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No Clothes? No Beach. Court Rules Against Spanish Naturist

By Harold Heckle | May 24
Nudists have lost a seven-year legal battle for access to a popular tourist resort beach on Spain's southwestern tip.

Elderly Book End-of-Life Talks Once Labeled 'Death Panels'

By Matt Sedensky | May 23
"Any distrust people have about, 'What is this?' really disappears when patients sit down and find out this is about empowering them."

California Senate Approves Sweeping Gun-Control Measures

By Jonathan J. Cooper | May 21
Democrats in the California Senate approved a wide-ranging series of gun control bills Thursday, reviving an effort to significantly tighten California's already strict gun laws in the wake of last year's terrorist attack in San Bernardino.

California Ballot Measure Blamed for Shoplifting Jump

By Don Thompson | May 19
Perry Lutz says his struggle to survive as a small businessman became a lot harder after California voters reduced theft penalties 1½ years ago.

Missouri Lawmakers Pass Expanded Gun Rights on Final Day

By David A.Lieb and Summer Ballentine | May 17
Missouri lawmakers passed a sweeping expansion of gun rights Friday, allowing people to carry concealed guns without needing permits while also expanding their right to stand and fight against perceived threats.

Marijuana Legalization Still Contentious in Oregon Counties

By Andrew Selsky | May 17
Shortly after Oregon voters decided to legalize marijuana, the state allowed cities and counties to ban marijuana production and sales where at least 55 percent of voters opposed legalization.

Hawaii Aims to be 1st to Help Farmers Get Certified Organic

By Cathy Bussewitz | May 14
In Hawaii, proposed legislation would give farmers up to $50,000 in tax credits for qualifying expenses, which include application fees, inspection costs and equipment or supplies needed to produce organic products.

France Restores Nazi-Stolen Degas Drawing to Rightful Owners

By Thomas Adamson | May 12
France has restored to its rightful owners a drawing by Edgar Degas that was stolen by the Nazis from its Jewish owner in 1940.

Looming Marijuana Ruling Could Limit Federal Prosecutions

By Sudhin Thanawala | May 12
Rolland Gregg and his family have fought federal marijuana charges for more than three years, arguing that the roughly 70 marijuana plants investigators found on their Washington property were for their own medicinal use.

Ask A Lawyer :: How Do I Get a K-1 Fiancé Visa

May 10
As a U.S. Citizen, you can sponsor your partner for a fiancé visa that will allow him to enter the U.S. as your fiancé.

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