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  1. brian_fungRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | The Washington Post

    Tim Cook speaks up. "I'm proud to be gay," the Apple chief executive writes for Bloomberg Businessweek, "and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me."


  2. Inmate described as delusional gets execution dateRead the original story

    9 min ago | KSWO

    A Texas death row inmate whose attorneys contend is so delusional he can't understand why he was convicted and condemned has received an execution date. A judge in Gillespie County has signed an order setting 56-year-old Scott Panetti for lethal injection in Huntsville on Dec. 3. The Hayward, Wisconsin, native has a history of mental problems and his case has been to the U.S. Supreme Court at least three times.


  3. Will the Supreme Court accept the Obamacare subsidy challenge Friday?Read the original story

    12 min ago | Business Insurance

    The U.S. Supreme Court justices are scheduled on Friday to discuss whether to accept a case with the potential to severely disrupt health coverage for millions of Americans under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. If they take the case, it could introduce an unexpected issue into next Tuesday's elections over the future viability of the healthcare reform law.


  4. Federal judge blocks new HHS workaround for birth-control coverageRead the original story

    12 min ago | Business Insurance

    A federal judge in Florida on Tuesday jumped into the latest round in the legal wrangling over a Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act provision involving birth-control coverage and how it applies to religious institutions. U.S. District Judge James Moody Jr. temporarily blocked the federal government from enforcing on a Roman Catholic college a new workaround HHS had developed on the thorny issue.


  5. Hearing set next month on Forsyth prayerRead the original story

    23 min ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    A hearing is set next month on whether the Forsyth County Commission can resume its policy of allowing sectarian prayer before its meetings.


  6. ilya_sominRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Washington Post

    The National Law Journal has an interesting article profiling a forthcoming movie about Kelo v. City of New London , one of the most controversial Supreme Court decisions of the last several decades : The U.S. Supreme Court soon may be the subject of a casting call for the movie version of one of its more controversial rulings.


  7. Kuster's abortion lies: Claims against Garcia are untrueRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago |

    How can an unpopular member of Congress who has closely aligned herself with an unpopular President hope to beat back a spirited challenger with a message of change and reform? Ruthlessly demonize her.


  8. Preventive medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    When a vaccine for a serious illness is available, it's a savvy patient who steps up to be inoculated - more so if the immunization comes at little or no cost. That health tip also applies to the personal and financial well-being of more than 4.5 million Americans with modest incomes living in 26 states, including Pennsylvania and New Jersey.


  9. Supreme Court Considers Taking Obamacare Tax Credit CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    The fate of President Barack Obama's healthcare law is again in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court. Two years after upholding the law by a single vote, the justices are weighing whether to hear a Republican-backed appeal that would block people in 36 states from getting tax subsidies to buy insurance.


  10. How Florida would handle a recountRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    There's a chance that Florida's bitter and expensive governor's race between incumbent Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist could trigger a recount -- a word that sends shudders through the state. Polls consistently show the contest between Scott and Crist tied, but if that sticks voting officials insist a recount would not be a replay of 2000, when the presidential election between George W. Bush and Al Gore was not decided until 36 days later as both sides battled in the courts over the state's results.


  11. Goliath Defeats David in Ohio Hospital SuitRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | JD Supra

    It's a real dog-bites-man story: Ohio's eighteen hundred-bed Premier Health System came out on top in its three-year court battle with a 26-bed specialty hospital in Dayton. On Monday the court unsealed its October 20 decision handing Premier summary judgment.


  12. Teva optimistic U.S. top court to rule in favour of MS drug patentRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is optimistic the U.S. Supreme Court will decide in its favour regarding patent protection for Copaxone, its multiple sclerosis treatment, Chief Executive Erez Vigodman said on Thursday. Vigodman said in a conference call with analysts that he expects a decision by late this year or the first quarter of 2015.


  13. James Gill: Feldman draws critics across political spectrumRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Judge Martin Feldman's counterparts have practically fallen over one another to approve unisex marriage in other states, and five federal appeals courts have agreed that the Constitution does not permit it to be banned. The United States Supreme Court has declined to intervene.


  14. Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee's Other Virtue | CommentaryRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Roll Call

    When Benjamin C. Bradlee was a young reporter in 1950s Washington, the District was a Jim Crow town. Black journalists were discouraged from covering Congress and the White House until 1944 when Harry S. McAlpin broke the color line and was grudgingly accepted by peers.


  15. Supes Pass Legislation Clarifying "Buffer Zones" at Reproductive Health ClinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SF Appeal

    Following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling earlier this year, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed a new version of an existing ordinance that seeks to ensure women can access reproductive health services without undue harassment. The board voted unanimously to approve a proposal to limit harassment by protesters at reproductive health and abortion clinics like Planned Parenthood.


  16. Brittany Maynard: death with dignity or exploitation?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    A California newlywed, Brittany Maynard, 29, diagnosed with a swift and fatal brain cancer, has moved with her husband to Oregon so she can have control at the end of her life under Oregon's pioneering death-with-dignity law. She has legally obtained a lethal prescription and intends to use it, possibly as early as Saturday.


  17. Comcast agrees to settle 10-year-old class-action suitRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Comcast Corp. has agreed to pay $50 million in cash and services to settle a 10-year-old class-action lawsuit that alleged the cable operator overcharged customers in the Philadelphia region, according to court documents. In a filing in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, Comcast said it did not agree with the plaintiffs' assertions of fact and law but would agree to the proposed payments, pending approval by U.S. Judge John R. Padova.


  18. Priority of duties issue in attorney general raceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Northern Michigan News

    Bill Schuette campaigned before his 2010 victory in the Michigan attorney general race that he would use the office to fight crime across the state. He has championed testing thousands of ignored rape evidence kits in Detroit, targeted human trafficking and pushed Michigan lawmakers to pass a school safety program.


  19. Small Victory in Internet Sales Tax Possible from Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | National Conference of State Legislatures

    If I were to describe the Supreme Court case Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl in these three words: "federal court jurisdiction" you would stop reading right? But what if the three words were: "Internet sales tax" you would keep reading right? In Direct Marketing Association v.


  20. Voter ID is a terrible ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 |

    NEXT TUESDAY, voters will choose an entirely new House of Representatives, a third of the U.S. Senate and the governors of 36 states. Lamentably, many qualified voters will stay home, some out of apathy or disillusionment but others because they lack the right sort of identification.