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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - April 22, 2013

Scammers Find Fertile Ground in Health Law

This story was reported in partnership with Kaiser Health News

By Jenny Gold

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Lois Such

One recent morning, Evelyne Lois Such was sitting at her kitchen table in Denver when the phone rang. Such, who's 86, didn't recognize the phone number or the deep voice on the other end of the line.






NPR - Illinois Public Media News - March 27, 2013

DOMA Challenge Tests Federal Definition of Marriage

By Nina Totenberg

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A pro-gay-marriage protester

After weeks and months of public debate and speculation about the legal fate of same-sex marriage, the second round of arguments takes place at the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday.


AP - Illinois Public Media News - March 26, 2013

Supreme Court Could Avoid Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage Ban

By The Associated Press

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U.S. Supreme Courts hears same-sex marriage

The Supreme Court dove into a historic debate on gay rights Tuesday that could soon lead to resumption of same-sex marriage in California, but the justices signaled they may not be ready for a major national ruling on whether America's gays and lesbians have a right to marry.



NPR - Illinois Public Media News - March 26, 2013

In First Of 2 Same-Sex Marriage Cases, Court Turns to Proposition 8

By Nina Totenberg

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Sandy Stier, left, and Kris Perry of Berkeley, Calif., arrive at the National Archives in Washington, Monday, March 25, 2013, to view the U.S. Constitution, a day before their same-sex marriage case is argued before the Supreme Court.

Outside the Supreme Court, lines began forming nearly a week ago. By Monday, the line had snaked down the court steps and to the corner, with people braving freezing temperatures and snow in anticipation of the historic arguments on same-sex marriage on Tuesday and Wednesday.


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