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Midday Roundup: Ferguson violence simmers after post-grand jury explosion

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Night Two. Overnight protests in Ferguson, Mo., were less violent than on Monday, but angry rioters did torch one police car and vandalize several businesses.

A legal history lesson in the same-sex marriage debate

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court processed another ruling on the question of same-sex marriage. It let stand a federal judge’s decision ordering South…

Tax-happy Maryland faces the Supreme Court

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether it’s illegal double taxation to tax income someone earned and paid taxes on in another state. That’s…

Federal court rejects Catholic challenge to the contraceptive mandate

By Emily Belz
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Healthcare Mandate | The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals gave a victory today to the Obama administration in the first circuit-level verdict on the latest contraceptive and…

Who are you calling ‘stupid’?

By Cal Thomas
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Healthcare | “Stupid is as stupid does” — Forrest Gump Unless you regularly follow conservative media, you may not have heard what one of the architects of the…

Supreme Court allows same-sex marriages in Kansas

By The Editors
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Marriage | The Supreme Court has ruled same-sex marriages can begin in Kansas while a lower court considers a case against existing state law. Last week,

Sonia Sotomayor puts gay marriages in Kansas on hold

By Lynde Langdon
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Marriage | Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has once again stood up for state marriage laws, this time blocking same-sex marriages in Kansas while a lower court…

Supreme Court to hear major healthcare case

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | At issue are the subsidies that many rely on to purchase health insurance through Obamacare

Supreme Court rejects ‘elementary’ case

By Caroline Leal
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Books | The game is afoot: Sherlock Holmes, writer Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous detective, is now in the public domain. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to…

Will Puerto Rico take marriage to the Supreme Court?

By Mary Reichard
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Marriage | A federal judge in Puerto Rico last week affirmed an existing marriage law after dozens of others have gone the opposite way in the past year. Puerto Rico is…

Parts of Texas abortion law on hold again

By Mickey McLean
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Supreme Court | The Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked portions of a 2013 law in Texas that led to the closing of all but eight abortion facilities in the state. In an unsigned…

Supreme Court wraps up eventful first week

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | The high court’s actions spread same-sex marriage to many more states

 
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