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  • 3 Supreme Court justices maintain substantial stock holdings

    New personal financial disclosures from the Supreme Court show that Chief Justice John Roberts and two other justices are maintaining significant investments in individual companies' stock. The details of investments held by Roberts, Justice Samuel Alito...
  • Time to bury the death penalty

    For tradition, ritual, dignity and decorum, there's nothing like the United States Supreme Court. I attended the last non-argument session of the court this season, the first time I'd ever been in the building. And, believe me, it wasn't easy. I could...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ US unemployment falls to 7-year low, but wages are flat U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent and employers hired at a solid pace in June, but other gauges of the job market drew a bleaker picture: A wave of people stopped...
  • Dick Meyer: Justice Kennedy's next crusade? It could be solitary confinement

    WASHINGTON Is Justice Anthony Kennedy the Pope Francis of the Supreme Court, a conservative coaxing his flock in surprisingly liberal directions? Kennedy already has become the court's patron saint of same-sex marriage. But, the truth is, he isn't so...
  • What to do about death row

    What to do about death row
    To the edtior: In a curious decision by the U.S. Supreme Court, (“Despite vote, shift is felt on death penalty,” June 30) the justices should be charged with practicing medicine without a license. The use of midazolam for lethal injection is...
  • 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...