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  • Texas Senate OKs bill allowing clergy to refuse gay marriage

    The Texas Senate voted overwhelmingly on Monday to allow clergy members to refuse performing marriages that violate their religious beliefs, as top Republicans move to further shield the nation's largest conservative state from a possible U.S. Supreme...
  • Texas Senate Oks gay marriage clergy bill

    AUSTIN, Texas Voting largely along party lines, the Texas Senate on Monday gave initial approval to legislation designed to protect religious objections to gay marriage if the state's ban on same-sex unions is overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court....
  • High court case will affect insurance for 20,000 in Wyoming

    The U.S. Supreme Court plans to rule soon on a legal challenge to the federal Affordable Care Act that could imperil health insurance coverage for millions of people around the country, including more than 20,000 residents of Wyoming. The court heard...
  • Appeals court revives portion of SC racial bias lawsuit

    A federal appeals court says black employees at a South Carolina steel mill can pursue a class-action lawsuit claiming racial discrimination in promotions. The lawsuit by black workers at Nucor Steel in Charleston raises claims of a racially hostile...
  • Supreme Court debates challenge to execution drug

    Supreme Court justices engaged in an impassioned debate Wednesday about capital punishment, trading unusually combative words in a case involving a drug used in several botched executions. The justices are considering the plea of death row inmates in...
  • What to watch: Gay marriage; execution drugmaker secrecy

    Mere weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court heard unprecedented arguments about whether the Constitution protects gay couples' rights to marry, Texas Republicans are moving to shield the state from abiding by an eventual ruling that may not go their way. Two...
  • Natalie Portman confirmed for Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic

    Natalie Portman confirmed for Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic
    Natalie Portman is approaching the bench. The 33-year-old actress is set to play Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the biopic "On the Basis of Sex," The Times has confirmed. Deadline Hollywood first reported the news. Marielle Heller, the...
  • Guam gay marriage case won't wait for US high court ruling

    A lawsuit challenging Guam's same-sex marriage ban will move forward later this month after a federal judge decided against postponing it until after the U.S. Supreme Court rules on gay nuptials this summer. But U.S. District Court of Guam Chief Judge...
  • California Supreme Court revives generic Cipro lawsuit

    The California Supreme Court on Thursday revived a class-action lawsuit that accuses German pharmaceutical giant Bayer of paying another drug company to delay introducing a generic version of a Bayer antibiotic. The practice is known as “pay to...
  • Ruling on NSA phone data splits GOP presidential hopefuls

    WASHINGTON A court decision Thursday that declared the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone metadata to be illegal revealed a sharp split among several Republican presidential hopefuls over the scope of the surveillance. Minutes...
  • 51 years for former Delray teen who murdered mother's boyfriend

    Berenice Juarez, who was 16 when she stabbed to death her mother's boyfriend, Thursday received a new sentence of 51 years in prison. Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Karen Miller said Juarez, now 21, deserved a reduced term for the stabbing death of...