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(Washington, DC) -- It's okay for companies with just a few owners to refuse to pay for some types of birth control for their employees for religious reasons. That was the five to four ruling yesterday from the U.S. Supreme Court in the closely watched Hobby Lobby case. Senior...
(Pretoria) -- A sound expert says neighbors could not have known whether they heard a woman's or a man's screams coming from the home of Oscar Pistorius when the South African track star fatally shot his girlfriend last year. Day 35 of the murder trial began with acoustics...
(Undated) -- July 1st marks the beginning of the fiscal year for many states, and new laws are being made official. Georgia is passing a new law preventing private insurance bought through Obamacare from covering abortion. Georgia's state Senator Nan Orrock says the new law is...
(Undated) -- A Texas teen is getting plenty on online backlash for posting pictures of herself next to the carcases of the rare African animals she killed. Kendall Jones has been posting photos of her hunting a lion, an elephant, a zebra and a leopard for the last month. Some of...
(Detroit, MI) -- Approximately 100-thousand customers of Michigan's DTE Energy are without power. Strong thunderstorms with high winds and heavy rain moved through southeast Michigan overnight. Officials say the majority of power outages are scattered throughout the region...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama today will urge Congress to pass a plan that would boost funding for the nation's highway programs. The President will make his case in front of the Key Bridge in Washington, D.C. Many lawmakers want highway projects in their districts funded...
(Undated) -- Weather forecasters say we could start feeling the effects of El Nino within the next few weeks. The United Nations' weather agency says there's a 60-percent chance that extremes in drought and heavy rainfall will begin showing up between now and the end of August...
(Undated) -- Florida's eastern coast is now under a tropical storm watch. The first tropical depression of the season is moving slowly towards the south Florida coast. The disturbance has a 60 percent chance of becoming a full-scale tropical storm. A tropical storm watch extends...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama wants to offer more protection to transgender federal employees. He announced Monday night he's preparing an executive order that would protect federal employees from workplace discrimination on the basis of gender identity. Obama made the...