Courts

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Judge to D’Souza: Don’t film your probation

By Emily Belz
Posted

Courts | Conservative filmmaker encouraged not to say anything inflammatory toward the court while serving out his sentence

Churches sue California over abortion coverage mandate

By Courtney Crandell
Posted

Abortion | The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and Life Legal Defense Foundation (LLDF) have filed a complaint with the federal Department of Health and Human Services…

Midday Roundup: Second Dallas nurse tests positive for Ebola

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Newsworthy | Virus spreads. Another nurse in Dallas has tested positive for Ebola, prompting more criticism of the hospital that treated the first patient diagnosed with…

Alaska next to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Marriage | Same-sex couples in Alaska began applying for marriage licenses today after an Alaska judge overturned the state’s marriage amendment yesterday. Alaska was…

Supreme Court denies stay of Idaho marriage ruling

By The Editors
Posted

Marriage | UPDATE (7:30 p.m. EDT, Oct. 10): The U.S. Supreme Court late today denied Idaho's request for an emergency stay of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals…

Kenyan president asks ICC to drop his case

By Moses Wasamu
Posted

Kenya | Uhuru Kenyatta’s appearance before the International Criminal Court is a first for a sitting head of state

Twitter sues over government surveillance

By Andrew Branch
Posted

National Security | In a new spat over government spying, social media giant Twitter sued the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday over…

Same-sex marriages begin hours after Supreme Court order

By Caroline Leal
Posted

Marriage | Same-sex couples in Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, Indiana, and Wisconsin began applying for marriage licenses less than four hours after the U.S. Supreme Court…

Idaho, Nevada latest to lose marriage law appeals

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Marriage | The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down traditional marriage laws in Idaho and Nevada today, bringing the number of states where same-sex marriage…

Judge wants Missouri to uphold other states’ marriage definitions

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Marriage | A county judge in the Kansas City area ruled today Missouri must recognize same-sex marriages performed in states that issue licenses for them. The order…

Court allows Texas to enforce closing of abortion centers

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Abortion | Texas can immediately start enforcing new protections for women and unborn children, a federal appeals court said today, overturning another judge’s ruling…

Tens of thousands of recent immigrants gave gov’t minders the slip

By Andrew Branch
Posted

Immigration | The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has lost track of tens of thousands of immigrant families apprehended after crossing the border…

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