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Supreme Court blocked an appeals court ruling that put limits on early voting and voter registration on hold. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Ruling: No Same-Day Registration In NC Election

Supreme Court blocked an appeals court ruling that put limits on early voting and voter registration on hold.

10/08/2014

Lawyers for North Carolina asking Supreme Court to overturn appeals court ruling that blocked state law restricting some voting. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

State Asks Supreme Court To Restore Election Rules

Lawyers for North Carolina asking Supreme Court to overturn appeals court ruling that blocked state law restricting some voting.

10/02/2014

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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

Apple's New iPhone 4s Goes On Sale

North Carolina Supreme Court Strikes Down Cellphone Law

Chapel Hill’s law banning cellphone use while driving has been struck down by the North Carolina Supreme Court.

06/12/2014

Governor signs bill allowing Tennessee to electrocute death row inmates if prison officials cannot obtain drugs used for lethal injections. (Getty Images)

Tennessee Brings Back Electric Chair

Governor signs bill allowing Tennessee to electrocute death row inmates if prison officials cannot obtain drugs used for lethal injections.

05/22/2014

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Despite Ban, Sweepstakes Cafes Fight To Stay Open

A year after the state Supreme Court upheld a North Carolina law banning sweepstakes cafes, some of the places where people play fast-moving computer games that mimic Vegas-style slots are still open for business.

01/01/2014

The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from three former Duke University lacrosse players who were among those falsely accused of raping a stripper. (Photo by Joseph Labolito/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Duke Lacrosse Appeal

The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from three former Duke University lacrosse players who were among those falsely accused of raping a stripper.

11/12/2013

Revelers march in the New York Gay Pride Parade on June 30, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Churches Changing Bylaws For Fear Of Being Sued By Gay Couples

Worried they could be sued by gay couples, some churches are changing their bylaws to reflect their view that the Bible allows only marriage between one man and one woman.

08/24/2013

People wait to enter the U.S. Supreme Court building, on June 24, 2013 in Washington D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Rules Federal Law Doesn’t Require Native American Child Be Taken Away From Adoptive Parents

A divided Supreme Court said Tuesday that federal law doesn’t require that a Native American child be taken away from her adoptive parents and given to her biological father.

06/25/2013

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Supreme Court Blocks NC From Taking Nearly $1M From Settlement Won By Disabled Teen’s Family

The Supreme Court has blocked North Carolina from trying to take more than $900,000 from a legal settlement won by the family of a 13-year-old girl who suffered devastating injuries during her birth.

03/20/2013

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