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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Colorado's gay marriage ban heads to federal court

Attorneys for six gay couples seeking to overturn Colorado's same-sex marriage ban will make their case before a federal judge in Denver Tuesday, hoping to add to the favorable court rulings nationwide that have given momentum to their cause.


Related Topix: Colorado, Gay/Lesbian, Travel

5 hrs ago |

Are Obama's Administrative Agencies The New Star Chambers?

Each week seems to bring another example of the Obama administration's government-by-executive-decree.


Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Industry

9 hrs ago | Deseret News

Propaganda war continues in Hobby Lobby aftermath

The propaganda wars that have ensued following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Hobby Lobby case show no signs of abating as supporters and critics of the decision lay out their interpretations of what it means.


Related Topix: US News, Theater, Arts, US Politics, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Business Journal

Aereo gets smacked down by Copyright Office

Chet Kanojia, chief executive officer of Aereo Inc., leaves the U.S. Supreme Court following oral arguments by Aereo Inc. and American Broadcasting Companies Inc. in Washington, D.C., on April 22. After losing a case at the United States Supreme Court and being told its business model was illegal, online-television service Aereo sought to be ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, Media, Radio, National Public Radio

The Willits News

New Drakes Bay Oyster Co. suit by local businesses seek to keep operation afloat

Businesses that sell Drakes Bay Oyster Co. goods have filed for a temporary restraining order with the District Court of the Northern District of California to keep the operation open.


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The Raw Story

Gay couple challenges legal halt to same-sex marriage in the Florida Keys

A gay couple hoping to marry in the Florida Keys filed an emergency petition on Monday to reinstate a judge's ruling which struck down the state's gay marriage ban.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News


Arizona execution-drug case heads to US Supreme Court

A case challenging Arizona's refusal to reveal detailed information about the lethal combination it will use to put an inmate to death is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.


Related Topix: US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Death Penalty


Georgia Seeks Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit Dismissal

Georgia's attorney general is asking a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by a gay rights group challenging the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News

Idaho woman appeals NSA surveillance lawsuit

Anna Smith of Coeur d'Alene sued the NSA last year, contending that the agency's collection of the data amounts to an illegal search and seizure, prohibited under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Coeur d'Alene, ID, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, ACLU

Va. House GOP seeks 2 new veteran nursing homes

House Majority Leader Kirk Cox introduced legislation Monday to spend $57 million originally earmarked for a Capitol complex makeover on two veterans care centers in Hampton Roads and Northern Virginia.


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KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Half of Colorado voters back Hobby Lobby ruling

A new poll says half of Colorado voters support the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling allowing some religiously oriented business to opt out of contraception coverage for their employees.


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The Daily Beast

Why Women Should Forget the White HouseBy Keli Goff

Hillary! Warren! Kagan? A female president would be great, but the fact is we need more women on the bench.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Stephen Breyer

The Daily Caller

Time for the Government to Stop Picking Winners and Losers in the Marketplace

You don't have to be an economist to know that Main Street retailers are struggling.


Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Conservative Political News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

New York Post

In snub to U.S., Argentina turns to China ahead of default

Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner during a meeting with her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires on July 18. Just ahead of Argentina's possible default at the end of this month, the embattled country is looking to Russia and China in what appears to be an attempt to snub the US courts and "vulture funds" like Singer's ... (more)


Related Topix: Xi Jinping, US News


RJ Reynolds' $23-billion punitive damage award unlikely to stand: experts

A decision by a Florida jury to impose punitive damages of $23.6 billion against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company on Friday is likely to be rejected on appeal or the award reduced substantially, lawyers with expertise in jury awards said on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, US News, Health, Lung Cancer, Northeastern University


Utah wins Delay in Recognizing Same-sex Marriages; Licenses Stopped in Colorado

Utah officials for the time being do not have to formally recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages performed last December and earlier this year, after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday granted the state's request for a delay.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Gary Herbert, Gay/Lesbian

The Independent

Widow of lung cancer victim wins $23.6bn in damages from...

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules on "Straw Gun Purchaser" Ban

A divided Supreme Court sided with gun control groups and the Obama administration Monday, ruling that the federal ban on "straw" purchases of guns can be enforced even if the ultimate buyer is legally allowed to own a gun.


Related Topix: US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Elena Kagan, Antonin Scalia

The Las Vegas Sun

A true Nevada political rise

Assemblywoman Michele Fiore introduces her mother Lill Fiore during a rally to support the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to invalidate the Defense of Marriage Act Wednesday, June 26, 2013.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Steven Horsford, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Wedding

Sat Jul 19, 2014

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Hobby Lobby Decision Chagrins Liberals

The recent Hobby Lobby SCOTUS decision has brought about a hue and cry representing a chorus of scorched cats.


Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Roman Catholic Church