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U.S. Supreme Court examines potential racial bias in juries on death...

WASHINGTON -- In mid-March, the U.S. Supreme Court considered possible racially biased juries in two death penalty cases. They rejected one case and listened...

Previous court rulings may not clear path for religious symbols

WASHINGTON -- Just before the Supreme Court heard oral arguments about Maryland's Peace Cross -- which pays tribute to fallen World War I soldiers...

Supreme Court blocks death penalty case of inmate with dementia

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is sending a death-row case back to the lower courts to determine if the inmate’s dementia, brought on by...

Maryland memorial cross honoring soldiers under attack as discriminatory in Supreme...

BLADENSBURG, Md. -- The day before the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments about a cement memorial cross in a grassy median strip in...

Covington Catholic High School students exonerated in independent report

WASHINGTON -- An independent investigation into the much-discussed encounter that went viral between Catholic high school students, a Native American tribal leader and members...

This year’s Lent could be just what struggling church needs

WASHINGTON — When Lent begins March 6, U.S. Catholics will likely be more than ready for it. This set-aside time for prayer and reflection —...

Alabama death-row inmate executed without imam present after refusal by U.S....

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court's refusal to allow an imam to be present at a Muslim man's execution Feb. 7 was "unjust treatment" that...

Update: Supreme Court asked to put Louisiana abortion law on hold

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily put on hold a state law restricting Louisiana abortion providers. The law, which was set to take...

Louisiana abortion law may depend on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court received an emergency request in late January to put on hold a Louisiana restriction on abortion providers. The law,...

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