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  • US likely to intervene in Palestinian terror case

    Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:59:47 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for Americans who were awarded hundreds of millions of dollars in a lawsuit over Palestinian terror attacks condemned the U.S. government on Tuesday for moving to intervene in the case.

  • Milwaukee archdiocese settles abuse cases for $21 million

    Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:57:39 GMT

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee said Tuesday that it will pay $21 million to more than 300 victims of clergy abuse in a settlement that would end a four-year bankruptcy proceeding.

  • Landmark New York hotel can't get bike-sharing rack removed

    Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:54:15 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — A landmark New York City hotel's bid to get rid of a bicycle-sharing rack from a space across from its entrance has been rejected.

  • Court hearing set for teen arrested in grandparents' deaths

    Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:51:39 GMT

    CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — A judge has scheduled an Aug. 25 hearing for a central Arkansas teenager arrested in connection with his grandparents' deaths.

  • Evidence mounts in trial of police officer in man's death

    Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:51:07 GMT

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — In the trial of a white Charlotte police officer charged with killing a black man who was seeking help after a car crash, attorneys focused Tuesday on the immediate aftermath of the brief, violent encounter between the two men. Legal Blogs

  • Virginia Man Gets Married 3 Times, Gets Arrested for Bigamy


    In what appears to be a case more about a divorce misunderstanding than an episode of Sister Wives, a Virginia man has been arrested for having multiple wives without ever getting divorced. Frank Ernest Blake, Jr. was charged with two counts of bigamy and two counts of forgery, the latter......

  • Can Undocumented Immigrants Get Health Care?


    Navigating the health care system can be a struggle for anyone. Simply getting access to health care may be impossible for some undocumented immigrants. Can undocumented immigrants get Obamacare coverage? Can they be covered by an employer or under a family member’s plan? The answers to these questions may depend......

  • Conan O'Brien Sued for Stealing Jokes From Twitter


    Stop me if you've heard this one: two guys walk onto a plane... Actually, I read that one on Twitter. At least, that's what one long-time joke writer is saying about a joke Conan O'Brien told on-air, allegedly the same night the writer posted it online. Coincidence? Or yet another......

  • Florida Gun Shop Says It's 'Muslim-free', Gets Sued


    Whether for religious or political reasons, it seems like small business owners are constantly testing the boundaries of their right to refuse service to certain customers. Despite the fact that such discrimination is wrong on moral grounds and that turning away paying customers could hurt your bottom line, it......

  • Does Shoplifting Affect My Credit?


    We usually think of criminal charges and our credit score as two separate issues. But when a store is coming after you over a shoplifting incident, you might be worried that one indiscretion could wind up on your criminal and financial record. Here's what you need to know about the......

Supreme Court News

  • Today in History

    Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:00:47 GMT

    Today is Monday, August 3, the 215th day of 2015. There are 150 days left in the year.

  • Conservatives warn IRS could target gay marriage opponents

    Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:54:17 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A brief exchange during Supreme Court arguments in the same-sex marriage case has exploded into a full-blown crisis for some conservatives who warn that the IRS could start revoking the tax-exempt status of religious groups that oppose gay marriage.

  • Decision delayed in Kentucky clerk's same-sex marriage case

    Mon, 13 Jul 2015 21:32:27 GMT

    ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has delayed a decision on whether a local official in Kentucky can use her religious beliefs to justify not issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

  • Obama says US must step up care for aging Americans

    Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:18:16 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama warned Monday of an increasing urgency for the U.S. to care for older Americans as millions of baby boomers head into their golden years.

  • Resistance to gay marriages travels a well-worn path

    Mon, 13 Jul 2015 02:03:43 GMT

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — In 1967, Liane Peters, an immigrant from Germany, fell in love with a quiet, handsome man she worked with at a Miami bakery. The couple went together to the Dade County courthouse and asked for a marriage license. But she was white and he was black, and a county judge turned them away.

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