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  • ISTOOK: Obamacare: One small step against diversity?

    Why doesn’t government dictate just one style of everything and “simplify” the rest of our lives like it does with health care? If Obamacare is supposed to save us from substandard insurance, shouldn’t Obamacars save us from substandard automobiles? And Obamacurs would make sure we have the best breed of dog.

  • A group of people organized by the NYC Light Brigade and the women's rights group UltraViolet, use letters in lights to spell out their opinion, in front of the Supreme Court, Monday, March 24, 2014, in Washington. Holding the "H" in "Hands" is Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn. The Supreme Court is weighing whether corporations have religious rights that exempt them from part of the new health care law that requires coverage of birth control for employees at no extra charge. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Birth control rule seems to divide Supreme Court

    Seemingly divided, the Supreme Court struggled Tuesday with the question of whether companies have religious rights, a case challenging President Barack Obama's health overhaul and its guarantee of birth control in employees' preventive care plans.

  • Supreme Court justices divided on HHS mandate argument

    As the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments touching on religious freedom and for-profit companies Tuesday, the justices seemed divided over support for corporations or the government.

  • A man who refused to be identified (left) shouts out at Janis Haddon (center) of Atlanta, Ga., and Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin (right) of Atlanta, Ga., in front of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, March 28, 2012, as the nation's high court takes up arguments regarding President Obama's health care overhaul. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

    Supreme Court split over scrapping entire health care law

    Wrapping up a three-day marathon of oral arguments about President Obama's health care overhaul, the Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on whether the rest of the law can stand on its own if the justices were to strike down the individual mandate requiring Americans to purchase insurance.

  • Betsy Burgess of Flowery Branch, Ga., protests President Obama's health care reform plan outside the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta on June 8, 2011. (Associated Press)

    U.S. judges seem receptive to health care challenge

    Judges on a federal appeals court panel on Wednesday repeatedly raised questions about President Obama's health care overhaul, expressing unease with the requirement that virtually all Americans carry health insurance or face penalties.

  • NFL players urge appeals court to lift lockout

    NFL players urged a federal appeals court Friday to declare the lockout illegal, saying the league had no right to impose a work stoppage that is now approaching three months with no sign of a deal that will save the 2011 season.

  • Inside Politics

    Several sources have told the Associated Press that President Obama will likely name seasoned diplomat Ryan Crocker as the next U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan.

  • Boies, Clement join NFL legal team

    The NFL is making two additions to its legal team _ David Boies, who represented Al Gore during the recount fight in the disputed 2000 presidential election, and former U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement.

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