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  • Coal industry scores a win but fate of plants still in air

    Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that said the Obama administration failed to take potential costs into account when it decided to regulate toxic emissions from many power plants. But...
  • Texas abortion providers study whether clinics could reopen

    Abortion providers cheered a move by the U.S. Supreme Court to temporarily block part of a Texas law that would have closed more than half the state's 19 remaining abortion clinics. Now they are studying whether it could also allow them to reopen some...
  • For one Mississippi gay couple, Friday's heartache turns into Monday's joy

    For one Mississippi gay couple, Friday's heartache turns into Monday's joy
    Duane Smith, who works in financial services, had Friday off. So there he was, doing yard work in his Jackson, Miss., back yard when the U.S. Supreme Court granted gays and lesbians nationwide the right to marry. He put down his tools and joined Knol...
  • Stephen Colbert cheers the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling

    Stephen Colbert cheers the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling
    Add Stephen Colbert to the chorus of celebrities and media personalities cheering Friday's Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell vs. Hodges, which struck down state laws barring same-sex marriage.   In a video posted to the "Late Show's" YouTube...
  • No immediate high court action on Mississippi abortion law

    Mississippi's only abortion clinic will likely remain open at least until the fall, because the U.S. Supreme Court is taking no action until then on a dispute over a state law that could close it. The justices' silence Tuesday on an appeal by the state...
  • Justices take up dispute over union fees

    The Supreme Court will consider limiting the power of government employee unions to collect fees from non-members in a case that labor officials say could threaten membership and further weaken union clout. The justices said Tuesday they will hear an...
  • California now under pressure to propose lethal injection method

    California now under pressure to propose lethal injection method
    The Supreme Court's decision Monday giving a green light to an execution drug triggered a renewed attempt in California to create a single-drug method of lethal injection for inmates on America's largest death row. Under a legal settlement reached...
  • Ohio lawmakers won't adjust redistricting ballot issue

    Ohio's Senate president says a fall ballot issue proposing changes to Ohio's system for drawing legislative districts won't be revisited to include congressional lines as a result of a U.S. Supreme Court decision. President Keith Faber (FAY'-bur) said...
  • Supreme Court rules Texas abortion clinics can remain open

    The Supreme Court acted Monday to keep Texas' 19 abortion clinics open, amid a legal fight that threatens to close more than half of them. The justices voted 5-4 to grant an emergency appeal from the clinics after a federal appeals court upheld new...
  • Supreme Court's gay-marriage ruling settles nothing

    The long-expected decision of the U.S. Supreme Court imposing same-sex marriage on the country has been issued. The obvious next question is whether this settles the matter, and there's a one-word answer: "Hardly." If anything, the court's decision is...
  • What the Supreme Court's marriage decision means for me

    The U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding same-sex marriage is truly transformative for people like me. If you're heterosexual, you may not realize the wide-ranging privileges you get as a matter of course from Social Security payments to military...