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Judge says NSA program is likely unconstitutional

WASHINGTON — In a ruling with potentially far-reaching consequences, a federal judge declared Monday that the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of millions of Americans’ telephone records likely violates the U.S. Constitution’s ban on unreasonable search. The ruling, filled with ...

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Carroll Co. residents sue over prayers at county meetings

WESTMINSTER — Two Carroll County residents are suing to stop prayers to Jesus Christ before meetings of the Board of Commissioners. The two residents say they filed suit Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore claiming the sectarian prayers are ...

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Health care arguments: Can any portion survive?

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court signaled Wednesday that it could throw out other key parts of President Barack Obama’s health care law if it first finds the individual insurance requirement unconstitutional. On the third and last day of arguments, the ...

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Federal appeals court hears pregnancy counseling center free-speech claims

RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court heard arguments Friday on whether it’s unconstitutional for two Maryland communities to require anti-abortion pregnancy counseling centers to post signs stating that they do not provide medical services. Lawyers for the city of ...

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ACLU sues Baltimore police over Preakness video

Inside Christopher Sharp’s Samsung Eternity smartphone was a digital scrapbook that could have been titled “Proud Father.” Sharp, 38, of Owings Mills, had videos of his 5-year-old son “Joshy” at the beach, at the Howard County Fair and at his ...

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Supreme Court: Kids have right to violent video games

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that it is unconstitutional to bar children from buying or renting violent video games, saying government doesn’t have the authority to “restrict the ideas to which children may be exposed” despite complaints that ...

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