Since the Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage, some are reasoning that if there are other authorized individuals available to issue licenses within a county office, those individuals with religious objections may not have to. The idea has drawn fire.
In its 5-to-4 decision, the Supreme Court said EPA improperly streamlined the regulation process when it decided to consider only public health hazards, and not costs, in making the initial decision to restrict power plant emissions.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton flexes her muscles with Miss Teen New Hampshire Allie Knault (c.) and Miss New Hampshire Holly Blanchard, during a Fourth of July parade, Saturday, in Gorham, N.H.
IRS workers erased 422 computer backup tapes that 'most likely' contained as many as 24,000 emails to and from former IRS official Lois Lerner, who has emerged as a central figure in congressional investigations, according to IRS's inspector general.