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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor (AP Photo)

Sotomayor gets another $1.9 million for memoir

WASHINGTON (AP) — Being a Supreme Court justice has not only been good for Sonia Sotomayor’s legal career, it’s also helped her bank account. The justice on Friday reported that she’s received more than $3 […]

06/08/2013

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Court: Police can take DNA swabs from arrestees

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday said police can routinely take DNA from people they arrest, equating a DNA cheek swab to other common jailhouse procedures like fingerprinting. “Taking and analyzing […]

06/03/2013

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High court skeptical of federal marriage law

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major gay rights case, the Supreme Court indicated Wednesday it could strike down the law that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of federal benefits that go to other married people.

03/27/2013

media violence

Obama calls for research on media in gun violence

(AP) – Among the measures signed by President Obama is a directive to research the causes and prevention of gun violence, specifically “the relationship between video games, media images and violence.”

01/16/2013

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Shooting renews argument over video-game violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the days since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., a shell-shocked nation has looked for reasons. The list of culprits includes the entertainment industry’s embrace of violence.

12/19/2012

Actor Jack Scalia arrested at LAX

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Actor Jack Scalia was arrested after security screeners at LAX found an unloaded handgun in his carry-on bag, authorities said. Scalia was taken into custody about 1 p.m. Thursday by Los […]

10/26/2012

Justices open big term with new human rights case

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court plunged into its new term Monday with a high-stakes dispute between businesses and human rights groups over accountability for foreign atrocities. The next nine months hold the prospect for […]

10/01/2012

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