Scientists detected the gravitational waves after a pair of unusual black holes collided.
The Supreme Court issued one ruling and granted review of six new cases Tuesday, but none of them involve same sex marriage even though several cases concerning that issue are percolating in lower courts.
But the court already had a pretty full docket for the term that begins next Monday before Tuesday’s announcements.
The cases include race-based admissions at state colleges, whether the 4th Amendment allows drug-sniffing dogs to sniff at your front door and whether American companies can be sued in the US for outrageous actions abroad.
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