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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer is defending comments he made this month linking legalized abortion with school shootings. The North Dakota Republican during a graduation speech at the University of Mary said, "Forty years ago, the...
Four days after her April 27 breast reconstruction, the third and final surgery aimed at sparing her an early death from breast cancer, Angelina Jolie was in good spirits at home. Upon paying a house call, her surgeon, Dr. Kristi Funk of the Pink...
You have to wonder how many more surveys and votes it will take before the Boy Scouts of America decide to officially join the 21st Century. Maybe it will happen this week. Maybe. After months of surveys, committee recommendations and cancelled votes,...
Orlando Sentinel Editorial BoardThe U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider later this year whether it’s constitutional for a town council to open its meetings with a prayer from a Christian pastor. Three decades ago, the high court ruled it was not unconstitutional for a...
Tags: Religion and Belief
Maryland's counties and Baltimore face a collective loss of more than $40 million a year and some taxpayers could get refunds if a decision by the state's highest court isn't reversed on appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. The state Court of Appeals ruled...
Today is Saturday, June 1, the 152nd day of 2013. There are 213 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 1, 1813, the mortally wounded commander of the USS Chesapeake, Capt. James Lawrence, gave the order, "Don't give up the ship"...
Benjamin Lipsitz, whose commitment to the spirit and letter of the law led him to defend a would-be assassin, a Nazi sympathizer and a craven murderer during a career that spanned more than a half-century, died May 10. He was 94. "He was so...
Wendy Greuel's resume is dotted with the political accomplishments of a politician on the rise. But there was an unconventional detour: her stint as an executive at DreamWorks SKG, working alongside Hollywood titans Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg...
Tags: Elections, Lobbying, Laura Innes, Wendy Greuel, Eric Garcetti
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A federal judge has granted a request to temporarily block enforcement of a new Arkansas law that bans most abortions 12 weeks into a pregnancy. U.S. District Judge Susan Webber Wright granted a motion Friday for a preliminary...
In the 1964 U.S. Supreme Court case Jacobellis v. Ohio, Justice Potter Stewart wrote a concurring opinion he hoped would establish a legal standard that protected every American's right to free speech yet guarded “community standards” against “hard core...
Staff writerIn local public-affairs programming this weekend: Former Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Wells talks to "Political Connections" at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday on Central Florida News. He talks to Ybeth Bruzual about a book he has written,...
LAPORTE -- U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will deliver the commencement address at LaLumiere School, where he graduated in 1973. Roberts, who grew up in Long Beach, will speak at the May 24 graduation ceremony, which starts at 10 a.m....
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