A judge says cheerleaders can continue to use run-through banners emblazoned with Bible verses at a Texas high school's football games for at least two more weeks.
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Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead
The vote to sue Obama was 225 to 201. Five conservative Republicans voted with Democrats in opposing the lawsuit.
New suit claiming Chinese drywall destroyed homes
Lawyers for people who say their homes were wrecked by defective drywall made in China have filed a new lawsuit against the manufacturers and a new defendant — the Chinese commission that oversees 117 companies that include aerospace, nuclear power and electronics.
Reward offered in Alabama church arson
Christian says a witness told investigators a man broke one of the church's front windows and set the building on fire.
- Alabama researchers aim to find new uses for shrimp shells
Former ASU trustee threatens to sue governor
Bentley removed Circuit Judge Marvin Watkins as a trustee on Friday after Watkins refused the governor's request to resign.
Hospital: No evidence that penis amputated there
In court documents, Princeton Baptist says there is no evidence that an amputation of Banks' penis occurred at the facility. The hospital is asking that it be dismissed from the suit.
Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for impersonators
The city wants to rein in a summertime spike in badly behaving characters such as the Spider-Man accused of punching a police officer recently.
Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children
The new poll found 53 percent of Americans believe the United States has no moral obligation to offer asylum to people who escape violence or political persecution, while 44 percent believe it has that responsibility.
Partisan gridlock robs senators of feel-good laws
With the president relatively unpopular, these senators are desperate to cite personal achievements that set them apart from generic Democrats. Their opponents, meanwhile, suggest they are deadbeats.
Sevierville man added to TBI's wanted list
Nathan McCollum removed his GPS monitor after being discharged from a drug treatment program in Bessemer, Alabama.
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