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High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia

Same-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state’s gay marriage ban.


Anna Nicole Smith final estate case bid rejected

Anna Nicole Smith’s final bid to obtain her late husband’s money has failed, seven years after her death.


Fla. wants US Supreme Court to decide gay marriage

Florida’s attorney general is asking state courts to stop considering same-sex marriage cases until the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether states have the right to ban gay marriage.


Anna Nicole Smith’s estate loses bid for millions

(Manuel Balce Ceneta, File / Associated Press)

The estate of Anna Nicole Smith has failed in its final bid to obtain her late husband’s money, seven years after the death of the Playboy model and reality TV star.

With Halbig en banc briefs submitted, now comes the wait

The D.C. Circuit will soon decide whether to grant an en banc rehearing in Halbig v. Burwell.


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