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  • Missouri executes inmate for 1998 killing over child support

    A Missouri inmate was executed Tuesday night for killing a man in a fit of rage over child support payments 16 years ago. Andre Cole, 52, became the third convicted killer put to death this year in Missouri. His fate was sealed after the U.S. Supreme...
  • Gov. Ducey Oks bill blocking funding for federal health care

    With the future of subsidies for people who buy health insurance on the federal health marketplace at risk, Arizona will block state and local governments from funding, enforcing or cooperating with the President Barack Obama's health care law under a...
  • Justice Scalia play selling big, run extended at Arena Stage

    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is proving to be a hit at the box office. Arena Stage in Washington said Monday that it is extending its run of the new play about Scalia for a second time, keeping the show running through May. "The Originalist"...
  • A list of tribal laws prohibiting gay marriage

    Below is a list of federally recognized Native American tribes that have laws either defining marriage as between a man and a woman or explicitly prohibiting same-sex marriages, along with excerpts of those laws. At least 10 other tribes recognize same-...
  • Why the execution drug shortage won't go away in Florida or elsewhere

    Why the execution drug shortage won't go away in Florida or elsewhere
    In a few weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Glossip vs. Gross, which examines the use of the drug midazolam in lethal injection executions. The case comes on the heels of an infamously gruesome 2014, a year that saw botched executions in Ohio,...
  • 'I'm just praying' for 2nd chance, convict says in juvenile resentencing

    'I'm just praying' for 2nd chance, convict says in juvenile resentencing
    Adolfo Davis lived in a crawl space with dirt floors and was raised by a loving but illiterate grandmother who struggled to meet his most basic needs like cooking or doing laundry, according to a grim picture that emerged at the Chicago man's...
  • Taylor Batten: A novel approach on gay marriage

    With the U.S. Supreme Court set to hear arguments in a landmark gay-marriage case this month, South Carolina has inserted itself in a most bizarre way. The court will hear two and a half hours of arguments on April 28 in cases involving gay marriage bans...
  • Court upholds decision to dismiss suit on gay conversion ban

    A judge's decision to dismiss a lawsuit challenging New Jersey's ban on gay conversion therapy was upheld Monday by a federal appeals court. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia ruled that U.S. District Judge Freda Wolfson was right to...
  • Spokesman: Sanders to decide on presidential run by April 30

    A spokesman for Sen. Bernie Sanders says the Vermont Independent will decide by the end of the month whether to enter the 2016 White House race. In the meantime, he's urging newly announced presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to speak out strongly...
  • California to appeal judge's order backing inmate sex change

    California's corrections department said Friday that it will appeal a federal judge's order that it immediately provide a transgender inmate with sex-reassignment surgery. The state's court filing challenges last week's decision by U.S. District Judge...
  • Big impact on women if Supreme Court rules against health care tax credits

    Big impact on women if Supreme Court rules against health care tax credits
    Seven months after being diagnosed with breast cancer and later undergoing a double mastectomy, LaDonna Appelbaum of St. Louis recently finished her 16th and final chemotherapy treatment. Without the $600 monthly tax credit that pays the bulk of her...