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  • Texas Democrats move to delay state bill that would make if difficult for gays to wed

    AUSTIN, Texas With the Texas House moving at a glacial pace, Democrats became increasingly confident Wednesday that they can run out the legislative clock, killing a bill designed to make it difficult, if not impossible, for same-sex Texans to wed even if...
  • Supreme Court: Md. has double taxed some income

    Supreme Court: Md. has double taxed some income
    Maryland overtaxed a portion of out-of-state income earned by its residents, and must now refund hundreds of millions of dollars, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision that could have a significant impact on city and county budgets. In the 5-4...
  • What could happen with a GOP president in 2016

    What could happen with a GOP president in 2016
    Of primary concern to every voter (regardless of party or political affiliation) is the fact that a Republican president elected in 2016 would most likely appoint four Supreme Court justices in a two-term presidency. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a...
  • High court: Police immune over arrest of mentally ill woman

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday that police are immune from a lawsuit arising from the arrest and shooting of a mentally ill woman in San Francisco. But the justices left undecided the question of whether police must take special precautions when...
  • Supreme court: Police immune over arrest of mentally ill woman

     Supreme court: Police immune over arrest of mentally ill woman
    The Supreme Court ruled Monday that police are immune from a lawsuit arising from the arrest and shooting of a mentally ill woman in San Francisco. But the justices left undecided the question of whether police must take special precautions when...
  • Supreme Court says convicted felons can sell their guns

    A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can't prevent a convicted felon who is barred from possessing firearms from trying to sell his guns after they are confiscated by authorities. The justices sided with Tony Henderson, a former U....
  • U.S. Supreme Court is asked to shield major donors in California

    U.S. Supreme Court is asked to shield major donors in California
    A conservative group based in Virginia that fights for free speech and free spending in politics is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris from seeing its list of major donors. Requiring disclosure to "political...
  • Mark Halperin's biased grilling of Ted Cruz

    Mark Halperin's biased grilling of Ted Cruz
    Imagine it's 2007 and a prominent journalist is interviewing then-Sen. Barack Obama. "Senator, people are really interested in you and your identity. I just wanted to ask you as a historical matter, when you filled out your application to Columbia, to...
  • Around Town: Ginsburg's dissent inspires a gift

    Hands down, my favorite Mother's Day present is the “Notorious RBG” T-shirt from our daughter. The shirt is loaded with innuendo. It depicts U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wearing a crown. I didn't realize that...
  • Gay and celibate: Some Christians affirm homosexuality but pledge to forgo sex

    PITTSBURGH Wesley Hill is convinced that taking a road less traveled doesn't have to be a lonely journey. Hill, a professor at Trinity School for Ministry in Ambridge, Penn., and a small corps of other writers around the country have churned out a...
  • Film about Loving case to shoot in Virginia

    Virginia has been chosen as the filming location for a movie about the true story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a Virginia couple who were arrested in 1958 for violating a state law that prohibited interracial marriage. The couple challenged Virginia'...