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  • Couple in Ala. gay marriage case still not allowed to adopt

    The couple whose lawsuit overturned Alabama's gay marriage ban is headed back to court after a probate judge again refused to grant their adoption petition. Cari Searcy and Kim McKeand filed the new lawsuit Tuesday against Mobile County Probate Judge Don...
  • High court weighs right of convicted felon to sell guns

    The Supreme Court is considering a tricky dilemma faced by people who legally own guns, but are then convicted of a serious crime and have to get rid of them. Since federal law bars convicted felons from possessing firearms, how can those guns be sold or...
  • Justices signal support for investors in 401(k) lawsuits

    The Supreme Court appeared likely Tuesday to make it easier for participants in employee retirement plans to challenge companies' investment decisions that eat into retirement savings. The justices heard arguments in an appeal filed by current and former...
  • Supreme Court poised to protect employees from high fees in 401(k) plans

    Supreme Court poised to protect employees from high fees in 401(k) plans
    Some 53 million Americans with retirement funds through their jobs may get new legal protection from high fees. Supreme Court justices were urged Tuesday to put employers on notice that they have a duty to constantly monitor the mutual funds they...
  • Supreme Court sides with Kansas in water dispute

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered Nebraska to pay Kansas $5.5 million in a long-running legal dispute over use of water from the Republican River. The justices also gave Nebraska some of what it asked for and ordered changes to the formula for...
  • Supreme Court hears woman's case on visa denial for Afghan husband

    Supreme Court justices gave a mostly skeptical hearing Monday to a California woman who wants the State Department to explain why it barred her Afghan husband from joining her in this country. The government argued that it has the power to exclude...
  • Supreme Court justices wary of expanded rights for new immigrants

    Supreme Court justices gave a mostly skeptical hearing Monday to a California woman who wants the State Department to explain why it barred her Afghan husband from joining her in this country. The government argued it has an undisputed "power to exclude...
  • Meaning of 4 words at center of high court health law fight

    The Supreme Court next week hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul that hinges on just four words in the massive law that seeks to dramatically reduce the ranks of the uninsured. The argument threatens subsidies that help...
  • Deadline pushed back to redraw Va. congressional district

    A federal court is extending a deadline for the General Assembly to redraw a congressional district that judges ruled was improperly drawn to make adjacent districts safer for Republican incumbents. The court said Monday that it was pushing back a...
  • Federal Court gives Virginia General Assembly more time on maps

    Federal Court gives Virginia General Assembly more time on maps
    A panel of three federal judges on Monday granted the Virginia General Assembly more time to redraw the state's congressional map. The extension, potentially to Sept. 1, was requested by Virginia's Republican members of Congress, who hope the U.S....
  • Justices reject New Orleans tour guides' free speech appeal

    A free-speech appeal from tour guides in New Orleans who object to the city's requirement that they be licensed was rejected Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court. The justices, without comment, left in place lower-court rulings that said the requirements...