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13 min ago | Star Tribune

Married same-sex couples get used to new reality

More financial details are simplified and harmonized for same-sex and opposite-sex couples.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Edina, MN, US News, St. Louis Park, MN, Long Term Care, Health

4 hrs ago | Long Island Business News

Revised fraud case against ex-leader of NY Senate

When the former leader of New York's Senate goes on trial next month for the second time, he'll stand accused of only two charges under a revised fraud case alleging he took actual bribes or kickbacks.


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8 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"Like" a product online; waive right to sue?

Cheerios' maker General Mills has new policies saying that consumers who interact with it online must agree to binding arbitration in case of disputes.


Related Topix: US News, Social Software

12 hrs ago | AlertNet

U.S. top court denies Teva stay in Copaxone patent fight

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday denied a request by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd to stay a lower-court ruling in a patent case that favored the developers of generic versions of Teva's top-selling multiple sclerosis drug.


Related Topix: Biotech, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, US News, John G. Roberts

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Wis. Supreme Court to decide on testing drunken drivers

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to decide whether police can legally draw the blood of a suspected drunkrn driver without a warrant or the consent of the driver.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, US News, Milwaukee, WI

The Beaumont Enterprise

Eyewitness testimony no longer a 'gold standard'

Oregon Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas A. Balmer, center, questions an attorney, feb.


Related Topix: US News

Court reinstates lawsuit over Marine's suicide

The family of a Marine who killed himself after a tour of duty in Iraq will be allowed to proceed with a lawsuit against the federal government over his treatment by two Veterans Affairs facilities in Kentucky.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Lexington, VA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

First Lady to address graduating high schoolers in Topeka, Kan., on...

First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver a commencement address this year at an assembly of public high schools in Topeka, Kansas, to mark the 60th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case, Brown vs. Board of Education, the White House announced on Thursday.


Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Michelle Obama, US News

Washington Examiner

Judge refuses to toss sentence for ID theft

A federal judge has refused to throw out a Richmond woman's 14-year prison sentence for helping illegal aliens obtain driver's licenses and other identification.


Related Topix: US News


Outside the Box: TV's future is about to be decided by the Supreme Court

A landmark case is about to be heard in the U.S. Supreme Court that could affect most Americans in their daily lives.


Related Topix: US News, Entertainment

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

What's next in gay marriage's legal odyssey?

Plaintiff challenging Oklahoma's gay marriage ban Sue Barton, left, gets a hug from her pastor, Tulsa based Reverend Leslie Penrose, of the United Church of Christ, after leaving court following a hearing at the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, Thursday, April 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

West Australian

Ford, IBM to face renewed U.S. lawsuit over apartheid-era abuses

Reviving a 12-year-old lawsuit, U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin in Manhattan accepted an argument from a group of plaintiffs that corporations may be held liable under a 1789 law, the Alien Tort Statute , that lets non-U.S. citizens pursue some cases in U.S. courts over alleged violations of international law.


Related Topix: IBM, World News, South Africa, Africa, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

National Public Radio

Aereo CEO Speaks On Future Of Company, Industry

The future of Aereo, an online service that provides over-the-air TV channels, hinges on a battle with broadcasters that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court next week.


Related Topix: US News, Digital Video Recorders, Electronics

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Judge in gay marriage case asks pointed questions

A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed questions Thursday about whether Oklahoma can legally ban the unions.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News

Deseret News

Educational freedom and religious schools: Supreme Court hears school tax credit challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington is seen on June 27, 2012. Supporters of an education tax credit program that offers scholarships to private and religious schools in New Hampshire packed the Supreme Court chambers for arguments on the constitutionality of the law.


Related Topix: US News, Concord, NH

CBS Local

New Sentencing Hearing Ordered For Man Who Killed His Parents

A state appeals court has ordered a new sentencing hearing for a man, who at the age of 16, killed his parents in their St. Lucie County home.


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CBS Local

No-Parole Sentence Reinstated For Minnesota Man

The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of release for a man who was two months shy of his 18th birthday when prosecutors say he raped and killed a teenage girl, stabbing her 29 times with a screwdriver.


Related Topix: Prison, Violent Crime, Woodbury, MN, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Argentina's fight with bondholders reaches U.S. top court

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday wades into Argentina's multi-billion dollar legal fight with bond investors who turned down two debt restructuring offers after the country's 2002 default.


Related Topix: US News, Ansonia, CT


Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Corpus Christi, TX, US News, Death Penalty


Round 2: Court Takes up Oklahoma Gay Marriage Case

Lawyers for a couple challenging Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage and the clerk who refused to grant them a license head to a federal appeals court Thursday with the rare opportunity to build on arguments the judges heard in a similar case just a week earlier.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Gay/Lesbian, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Tulsa County, OK, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural