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  • Supreme Court justices chew on teeth-whitening dispute

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court may have bitten off more than it can chew in a North Carolina case about whether the state dental board has the authority to regulate teeth-whitening services, with the justices appearing unsure how to rule....
  • Supreme Court allows North Carolina voting restrictions to take effect

    Supreme Court allows North Carolina voting restrictions to take effect
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed new voting restrictions, considered among the nation's most stringent, to go into effect. The court, with two of the nine justices dissenting, granted a last-minute request by state officials seeking to...
  • U.S. top court allows North Carolina voting restrictions

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed North Carolina's new voting restrictions, considered among the nation's most stringent, to go into effect. The court, with two of the nine justices dissenting, granted a last-minute...
  • Supreme Court clears the way for gay marriage in 11 more states

    Just 12 years ago, it was illegal for gays and lesbians to marry anywhere in the U.S. But Monday,‎ the drive to legalize same-sex marriage — which began some two decades ago as a seemingly far-fetched quest — neared final victory as...
  • Why no gay marriage cases? U.S. top court, Kennedy hard to predict

    Why no gay marriage cases? U.S. top court, Kennedy hard to predict
    WASHINGTON - Last summer, when asked how the U.S. Supreme Court might resolve the same-sex marriage dilemma, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg emphasized the potentially important yet unknown views of swing vote Justice Anthony Kennedy. The court's senior...
  • U.S. justices scratch chins over prison beard lengths

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices, hearing an important religious rights case on Tuesday, expressed doubt over whether the state of Arkansas can justify preventing a Muslim inmate from having a beard. The court appears likely to grant...
  • Supreme Court's surprise move opens door to gay marriage in 30 states

    Supreme Court's surprise move opens door to gay marriage in 30 states
    The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to decide once and for all whether states can ban gay marriage, a surprising move that will allow gay men and women to get married in five additional states, with more likely to follow quickly. On the first day...
  • 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...
  • Sec-sex marriage may be on Supreme Court docket

    WASHINGTON A North Carolina traffic stop will ease Supreme Court justices into their new term Monday, but things will accelerate from there. Over the next nine months, the court could decide whether same-sex marriage will be legal nationwide. Justices...
  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
  • Supreme Court prepares for another round of same-sex marriage arguments

    WASHINGTON Same-sex marriage is returning to the Supreme Court quietly, for now, but soon enough with a shout. The court's nine justices will meet privately on Monday to consider hundreds of petitions for the upcoming new term. The most anticipated of...