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Supreme Court blocks Texas abortion-clinic rules
The Supreme Court acted Monday to keep Texas’ 19 abortion clinics open, amid a legal fight that threatens to close more than half of them.
The justices voted 5-4 to grant an emergency appeal from the clinics after a federal appeals court upheld new clinic regulations and refused to keep them on hold while the clinics appealed to the Supreme… READ MORE
‘I’m worried about this one,’ former top spy warns of July 4 terror alert
Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell said Monday that the federal alert about a possible… READ MORE
Arabs Who Want Israeli Rule
“It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.”
When former British Prime Minister,… READ MORE
OTHER NEWS From Around The Country
Supreme Court Lets North Carolina’s Pro-Life License Plates Live
North Carolinians wanting vanity license plates with a “Choose Life” message may have been granted a victory on Monday thanks to the Supreme Court.
Monday’s decision in Berger v. American… READ MORE
Texas attorney general says judges can deny same-sex marriage licenses
Shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the country Friday, politicians from… READ MORE
TEXAS AG: STATE WORKERS CAN DENY LICENSES TO GAY COUPLES
LUBBOCK, Texas — Texas’ conservative Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton called the Supreme Court decision giving same-sex couples the right… READ MORE
Mississippi in limbo over high-court’s same-sex marriage ruling
Amber Hamilton and Annice Smith were the first same-sex couple to wed in Mississippi, and nearly the last, at least for a while.
About an hour after the pair filled out the requisite paperwork, handed… READ MORE
Rick Perry defends Colorado’s ‘right to be wrong’ on marijuana
DENVER — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry may not agree with Colorado’s decision to legalize recreational marijuana, but he said… READ MORE
Woman takes down Confederate flag on S.C. Statehouse grounds just hours before pro-flag rally
COLUMBIA — A Charlotte woman successfully shimmied the flagpole of the South Carolina Statehouse’s Confederate Soldier Monument and took down… READ MORE
New York City bill would require some bathrooms to be gender-neutral
New York City officials are getting ready to issue a plan to curb gender bias and harassment in the city… READ MORE
NEWS HEARD AROUND THE WORLD
Greece’s Debt Crisis Sends Stocks Falling Around the Globe
Global markets shuddered on Monday after Greece closed its banks amid fears that the country was headed toward default.
Stocks… READ MORE
Greek Banks And Stock Exchange In Shutdown
Banks in Greece and the country’s stock exchange will be shut all week in a sign of the deepening financial crisis.
The drastic move comes after people rushed to withdraw their cash amid panic ahead… READ MORE
More than a third of Greek ATMs run dry for a while on Saturday
ATHENS – More than a third of automated teller machines across Greece ran out of cash on Saturday before they… READ MORE
British And Irish Tourists Die In Beach Horror
A broken glass window of the Imperiale Marhaba hotel is seen after a gunman opened fire at the beachside hotel … READ MORE