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  • On abortion issue, Roberts leaves both sides with doubts

    WASHINGTON - For many of the activists who have dedicated themselves to the battle over the U.S. Supreme Court, abortion rights is the issue that unites them. Yesterday, they got a chance to hear Judge John G. Roberts Jr. speak at length - and repeatedly...
  • A cool nominee sidesteps hot issues

    WASHINGTON - Under intense pressure at his nationally televised Senate hearing yesterday, Judge John G. Roberts Jr. never lost his cool and never gave an inch. He was soft-spoken, even-tempered and smoothly evasive through a long day of questioning....
  • Roberts: Roe 'settled as precedent'

    WASHINGTON - During a long and sometimes contentious day of questioning, Supreme Court nominee John G. Roberts Jr. called the landmark 1973 abortion rights case "settled as a precedent of the court." But he stopped short yesterday of pledging to...
  • Attitudes toward guns predict places in a divided electorate

    Second in a series MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Sunday mornings, there is God. Sunday afternoons, guns. After sitting in the pews of their Lutheran church, the Montest family will load up their white Chevy Suburban with guns, ammo and safety gear, and head out...
  • Same-sex marriage is new front in culture wars

    First in a series ST. CHARLES, Mo. - Vicki Gordy, a young grandmother and self-described "rascal" who wears purple eye shadow, a gold ankle bracelet and a necklace spelling out her name in diamonds, sat in front of her computer last spring and started...
  • Panel again denies Schiavo's parents

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - Inside what is described as a bare hospice room with an armed police officer seated next to her bed, Terri Schiavo continued the slow process of dying yesterday. Outside, beyond earshot and out of view, protesters were hoping for a...
  • U.S. courts refuse Schiavo rehearing

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - A federal appeals court rejected another plea by the parents of Terri Schiavo to have her feeding tube reinserted yesterday, with one judge rebuking Congress and President Bush for intervening in the case. Hours later, the U.S....
  • Residents of Florida town inundated by Schiavo saga

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - When a plane flew overhead the other day hauling a banner, some folks figured it was another ad urging them to save Terri Schiavo, like the one Saturday that read: "Terri: I want to live." They had to look hard to see that it was...
  • Activists hope to keep up momentum

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - The Rev. Ed Martin does not want to squander the attention that the Terri Schiavo case has given his cause. In the month the anti-abortion activist spent outside the hospice housing the severely brain-damaged woman, he has given...
  • Final hours marked by family drama

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - The final 15 minutes of Terri Schiavo's life were filled with family warfare - her brother locked out of her room, her husband and his lawyers at her bedside, a police officer standing between the battling relatives. At the end,...
  • New archbishop brings 'Francis factor' to Chicago

     New archbishop brings 'Francis factor' to Chicago
    When he received the phone call 11 days ago, Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., was as surprised as anyone to learn he had been selected as Chicago's next archbishop. After all, his eastern Washington diocese has just 90,000 Catholics. Just four...
  • Iowa Supreme Court blocks rule limiting access to abortion pills

    A rule that would have prohibited doctors from prescribing abortion pills by videoconferencing was blocked Tuesday by the Iowa Supreme Court in a last-minute decision hailed as a victory by abortion rights advocates. “This ruling is a victory...