker's staff to face tough prosecutor in spending probe

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:27:20 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock's current and previous employees will appear before a federal grand jury next month to answer questions about their old boss. When they do, they'll likely face a prosecutor with a tough, meticulous reputation.

  • US to pledge up to 28 percent emission cut in global treaty

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:25:45 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will pledge Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent as part of a global treaty aimed at preventing the worst effects of climate change, according to individuals briefed on the White House's plans.

  • Federal agents accused of stealing $1M in online currency

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:08:50 GMT

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two former federal agents are accused of using their positions and savvy computer skills to siphon more than $1 million in digital currency from the illegal black market Silk Road website while they and their agencies were operating an undercover investigation of the online drug bazaar.

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  • 'Religious Freedom' Laws: How Do They Apply to Your Business?

    2015-03-30T21:55:32Z

    Indiana's new 'religious freedom' law has been garnering a lot of attention since Gov. Mike Pence signed it into law on Thursday. The bill would purportedly give legal protections to business owners who refuse service to LGBT customers on the basis of religious freedom. There are threats of business......

  • Amanda Knox Conviction Overturned by Italy's Highest Court

    2015-03-30T21:45:49Z

    Amanda Knox may now breathe a sigh of relief. She has finally been acquitted of murder.Again. Italy's highest court, the Court of Cassation, overturned Amanda Knox's latest conviction for the murder of Meredith Kercher. Knox's legal nightmare began in 2007 when her roommate in Italy, Meredith Kercher was found......

  • Domestic Violence: What Kind of Relationship is 'Domestic'?

    2015-03-30T19:12:22Z

    States and the federal government are increasing the penalties and prosecutions of domestic violence in an attempt to curb cases of domestic abuse. And it's important for victims of domestic violence to report cases of abuse so they can seek protection and to address both specific violent episodes and......

  • 'The Good Wife': Good Law? - Season 6, Episode 17

    2015-03-30T17:56:27Z

    After a hard fought campaign, newly elected State's Attorney Alicia basks in the honeymoon period of her success. Meanwhile, the firm represents a filmmaker suing a video-sharing site and finds itself a victim of hackers. Here's what you need to know from last night's episode, entitled "Undisclosed Recipients":......

  • Medical Malpractice Cases, From a Doctor's Perspective

    2015-03-30T17:54:26Z

    Today is National Doctor's Day, so we are turning our focus to what a medical malpractice case can be like from the doctor's perspective. Being sued for any reason can be a scary prospect, but when it's a lawsuit regarding your professional performance, it can be doubly frightening. So......

Supreme Court News

  • Religion news in brief

    Wed, 25 Mar 2015 22:25:31 GMT

    Personal afterlife accounts removed from Baptist bookstores

  • High court sends Alabama redistricting case back for review

    Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:28:21 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court on Wednesday said a lower court must take another look at whether Alabama's Republican-led legislature relied too heavily on race when it redrew the state's voting districts in a way that black leaders say limited minority voting power.

  • Justices revive ex-UPS worker's pregnancy bias lawsuit

    Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:10:25 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court gave a former UPS driver another chance Wednesday to prove her claim of discrimination after the company did not offer her lighter duty when she was pregnant.

  • Justices seem divided over EPA mercury limits

    Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:59:11 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants that contribute to respiratory illnesses, birth defects and developmental problems in children.

  • Justices side with ex-UPS worker who claims pregnancy bias

    Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:01:03 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is giving a former UPS driver another chance to prove her claim of discrimination after the company did not offer her lighter duty when she was pregnant.

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Political News

  • Liberal Dems, GOP cling to hope Warren runs for president

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:30:58 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and liberal Democrats have found something to agree on: Both want to keep alive the prospect that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren will run for president.

  • Death toll in Kashmir flood rises to 15

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:30:08 GMT

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Rescue workers pulled 15 bodies from two houses hit by a landslide triggered by three days of incessant rain and floods in Indian-controlled Kashmir, just six months after the worst floods in half a century devastated the Himalayan region.

  • Clinton also used iPad for email; mixed personal, work chats

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:28:26 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton emailed her staff on an iPad as well as a BlackBerry while secretary of state, despite her explanation she exclusively used a personal email address on a homebrew server so that she could carry a single device, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

  • Lawmaker's staff to face tough prosecutor in spending probe

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:27:20 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock's current and previous employees will appear before a federal grand jury next month to answer questions about their old boss. When they do, they'll likely face a prosecutor with a tough, meticulous reputation.

  • US to pledge up to 28 percent emission cut in global treaty

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:25:45 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will pledge Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent as part of a global treaty aimed at preventing the worst effects of climate change, according to individuals briefed on the White House's plans.