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  • Lakeview couple marrying at Pride Parade say gay marriage decision hit home

    Lakeview couple marrying at Pride Parade say gay marriage decision hit home
    And Roger Knight Madrid thought getting married in the middle of the Pride Parade was exciting enough. Knight Madrid won a contest with his fiancé, Scotty Brown, to get hitched Sunday on top of a float driving through the middle of Lakeview. Now,...
  • Supreme Court gay marriage ruling praised by Illinois advocates

     Supreme Court gay marriage ruling praised by Illinois advocates
    Armed with a red rose for his husband, Vincent Cousineau walked along North Halsted Street in Chicago on Friday, cheering at honking cars celebrating the news that the nation's high court had struck down bans on same-sex marriages, effectively making...
  • Wambach says US win caps historic gay marriage day

    That the United States capped Friday with a victory over China to advance to the semifinals at the Women's World Cup had special meaning for forward Abby Wambach. Earlier, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples across the nation have the...
  • High court sides with inmate in excessive force case

    The Supreme Court on Monday made it easier for inmates who are accused of crimes — but not yet convicted — to bring cases of excessive force against jail officials. The justices ruled 5-4 in favor of a Wisconsin man who sued jail officers for...
  • Gay mentor, belief in dignity at roots of Kennedy's views

    The Irish Catholic boy who came of age in Sacramento after World War II is an unlikely candidate to be the author of the Supreme Court's major gay rights rulings. But those who have known Justice Anthony Kennedy for decades and scholars who have...
  • Same-sex marriage opponents urge Supreme Court to go slow

    Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman. But they are urging the court to resist embracing what they see as a radical change in society'...
  • High court poised to issue rulings on blockbuster cases

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court is saving the best for last. The nation's top court will issue a series of major rulings over the next several days as it closes its nine-month term. In addition to landmark gay-marriage and health care law cases, the...
  • BFFs Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia agree to disagree

    BFFs Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia agree to disagree
    Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia seem unlikely friends. Though both grew up in New York City and graduated from Ivy League law schools, Scalia went on to become a lawyer in the Nixon administration and a founder of the conservative...
  • Supreme Court says Texas can keep Confederate flag off license plates

    Supreme Court says Texas can keep Confederate flag off license plates
    The Supreme Court has freed states to control what appears on their specialty license plates, ruling Thursday that Texas authorities were justified in refusing to issue a plate bearing a Confederate battle flag. In a 5-4 decision, the justices said a...
  • High court voids routine police check of hotel registries

    The Supreme Court struck down a Los Angeles ordinance Monday that allowed police to inspect hotel guest records on demand. The justices voted 5-4 to reject the city's argument that the measure was needed to help fight prostitution, drug trafficking and...
  • High court to decide whether to take up major abortion case

    Abortion is back before the Supreme Court, and the justices could signal by the end of June whether they are likely to take up the biggest case on the hot-button subject in nearly a quarter-century. If the court steps in, the hearing and the eventual...