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Prop 8 and DOMA present the Supreme Court with an opportunity to affirm "our liberty, equality and human dignity".
50 years ago Gideon gave poor people legal counsel but now some states follow the letter, not the spirit, of the law.
Those who predict that there will be no backlash if same-sex marriage is legalised may need to reconsider.
If Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act is modified or rejected, racially discriminatory voting practices will re-emerge.
Some additional benefits awarded to partners of US military service members but medical and housing allowances excluded.
Underprivileged citizens say decision to uphold new health care law will allow them to receive the care they needed.
Slim majority approves central mandate in landmark legislation extending healthcare to millions of Americans.
The programme has evolved from its origins, setting the groundwork for Arab and Muslim beneficiaries.
Supporters on both sides of divisive issue arrive for second day of health care hearings.
A controversial California programme to transfer thousands of inmates has lead to increased constraints on county jails.
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At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
 
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