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  • Supreme Court justice grants Idaho's request to block same-sex marriage

    Supreme Court justice grants Idaho's request to block same-sex marriage
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy granted a request from Idaho officials on Wednesday and temporarily blocked the planned start of gay marriages in that state after a regional federal appeals court's ruling striking down the state's same-sex...
  • Supreme Court puts gay marriages on hold in Idaho; Nevada in limbo

    Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy issued an order Wednesday to temporarily halt gay marriages in Idaho, a day after a federal appeals court declared same-sex weddings legal there. Initially, Kennedy’s order also put a stay on same-sex...
  • U.S. Supreme Court justice temporarily blocks Idaho gay marriage ruling

    U.S. Supreme Court justice temporarily blocks Idaho gay marriage ruling
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy temporarily blocked gay marriages from beginning in Idaho on Wednesday after state officials requested a freeze on Tuesday's federal appeals court ruling striking down Idaho's same-sex marriage ban. The brief...
  • U.S. Supreme Court weighs worker pay for Amazon security checks

    U.S. Supreme Court weighs worker pay for Amazon security checks
    The U.S. Supreme Court appeared divided on Wednesday over whether companies must pay workers for time spent undergoing security checks at the end of their shifts in a case involving an Amazon.com Inc contractor. Employees of Integrity Staffing Solutions...
  • Why won't the Supreme Court decide on same-sex marriage?

     Why won't the Supreme Court decide on same-sex marriage?
    Gay rights supporters were simultaneously jubilant and perplexed Monday when the Supreme Court announced that it wouldn't review three decisions by federal appeals courts striking down state bans on same-sex marriage. We share their mixed feelings....
  • Supreme Court grants Ohio's request to shorten early-voting period

    The Supreme Court ordered a halt Monday to early voting in Ohio that was scheduled to begin this week, clearing the way for the state to close polls on the Sunday before election day, when African American turnout has been heaviest. The emergency order,...
  • Court's silence on marriage speaks volumes [Editorial]

    Court's silence on marriage speaks volumes  [Editorial]
    Marriage equality took one of its biggest leaps forward today without anything happening at all. By deciding not to hear any of the same-sex marriage cases appealed to it, the Supreme Court immediately voided bans on gay marriage in five more states...
  • Government issues new revision on birth control insurance mandate

    The Obama administration issued a new rule Friday aimed at winding down its years-long fight with religious groups over the requirement in its landmark healthcare law that companies provide insurance that covers contraceptives. The new rule will allow...
  • Utah, Virginia want Supreme Court to settle same-sex marriage issue

    Two states, coming from different sides of the gay marriage debate, said Tuesday that they were appealing the issue to the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking a constitutional ruling that will finally settle the question of whether same-sex couples have a right...
  • Gay marriage proves just too modern for judge in Louisiana case

    The legal juggernaut of challenges to prohibitions on same-sex marriage continued Monday with oral arguments in the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals over bans in Hawaii, Idaho and Nevada. Last week two judicial decisions were issued, one by a federal...
  • Supreme Court upholds EPA rule to reduce cross-state pollution

    — The Supreme Court handed the Obama administration a significant victory on an environmental issue, with a 6-2 decision that upholds a regulation requiring Midwestern states with coal-fired power plants to reduce harmful emissions that drift to the...