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U.S. Supreme Court hands victories to religious employers in health care,...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a Trump administration effort to exempt employers with religious or moral concerns from complying with...

Roberts joins Supreme Court’s four liberal judges in striking down Louisiana...

WASHINGTON — In a major victory for reproductive rights, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a controversial Louisiana law that critics said would have...

Medicaid director backpedals on possibility of cutting drug coverage, expansion population

The director of the Ohio Department of Medicaid, it appears, is at least partially backtracking after telling a state panel that ending Ohio's expanded...

DeWine wants to help minorities and the poor, but he hasn’t...

As he deals with the twin challenges of civil unrest and a global pandemic, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine spoke passionately Tuesday about the need...

Yearning to breathe free, or just to breathe

Millions of Americans, it seems, feel as if they can no longer breathe. Through the first months of 2020, the novel coronavirus has choked the...

DeVos finalizes sexual assault rules that critics say ‘roll back the...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos finalized rules Wednesday that the administration says will improve due process in campus sexual assault cases, but that critics...

From hospital, Justice Ginsburg slams Trump birth control rules

WASHINGTON — Hospitalization for a gallbladder condition didn’t stop U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg from assailing Trump administration’s birth control rules on...

Liberal Supreme Court justices challenge abortion restrictions in high-stakes case

WASHINGTON — The liberal wing of the U.S. Supreme Court appeared highly skeptical of a Louisiana law that restricts abortion access as the justices...

Major abortion case heads to U.S. Supreme Court this week

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday in a high-profile abortion case that’s rooted in Louisiana but could have major...

Gender disparity evident in Ohio’s county governments

There are more county sheriffs in Ohio named Scott than there are sheriffs that are women. There are also as many Johns serving as county...
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