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  • Gun control group sues Kansas governor over gun rights law

    OVERLAND PARK Kan. (Reuters) - A gun violence prevention group sued Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and the state's attorney general on Wednesday, challenging a one-year-old state law on the grounds that it violates the U.S. Constitution by nullifying...
  • U.S. court rules for Beirut bombing victims in Iran funds case

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday ruled that $1.75 billion in Iranian funds be turned over to families of the victims of the 1983 bombings of a Marine barracks in Beirut. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York affirmed U....
  • Protesters swarm Hobby Lobby grand opening

    Protesters swarm Hobby Lobby grand opening
    Close to a hundred protesters descended on Hobby Lobby in Burbank Monday, chanting and waving posters, crafting IUDs out of colorful pipe cleaners, and handing out coupons and gift cards to competing craft stores to protest a recent U.S. Supreme Court...
  • PASSINGS: Don Matheson, Alan Dixon, James Turk

    PASSINGS: Don Matheson, Alan Dixon, James Turk
    Don Matheson, 84, a veteran television actor best known for his portrayal of one of the humans stranded on a mysterious planet on the science-fiction series "Land of the Giants," died June 29 in Woodland Hills. His daughter, Michele Matheson, said he...
  • Does profit influence Hobby Lobby actions?

    The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that, because of the owners' religious beliefs, Hobby Lobby does not have to pay for female employees' contraceptive health insurance, thus saving the company money. Yet much of their merchandise is made in China —...
  • Madoff trustee is dealt fresh legal setback

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge has limited the ability of the trustee seeking money for victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme to recoup sums allegedly transferred fraudulently outside the United States. In a decision on Sunday, U.S. District...
  • Scott won't push drug testing for some state workers

    Scott won't push drug testing for some state workers
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott has backed off from his quest to require all state workers to submit to drug tests, giving up on about half of the state's classes of workers in a drawn-out legal battle that could end up before the U.S. Supreme Court....
  • Perspective lost amid outcry about young immigrants

    Perspective lost amid outcry about young immigrants
    Lake Shore Drive was a parking lot, and the car radio was blaring with the voices of small-town Californians angered by the arrival of busloads of children who'd surreptitiously slipped into the United States. Either experience would have been...
  • In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?

    In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?
    In a controversial decision June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the religious rights of the closely held for-profit Hobby Lobby crafts chain, whose owners objected to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptives mandate. (The court did not apply those...
  • Liberal Hobby Lobby fury based on bad analysis

    Liberals should spend less time lauding the dissents in last week's Hobby Lobby decision by the U.S. Supreme Court and more time reading them. If they did, they'd notice that some of their main arguments find little support even from liberal justices....
  • U.S. Democrats aim to turn contraception into campaign drive

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democrats hope to turn their legal setback on Obamacare and contraception into a winning autumn campaign issue by pushing legislation requiring employers to include birth control in healthcare coverage. Democrats in the Senate...