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  • Must-do list confronts do-nothing Congress Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    With summer's end and upcoming elections, Congress looks to prevent a government shutdown and extend a freeze on taxing access to the Internet.

  • NC high court weighs consumer place in power rates Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 6:14 AM ET

    RALEIGH, N.C.— North Carolina's Supreme Court on Monday took a new look at whether state regulators are doing enough to balance consumer protection against the pursuit of higher rates by the country's largest electric company. The Duke Energy Corp. subsidiary serves customers in Durham and western North Carolina.

  • Sept 7- The British government has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review appeals court rulings against BP Plc over a 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill that produced one of the largest class actions in American history.

  • Sept 7- The British government has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review an appeals court ruling against BP Plc over a 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill that produced one of the largest class actions in American history.

  • LINCOLN, Nebraska, Sept 5- Nebraska's Supreme Court heard arguments on Friday about whether Governor Dave Heineman acted properly when he blessed a route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and the court's decision could weigh on the controversial project. Keystone opponents who watched the proceedings from an adjacent room, were not so subdued.

  • As gays prevail in court, women see setbacks Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 7:56 PM ET
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

    When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reflects on the Supreme Court's recent rulings, she sees an inconsistency.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 4- The U.S. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in its June decision in the case NLRB v. Noel Canning that recess appointments made by President Barack Obama to the NLRB's five-member board were invalid.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 1- Aereo Inc, the video streaming company that suspended service after the U.S. Supreme Court found it violated copyrights of television broadcasters, urged a federal judge to let it operate like a cable system, saying it likely would not otherwise survive.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 1- Aereo Inc, the video streaming company that suspended service after the U.S. Supreme Court found it violated copyrights of television broadcasters, has urged a federal judge to let it operate like a cable system, saying it likely would not otherwise survive.

  • Can Obamacare case jump right to Supreme Court? Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    Can the Obamacare appeal jump right to the Supreme Court at this juncture? Law professor Dan Eaton explains.

  • Did Congress prescribe Obamacare a 'poison pill?' Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 2:50 PM ET
    Felue Chang who is newly insured through the Affordable Care Act receives a checkup from Dr. Peria Del Pino-White at the South Broward Community Health Services clinic on April 15, 2014 in Hollywood, Florida.

    Surely Congress didn't mean to include a "poison pill" for the Affordable Care Act when it passed it, says law professor Tim Jost.

  • Who gets the last word on Obamacare? Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    After a split ruling on Obamacare from the courts, who gets the last word? Law professor Dan Eaton weighs in.

  • Obama torn by faith groups vs gay work rules Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Obama is being pressed by religious groups demanding exclusion from an executive order to bar discrimination against gays by federal contractors. The NYT reports.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.