Texas judge: Scalia’s doctor says justice suffered from heart trouble, high blood pressure

February 16, 2016 in News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Texas county judge who decided no autopsy was needed following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has disclosed new details about Scalia’s health […]

Supreme Court seems to favor limits on tribal court lawsuits

December 9, 2015 in Business, News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appears ready to impose limits on lawsuits in a Native American court against people who are not members of the Indian tribe. The justices […]

Supreme Court hears arguments over life sentences for teenagers

October 14, 2015 in News

WASHINGTON (AP) — People serving life terms for murders they committed as teenagers were looking to the Supreme Court Tuesday for signals about whether they will have a chance to […]

Fate of Obama health law subsidies rests with 2 justices

March 5, 2015 in Health, News

By MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court argument over subsidies that help millions of people afford their health insurance suggests that the Obama administration has two chances to attract […]

Snapshots of bluesman Robert Johnson lead to family tug-of-war headed to Mississippi Supreme Court

September 13, 2013 in Entertainment, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Only two photographs of bluesman Robert Johnson — said to have sold his soul to the devil for his guitar talent — are known to exist.

One, known as the “studio portrait,” was made for Johnson by Hooks Brothers Studios in Memphis, Tenn. The other, referred to as “the dime store portrait” or “the photo booth self-portrait,” was taken by Johnson himself.

Johnson’s heirs have been fighting over those photos — and his music — for nearly two decades…

Supreme Court rules ‘Obamacare’ constitutional, a major victory for President Barack Obama

June 28, 2012 in News, Top Stories

(AP) The US Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare reform act on Thursday morning, delivering a surprise boost to his re-election prospects and enraging his conservative opponents. The Court said […]