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  • Birth control order deepens divide among justices Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | 12:39 AM ET
    A rally in support of religious freedom after the Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby, contraception coverage requirement case on June 30, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.

    In a decision that drew dissent from the three female justices, the Supreme Court sided with religiously affiliated nonprofit groups.

  • What's really surprising about Hobby Lobby ruling Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    Here's what's really surprising about the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, says law professor Dan Eaton.

  • Hobby Lobby outrage? Here's a simple solution Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 1:25 PM ET
    Supporters of employer-paid birth control rally in front of the Supreme Court before the decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores was announced June 30, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    For those outraged that "mean old men" in black robes are making decisions about women's health, here's a three-letter solution, says Jake Novak.

  • Court orders review in Ohio birth control case Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 5:20 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered further review in a case involving Ohio business owners who challenged the birth control mandate under the new federal health care law, following its ruling that businesses can now lodge religious objections to the coverage.

  • WASHINGTON, July 1- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to weigh a challenge to a Colorado law that requires out-of-state retailers to provide data on sales they make to customers in the state in an effort to encourage the payment of sales tax.

  • US justices to take up Maryland pregnancy case Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The U.S. Supreme Court will take up the pregnancy discrimination claims of a package delivery driver for UPS in Maryland who was refused a light duty assignment so she could continue working while pregnant. Peggy Young lost her health benefits when UPS would not grant her light duty or allow her to continue her regular job.

  • High court to hear natural gas price-fixing claims Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 9:43 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court will consider whether a group of energy companies can be sued under state antitrust laws for illegally manipulating natural gas prices more than a decade ago during California's energy crisis.

  • Supreme Court to consider KBR whistleblower case Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 9:41 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether a whistleblower can move forward with a lawsuit claiming defense contracting giant KBR Inc. falsely billed the government for work in Iraq. But the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said such cases can be filed past the deadline when the country is at war. The Supreme Court will hear the case in autumn.

  • Birth control ruling sparks political clash Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 3:14 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

  • June 30- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge to California's landmark low-carbon fuel standard, in a blow to out-of-state ethanol and gasoline producers that say the rule unfairly discriminates against their products.

  • What the Hobby Lobby ruling really means Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 2:54 PM ET
    Anti-abortion demonstrators cheer as the ruling for Hobby Lobby was announced outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington June 30, 2014.

    The Supreme Court anticipated arguments against its ruling that said some businesses can refuse to pay for some forms of contraception. NBC News.

  • CNBC.com health care reporter Dan Mangan takes a deep dive into the ramifications of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday in the hotly contested contraceptive case involving Hobby Lobby.

  • Lancaster company hails contraception decision Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 2:31 PM ET

    LANCASTER, Pa.— The head of a Pennsylvania company that challenged a contraception coverage requirement under the 2010 federal health care law said the favorable ruling in their case Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court stands for the idea that people should be free to live and work in a way that is consistent with their beliefs.

  • US Supreme Court lets Equifax tax ruling stand Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 2:16 PM ET

    JACKSON, Miss.— The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that it won't hear an appeal from credit bureau Equifax Inc. involving what it considered an adverse tax ruling in Mississippi. The state Department of Revenue examined Equifax's income and allocated some to Mississippi, ruling it owed taxes and penalties.

  • Pro-life and pro-choice demonstrators eagerly awaited the U.S. Supreme Court decision on contraception on Monday. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on the ruling.

  • WASHINGTON- The U.S. Supreme Court dealt unions a setback Monday by ruling that state-paid, in-home care workers in Illinois cannot be compelled to pay union dues, but stopped short of blocking organized labor from collecting such fees from other public employees.

  • U.S. Supreme Court to hear Libor antitrust appeal Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    -The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday it would hear an appeal by investors whose antitrust claims over the manipulation of the global benchmark interest rate known as Libor were dismissed last year.

  • Supreme Court denies four cases Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 12:05 PM ET
    Irving Picard, Securities Investor Protection Act Trustee, speaks regarding the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, December 17, 2010 in New York City.

    The Supreme Court ruled Madoff trustee Irving Picard can not sue big banks, and it rejected an appeal of AIG's bailout by former CEO Hank Greenberg.

  • June 30- Victims of the Ponzi schemes of Bernard Madoff and Allen Stanford, two of the largest in U.S. history, suffered setbacks on Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear appeals in two cases seeking to recoup more money for them.

  • McNamee: Supreme Court quashed innovation     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners co-founder, weighs in on the Supreme Court's decision to deem Aereo illegal. McNamee says copyright law has been abused to protect old franchises. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.