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  • North Korea Sentences US Citizen Matthew Miller to Six Years' Hard Labour

    North Korea Sentences US Citizen Matthew Miller to Six Years' Hard Labour

    North Korea's Supreme Court on Sunday sentenced US citizen Matthew Miller to six years' hard labour for "hostile" acts, two weeks after he and two other detained Americans had pleaded for help from Washington.

  • US Supreme Court Case to Shape Ferguson Investigation

    US Supreme Court Case to Shape Ferguson Investigation

    The moment Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson shot an unarmed 18-year-old, a 25-year-old Supreme Court case became the prism through which his actions will be legally judged.

  • US Supreme Court Puts Hold on Gay Marriage in Virginia

    US Supreme Court Puts Hold on Gay Marriage in Virginia

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday prevented gay marriage in Virginia from going into effect by blocking an appeals court ruling that struck down the state's ban.

  • US State to Execute Man Convicted in 1995 Killing

    US State to Execute Man Convicted in 1995 Killing

    The US Supreme Court is weighing whether to intervene in the scheduled Missouri execution of a man condemned to death in the 1995 killing of a college student.

  • Default Fuels Uncertainty, Stock Drop in Argentina

    Default Fuels Uncertainty, Stock Drop in Argentina

    Argentina entered economic limbo Thursday, forced into a default that could undermine an already frail economy if a dispute with US creditors is not resolved soon.

  • Judge Puts Washington Handgun Ban on Hold

    Judge Puts Washington Handgun Ban on Hold

    The judge who struck down a ban on carrying handguns in public in Washington put his decision on hold for 90 days on Tuesday, giving local officials time to come up with new legislation.

  • Arizona Execution Renews Debate Over Methods

    Arizona Execution Renews Debate Over Methods

    A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate in the US over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.

  • US Court Overturns Brothers' Death Sentences

    US Court Overturns Brothers' Death Sentences

    The Kansas Supreme Court on Friday overturned the death sentences of two brothers convicted of killing four friends who were robbed and forced to engage in sex acts before being shot to death and left in a snow-covered field.

  • Arizona Execution Renews Debate over Methods

    Arizona Execution Renews Debate over Methods

    A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate in the US over whether there is a fool-proof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.

  • Lethal Injections Face Scrutiny after Two-Hour US Execution

    Lethal Injections Face Scrutiny after Two-Hour US Execution

    The US Supreme Court is under increasing pressure to consider halting death sentences by lethal injection after a convicted Arizona killer took two hours to die.

  • US Inmate Dies Two Hours After Execution Begins

    US Inmate Dies Two Hours After Execution Begins

    A condemned US inmate gasped and snorted during his almost two-hour execution Wednesday in an episode sure to heighten the national scrutiny surrounding the death penalty.

  • US Government Drafting Birth Control Accommodation

    US Government Drafting Birth Control Accommodation

    The Obama administration is developing a new way for religious nonprofits that object to paying for contraceptives in their health plans to opt out, without submitting a form they say violates their religious beliefs.

  • 'Obamacare' Whiplashed by Conflicting Court Rulings

    'Obamacare' Whiplashed by Conflicting Court Rulings

    A US federal appeals court delivered a potentially crippling blow to President Barack Obama's health care law Tuesday by limiting insurance subsidies, but a second court issued a contradictory ruling on the issue.

  • Bin Laden, Haiti and Supreme Court: Clinton Papers

    Bin Laden, Haiti and Supreme Court: Clinton Papers

    Former US President Bill Clinton asked advisers for more information on Osama bin Laden in 1998 after flagging a newspaper story, according to records from the Clinton White House that were released yesterday.

  • US Supreme Court Delays Benefits For Utah Gay Couples

    US Supreme Court Delays Benefits For Utah Gay Couples

    More than 1,000 same-sex married couples in Utah must wait longer for state benefits after the US Supreme Court granted the state a stay on an order requiring it to recognize the marriages.

  • Utah to Ask High Court to Delay Same-Sex Benefits

    Utah to Ask High Court to Delay Same-Sex Benefits

    The Utah Attorney General's Office says it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to delay a court order requiring the state to grant benefits to more than 1,000 gay and lesbian couples who married after the state same-sex marriage ban was overturned.

  • Aereo Says It Intends to Operate in Wake of US Supreme Court Ruling

    Aereo Says It Intends to Operate in Wake of US Supreme Court Ruling

    "Aereo believes that it can still operate in accordance with the terms of the Supreme Court's decision and intends to do so."

  • Colorado Leaders Want Gay Marriage Ban Rejected

    Colorado Leaders Want Gay Marriage Ban Rejected

    Colorado's Democratic governor and its Republican top lawyer asked a US court Wednesday to issue an injunction declaring their state's gay marriage ban unconstitutional.

  • Faith Trumps Birth Control in US Supreme Court Ruling

    Faith Trumps Birth Control in US Supreme Court Ruling

    Family-owned private companies can deny birth control coverage in their employee health care plans, the US Supreme Court said on Monday in a ruling seen by some as a victory for religious freedom.

  • US Supreme Court Rejects Google Appeal in Street View Snooping Case

    US Supreme Court Rejects Google Appeal in Street View Snooping Case

    Google had argued it did not run afoul of the law because data transmitted over a Wi-Fi network is readily accessible to the public.

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