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Animal Rights Protest Scrapped After "Greased Pig" Dust-Up

By Lynne Tuohy | Feb 14
PETA launched a protest against a New Hampshire winter carnival event - "Greased Pig on Ice," but withdrew it after learning there's no pig in the act - just a man on skates in a pig costume with dollar bills tied to his tail.

Obama To Nominate Scalia Successor 'In Due Time'

By Kathleen Hennessey and Donna Cassata | Feb 14
President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

Proposed Sex Offender Clinic Roils San Francisco Neighborhood

By Sari Staver | Feb 14
At the standing-room-only meeting some 200 residents, many wearing nametags that said "I Have A Question," heard gay Supervisor Scott Wiener promise that the move "was not a done deal."

Some Key Opinions From Justice Antonin Scalia

Feb 13
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the conservative and provocative judge who died at age 79, was known for pointed language, fiercely held opinions and a sardonic wit that at times invoked fairy tales, foreigners and hippies.

Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's Death

Feb 13
Influential conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in West Texas, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Saturday. He was 79. Reaction to his death follows.

In Victory Or Dissent, Scalia Was A Man Of Strong Opinions

By Mark Sherman | Feb 13
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia kept your attention, whether you liked him or not. He was a big personality who rather enjoyed the spotlight, and he did not often shy from controversy.

Justice Antonin Scalia Dead At 79

Feb 13
Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79.

As Teeth-Chattering Temps Move In, Officials Urge Caution

By Colleen Long | Feb 13
Bitter temperatures and biting winds had much of the northeastern United States bundling up for the some of the worst cold of the winter - a snap so bad it forced an ice festival in Central Park to cancel and caused an Interstate pileup that killed three.

GOP Congressman Mulls Run For Governor In Deep Blue New York

By Michael Hill | Feb 13
Can Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson break the hammerlock Democrats have had on statewide offices in New York since 2006 to become governor?

Puerto Rican Judge Nominated As 1st Gay Chief Justice

Feb 13
Puerto Rican judge Maite Oronoz Rodriguez has been nominated to head the U.S. territory's Supreme Court as the first openly gay chief justice in the United States.

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