Due to a bizarre quirk in New York's constitution, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) could win a landslide popular vote victory this fall -- and yet still wind up having to give up the governor's mansion to a candidate that the majority of his state's voters did not want as their governor.
America's railroads -- and with them, its economy -- nearly ground to a halt in 1894 because one of the wealthiest men in American history decided to grow his own fortune on the backs of hungry workers.
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Judge Yeakel produced a penetrating opinion that tears away the justification abortion opponents have offered to justify laws that exist for one and only one purpose -- to take away women's ability to choose to have an abortion.
On Tuesday, a federal trial court in Massachusetts held that it is "plainly unconstitutional to require a female inmate to expose herself, particularly to the extreme degree required during a strip search, in the presence of a male officer."
Thanks to the Supreme Court, lawmakers have all the power they need to prevent many of the kind of gun deaths that make headlines, but they are powerless against the kinds of guns that will kill dozens of people today, and tomorrow, and the day after that.