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Justices seem sharply divided over Obamacare subsidies

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court was sharply divided Wednesday in the latest challenge to President Barack Obama's health overhaul, this time over the tax subsidies that make insurance affordable for millions of Americans. The justices aggressive ...

Court says criminal suspect has right to search home of victim

DENVER (AP) — An appeals court added Colorado to the list of states that can allow criminal suspects to search victims' homes to bolster their defense — a move that raised concerns among prosecutors and victims' advocates. The Colorado judges wrote i ...

New charges for group that disrupted Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors took a hard line Thursday with demonstrators who participated in a rare disruption inside the U.S. Supreme Court, adding additional charges against them and saying disrupting the high court is different from other protes ...

Killer of Chris Kyle faces life in prison

STEPHENVILLE, Texas -- A Texas jury has rejected the insanity defense of a former Marine in the deaths of famed "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man. After a two-week trial in which jurors heard testimony about defendant Eddie Ray Rout ...

Radical Atheists Granted 'Reason Station' at City Hall

If a church can have a prayer station inside city hall, then an atheist can have a reason station there, too. That's what a federal judge concluded today in ordering the city of Warren to allow an atheist man to set up a so-called "reason station" in ...

Obama admin seeks stay of judge's ruling on amnesty

HOUSTON -- The U.S. government asked a federal judge Monday to lift his temporary hold on President Barack Obama's action to shield millions of immigrants from deportation. The Justice Department's motion for a stay was filed with the court of U.S. D ...

Judge rules that florist broke state discrimination law by refusing same sex wedding

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) -- A florist in Washington state who refused to provide flowers to a gay couple for their wedding violated state consumer protection and anti-discrimination law, a judge ruled Wednesday. Benton County Superior Court Judge Alex Ek ...

Federal Judge Stalls Obama's Executive Order on Illegal Aliens

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A federal judge in Texas blocked President Obama's executive order that defers deportation for up to 5 million undocumented immigrants, making way for 26 states to continue with lawsuits that could unravel the immigration program ...

Hate crime prosecutions rare, often difficult to prove

RALEIGH, North Carolina — Relatives of the three Muslim college students killed in North Carolina are pressing for hate-crime charges against the alleged shooter, but legal experts say such cases are relatively rare and can be difficult to prove. Pol ...

Ginsburg confesses she wasn't 100 per cent sober when she fell asleep at State of the Union

WASHINGTON - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has a surprising confession: She "wasn't 100 per cent sober" when she fell asleep at the president's State of the Union address last month. Ginsburg told an audience Thursday night that she drank ...


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