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High Court Blocks Same-Sex Unions In Virginia

Same-sex couples will have to forget their plans to marry in Virginia — at least for now — after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state’s gay marriage ban.

08/20/2014

Gay couples in Virginia can now get married in the state. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gay Marriages in Va. Could Begin Thursday, Unless U.S. Supreme Court Intervenes

The clock is ticking on whether the U.S. Supreme Court will delay a ruling striking down Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban.

08/18/2014

President Barack Obama speaks briefly at a news conference on Iraq on Aug. 11, 2014 in Chilmark on Martha's Vineyard, Mass. (credit: Rick Friedman-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘I Need A Democratic Senate’ Because ‘We’re Going To Have Supreme Court Appointments’

Foreign policy crises have a way of intruding on President Barack Obama’s Martha’s Vineyard vacations.

08/12/2014

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Gay Couples Want Va.’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Lifted Before Supreme Court Ruling

The plaintiffs in a court case challenging Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban want a federal appeals court to allow gay marriages to occur before the U.S. Supreme Court can rule on the issue.

08/05/2014

File photo of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Ginsburg: ‘People Know I’m Here To Stay’

Don’t expect to see Ruth Bader Ginsburg step down from the bench anytime soon.

07/31/2014

The National Archives said Wednesday it will release previously restricted records from the Clinton White House on Supreme Court nominations, Osama bin Laden and Vice President Al Gore's 2000 presidential campaign. (credit: MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

National Archives To Release Restricted Clinton Files On Bin Laden, Al Gore Campaign

The National Archives said Wednesday it will release previously restricted records from the Clinton White House on Supreme Court nominations, Osama bin Laden and Vice President Al Gore’s 2000 presidential campaign.

07/16/2014

A Nebraska federal judge says the Hobby Lobby decision has eroded confidence in the judicial system and divided the American public along partisan lines. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Says Supreme Court Needs To ‘STFU’

Nebraska federal judge Richard George Kopf says the Hobby Lobby ruling has eroded trust in the Supreme Court.

07/08/2014

File photo of the Supreme Court justices. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Faith-Affiliated Nonprofits’ Obamacare Contraceptive Cases Next For Supreme Court

How much distance from an immoral act is enough?

07/07/2014

File photo of prescription contraceptives. (credit: Tim Matsui/Getty Images)

Business Owner: We Want To Provide Good Health Care For Employees But Don’t Want To Fund Abortive Procedures

Business owners who don’t want to pay for their employees’ birth control are ending that coverage after the Supreme Court said they could choose on grounds of religious belief not to comply with part of the health care law.

07/03/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

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