Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill, reportedly found stabbed in their home, were nurse practitioners at a clinic in Durant, Miss.
The University of Chicago's dean says the firestorm over a letter to freshmen was somewhat the point.
The Conseil d'Etat gave the ruling after a human rights group said the ban contravenes with civil liberties.
As the presidential candidates attack each other over racial politics, black leaders say Obama's record looks mixed.
A team made up mostly of Kurdish civilians is tasked with clearing explosive devices before displaced Iraqi residents can return to their homes.
Aaron Persky, criticized for a lenient sentence for a former Stanford swimmer, will no longer hear criminal matters.