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  • Supreme Court, as well as states and energy firms, divided over EPA's powers

    WASHINGTON Some environmental protections could face a hazier future after a Supreme Court argument Wednesday in an important clean-air case that's already divided states and leading energy companies. Justices, too, appear split over whether the...
  • Supreme Court appears reluctant to force Texas to issue Confederate license plates

    Supreme Court appears reluctant to force Texas to issue Confederate license plates
    Motorists have the right to put their favorite bumper sticker on their car, but do they have a free-speech right to a special state license plate with a Confederate battle flag or a message about abortion? That was the question before the U.S. Supreme...
  • Reining in the coal industry's assault on public health

    Reining in the coal industry's assault on public health
    The U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday will hear arguments in a crucial case about regulating mercury and other toxic air pollution coming from coal-fired power plants. At stake is a very dangerous precedent that industry profits are more important than...
  • Letters to the editor

    Schock seduced by power, money There will be a lot of vigorous hand-wringing over the fate of disgraced Congressman Aaron Schock. The tender-hearted among us will shed a quasi-tear over the personal tragedy of a young man who clawed his way to the top...
  • US high court limits investor suits over deceptive comments

    A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that investors can't sue companies for making misleading statements of opinion prior to a public stock offering, even if those statements turn out to be wrong. But the ruling said some opinions in registration...
  • Wisconsin tells court it doesn't want voter ID until April 8

    Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel is telling a federal appeals court that he does not want the state's voter identification law to take effect until after the April 7 election. Schimel said Tuesday in a court filing that he does not object to the...
  • Power companies seek to end losing skid on EPA at top US court

    WASHINGTON Think the U.S. Supreme Court is pro- business? Try telling that to the utility industry. Coal-dependent power companies have taken a pounding at the high court over the last decade, most recently with two losses last year on Obama...
  • Lawmakers mull nitrogen gas for executions in Oklahoma

    Oklahoma would become the nation's first state to allow the use of nitrogen gas to execute death-row inmates under legislation given preliminary approval Tuesday, as state lawmakers look for alternatives amid a growing shortage of lethal injection drugs....
  • Indiana lawmakers send religious objection bill to governor

    A religious objection bill that opponents say could legalize discrimination against gays cleared the Indiana Senate on Tuesday, positioning the state to become the first to enact such a change this year ahead of an expected U.S. Supreme Court ruling on...
  • Alabama bill would let adoption agencies refuse gay couples

    Alabama would allow adoption agencies — including those with state contracts — to refuse to place children with same-sex couples on religious grounds, under a bill introduced in the Alabama Legislature. Republican Sen. Gerald Allen of...
  • Indiana lawmakers send religious objection bill to governor

    Indiana lawmakers send religious objection bill to governor
    A religious objection bill that opponents say could legalize discrimination against gays cleared the Indiana Senate on Tuesday, positioning the state to become the first to enact such a change this year ahead of an expected U.S. Supreme Court ruling on...