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Gay Marriage Objections Considered By NC House Panel

By Gary D. Robertson | Mar 5
Clergy and advocates differed Wednesday whether over judicial officials are obligated by law to carry out civil same-sex marriages in North Carolina even if they object to gay marriage due to their religious beliefs.

Fla. House Panel OKs Bill Restricting Public Restrooms to Birth Gender

By Brendan Farrington | Mar 5
Transgender Floridians would have to use public bathrooms designated for their birth gender, unless they have a license or passport that proves they've completed their transition to their new sex under a bill that passed its first legislative committee.

Trial Over Hit Song 'Blurred Lines' Drawing to a Close

By Anthony McCartney | Mar 5
Marvin Gaye was part of the soundtrack of Pharrell Williams' life growing up, and the Grammy-winning singer-producer told a jury that he did not borrow from his idol's work to craft the 2013 hit "Blurred Lines."

Experts: Clinton Email Practices Risked Data Disclosures

By Stephen Braun | Mar 5
Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a private email address and private computer server for official State Department business heightened security risks to her communications, several information security experts said.

Fate of Obama Health Law Subsidies Rests With 2 Justices

By Mark Sherman | Mar 5
The Supreme Court argument over subsidies that help millions of people afford their health insurance suggests that the Obama administration has two chances to attract one critical vote.

US Finds Racist, Profit-Driven Practices in Ferguson

By Jim Salter and Eric Tucker | Mar 5
A federal investigation into the police killing of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, lays bare what officials contend are racist, profit-driven law enforcement practices in the small St. Louis suburb.

Jurors Hear Graphic Accounts of Boston Marathon Bombing

By Denise Lavoie | Mar 5
It didn't take long for prosecutors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial to convey the sense of fear, pain and grief caused by the 2013 attack. They let victims do it for them.

Alabama Justices: Until High Court Rules, We're in Charge

By Jay Reeves and Bil Barrow | Mar 5
The Alabama Supreme Court has made itself an outlier in the judicial march legalizing same-sex marriages in the United States, drawing rebukes from gay rights advocates and evoking comparisons to Alabama's defiance during the civil rights movement.

Could Four Words Bring Down Obamacare?

Mar 5
CBS chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford joins CBSN to discuss arguments before the Supreme Court over Obamacare and how the emphasis being placed on four words in the bill's language could lead to the revocation of the entire law.

Alabama County Halts All Marriages After Same-Sex Ruling

By Jay Reeves | Mar 4
The probate court in one of Alabama's biggest counties says it won't issue any marriage licenses at all after the Alabama Supreme Court disagreed with a federal court and upheld the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

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