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  • South Carolina execution secrecy bill may await court ruling

    South Carolina legislators may await a U.S. Supreme Court decision before voting on a bill that prison officials say will help them secure a drug they need for an inmate's execution. The bill would keep secret the information of any company or pharmacist...
  • Scott says he's suing feds for withholding hospital funds

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday he is suing the Obama administration for withholding hospital funds because the state won't expand Medicaid. The announcement is another twist in what has been a gritty yearlong battle with the feds over roughly $1...
  • Gov. Scott to sue Obama over Medicaid expansion

    Gov. Scott to sue Obama over Medicaid expansion
    TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott will sue the federal government for attempting to “coerce” the state into expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act by withdrawing support for a different federal health care program, he announced...
  • What would happen to their son if something happens to them?

    An impending birth prompted Brittani Henry and Brittni Rogers to get married. Worries about what the future holds pushed them to join legal cases now before the U.S. Supreme Court. They've been together since 2008, and Henry was pregnant when they...
  • Cincinnati man becomes a face of gay marriage movement

    Jim Obergefell hadn't thought about becoming one of the most visible figures in the marriage-equality movement. He just wanted to marry the love of his life for 21 years. Obergefell (OH'-bir-guh-fell) remembers watching the news on TV with John Arthur...
  • SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Female justices honor O'Connor

    All three female justices on the Supreme Court came together Wednesday to pay tribute to the life and continuing legacy of former Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to serve on the high court. O'Connor, who was appointed in 1981 and retired...
  • Texas executes San Antonio man for killing police officer

    A San Antonio man who fatally shot a SWAT team member with the officer's own gun more than 14 years ago was executed Wednesday, the sixth convicted murderer put to death in Texas so far this year. Manuel Garza Jr. received a lethal injection of...
  • Gay mentor, belief in dignity at roots of Kennedy's views

    The Irish Catholic boy who came of age in Sacramento after World War II is an unlikely candidate to be the author of the Supreme Court's major gay rights rulings. But those who have known Justice Anthony Kennedy for decades and scholars who have...
  • State lacks evidence, frees man after 30 years on death row

    A man who spent nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row walked free Friday, two days after prosecutors acknowledged that the only evidence they had against him couldn't prove he committed the crime. Ray Hinton was 29 when he was arrested for two 1985...
  • Activist's childhood home named a national treasure

    She was an activist for minorities and women, an attorney, professor, author and eventually, the first black woman to be a priest in the Episcopal Church. She influenced some of this country's great minds, including a Supreme Court justice. Yet Pauli...
  • Backlash against religious freedom laws helps gay rights in Indiana, Arkansas

    Backlash against religious freedom laws helps gay rights in Indiana, Arkansas
    What began 20 years ago as a bipartisan drive to protect the rights of people to follow their faith against an overbearing government erupted this week into a divisive dispute over gay rights and religious freedom. And the fracture can be traced back to...