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Federal appeals court cites Citizens United ruling in granting birth control coverage waiver

In a 2-1 ruling, a panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit cited the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Citizens United case as precedent in granting a business a waiver on the Affordable Care Act’s provision ordering employers to cover birth control costs in their…

Newtown shooter’s father claims his son’s remains

The father of the man who shot and killed 26 people in the Dec. 14 attack on Newtown, Connecticut school has claimed his son’s remains, the Associated Press reported Monday. A family spokesperson did not say when Peter Lanza claimed the remains of his son Adam, who killed himself after…

Santa Monica residents push city council to rein in outdoors fitness classes

The Santa Monica City Council is considering charging annual fees for exercise classes held on the city’s parks and beaches following an increase in noise and damage complaints. According to the Associated Press, the city is considering a proposal that would require fitness trainers running their classes on city grounds…

U.S. sailors sue Japanese utility over Fukushima radiation

A group of eight former and current U.S. Navy personnel have filed a lawsuit against the Japanese government-owned utility in charge of the failed Fukushima nuclear power plant, accusing government officials of “lying through their teeth” about the amount of radiation present during an American relief mission. “I’m not what…

Spitzer: Wall Street will not be ‘too big to indict’ in 2013

In a commentary posted on his show’s website on Friday, Current TV host Eliot Spitzer predicted more Wall Street heavy hitters would be held accountable for their misdeeds next year. “Every major institution, just about, has been wrapped up in some significant scandal,” Spitzer said. “Let’s recognize two things: that…

Prosecutor: NYC subway murder suspect blamed ‘Hindus and Muslims’ for 9-11

New York City police arrested a Bronx woman and charged her with second-degree murder as a hate crime for pushing an Indian man to his death at a Queens subway platform, The New York Times reported on Saturday. Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown said the suspect, Erika Menendez, told…

Marriage equality goes into effect in Maine

Steven Bridges and Michael Snell were met with a different kind of wedding reception early Saturday morning. “We didn’t expect all the cameras and everything tonight,” Snell told WCSH-TV and other media outlets gathered at City Hall in Portland, Maine. Snell and Bridges walked across the aisle and into the…

Arpaio plans to use armed volunteer ‘posse’ to patrol local schools

Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio said he plans to send members of his department’s volunteer “posse” to patrol schools as a response to the Dec. 14 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. “Everybody else is talking about what their ideas are. They want new laws,” the Maricopa County sheriff told KPNX-TV on…

New FBI files: Marilyn Monroe ‘associated closely’ with suspected Communists

Actress Marilyn Monroe vacationed in Mexico and “associated closely” with suspected communists, much to the chagrin of her personal staff, according to newly-released FBI records. The Associated Press reported that the redacted files, brought to light after a Freedom of Information Act request, show an investigation into Monroe’s suspected ties…

Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to Obamacare contraception requirement

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a request by the Hobby Lobby chain of arts and crafts stores to temporarily block a provision in the Affordable Care Act making employers responsible for covering the insurance costs of their employees’ birth control, NBC News reported on Wednesday. Hobby Lobby and…

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