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Quotes From the Gay Marriage Dissents
Surprise: Justice Scalia is having a very bad day.
Beyond Dylann Roof: Why White Supremacists Want a Race War
The desire stems from a form of Christianity with a dark and largely unrecognized history.
President Obama: Gay Marriage Ruling 'Victory for America'
"America should be very proud," the president said Friday from the Rose Garden.
Gay Marriage Is Legal in All 50 States: Supreme Court
"It would misunderstand these men and women to say they disrespect the idea of marriage," the majority wrote.
Olympic Sailor Trevor Moore Missing After Empty Boat Found Floating Off of Florida
The search began around 5 in the morning.
President Obama: Clementa Pinckney Encouraged Progress
President Barack Obama gave the eulogy for the late reverend and state senator, Clementa Pinckney.
Nine Dead After Sightseeing Plane Crashes Into Alaskan Cliff
Its unclear what caused the plane to crash.
Even After the Supreme Court Saves Obamacare, the Political Divide Continues
The Roberts Court decision is either an inspired act of common sense—or a flawed legal judgement.
It’s Not About the Confederate Flag, It’s About What the Flag Means
A hundred fifty years after the end of the Civil War, the Confederacy is on the run.
State Department Says Can't Locate 15 Hillary Clinton Emails
"The substance of those 15 emails is not relevant to the 2012 attacks in Benghazi."
Muslim Advocacy Group Takes MTA to Court Over Ads
Paid advertisements designed by the production company had been approved by the MTA, but they never ran.
After an Escape, NYPD May Revisit Prisoner Transportation Policies
It's unclear whether the NYPD members transporting the prisoner will be reprimanded.
NASCAR Will Not Ban Confederate Flags Flown by Fans at Races
The organization does want to see the flag come down from the South Carolina statehouse grounds.
U.S. Slams Iran’s Human Right Record as Deadline Looms
The State Department accused Tehran of kidnapping and amputations on Thursday.
Apple Bans Confederate Flags From Apps, Removes Civil War Games from App Store
Any app featuring the flag was removed.
National Park Service Removes Confederate Flag Merchandise From Gift Shops
Parks will still allow the sale of books and educational materials that depict the flag in historical context.
First Victim of Charleston Church Shooting Laid to Rest
Ethel Lance's funeral was added by hundreds.
'Twerking', 'Fo'shizzle' and 'Meh' Entered Into Oxford English Dictionary
Twerking existed in the 1820s, the Oxford English Dictionary says.
Why Obamacare Survived
The Supreme Court kept the law intact, and Republicans will struggle to repeal it, even if they win in 2016.
Court Document: Prison Worker Tells Police He Gave Contraband to Escaped New York Inmates
Gene Palmer posted $25,000 bail and was released from the Clinton County Jail on Thursday.
After The Favorable Ruling, Obamacare Still Faces Struggles
There are still 18 million uninsured who have not bought insurance. Without broader participation, insurers may raise rates.
Those With Subsidies Elated at Supreme Court Obamacare Decision
People who bought subsidized health insurance through the federal exchange expressed relief about the King v. Burwell ruling.
U.S. Open Hosts Ball Boy Auditions
The tennis tournament is looking for people to try out "for the coolest summer job in sports."
NYPD Seizes $100,000 Worth of Fireworks Ahead of Fourth of July
One man in Queens was arrested for unlawfully dealing fireworks.
Far Rockaway Activist Hopes to Improve Relations Between NYPD, Youth of Color
A 20-year-old African-American woman, Jazmine Outlaw, was elected president of the 101st Precinct Community Council.
Teen Speed Demon Candace Hill Sprints Into History
Candace Hill is the fastest female teenager on Earth. She soon may be the fastest woman on the planet.
President Obama: 'Affordable Care Act is Here to Stay'
The president addressed the country about the decision from the Rose Garden.
Presidential Hopefuls React to Obamacare Ruling on Twitter
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday handed a major victory to the president.
Supreme Court: Obamacare Lives On
The ruling is a major victory for the president.
Supreme Court Upholds Broad Discrimination Claims Under Housing Law
Justice Anthony Kennedy, a conservative who often casts the deciding vote in close cases, joined the court's four liberals in the majority.