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  • Convicted Missouri killer executed Wednesday; parents got 'justice'

    Convicted Missouri killer executed Wednesday; parents got 'justice'
    A Missouri man convicted in the rape and murder of a 24-year-old woman was executed at 12:01 a.m. Wednedsay after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a stay and Gov. Jay Nixon rejected his plea for clemency, according to statements issued Tuesday. Michael...
  • AG Pam Bondi wants to put the brakes on gay marriage appeals

    AG Pam Bondi wants to put the brakes on gay marriage appeals
    Attorney General Pam Bondi is asking an appeals court to put on hold two challenges to Florida's ban on same-sex marriage until the U.S. Supreme Court can rule on similar cases from other states. Bondi's office late Thursday filed motions with the 3rd...
  • Unite not divide: Our Take

    Unite not divide Speaker John Boehner and his Republican cohorts in the House of Representatives have approved a lawsuit that accuses the president of abusing his executive powers by using an executive order to delay the employer mandate in the...
  • Questions, answers on gay marriage's future in Florida

    Questions, answers on gay marriage's future in Florida
    Four Florida judges have declared the state's ban on gay marriage unconstitutional in the past month. And in the coming days, more Florida courts — in Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach — are expected to weigh in on the same issue. Why...
  • Couples were handpicked for gay marriage suit

    Couples were handpicked for gay marriage suit
    The meeting at the Miami-Dade courthouse had not happened by chance. Six gay and lesbian couples did not suddenly decide, at the same moment in early January, to get marriage licenses even though same-sex marriages are illegal in Florida. And, until the...
  • Federal court takes up gay marriage cases from 4 states

    A federal appeals panel in Cincinnati heard arguments Wednesday from six same-sex marriage cases that have worked their way through the courts in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. In all six cases, judges in lower courts have affirmed gay rights...
  • Anti-abortion activists avoid charges in Newport Beach chalk protest

    Anti-abortion activists avoid charges in Newport Beach chalk protest
    No charges will be filed against a group of protesters who wrote antiabortion messages in chalk outside a Newport Beach doctor's home, authorities said Wednesday. Police had said that the messages -- including "Abortion is murder" and "Your neighbor...
  • Virginia election board to allow some expired IDs for voting

    Virginia election board to allow some expired IDs for voting
    Virginians who let their driver's licenses, passports or other photo IDs expire will still get a chance to vote, as long as those documents aren't too old. The State Board of Elections struck a compromise Wednesday between those who argued that an...
  • With same-sex marriage comes divorce and plenty of other business for lawyers

    With same-sex marriage comes divorce and plenty of other business for lawyers
    Within days of Pennsylvania's historic marriage-equality decision, life became easier for thousands of same-sex couples. Gone was the need for legal gymnastics to secure even the most fundamental rights and benefits every other married couple obtained...
  • After first drug dose failed to kill Arizona inmate, logs show 14 more

    A convicted murderer who died in a botched execution last month in Arizona was injected with 15 separate doses of a drug combination because the initial drug protocol of one dose didn’t seem to be enough to kill him, according to documents...
  • Utah, Virginia want Supreme Court to settle same-sex marriage issue

    Two states, coming from different sides of the gay marriage debate, said Tuesday that they were appealing the issue to the U.S. Supreme Court, seeking a constitutional ruling that will finally settle the question of whether same-sex couples have a right...