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  • Aqunio urges support as scandal threatens to hurt Philippine economy

    MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Benigno Aquino called on the nation on Monday to support his reforms as he faced the biggest political crisis in his four years in power, a spending scandal that could damage his anti-graft image and undermine...
  • Where’s the math? -- Hard to figure how Rauner’s ‘blueprint’ puts us in the black

     
    “I can’t really comment on his wording,” said Bruce Rauner, the man who would be governor, responding Monday to reporters’ questions about a judge’s ruling that a legislative term limits referendum doesn’t belong on the...
  • Arizona killer takes 2 hours to die, fueling lethal-injection debate

    A convicted murderer in Arizona gasped and snorted for more than 90 minutes after a lethal injection Wednesday, his attorneys and witnesses said, dying in a botched execution that prompted the governor to order an investigation and the state Supreme Court...
  • U.S. judge tosses FDA panel report on menthol cigarettes

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge ruled on Monday in favor of two tobacco companies that challenged a 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee report on menthol cigarettes, finding three of the panel's members had conflicts of interests. U.S....
  • Supreme Court's ruling in Hampton case has impact

    Less than a month after the Virginia Supreme Court reversed a Hampton man's conviction — and 128-year prison sentence — the issue that caused the case to be vacated was raised during another trial in the same courthouse. In June, the Supreme...
  • Rickard challenges Feld in Broward County Court race

    Ellen Feld won election to the Broward County Court bench six years ago by challenging an incumbent, Julio Gonzalez, so it was no surprise to her this year that her bid for re-election attracted an opponent. Mark William Rickard, 54, a civil lawyer...
  • In U.S. gay marriage cases, children emerge in the limelight

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With legal battles over gay marriage simmering across the United States, proponents are showcasing a group they had once sidelined: children. Lawyers are recruiting same-sex couples who have children, putting interviews with kids...
  • Rich is better Democrat, but Crist has better chance

    Former state Sen. Nan Rich, a true blue Democrat, expresses in just a few words the reason she and not Charlie Crist should be her party's choice to face Gov. Rick Scott in November: "We need to make sure we don't have two Republicans running in the...
  • Why is Mikulski trying to 'fix' the Supreme Court's decision? [Letter]

    Why is Mikulski trying to 'fix' the Supreme Court's decision? [Letter]
    On her website, Sen. Barbara Mikulski proclaims that she is joining other senators to introduce a "legislative fix to protect women's health" following the Supreme Court's recent decision in the Hobby Lobby case. Whether you are for abortion or against...
  • Why mask the ugliness of executions? Bring back firing squads, judge says.

    A flurry of court rulings over the last few days contain a compelling discussion of the nature of the death penalty and the impact of government secrecy on public debate over our continuing embrace of barbarism. At the same time, questions over...
  • Florida Supreme Court tosses conviction for death-row inmate in 1987 Sumter killing

    The Florida Supreme Court has overturned the conviction and sentence of a death-row inmate who was charged nearly two decades after the body of a murder victim was found in Sumter County. Justices, in a recent 6-1 ruling, said circumstantial evidence...