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Indian Supreme Court rules in favor of gender self-identification

Indian Supreme Court rules in favor of gender self-identification

NEW DELHI, April 15 (UPI) -- India's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that citizens are free to self-identify their gender.
JC Finley
U.N., U.S. applaud Guinea-Bissau on presidential and parliamentary elections

U.N., U.S. applaud Guinea-Bissau on presidential and parliamentary elections

NEW YORK, April 15 (UPI) -- The UN and the U.S. congratulated Guinea-Bissau on its timely and orderly presidential and parliamentary elections.
JC Finley

New Hampshire could become next state to abolish the death penalty

CONCORD, N.H., April 10 (UPI) -- New Hampshire Senate committee splits on death penalty and sends an abolition bill to the floor for a vote.
Frances Burns
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 9, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 9, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 9, 2014
By United Press International
Democrats push Equal Pay Day in early campaign effort

Democrats push Equal Pay Day in early campaign effort

WASHINGTON, April 8 (UPI) -- Democrats in Washington launched an all-out push Tuesday, led by a pair of executive orders signed by President Barack Obama, in an effort to close the lingering wage gap between men and women.
Gabrielle Levy
3.7 million Americans with mental illnesses lack health insurance

3.7 million Americans with mental illnesses lack health insurance

WASHINGTON, April 8 (UPI) -- Some 3.7 million Americans suffering from serious mental illness, psychological pain and/or substance abuse problems are without health insurance.
Brooks Hays
Judge to further narrow Ohio's gay marriage ban

Judge to further narrow Ohio's gay marriage ban

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- A federal judge announced Friday he would expand upon his previous ruling narrowing Ohio's ban on gay marriage.
Gabrielle Levy
Texas executes Tommy Lynn Sells for killing teenage girl in 1999

Texas executes Tommy Lynn Sells for killing teenage girl in 1999

HUNTSVILLE, Texas, April 4 (UPI) -- A Texas man was put to death a day after the execution was briefly stayed by judge who said state had to reveal the source of the drugs used to kill him.
Frances Burns
Vybz Kartel sentenced to life in prison for murder

Vybz Kartel sentenced to life in prison for murder

KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 4 (UPI) -- Vybz Kartel was convicted of murder March 13, along with three other men, and now faces life in prison.
Danielle Haynes

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 3, 2014.
By United Press International
Sen. Ted Cruz tells Liberty University students religious liberty is under assault

Sen. Ted Cruz tells Liberty University students religious liberty is under assault

April 2 (UPI) -- Sen. Ted Cruz, speaking to students at Liberty University, charged that President Obama's health care law forces religious believers to violate their faith.
Frances Burns
Supreme Court rules campaign contribution caps unconstitutional

Supreme Court rules campaign contribution caps unconstitutional

April 2 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court Wednesday made one of their most significant campaign finance decisions by declaring caps on campaign contributions unconstitutional.
Aileen Graef
Hobby Lobby invests in contraception manufacturers

Hobby Lobby invests in contraception manufacturers

April 1 (UPI) -- Hobby Lobby has invested millions of dollars in pharmaceutical companies that manufacture contraception and abortion-inducing medication.
Aileen Graef
Mozilla in damage control mode as pressure builds against CEO

Mozilla in damage control mode as pressure builds against CEO

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 1 (UPI) -- Mozilla has been in damage control mode ever since it became public that its new CEO, Brendan Eich, supported anti-gay legislation in California in 2008.
Ananth Baliga
Michelle Byrom, under death sentence in Mississippi, granted new trial

Michelle Byrom, under death sentence in Mississippi, granted new trial

April 1 (UPI) -- State Supreme Court reverses conviction of Michelle Byrom, set to become first woman executed in Mississippi in 70 years.
Frances Burns

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, March 31, 2014.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 30, 2014.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 29, 2014.
By United Press International
Federal appeals court upholds Texas abortion restrictions

Federal appeals court upholds Texas abortion restrictions

March 28 (UPI) -- Appeals court reverses federal judge who found parts of Texas abortion law unconstitutional.
Frances Burns
Michelle Byrom, facing execution in Mississippi, gets reprieve from the state Supreme Court

Michelle Byrom, facing execution in Mississippi, gets reprieve from the state Supreme Court

March 27 (UPI) -- Mississippi Supreme Court says it needs more time to consider Michelle Byrom's appeal, refuses to set Thursday as execution date.
Frances Burns
Barack Obama and Pope Francis meet for the first time

Barack Obama and Pope Francis meet for the first time

March 27 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama and His Holiness Pope Francis met for the first time Thursday in Vatican City.
Veronica Linares
Gov. Rick Snyder: Michigan won't recognize same-sex marriages yet

Gov. Rick Snyder: Michigan won't recognize same-sex marriages yet

March 26 (UPI) -- Gov. Rick Snyder says stay on overturn of Michigan's same-sex marriage ban complicates status of 300 couples who married.
Frances Burns
Mississipi may execute first woman in 70 years this week

Mississipi may execute first woman in 70 years this week

March 26 (UPI) -- Mississippi woman faces execution for killing husband, a crime to which her son admitted guilt.
Frances Burns

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
By United Press International
Hobby Lobby SCOTUS case battle lines drawn on Obamacare outline

Hobby Lobby SCOTUS case battle lines drawn on Obamacare outline

WASHINGTON, March 25 (UPI) -- Both sides saw victory written within the oral arguments of the cases dealing with the so-called contraceptive mandate before the Supreme Court.
Gabrielle Levy
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