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Supreme Court begins term with human rights case

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court opened its new term Monday with a high-stakes dispute between businesses and human rights groups over accountability for foreign atrocities. The justices appeared ready to impose new limits on lawsuits brought in U.S. ...

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Supreme Court starts term with Medicaid case

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court began its new term Monday by weighing who gets to object when a state makes Medicaid cuts — and soon is likely to plunge into a far bigger health dispute. That’s the challenge to President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul.

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‘Cert’ granted for new term

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The long-running legal fight over whether former Playmate Anna Nicole Smith should have gotten part of the fortune left behind by her elderly Texas billionaire husband landed at the Supreme Court on Tuesday as justices ...

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