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How state fights against same-sex marriage may backfire

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Efforts by some states to challenge the Supreme Court ruling will likely prove futile.

At end of contentious term, justices go out with a bang on lethal injection case

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The justices will most likely need to cool off before the term begins again in October.

Why Chris Christie has to run for president to stay afloat in New Jersey

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The only thing keeping him politically afloat at home is the prospect of a presidential campaign.

Indonesia military transport plane crashes in Medan; 20 dead

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian air force transport plane crashed Tuesday into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan, killing at least 20 people.

Crunch time in Greece as bailout due to expire, IMF loan due

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — It's crunch time for Greece, with the European part of its international bailout expiring Tuesday and with it any possible access to the remaining rescue loans it contains that it needs to pay its debts.

Oklahoma, Florida move quickly to resume lethal injections

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma and Florida moved quickly to resume lethal injections after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the use of midazolam, a sedative that has been used in several problematic executions.

The next act: What happens now in Greece's drama

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Greece has entered the twilight zone.

Ted Cruz: Justices 'rewrote the Constitution'

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The presidential candidate tells Yahoo's Katie Couric that the Supreme Court overstepped on gay marriage and Obamacare.

Divided U.S. Supreme Court upholds Oklahoma lethal injection process

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday found that a lethal injection drug used by Oklahoma does not violate the U.S. Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment, a ruling that provoked a caustic debate among the justices about the death penalty in America. Show More Summary

Obama signs trade bills into law, says tough battle still ahead

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Roberta Rampton and Lindsay Dunsmuir WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday signed into law legislation that gives him "fast-track" power to push ahead on a Pacific Rim trade deal that has been the subject of intense debate in Congress and across the nation. Show More Summary

Shot during capture, New York inmate in serious condition

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Sweat, 35, was being treated at Albany Medical Center following his capture on Sunday near the Canadian border. Fellow escapee Richard Matt was shot and killed on Friday. The convicted murderers escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, where they were discovered missing on June 6.

Stocks tumble on Greece and Puerto Rico debt woes

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

David Kotok, chief investment officer at Cumberland Advisors, expects the market to be "rocky" and volatile in the face of these cross-Atlantic debt concerns but remains overall bullish on stocks.

Supreme Court allows Texas abortion clinics to remain open

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The Supreme Court is refusing to allow Texas to enforce restrictions that would force 10 abortion clinics to close.

Co-worker recalls Colorado movie massacre gunman acting 'spaced out'

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Lawyers for Colorado movie massacre gunman James Holmes sought on Monday to build their case he was legally insane, calling a former co-worker at a pill-coating factory who remembered him as quiet, antisocial and acting oddly. Public...Show More Summary

Shot New York prison escapee is serious but stable

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Doctors updated the condition of New York prison escapee David Sweat to serious from critical on Monday, a day after he was shot by police after more than three weeks on the run, hospital officials said. Show More Summary

Supreme Court upholds Oklahoma lethal injection process

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a drug used by Oklahoma as part of its lethal injection procedure does not violate the U.S. Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment, dealing a setback to opponents of the death penalty. Show More Summary

U.S. top court agrees to weigh affirmative action in college admissions

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday waded into a new major battle over the future of affirmative action in university admissions by agreeing to take up for the second time a challenge to the process for picking students used by the University of Texas. Show More Summary

Global stocks plunge as Greece imposes controls on money

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Greece shuts its banks for six days in a dramatic turn in its struggle with heavy debts.

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