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UPI Almanac for Monday, March 3, 2014.
By United Press International

Supreme Court to consider executing the mentally disabled

WASHINGTON, March 2 (UPI) -- Whether a state can execute a mentally deficient inmate comes up before the U.S. Supreme Court this week in a case that has widespread implications.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 2, 2014.
By United Press International
Climate change fight in the balance

Climate change fight in the balance

WASHINGTON, March 2 (UPI) -- While the public sleeps through an unusually rough winter, the fight against climate change -- or the fight against excessive regulation, depending on your point of view -- is being waged at the U.S. Supreme Court in a landmark case involving greenhouse gases.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Affairs Writer

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 1, 2014.
By United Press International

Video of U.S. Supreme Court interruption posted to YouTube

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- A private video secretly recorded at the U.S. Supreme Court, where cameras and electronic devices are banned, has been posted to YouTube.
Rob Zombie and Bret Easton Ellis to collaborate on Charles Manson series

Rob Zombie and Bret Easton Ellis to collaborate on Charles Manson series

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Rob Zombie and Bret Easton Ellis will revisit the Manson family murders in a new series for television.
Annie Martin
Activist reportedly gets first video inside Supreme Court

Activist reportedly gets first video inside Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Activists secretly recorded inside the Supreme Court Wednesday during oral arguments on a patent case, and leaked the unique video online.
Aileen Graef

Iraq: 'This is war,' say Kurds in oil fight with Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's dispute with Iraq's Kurdish minority over its independent oil exports has escalated with the central government blocking Kurdistan's share of the state budget and banning two airlines that operate between Europe and the Kurds' semiautonomous northern enclave.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.
By United Press International

Calif. high school wins round in battle over ban on U.S. flag shirts

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A federal appeals court said Thursday it would not "second guess" officials at a California high school who banned American-flag T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo.

Mayors of Boston, NYC to stay away from St. Patrick's Day parades

BOSTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The mayors of Boston and New York plan to stay away from this year's St. Patrick's Day parades unless gay rights groups are allowed to participate.

Judge allegedly said juror having a heart attack 'can wait'

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A New York judge is drawing criticism for allegedly saying a man suffering a heart attack while in a jury pool "can wait" for "a few more minutes."

Judge sets Oct. 14 trial date for Aurora theater massacre trial

LITTLETON, Colo., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Jury selection for James Holmes, charged with killing 12 people in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater, will begin Oct. 14, a judge said Thursday.

Former governors, military leaders to be probed for role in massacre

BOGOTA, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Prosecutor said they have asked the Colombian Supreme Court to investigate the involvement of governors and leaders in the 1998 Cano Jabon massacre.
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The Supreme Court Justices of the United States sit for a formal group photo in the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court in Washington on October 8, 2010. The Justices are (front row from left) Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, John G. Roberts (Chief Justice), Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg; (back row from left) Sonia Sotomayor, Stephen Breyer, Sameul Alito and Elena Kagan, the newest member of the Court. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg
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