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  • Words mean what they say, especially in legal documents like acts of Congress

    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the second biggest legal challenge to President Obama's Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, on March 4. A decision for the plaintiffs in King vs. Burwell won't kill the law, but it could make it largely unworkable in 37...
  • Renzi awaits ruling on request to remain free on bail pending appeal to US Supreme Court

    Former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi awaits a federal court's ruling on whether he can put off serving his prison sentence in a corruption case. A federal judge has ordered Renzi to surrender Friday to serve his three-year prison sentence, but he has...
  • Oklahoma prisons boss to brief board on death penalty moratorium, prison overcrowding

    The head of Oklahoma's prison system is scheduled to brief the agency's governing board about the current status of executions in Oklahoma, as well as how the agency is grappling with prison overcrowding. The Board of Corrections is scheduled to meet...
  • RI whistleblower gets national political courage award

    A whistleblower who uncovered a kickback scheme by fellow North Providence town councilmen has received a prestigious national award given for "acts of political courage." The U.S. Attorney's Office in Rhode Island says Paul Caranci (kah-RAN'-see) was...
  • Suit over fired Fox anchor's use of 'N-word' gets green light

    Suit over fired Fox anchor's use of 'N-word' gets green light
    A racial-discrimination suit that involves use of the N-word filed by a white, former Philadelphia news anchor may finally be heading to a federal courtroom. Tom Burlington, an award-winning TV reporter, claims he was fired by Fox29 for using the N-word...
  • Missouri man executed for killing neighbor in 1990; 1st execution in the state this year

    A man convicted of breaking into his neighbor's home in a St. Louis suburb and slitting her throat 25 years ago was executed early Wednesday. Walter Timothy Storey was the first Missouri inmate put to death this year after a record 10 executions in 2014....
  • Employed white southerners most likely to lose coverage in Supreme Court case

    If the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down tax credits for people buying health insurance on the federal exchange, about 8.2 million Americans in 34 states could lose their coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Most of the people likely to be affected are...
  • 14th Amendment protects all citizens

    In his recent Your View , Dean Browning opines that, in striking down Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage, the U.S. District Court "chose to legislate from the bench and disregard our votes and the votes of our elected representatives." Would he...
  • AG warns lawmakers New Mexico could lose control of its water without putting up legal defense

    New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is warning state lawmakers that without putting up a strong legal defense, the state stands to lose control of its water. Balderas on Wednesday briefed the Senate Finance Committee about the legal battle with...
  • Missouri man executed for killing neighbor in 1990

    Missouri man executed for killing neighbor in 1990
    A man convicted of breaking into his neighbor's home in a St. Louis suburb and slitting her throat 25 years ago was executed early Wednesday. Walter Timothy Storey was the first Missouri inmate put to death this year after a record 10 executions in...
  • Most Alabama counties still block same-sex marriage; court hearing set

    A federal judge ordered a hearing for Thursday to deal with the confusing world of matrimony in Alabama after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block gay marriage and the state’s top judge ordered probate judges to ignore the federal system’...