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
Pet reptile not a lizard, Lithuanian student finds out
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A baby caiman has found a new home at a Lithuanian zoo after its previous owner tried to sell it online, apparently upon realizing that the pet reptile he was raising in his bathroom wasn't a harmless lizard. Full Story
'Thornbirds' author Colleen McCullough dies at age 77
SYDNEY (AP) — Best-selling Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose novel "The Thorn Birds" sold 30 million copies worldwide, has died at age 77 after a long illness. Full Story
Bruce Jenner is becoming a woman, will document process with reality TV show
The Olympic gold medal winner and “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star will document his transformation on a new reality show, reports say.