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  • WASHINGTON, Feb 20- The U.S. Supreme Court case that could shatter President Barack Obama's healthcare law this year was launched as a backup plan by a libertarian group and a powerful Washington lawyer frustrated by the slow progress of their original lawsuit. Oral arguments are set for March 4. In 2012, the Supreme Court upheld the law, by a 5- to-4 vote, as...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 17- Five Republican state governors say they will not rescue a crucial part of Obamacare if it is struck down by the Supreme Court, underlining the prospect for a chaotic aftermath to a ruling that could force millions of Americans to pay much more for coverage or lose their health insurance. In response to Reuters' queries, spokespeople for the...

  • Tick, tock: No drama for Obamacare deadline Saturday, 14 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    HealthCare.gov website

    Sunday is the deadline for signing up for most Obamacare plans, but there is some wiggle room, and another break could be coming for laggards.

  • Shaky standing for big Obamacare case? Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 5:03 PM ET
    The U.S. Supreme Court

    Questions have been raised about the legal standing of plaintiffs in a major case challenging Obamacare.

  • 'King' of the case that could wreck Obamacare Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 11:14 AM ET
    U.S. Supreme Court

    A 64-year-old Virginia man who hates President Barack Obama could help destroy the president's health-care initiative in much of the U.S.

  • MUMBAI, Feb 5- Indian conglomerate Sahara Group said on Thursday a Bank of America letter, submitted by a U.S.-based former broker, guaranteeing funds for a deal for the bail bond of its jailed chief was forged. Sahara said in a statement that it had found out that the Bank of America letter, submitted by Mirach in the Supreme Court as a proof that it has set aside a...

  • The poisoned politics of key Obamacare case Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 4:23 PM ET
    U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C.

    Will poisoned politics get in the way of a resolution to the Obamacare challenge headed to the Supreme Court?

  • They want Obamacare subsidies, no matter what Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 12:01 AM ET
    Medicine doctor blood pressure

    Most Americans want a fix put in place if the Supreme Court invalidates financial aid to HealthCare.gov customers, a Kaiser poll finds.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a company that amended a collective bargaining agreement to force retirees to pay toward healthcare costs, throwing out a lower-court ruling that favored the former employees who objected to the change. On a unanimous vote, the nine-member court handed a win to M&G Polymers USA, a subsidiary of Italy-...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a company that amended a collective bargaining agreement to force retirees to pay toward healthcare costs, throwing out a lower-court ruling that favored the former employees who objected to the change. On a unanimous vote, the nine-member court handed a win to M&G Polymers USA, a subsidiary of Italy-...

  • U.S. Supreme Court rejects BP executive's appeal Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 9:41 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Jan 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by a former BP Plc executive who contested whether he can be charged with obstruction of Congress for downplaying the severity of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Prosecutors say David Rainey misled members of Congress over the amount of oil spilled in the April 2010 Deepwater...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 21- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared torn as it weighed a major civil rights case that could narrow the scope of discrimination claims made under the landmark Fair Housing Act. The case concerns whether Texas violated the Fair Housing Act by disproportionately awarding low-income housing tax credits to developers who own...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 21- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that a former air marshal can seek whistleblower protections for disclosing sensitive information to the news media about the absence of security officers on certain flights. On a 7-2 vote, the court rejected the arguments made by President Barack Obama's administration, which was seeking to...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a challenge to controversial debit card "swipe fee" rules, dealing a blow to retailers, grocers and restaurant owners who argued the charges were unfairly high. The high court's refusal to hear the case keeps intact a March 2014 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia...

  • California raisin case headed to Supreme Court Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 5:46 PM ET
    Workers measure out raisins into 5lb bags at the Raisin Valley Farms Raisin coop in Kerman, CA.

    The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal from California raisin producers who object to a government program regulating the market.

  • Supreme Court to decide on gay marriage Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 3:54 PM ET
    A person with Equality Beyond Gender holds a 'marriage pride flag' outside the U.S. Supreme Court, January 9, 2015 in Washington.

    The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear a case on whether states can ban gay marriage.

  • Supreme Court to decide issue of same-sex marriage

    The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to take up the issue of same-sex marriages this term, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 14- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that officials in a suburb of Atlanta did not do enough to explain to a unit of telecommunications company T-Mobile USA Inc why the town denied an application to build a new cellphone tower. The town notified T-Mobile South LLC of the decision by sending a letter that did not explain the reason for the...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 14- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that officials in a suburb of Atlanta did not do enough to explain to a unit of telecommunications company T-Mobile USA Inc why the town denied an application to build a new cellphone tower. The town notified T-Mobile South LLC of the decision by sending a letter that did not explain the reason for the...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of homeowners seeking to back out of mortgages when lenders are accused of failing to follow a federal "truth in lending" law. On a 9-0 vote, the court handed a win to an Eagan, Minnesota couple, Larry and Cheryle Jesinoski, over the $611,000 loan they obtained in 2007 from Countrywide Home Loans Inc, now...