WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has 11 cases, including the term's highest profile matters, to resolve before the justices take off for summer vacations, teaching assignments and international travel.
The court is meeting Monday for its last scheduled session, but will add days until all the cases are disposed of.
A look at some of the cases:
Actually two cases. One is a challenge to California's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. The other is an attack on a provision of federal law that prevents legally married gay couples from receiving a range of tax, health and pension benefits.
A white woman denied admission to the University of Texas seeks to overturn the school's consideration of race among many factors in filling the last quarter of its freshman classes. A broad ruling could end the use of race in college admissions nationwide.
A suburb of Birmingham, Ala., wants the court to end the nearly 50-year-old requirement for some state and local governments, mainly in the South and with a history of discrimination in voting, to get the advance approval of any changes in the way they hold elections.
Native American adoption
A wrenching dispute over who gets custody of Native American girl, her biological father or the adoptive couple who cared for her until she was 2. The case involves the interpretation of a 1978 law intended to prevent American Indian children from being taken from their homes and typically placed with non-Indian adoptive or foster parents.
The industry is asking the Supreme Court to extend protections that makers of generic drugs have from state court lawsuits if federal officials have approved the design of the brand-name version the generic drug copied.
A Florida property owner wants compensation, under the Constitution's requirement that the government must pay if it takes your property, for a local government's refusal to issue a development permit.
Two cases test different aspects of federal law barring discrimination on the basis of race. In one, the court has to decide what level of responsibility it takes to be considered a worker's supervisor in a discrimination complaint. The other asks whether an employer's action can be considered retaliation against an employee who complains of racial harassment if retaliation was a motivating factor, or must it be the only factor.
On Tuesday, 37 kids celebrated Christmas a little bit early thanks to the Trumbull County Sheriff's Office and its Shop with a Cop program.
A long-time Liberty Township eyesore went up in flames and smoke Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATE: Police have arrested a teenager in connection to a Sunday night shooting at a Warren convenience store that injured another teen.
The FBI is now offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a Youngstown murder suspect.
Fellows Riverside Gardens at Mill Creek Park is all ready for Christmas.
A Columbiana church is helping people make it through the holidays after losing a loved one.
Seventeen years after she died, the daughters of a Youngstown woman say knowing their mother has finally been identified is just a step in the process.
Sister Jerome's Kids offers help to college students from low-income families, with the aspiration of making sure they finish their post-secondary education.
A weak disturbance moving into the area will trigger some afternoon snow showers Wednesday. Accumulations will be light. Look for a few flurries around Wednesday night through Thursday morning.
Local auto workers are making the sure the holidays are memorable for more than 100 children.
Testimony continued Tuesday in the trial for the first of four alleged accomplices in a deadly home invasion in Niles.
Warren police are investigating a burglary where a man was found bound and gagged in the basement of his house.
A Trumbull County funeral director charged with theft and corruption is now facing theft and vandalism charges in South Carolina.
Retired boxer Kelly Pavlik has yet another date in a local courtroom after being arrested early Monday morning.
A man wanted in a double murder from 2011 was arraigned in Mahoning County Court on Tuesday.
A bank in Austintown is closed for business.