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If the Supreme Court, which will begin hearing arguments Tuesday, rules against gay couples’ constitutional right to get to married, advocates say it will be a legal and political “mess” if the ability to decide reverts back to the states.
They’ve been on the high court for decades, but one issue divides and defines them like no other.
The developments may force the United States to refocus on the unresolved war.
PHOTOS | The 7.8-magnitude quake Saturday killed thousands of people and destroyed hundreds of years of history.
Rama Lakshmi and Annie Gowen
Aftershocks continued to strike the region, and the number of dead was expected to rise as crews struggled to reach remote areas.
Trainer Barry Hunter breaks down Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao’s signature boxing styles.
Rosalind S. Helderman
But a Canada-based affiliate will keep its donors secret because of restrictions in Canadian law.
Matea Gold and Ed O’Keefe
The GOP presidential race, designed to be a tidy affair, is instead shaping up to be a slog.
FACT CHECKER | The prospective 2016 GOP candidate keeps saying this, but she needs more research.
The Vermont gas station attendant and J.C. Penney janitor quietly accumulated a fortune.
Paul Schwartzman and Dana Hedgpeth
Many mourners never knew him, but attended the service to protest the circumstances of his death.
Daniel W. Drezner
A top Iranian figure thinks that the Saudi government is about to crack. Is he right?
THE FIX | You probably have since it’s the joke the president tells every year at the correspondents’ dinner.
Even unseen, the encyclical is drawing fire from conservatives and praise from environmentalists.
At the end of the day, these reality TV stars are just a family. And they’re a lot like you.
INSPIRED LIFE | Shane Burcaw’s humor has made him an inspiring spokesman for the disabled.
U.S. families worry about loved ones in Nepal
Boston bomber’s defense argues against death penalty
Loretta Lynch sworn in as attorney general
The gay marriage debate at the Supreme Court, explained
Storm kills at least 45 in Pakistan
U.K. economy is election battleground
Drone video shows devastation in Nepal
Colorado theater shooting trial to start
Pilot uses brainwaves to control drone
Searching for surivors after storm hits sailing competition
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The former Maryland governor will be in London and Dublin this week.
After fast-food giant’s ad says kids prefer Happy Meals over a traditional favorite, Italy responds with outrage.
Michael E. Miller
Researchers are stunned by a survey of low-income families.
Why London could be pro football’s new Los Angeles.
Keith L. Alexander
The crime lab has a month to correct findings of inadequate procedures and poorly trained employees.
The Wizards should savor what they became over the course of their first four-game playoffs sweep ever.
Charlie Hebdo: As ‘PEN Award 6’ withdraw from May event, a post-massacre legacy is still being drawn.
Three NSO position players get a solo turn — and a chance to assert different, strong personalities.
The massively popular kids’ game and teaching tool only let players explore and create as a boy.
As the cable bundle begins to break, lawsuits fly.
FEDERAL EYE | The sprawling department touts the success of a one-year-old initiative to integrate its diverse components.
Besides helping the environment, they keep houses cool and reduce airborne pollutants.
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