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  • Supreme Court's gay-marriage ruling settles nothing

    The long-expected decision of the U.S. Supreme Court imposing same-sex marriage on the country has been issued. The obvious next question is whether this settles the matter, and there's a one-word answer: "Hardly." If anything, the court's decision is...
  • Supreme Court dissenters signal historic challenge to death penalty

    Supreme Court dissenters signal historic challenge to death penalty
    The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for Oklahoma to continue using a lethal drug cocktail for executions, but, in a surprising dissent, two liberal justices opened the door to what could become a historic challenge to the death penalty itself. By a...
  • Justices rule against EPA power plant mercury limits

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday against the Obama administration's attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants, but it may only be a temporary setback for regulators. The justices split 5-4 along ideological...
  • Supreme Court upholds use of controversial execution drug

    Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday, even as two dissenting justices said for the first time they think it's "highly likely" the death penalty itself is...
  • Supreme Court blocks EPA's air pollution rules for power plants

     Supreme Court blocks EPA's air pollution rules for power plants
    The Supreme Court dealt a blow Monday to the Obama administration’s environmental plans, deciding that efforts to sharply limit hazardous power plant emissions must also consider their costs. In a 5-4 decision, the justices said the...
  • Supreme Court blocks Texas abortion law from taking effect

    Supreme Court blocks Texas abortion law from taking effect
    The Supreme Court by a 5-4 vote blocked the state of Texas, at least for now, from enforcing a strict new abortion law that was likely to close most of the state’s remaining abortion clinics. The measure would require these clinics to have doctors...
  • Supreme Court upholds use of drug implicated in botched executions

    Supreme Court upholds use of drug implicated in botched executions
    Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday, even as two dissenting justices said for the first time they think it's "highly likely" the death penalty itself is...
  • In Okla. case, Supreme Court upholds Virginia execution drug

    In Okla. case, Supreme Court upholds Virginia execution drug
    A divided U.S. Supreme Court Monday upheld the use of a controversial lethal injection drug that the Virginia Department of Corrections has on hand for future executions. Justices sniped back and forth over the death penalty in their arguments, with...
  • Talen nonchalant about Supreme Court ruling

    Talen Corp. shrugged off Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling against the Obama administration's attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants. That's because the newly created Allentown power generator is already...
  • Supreme Court marriage equality ruling: history in the making

    Supreme Court marriage equality ruling: history in the making
    To the editor: Last week was breathtaking in the sweeping importance of the Supreme Court's decisions, (“‘Equal dignity' under the law,” June 27) and then President Obama's amazing eulogy in Charleston, S.C. What a time to be alive in...
  • What the court did, and didn't do, about coal-fired power plants

     What the court did, and didn't do, about coal-fired power plants
    The Supreme Court decision blocking federal regulations on mercury and other pollutants isn't the tremendous victory for Big Coal that it first appeared to be. In the majority opinion, Justice Antonin Scalia agreed with industry representatives that the...