Four Wyoming couples sued to overturn the state’s prohibition on same-sex marriage a day after former Wyoming Senator Alan Simpson and other Republican leaders asked a federal appeals court to throw out bans in Utah and Oklahoma.
A retired New York lawyer whose great uncle’s art collection was allegedly stolen by the Nazis and found among 1,400 works seized from a reclusive collector in Munich sued Germany seeking return of the paintings.
President Barack Obama said the success of companies that are paying lower-level employees more than the federal minimum wage stands as a rebuttal to arguments that raising the U.S. standard would cost jobs.
Former Republican senators Alan Simpson and Nancy Kassebaum joined a group supporting civil marriage rights for same-sex couples in a filing with the federal appeals court reviewing gay-marriage bans in Utah and Oklahoma.
Kentucky will appeal a U.S. judge’s decision requiring recognition of out-of-state gay marriages even as the state’s attorney general said he’ll no longer defend the jurisdiction’s laws against same-sex unions.