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  • After historic arguments, Supreme Court to rule on gay marriage

    After historic arguments, Supreme Court to rule on gay marriage
    Pivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday in historic arguments at the Supreme Court. But Kennedy's record on the issue could give encouragement to gay and lesbian...
  • What they said: Supreme Court quotes on gay marriage

    Excerpts from arguments before the Supreme Court on Tuesday about whether states must allow same-sex couples to marry and whether states must recognize gay marriages performed in other states: ___ Chief Justice John Roberts, on the institution of...
  • After historic arguments, court to rule on same-sex marriage

    Pivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday in historic arguments at the Supreme Court. But Kennedy's record on the issue could give encouragement to gay and lesbian...
  • Feds may ask Supreme Court to reinstate Bonds' conviction

    Federal prosecutors are considering whether to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction. The U.S. Attorney's Office in San Francisco on Tuesday asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which overturned...
  • Outside Supreme Court, same-sex marriage is rallied for, prayed against

    WASHINGTON Scott Ackerman and Jaime Carpenter, from Lexington, Ky., stood among hundreds of people in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building Tuesday, Ackerman's birthday, hoping that the nation's highest justices can be convinced that the two men have a...
  • Was Justice Kennedy playing 'devil's advocate' on gay marriage?

    Was Justice Kennedy playing 'devil's advocate' on gay marriage?
    During this morning’s Supreme Court¬†arguments on same-sex marriage, my Twitter feed reflected anxiety that Justice Anthony M. Kennedy might not be a sure vote for marriage equality after all. One source of the fretting was this comment by the...
  • History in the balance as divided Supreme Court weighs gay marriage

    WASHINGTON Same-sex marriage divided the Supreme Court on Tuesday in a protracted and at times passionate oral argument that may have tilted, ever so slightly, toward marriage equality. Justice Anthony Kennedy, the author of past decisions supporting gay...
  • Scott files lawsuit against Obama over Medicaid expansion

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott sued the Obama administration Tuesday, charging that federal officials are coercing the state to expand Medicaid in order to get $1 billion in federal hospital funds. The Republican governor points to a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court...
  • Excerpts from Supreme Court hearing on gay marriage

    Excerpts from Supreme Court hearing on gay marriage
    Excerpts from arguments before the Supreme Court on Tuesday about whether states must allow same-sex couples to marry and whether states must recognize gay marriages performed in other states: Chief Justice John Roberts, on the institution of marriage:...
  • Sen. Ted Cruz introduces bills to stop gay marriage

    WASHINGTON Days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on same-sex marriage, Sen. Ted Cruz has filed two bills to protect states that bar gay couples from marrying. Cruz's legislation would establish a constitutional amendment shielding states...
  • Gov. Wolf correct to place moratorium on executions

    Gov. Wolf correct to place moratorium on executions
    Gov. Wolf was correct in halting executions until the state verified it had a reliable process to execute inmates, given what occurred last year in Oklahoma when an inmate withered for 45 minutes for death. Perhaps there is a more reliable method for...