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  • When government uses secrecy to deny rights

    When government uses secrecy to deny rights
    It's a classic Orwellian nightmare: The government decides to deny you a right it extends to other people, but it won't tell you why and it won't tell you what you can do about it. You're stuck in purgatory, effectively convicted without being tried...
  • EPA sets out to explain water rule that has riled US farm interests

    WASHINGTON A proposal that federal officials said was intended to simplify federal water laws has instead been interpreted to do the opposite and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is scrambling to defend itself to agriculture and other industries....
  • Hobby Lobby expanding in South Florida

    Hobby Lobby expanding in South Florida
    Hobby Lobby is spreading across South Florida as if nothing happened. The hobby and crafts retailer has found itself at the center of a maelstrom since winning a U.S. Supreme Court case June 30 that combined the flash points of birth control and...
  • Utah to seek U.S. Supreme Court review of gay marriage ruling

    The state of Utah will seek to appeal directly to the U.S. Supreme Court a lower court ruling that upheld same-sex marriage, officials announced on Wednesday. On June 25, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit ruled against Utah's same-sex...
  • STORY: How a casual conversation sparked legal challenge to state's same-sex marriage ban

    NORFOLK — Tony London told a friend last June that he wanted to get married to his longtime partner. London, 55, a real estate agent and former Navy sailor, had been dating Tim Bostic, 49, an English professor at Old Dominion University, for 24...
  • Jonathan Lee Riches lawsuit logjam has bright side

    Everybody needs a hobby, and it's a shame that authorities are picking on Jonathan Lee Riches just because he has found a way to pass the lonely hours out there in the rolling hills of Centre County, especially if he is unable to see much of that...
  • Georgia, Missouri execute convicted killers; first since botched lethal injection

    Convicted killers in Georgia and Missouri were executed late Tuesday about an hour apart, marking the first executions in the U.S. since the botched lethal injection of  an Oklahoma prisoner in April.   Shortly before midnight in Georgia, Marcus...
  • Georgia, Missouri inmates put to death, first since botched Oklahoma execution

    Georgia, Missouri inmates put to death, first since botched Oklahoma execution
    A man convicted of the 1989 rape and strangulation of a teenage girl in Georgia was executed on Tuesday, the first U.S. inmate to be put to death since a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma in April renewed a national debate over capital punishment....
  • Florida becomes the third state in 24 hours to execute an inmate

    Three states, three convicted killers, three executions in a row. On Wednesday, Florida became the third state in 24 hours to execute an inmate on death row, signaling that capital punishment in the U.S. was clear to continue with the Supreme Court's...
  • High court grants injunction for Wheaton College in health care case

    High court grants injunction for Wheaton College in health care case
    The U.S. Supreme Court has granted Wheaton College a temporary stay in its fight against the federal health care law’s contraception mandate and will hear arguments Wednesday from lawyers representing the school and the White House about whether the...
  • Why no outrage over the lost IRS emails?

    Why no outrage over the lost IRS emails?
    "Congressional investigators are fuming over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy." That's the opening sentence of The Associated Press' story on...