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  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court will hear an appeal from Visa and MasterCard seeking to throw out a lawsuit accusing the credit card companies of illegally fixing ATM prices. The justices on Tuesday agreed to review an appeals court ruling that said the antitrust case against the companies and three major banks could go forward. A group of consumers and...

  • WASHINGTON, June 28- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether Miami can pursue lawsuits accusing major banks of predatory mortgage lending to black and Hispanic homebuyers resulting in loan defaults that drove down city tax revenues and property values.

  • The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

    A Supreme Court decision to overturn the conviction of a former governor may have far-reaching effects for politics, the Fiscal Times reports.

  • NEW YORK, June 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to review a legal fight over the cancellation of a patent on a less-risky form of prenatal testing, in a case that has left many companies and trade groups worried that important discoveries may no longer qualify for patents. The decision by the Supreme Court leaves intact a ruling by a federal court to...

  • Presumptive Republican nominee for US president Donald Trump gives a press conference on the 9th tee at his Trump Turnberry Resort on June 24, 2016 in Ayr, Scotland.

    Trump needs to remind voters how much they dislike Clinton, to make them forget how much they dislike him, say two GOP strategists.

  • Huge win for pro-choice

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on the Supreme Court ruling on the Texas abortion law.

  • Protesters outside the Supreme Court on June 17, 2016.

    Critics contended the Texas regulations were specifically designed to shut down abortion clinics.

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    The Supreme Court weighed in on several closely watched cases Monday.

  • NEW YORK, June 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid to review a legal fight over the cancellation of a patent on a less-risky form of prenatal testing, in a case that has left many companies and trade groups worried that important discoveries may no longer qualify for patents. The decision by the Supreme Court leaves intact a ruling by a federal court to...

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to wade into a legal battle pitting Native American tribal sovereignty against the federal government's power to regulate labor relations in cases involving casinos on Indian land in Michigan. With the Supreme Court declining to take up the issue, the Republican-led Congress stands as the tribes'...

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday allowed a class-action lawsuit against debt collector Encore Capital Group Inc to move forward, declining to hear its claim that such companies should be protected from state "usury" laws barring money-lending at unreasonably high interest rates. The court left in place a May 2015 ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit...

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to weigh in on whether genetic-testing kits made by biotechnology company Life Technologies Corp infringed upon patents held by Promega Corp.. The court will review a December 2014 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that tossed out some of Promega's claims while upholding...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to Obama administration regulations that extend minimum wage and overtime pay rights to nearly 2 million home health care workers. The justices on Monday turned away an appeal from several home care industry groups that said the Labor Department overstepped its authority when it approved the new rules...

  • HELENA, Mont.— The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it won't hear an appeal challenging a Montana law that limits medical marijuana providers to selling the drug to a maximum of three patients each, dealing a blow to advocates who are attempting to delay enforcement of the law. The state Supreme Court ordered those provisions to take effect Aug. 31, more than five years...

  • WASHINGTON, June 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday allowed a class-action lawsuit against debt collector Encore Capital Group Inc to move forward, declining to hear its claim that such companies should be protected from state "usury" laws barring money-lending at unreasonably high interest rates.

  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— The Latest on New Mexico's lawsuit against Colorado over the Gold King Mine spill:. New Mexico has filed a complaint against Colorado with the U.S. Supreme Court, saying Colorado should be held responsible for decisions that led up the August 2015 spill. New Mexico is suing the state of Colorado, saying its northern neighbor should be held...

  • NEW YORK, June 23- A year after Travis Kelso-Turner and his husband got married, their to-do list of financial tasks still daunts them. That landmark Supreme Court decision in June 2015 is making a significant impact on the finances of the LGBT community because of the large increase in the number of same-sex married couples, surveys have found.

  • President Barack Obama delivers a statement after the Supreme Court left in place a lower court ruling blocking his plan to spare millions of illegal immigrants from deportation and give them work permits at the White House in Washington, June 23, 2016.

    But House Speaker Paul Ryan says the court ruling was a "major victory in our fight to restore the separation of powers."

  • Obama: Americans don't all look the same

    President Obama speaks on deportation law after the U.S. Supreme Court was split 4-4 on the Obama administration immigration plan.

  • President Barack Obama

    President Obama remarks on the U.S. Supreme Court rulings on Thursday. SCOTUS upheld the Affirmative Action Program at University of Texas, but blocked the Obama administration's immigration plan.