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Medicare disruptions seen if health care law is struck down

WASHINGTON — Medicare’s payment system, the unseen but vital network that handles 100 million monthly claims, could freeze up if President Barack Obama’s health care law is summarily overturned, the administration has quietly informed the courts. Although Obama’s overhaul made ...

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High Court not as popular as it used to be

In the court of public opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court isn’t faring too well. Approval numbers for the court have hit a half-century low, according to a poll released this week by the Pew Research Center. The survey shows that ...

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AG argues Arizona law is unconstitutional

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has submitted a friend-of-the-court brief to the U.S. Supreme Court which is hearing oral arguments in a challenge to the constitutionality of a controversial Arizona measure targeting undocumented immigrants. Schneiderman argues the Arizona ...

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High Court rejects torture victims’ appeal

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has turned away an appeal by Nigerians seeking to hold Chevron accountable for deaths in the Niger Delta under a U.S. law aimed at helping torture victims. The court’s action Monday follows a unanimous ...

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