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The Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Court says health plan lawsuit cutoff legal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a contractual limit on suing over health plan benefits is legal. The high court unanimously ruled against Julie Heimeshoff, who worked as a Wal-Mart senior public relations manager. […]

12/16/2013

People wait in line for the beginning of the Supreme Court 2013-2014 opening term in Washington, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Supreme Court term begins amid government shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court began its new term Monday by turning away hundreds of appeals, including Virginia’s bid to revive its anti-sodomy law. The justices took the bench just past 10 o’clock on […]

10/07/2013

Frank Langella, left, and Christopher Plummer in a scene from "Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight." (AP Photo/HBO, Jojo Whilden)

Film puts Muhammad Ali, US high court in the ring

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christopher Plummer may be frozen in some filmgoers’ memories as the noble-browed patriarch who made stern parenting and anti-Nazism sexy in “The Sound of Music.” But Plummer and his career aren’t […]

10/01/2013

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks during a news conference at the Pentagon. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Pentagon may revise same-sex benefits

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is poised to extend health care, housing and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of military members by the end of August, but may reverse earlier plans to provide benefits […]

08/07/2013

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Status of the states on same-sex marriage

The Supreme Court issued a pair of decisions this week with major consequences for efforts to legalize or bar same-sex marriage. One ruling opened the way for California to become the 13th state to allow […]

06/28/2013

President Obama

Obama’s statement on court’s gay marriage ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama issued the following statement Wednesday in response to the Supreme Court’s finding that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional: ___ I applaud the Supreme Court’s decision to strike […]

06/26/2013

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Tax info for same-sex couples

How could today’s Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and Proposition 8 influence your taxes if you are part of a same-sex couple? Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Agoura Hills CPA David Flamer.

06/26/2013

The U.S. Supreme Court building. (AP Photo)

High court voids key part of Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced unless Congress comes up with an up-to-date formula for deciding which states and localities […]

06/25/2013

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Court rules Ariz. citizenship proof law illegal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states cannot on their own require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier. […]

06/17/2013

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NY top court OKs tax on online sellers like Amazon

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s highest court ruled Thursday the state can collect sales tax from out-of-state retailers, rejecting claims by Amazon.com and Overstock.com that the tax law violates the U.S. Constitution’s Commerce Clause.

03/28/2013

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Listen to recording of Supreme Court DOMA hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both inside and outside the Supreme Court today, both sides of the gay marriage debate have been heard. Click here to listen to a recording of the hearing and to download the transcript.

03/26/2013

People wait in line outside US Supreme Court, Washington, DC (AP Photo)

Court grounds packed on first day of marriage case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Flag-waving and sign-carrying supporters and opponents of gay marriage staked out their own pieces of sidewalk Tuesday as they massed outside the Supreme Court for the first of two days of arguments in cases involving gay marriage.

03/26/2013

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