Nebraska high court reverses adoption of girl born in Ohio

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday reversed the actions of two lower state courts, saying they were wrong to allow the adoption of a girl over the objections of her father in Ohio and faulting Nebraska's adoption laws for minimizing the rights of legal fathers.

  • Written by MARGERY A. BECK, Associated Press

Judge scraps Cleveland's protest rules for GOP convention

CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday ruled that Cleveland's regulations governing protests and marches during next month's Republican National Convention infringe on the right of free expression and he ordered the city and a civil rights organization to begin negotiating new rules.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press