Nina Crossland holds up a photo of her aunt Phyllis Macay. The U.S. military says pirates killed Macay and three other American hostages they were holding on a yacht off Somalia's coast. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Fighting Piracy At Sea And In Court

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Richard Madaleno, the only openly gay member of the Maryland state Senate, speaks out in support of a gay-marriage bill in Annapolis on Thursday. The bill passed later in the day and now heads to the House of Delegates. Gail Burton/AP hide caption

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Religious Groups React To New View Of Marriage Law

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Georgetown Professor Speaks On Marriage Law

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The Supreme Court's Failure To Protect Blacks' Rights

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Justice Will No Longer Defend Marriage Law

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Veterans Sue Pentagon For Handling Of Rapes

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Five Years Later, Justice Thomas Still Silent

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