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Supreme Court Hears First of Two Gay-Marriage Cases
Supreme Court Hears First of Two Gay-Marriage Cases
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry, the case that is challenging the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage. It is the first of two gay-marriage-related cases the court will hear this week; on Wednesday it will hear arguments in United States v. Windsor, a challenge to the constitutionality of the federal Defense of
There Is a Petition for Obama to Nationalize Twinkies
There Is a Petition for Obama to Nationalize Twinkies
When the US auto industry was in jeopardy four years ago President Obama stepped in with a bailout package. Now it's the American junk food industry that's in peril, with Hostess Brands closing up shop and heading for liquidation, and some want Obama to take an even more drastic step. Daniel B. of Kansas City has started a petition for the president to "Nationalize the Twinkie industry."

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