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Mississippi's governor and attorney general will have to decide whether to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that is keeping the state's only abortion clinic in business.
Minnesota House Democrats hope to pass a bill next session requiring that employers provide contraceptives to workers.
Lawyers for Philip D. Chism contend that his constitutional rights will be violated if he is tried as an adult for the rape and murder of Danvers High School teacher Colleen Ritzer inside the school in October.
Police now have increased authority to break up crowds gathering around Massachusetts abortion clinic entrances under a bill the governor signed on Wednesday.
Texas' ban on same-sex marriage allows the state to promote the birth and upbringing of children in "stable, lasting relationships," the state's attorney general argued Tuesday while asking a federal appeals court to reinstate the ban.
This image released by SundanceTV shows, from left, Eve Best, Tobias Menzies, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Genevieve O'Reilly in a scene from "The Honorable Woman," an eight-hour miniseries premiering Thursday at 10 p.m. The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and ... (more)
A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he didn't commit is set to testify at a first-ever Connecticut hearing to determine how much he should be compensated.
Sarah Mellon with her kids Echo, 2, and Aloe, 4, enjoy a picnic with friends Tony Brown and April Ayers at #ShelbyLoves, an event for gay/LGBTQ pride held at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Shelby in June.
The three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its 2-1 ruling in a case involving the state's 2012 law, which required physicians at the clinic, Jackson Women's Health Organization, to obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital.
Wisconsin is helping North Carolina police try to win a U.S. Supreme Court case that challenges the rights of officers to search vehicles they stop for burned out tail lights.
In this Feb. 4, 2014 file photo, plaintiff in the Bostic v. Rainey case, Tony London, waves to the crowd as he and his partner, Tim Bostic, right, leave Federal Court after a hearing on Virginia's ban on gay marriage in Norfolk, Va.
A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New... A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to ... (more)
Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Mark Brnovich says incumbent AG Tom Horne "has been distracted by his legal problems" and has been under a "cloud of scandal after scandal."
Florida has once again become the latest to rule state-wide bans against same-sex marriage as unconstitutional.
Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Monday in a decision that could overturn similar prohibitions in the Carolinas and West Virginia.
A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled Monday that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay marriage and denying recognition of such unions performed in other states violate the U.S. Constitution.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 07:01 am
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