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Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

High court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan’s ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice’s impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial […]

04/22/2014

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A high-profile challenge of Virginia’s gay marriage ban

(Undated) – The high-profile team that brought down California’s prohibition on same-sex marriage has joined a challenge of Virginia’s constitutional ban on gay marriages. David Boies and Theodore B. Olson announced Monday they have joined […]

09/30/2013

In this Oct. 31, 2007 file photo, former New York Gov. George Pataki addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York. (AP Photo/David Karp, File)

NY sex criminals lose Pataki psych transfer case

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Gov. George Pataki cannot be held accountable for violating the rights of violent sex offenders who were involuntarily committed to mental institutions event though they had completed lengthy […]

07/31/2013

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Egypt: Army to suspend constitution, legislature

CAIRO (AP) – Egypt’s military has drawn up a plan to suspend the Islamist-backed constitution, dissolve the Islamist-dominated legislature and set up an interim administration headed by the country’s chief justice if President Mohammed Morsi […]

07/02/2013

Supporter of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi chants slogans as he holds up the Quran, Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo)

Egyptian protesters clash over draft charter

CAIRO (AP) – On the eve of an Egyptian vote on a draft constitution, Islamists with swords have been fighting with opponents of that document in the city of Alexandria. At least 19 people were reported hurt.

12/14/2012

Supreme Court Health Care Ruling Expected This Morning

The Supreme Court passes judgment this morning on a major expansion of the social safety net that is also President Barack Obama’s signature domestic legislative achievement. The most important piece of the Affordable Health Care […]

06/28/2012

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