ABC News reports that retired Justice John Paul Stevens said in a speech that he agreed with Justice Samuel Alito, the only dissenter in an 8-1 court ruling that said Westboro Baptist Church's protest at the military funeral of the son of a York County man was protected by the First Amendment.
Supreme Court rules Westboro church had right to picket Marine's funeral
10/12/2011 04:48 PM EDT - The Supreme Court has ruled that the First Amendments protest fundamentalist church members who mount attention-getting, anti-gay protests outside military funerals. Full Story
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Michael Phelps, on why he is returning to swimming
Returning to swimming after a 20-month retirement, Michael Phelps is easing back into the sport he once dominated by racing one of his best events. Full Story