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Protesters who blocked coal shipment set for trial

By PHILIP MARCELO | 08/31/14 02:41 PM

Protesters who blocked coal shipment set for trial

Two men who used an old lobster boat to block a coal shipment to New England's largest coal-burning power plant say they plan to argue at trial that their actions were necessary because of the threat posed by climate change.
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Obama gives himself leeway on immigration action deadline

Obama gives himself leeway on immigration action deadline

By Susan Crabtree | 08/29/14 05:01 AM

The president for the first time stopped short of abiding by his self-imposed deadline of acting on immigration without Congress' consent by the end of the summer.
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Utah's same-sex marriage ban headed to SCOTUS?

Utah's same-sex marriage ban headed to SCOTUS?

By Betsy Woodruff | 08/29/14 05:00 AM

A year after the nation's highest court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, three couples are pushing for a similar review of same-sex marriage bans on the books in Utah and other states. 
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