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  • POM Wonderful plays offense and defense in legal fights

    WASHINGTON The hard-charging California company behind POM Wonderful pomegranate juice is facing a two-front legal fight. On the East Coast, the juice maker crosses swords with the Federal Trade Commission. An appellate court's recent refusal to...
  • Obamacare ruling brings relief to Florida

    Obamacare ruling brings relief to Florida
    — A Supreme Court decision on Thursday upholding subsidies for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act brought relief to more than a million Floridians who depend on them to save thousands of dollars on their policies each year. Florida...
  • North Carolina editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: June 29 The News & Observer, Raleigh, North Carolina, on lethal injection ruling: In a challenge to Oklahoma's use of the drug midazolam in executions, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the...
  • In Supreme Court loss, death penalty foes see an opening

    A strongly worded dissent in the U.S. Supreme Court's narrow decision this week upholding the use of an execution drug offered a glimmer of hope to death penalty opponents in what they considered otherwise a gloomy ruling. One advocate went so far Tuesday...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Greece's bailout expires, country becomes 1st developed nation to default on IMF payment Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has relied on for five years expired at midnight Tuesday and the country failed to...
  • Clock is ticking on California's lethal injection question

    Clock is ticking on California's lethal injection question
    One of the silver linings of Monday's Supreme Court ruling in Glossip vs. Gross, which upheld Oklahoma's objectionable three-drug execution protocol, was a compelling dissent by Justice Stephen G. Breyer arguing that it is "highly likely that the death...
  • Supreme Court rules Texas abortion clinics can remain open

    The Supreme Court acted Monday to keep Texas' 19 abortion clinics open, amid a legal fight that threatens to close more than half of them. The justices voted 5-4 to grant an emergency appeal from the clinics after a federal appeals court upheld new...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Court's ruling highlights death penalty issue

    Court's ruling highlights death penalty issue
    While the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the legality of a drug used in lethal injections, the pace of executions in Indiana has slowed. Indiana, one of 31 states with the death penalty, has not executed an inmate since 2009. Indiana law calls for the...
  • 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...