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States' rights bills surge in GOP states

US warns China against aggression as allies seek more cooperation

House Republicans debate handling immigration

Lawmakers demand answers over Obama POW-Taliban trade

NBA's bold decision could be tested in court

Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada gay marriage laws in court

Utah turns to higher court to halt gay marriage

After violence, Egypt opposition presses Morsi

House GOP debates how to handle immigration issue

US court strikes down Mich. affirmative action ban

EU gay asylum ruling gets divided reception

Congress divided on using aid to pressure Egypt

Marvin Gaye's family wins 'Blurred Lines' court battle

Judge dismisses Armstrong's case against USADA

Utah gay couples rush to wed amid legal wrangling

New Zealand's election-day gag: no public politics

Utah won't recognize gay marriages after US court ruling

Court critical of Ohio law punishing campaign lies

Defense seeks dismissal of Ind. fetal murder case

Teachers union challenges NY's property tax cap

Mexico's president gathers power, pushes reform

Judge dismisses Armstrong's case against USADA

Separate domestic violence laws recommended by reform body

Republicans mull response to Obama on immigration

High court takes on a new affirmative action case

US court strikes down Mich. affirmative action ban

Egypt: ultraconservative Salafis gamble on charter

U.S. and China square off at Asia security forum

New US education standards beset by politics

Ruling: Kansas can strip Planned Parenthood funds

However court rules, gay marriage debate won't end

Union agrees to back off Wal-Mart protests

Use of force to be studied in US police chase

Man wins fight to get same-sex union recognized

Nugent backlash reveals rare misstep for Texas GOP

News Guide: What's next for teacher tenure?

Obama to Republicans: 'Stop just hatin' all the time'