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Federal appeals court denies emergency request to delay Utah same-sex marriage ruling

A federal court in Utah Sunday evening denied an emergency motion by Utah state officials seeking to delay implementation of Friday’s stunning same-sex marriage ruling, paving the way for gay and lesbian couples to line up at county clerks Monday morning for marriage licenses. Utah Governor Gary Herbert, attorney general…

Appeals court upholds Bush-era ozone regulations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Tuesday partially upheld Environmental Protection Agency regulations issued by the George W. Bush administration that set standards for ozone pollution. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit remanded a portion of the regulations back to the agency for…