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Stories with subject: Separation of powers
  • Arkansas leaders try to diffuse war of words on gay marriage 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 6:49 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Opposition from Arkansas legislative leaders to the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling lifting the ban on gay marriage nationwide bubbled over into a war of words late Thursday between the state's legislative and executive branches.

  • Lawsuit challenges governor's religious objections order 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 4:10 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's executive order that aims to give special protections to people who oppose same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and should be thrown out, gay rights advocates argue in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.

  • At G-7, Japan's energy plan is not all that green 
    Updated: Jun-06-15 2:04 am

    TOKYO - Japan may find itself the odd man out when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe presents his government's blueprint for combating climate change at this weekend's summit of the world's leading industrialized democracies.