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Ginsburg on Hobby LobbySupreme Court justice discusses her dissent in Hobby Lobby case with Yahoo's Katie Couric.


2014-07-30 12:50:27 -0600

Protesters occupy the Madison, Wisconsin state capitol June 14, 2011MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall election and rise to national prominence.


2014-07-31 06:41:26 -0600

A masked Libyan gunman stands on a street in the eastern city of Benghazi, early on July 29, 2014, as violence flaresSince then, a chaotic welter of regional militias has been competing for riches and influence. No ordinary turf war, the latest fighting could define Libya’s future and perhaps end its dream of democracy. The violence is most likely a calculated attempt at politics by other means, says Karim Mezran at the Atlantic Council, a think-tank in Washington. Libya’s political landscape has polarized sharply in recent months between Islamists who have dominated the interim parliament and their non-Islamist rivals.


2014-07-31 06:43:34 -0600