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  • Texas anti-gay marriage bill dead for now as deadline passes

    Efforts by Texas Republicans to defy the U.S. Supreme Court if gay marriage is legalized took a major setback Friday when time expired on a bill that would prohibit government employees from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Republicans...
  • Judge to protesters: End 11-year vigil inside closed church

    Parishioners of the St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church must end their 11-year protest vigil and vacate the shuttered Roman Catholic church, a Massachusetts judge ruled Thursday. But the Friends of St. Frances, the group that has been occupying the...
  • Imprisoned Ohio politician's home goes on the market

    Federal authorities are selling the house of a former northeast Ohio politician imprisoned in a corruption probe. Northeast Ohio Media Group reports (http://bit.ly/1A1qZRj ) former Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora's home in...
  • 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...
  • Three seek Northampton County judgeship, touting their resumes

    Three seek Northampton County judgeship, touting their resumes
    A race for an open judgeship in Northampton County Court is proving to be a battle of resumes. Want someone who has already presided over cases in a judge-like role? Samuel P. Murray says he's your man. Want someone who has served as a law clerk, as a...
  • Americans deserve "collision" option for health insurance

    Americans deserve "collision" option for health insurance
    Everyone's goal for health-care reform is to provide all Americans better care at better prices. Regardless of the outcome of the King v. Burwell U.S. Supreme Court challenge to the federal subsidies under the Affordable Care Act that will be decided this...
  • Houston man convicted of killing 3 executed after Supreme Court rejects appeal

    Houston man convicted of killing 3 executed after Supreme Court rejects appeal
    A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday for the killings of his 15-year-old girlfriend, her mother and her grandfather nearly 13 years ago in Houston. Derrick Dewayne Charles, 32, became the seventh prisoner put to death this year in the nation's most...
  • Texas Republicans could take new stand on same-sex marriage

    Racing both a U.S. Supreme Court decision on gay marriage and legislative deadlines, Texas Republicans pushed ahead Tuesday toward putting the state at the forefront of resistance if same-sex weddings are ruled constitutional. Nearly every Republican...
  • Illinois' actual constitution problem

    Illinois' actual constitution problem
    The Supreme Court ruling was not surprising. The constitutional law the General Assembly wrote was pretty clear. What should have been argued to the court was the fact the state lawmakers gave themselves a pay raise and then passed a constitutional...
  • Massive Donations To Clintons Raise Questions Of Corruption

    Since the Supreme Court cleared the way for unlimited independent political expenditures by individuals, unions and corporations, there has been a fierce debate among academics and activists about what the term "corruption" means. For five justices on...
  • Convicted killer of 3 in Houston asking for execution delay

    Derrick Dewayne Charles was a convicted burglar wanted by authorities for ignoring mandatory meetings with his parole officer when he was arrested for killing his 15-year-old girlfriend, her mother and her grandfather at their home in Houston 13 years...