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  • U.S. appeals court challenges states on gay marriage bans

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court in Chicago appeared ready to strike down gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin after vigorously challenging the two states' attorneys at a hearing on Tuesday. The oral arguments before a three-judge panel...
  • Price tag for House suit against Obama: up to $350,000

    WASHINGTON Washington, D.C., law firm BakerHostetler will handle the House Republicans' lawsuit against President Barack Obama. House Administration Chairwoman Candice S. Miller, R-Mich., said the firm has been contracted to represent the House in the...
  • The anatomy of a cease-fire

    The anatomy of a cease-fire
    After at least 11 failed attempts at achieving a lasting cease-fire between the Hamas terrorist group and Israel, negotiators in Cairo on Tuesday announced that they reached an indefinite cease-fire deal. But will the agreement, whose parameters are not...
  • Morgan State football coach Lee Hull addresses player's death on conference call

    Morgan State football coach Lee Hull addresses player's death on conference call
    Morgan State football coach Lee Hull made a statement about the death of freshman player Marquese Meadow on Tuesday's weekly media conference call arranged by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. "This is a very difficult time for our football family,"...
  • Medicaid payouts for office visits may influence cancer screening: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In states where Medicaid pays doctors higher fees for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries are more likely to be screened for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer, according to a new study. "States tend to vary in...
  • U.S. names Connecticut official to lead federal Obamacare marketplace

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Tuesday named the head of Connecticut's state health exchange to oversee the federal marketplace that provides subsidized private health insurance to consumers in 36 states under Obamacare. In a move...
  • Pentagon says Egypt, UAE responsible for Libya strikes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military believes the governments of Egypt and the United Arab Emirates were responsible for a recent series of airstrikes on Islamist factions within Libya, a Pentagon spokesman said on Tuesday. Rear Admiral John Kirby,...
  • New Delivery Service Promises Liquor In Under An Hour

    New Delivery Service Promises Liquor In Under An Hour
    Liquor at your door, in the time it takes to order a pizza? That's what a new Hartford-area delivery service is promising. Ultra, which originally began in New York City and has since expanded to Chicago, New Jersey and Maryland, launches in greater...
  • Dispute over gadget that blocks seat reclining diverts flight to Chicago

    (Reuters) - A midair argument between two airline passengers over the use of a device that stops the seat in front from reclining caused a Newark-Denver flight to be diverted to Chicago over the weekend, airline and police officials said on Tuesday....
  • USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.

    USC, UCLA, Caltech get joint grant to fuel tech start-ups in L.A.
    With funding from the National Science Foundation, three of the top universities in Southern California are teaming up to supply instruction, events and research aimed at helping technology start-ups flourish in the region. Though investments and...
  • Military pilot from Naperville area named White House Fellow

    Military pilot from Naperville area named White House Fellow
    WASHINGTON — Kari M. Fleming, a decorated pilot and Air Force major who formerly lived in the Naperville area, has been named a White House Fellow, officials said Monday. Fleming, 34, a veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, was last posted...