Saturday 7 June 2014 16:10
A federal judge deemed Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional to the delight of gay couples who immediately began rushing to county offices to wed as word of the ruling spread.
Wednesday 3 July 2013 18:02
Gay rights activists plan to ask a New Jersey judge on Wednesday to declare same-sex marriage legal in the state.
Thursday 29 November 2012 10:14
The US Supreme Court meets tomorrow to decide how it will handle challenges to the status of gay marriages.
Wednesday 1 August 2012 06:14
The Indiana Supreme Court has upheld a sentence of life without parole for a teenager who said he wanted to be like the fictional television serial killer Dexter.
Friday 29 June 2012 05:25
Crude oil futures fell as much as 3%, and are on track for the worst quarterly performance since the 2008 financial debacle.
Thursday 15 March 2012 11:10
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell Plc says it is being sued for causing climate change, suggesting recent court set-backs for environmentalists had not put an end to global warming lawsuits.