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  • Failures by 3 governments preceded homeless man's death

    Mistakes and miscommunication by three governments on three continents over nearly 20 years led to a homeless man known as "Africa" being on Los Angeles' Skid Row, where he was shot by police after authorities say he became combative and appeared to reach for an officer's weapon.
  • Obamacare opponents make out-of-context pitch to the Supreme Court

    Obamacare opponents make out-of-context pitch to the Supreme Court
    The anti-Obamacare lawsuit the Supreme Court heard Wednesday is based on a false premise, so it's not surprising that the first point made by the plaintiff's lawyer, Michael A. Carvin, was false as well. The false premise is that lawmakers intended to...

    High court narrows obstruction of justice definition under 'Enron law'

    High court narrows obstruction of justice definition under 'Enron law'
    The Supreme Court narrowed the definition of obstruction of justice under the so-called Enron law and did so Wednesday by freeing a Florida fishing boat captain from charges that he secretly tossed overboard dozens of undersized red grouper to avoid...

    Justices: Fisherman is off the hook in grouper-tossing case

    A Florida fisherman convicted of tossing undersized grouper off his boat is off the hook after a divided Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that he should not have been ensnared by a law targeting accounting fraud. In a 5-4 decision the justices threw out the...

    Court seems split over spouse's right to protest visa denial

    The Supreme Court seemed divided Monday over whether a California woman can challenge the government's refusal to issue a visa to her husband from Afghanistan. The justices heard arguments in the case of Fauzia Din, a naturalized U.S. citizen who sued...