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The killing of a high school teacher has weighed heavily in rural Montana. Hundreds of people helped search for Sherry Arnold, and calls for frontier-style justice greeted the arrest of the man accused in her death.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide on a key software industry issue of which kinds of computer-related software are eligible for patent protection.
How should states decide if someone convicted of a crime has an intellectual disability, when the answer means life or death? This spring the Supreme Court will wade back into these murky waters, 12 years after it took the death penalty off the table for criminals with mental disabilities but left the details to the states.
Jostens, already a titan in the market for class rings and other academic mementos, has forged a deal to buy a top rival but U.S. antitrust regulators could frown on the agreement if they think it will raise prices for the already-costly keepsakes.
Just a few hours before convicted serial murderer Joseph Paul Franklin was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Nov. 19, 2013, two federal judges granted a stay.
It was sometime in the mid 1990s. I had been out in the heat much of the day and needed air conditioning and a cold drink.
Attorneys have wrapped up a marathon 25-day trial in which Montana sought to hold neighboring Wyoming liable for taking too much water from the Yellowstone River basin.
One of the most controversial recommendations in the report from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's anti-corruption commission report this week is to enact public financing of campaigns for statewide elections.
"Corporations are people, my friend," presidential candidate Mitt Romney famously declared during an Iowa State Fair visit in 2011, after a heckler challenged him to support raising corporate taxes.
John Dennis Apel speaks outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday, after oral arguments in his case.
A wintry storm pushing through the western half of the country is bringing bitterly cold temperatures that prompted safety warnings for residents in the Rockies and threatened crops as far south as California.
Providence earned a 'B' grade in the Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index with a final score of 81 out of 100.
For more than a dozen years, the state of Florida executed condemned inmates with a three-drug cocktail that first put them to sleep, then paralyzed their bodies and eventually stopped their hearts.
A challenge to Utah's same-sex marriage ban by three gay couples is scheduled to be back in court Wednesday as a federal court judge hears arguments in a case being closely watched around the country.
Intermountain Healthcare announced Tuesday it is joining the list of Utah employers offering spousal benefits for same-sex couples, despite the state's stance not recognizing same-sex marriages.