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2 years 10 months ago

U.S. Supreme Court to decide on swear words on TV

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court is considering whether government regulators may still police the airwaves for curse words and other coarse content at a time when so many Americans have unregulated cable television, and the Internet is awash in easily accessible adult material. The justices are hearing arguments...

3 years 1 month ago

DOJ, 21 AGs support Secret Service agent

DENVER (AP) - Federal and state officials are supporting two Secret Service agents being sued by a man who confronted then-Vice President Dick Cheney. In a document filed with the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, the Justice Department and attorneys general from 21 states say allowing the agents to...

3 years 2 months ago

Supreme Court halts Texas execution

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court has halted the execution of a black man convicted of a double murder in Texas 16 years ago after his lawyers contended his sentence was unfair because of a question asked about race during his trial. Forty-eight-year-old Duane Buck was scheduled...

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