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  • Protests mark Supreme Court hearing on contraceptives

    Protests mark Supreme Court hearing on contraceptives
    A springtime snowfall dampening their signs, if not their spirits, several hundred activists divided into opposing groups Tuesday on the plaza in front of the Supreme Court to make their own opening arguments over the Affordable Care Act. The point of...
  • Should corporations have to provide insurance for contraception?

    Should corporations have to provide insurance for contraception?
    WHAT DO YOU THINK? CLICK TO CAST YOUR VOTE! (Note: This is an unscientific poll.) Hobby Lobby is a family-owned chain of arts and crafts stores. The owners, the Green family, don’t want the company insurance plan to offer emergency...
  • Expect a close ruling as Supreme Court weighs contraceptive coverage

    WASHINGTON Conservative Supreme Court justices on Tuesday foreshadowed how they might rule on whether certain for-profit corporations could claim religious exemptions from the health care law's contraceptive mandate. In the year's most closely watched...
  • Hobby Lobby case: Defenders of religious freedom should be careful what they pray for

     Hobby Lobby case: Defenders of religious freedom should be careful what they pray for
    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will consider a proposition that will strike many Americans as bizarre: that large, for-profit businesses can refuse on religious grounds to comply with a federal mandate that they include contraception in their employee...
  • Religious case at Supreme Court could affect Obamacare and much more

    Religious case at Supreme Court could affect Obamacare and much more
    WASHINGTON — A challenge to part of President Obama's healthcare law that hits the Supreme Court on Tuesday could lead to one of the most significant religious freedom rulings in the high court's history. Four years ago, in their controversial...
  • Don't open Pandora's box [Editorial]

    Don't open Pandora's box  [Editorial]
    The owners of the arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby have a right to their religious beliefs. So do their 28,000 employees. And the citizens of the United States also have a right to a government that protects their health and welfare. Yet these...
  • Five questions for Under Armour's man overseas

    Five questions for Under Armour's man overseas
    Under Armour liked the work Karl-Heinz "Charlie" Maurath had done for one of its competitors when the brand tapped him to lead its international growth. That was nearly two years ago, when Maurath left Adidas, where he'd held senior executive roles in...
  • Asparagus crop disproves experts' decree

    When my husband Ralph and I moved to Florida almost 30 years ago, we knew that gardening in the Sunshine State would be different than it was in New England. The books we read and experts we talked to insisted that certain plants simply wouldn't...
  • Religion run amok? Hobby Lobby's case comes to the Supreme Court

    On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court is slated to hear 90 minutes of oral arguments in a case that will determine whether bosses who have religious objections to birth control can deny their female employees the contraceptive coverage to which they are...
  • Faith and health care law to collide at Supreme Court

    Faith and health care law to collide at Supreme Court
    People can pray. Corporations cannot. But now the Supreme Court must decide whether impersonal, for-profit companies do enjoy religious rights that exempt them from providing contraceptives under the Obama administration's health care law. "That's a big...
  • Gardener found peace and joy in her woodland garden

    Anne Baker lived to garden. It's what she knew, having grown up on an 1840's family farm in northwest Washington, D.C., and she did it well, according to her husband, Dave. "She was always growing stuff," Baker, 73, said of his wife who died at age 69...