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Bulletin: High court strikes down federal marriage provision
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. The court invalidated a provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act Wednesday that has prevented married... Full story
High court allows gay military ban for now
igh court allows gay military ban for now MARK SHERMAN,Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the Pentagon to continue preventing openly gay people from serving in the military while a federal appeals court reviews t...
Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens retiring
Supreme Cour t Jus t ice John Paul Stevens, the court's oldest member and leader of its liberal bloc, is retiring. President Barack Obama now has his second high court opening to fill. Stevens said this morning he will step down when the court... Full story