WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government will recognize same-sex marriages in seven more states, including Colorado, and extend federal benefits to those couples, the Justice Department said Friday. 352 more words
China has branded as “unfounded” U.S. accusations that hackers backed by the country’s government are launching cyberattacks against American businesses. China and the U.S. have been waging a quiet cyberwar for years, vying for both commercial and military advantage. 611 more words
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Holder sues Texas to stop voter ID law, congressional maps
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. sued Texas on Thursday, escalating the battle over voting rights and saying the Legislature was intentionally trying to discriminate against Hispanics when it redrew its congressional district maps and passed a voter-ID law.