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July 10, 2014 2:59 pm Photos

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Ruling on confession rankles Catholics

Ruling on confession rankles Catholics

Priest who was told allegations of sex abuse may have to testify.

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Indiana won't recognize same-sex marriages

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana won't recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages that were performed before a federal court halted a lower-court's decision to lift the state's gay marriage ban, the governor's office said Wednesday.

July 09, 2014 2:33 pmLoading…
Inmate wants execution delayed, seeks drug details

Inmate wants execution delayed, seeks drug details

This undated photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood. A judge is scheduled to consider a request Wednesday, July 9, 2014 to postpone the July 23, 2014 execution of Wood, an Arizona death row inmate, until officials reveal details about the two…

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Inmate wants execution delayed, seeks drug details

Inmate wants execution delayed, seeks drug details

Joseph Rudolph Wood killed girlfriend, her father in Tucson.

July 09, 2014 2:24 pm
In New Orleans, a 10-year sentence for Ray Nagin

In New Orleans, a 10-year sentence for Ray Nagin

NEW ORLEANS — When Ray Nagin was elected mayor in 2002, there was real hope that he was a break from the city’s sleazy past.

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Democratic lawmakers move to upend ruling on birth control

WASHINGTON — Taking up advice from Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., congressional Democrats Wednesday introduced legislation to get around the court’s decision last month to exempt private corporations from having to provide coverage for birth-control pills and devices that v…

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Ruth Marcus: Hillary Clinton's lawyerly past

Ruth Marcus: Hillary Clinton's lawyerly past

Even if you dislike her, don't blame Clinton for doing her duty.

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George Will: Curse of judicial minimalism

Unanimous court rulings do not always mean all justices agree.

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After court's 'Hobby Lobby' decision, Congress should act

Congressional action may be only way to thwart Hobby Lobby ruling.

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Jonah Goldberg: Alito agrees: Your birth control is not your boss' business

Abortion-rights protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court building on Monday holding signs that read “Birth Control: Not My Boss’s Business.”

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Ruth Marcus: Life experience shape justices' perspectives

How did the Supreme Court manage to agree unanimously that police must obtain a warrant before searching cellphones, yet split on whether employers must offer contraception as part of their health care plans?

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Noah Feldman: Court conservatives keep the faith

Noah Feldman: Court conservatives keep the faith

Religious liberty lawsuits are about to become a major growth industry.

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Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.

April 18, 2014 6:23 pm Photos

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This week on TV: Sept. 29-Oct. 5

This week on TV: Sept. 29-Oct. 5

DON’T MISS: “BREAKING BAD” SERIES FINALE — It hardly seems fair that this electrifying drama aired for only five seasons, but all “Bad” things must come to an end. Of course, fans will be perched on the edge of their sofas to see how the final act plays out for Walter White (Bryan Cranston),…

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