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Justices rule for death row inmates with low IQ

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that states must look beyond an intelligence test score in borderline cases of mental disability to determine whether a death row inmate is eligible to be executed. The justices said in ...

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Justices won’t make reporter reveal sources

DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away an effort to force a Fox News reporter to reveal her confidential sources for a story about the man charged with killing 12 people in a Colorado movie theater. ...

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Court’s town prayer ruling divides justices, bar

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing prayers to be delivered before public town meetings divided the justices in two ways: in the result and in the standard that applies in determining whether public prayers violate the Establishment ...

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Ruling adds new twist to same-sex marriage challenges

WASHINGTON — The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a state law barring the consideration of race in public university admission decisions is having an immediate effect on a set of closely watched appeals involving an entirely different issue: the ...

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Investors: Deny Argentine do-over

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s opponents have filed their last arguments with the U.S. Supreme Court, urging justices to deny the South American government’s appeal of a $1.4 billion debt ruling because President Cristina Fernandez has repeatedly vowed not ...

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