Supreme Court

A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through the courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the Supreme Court's highly anticipated decision in the case of a Colorado baker who wouldn't create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.
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May 27, 2018 - 9:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the Supreme Court's highly anticipated decision in the case of a Colorado baker who would not create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Courts are engaged in two...
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The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
May 21, 2018 - 12:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to dispute their pay and conditions in the workplace, an important victory for business interests. The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that...
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Sports Betting
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May 19, 2018 - 3:33 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For sports leagues and gambling industries, the imminent expansion of legalized sports betting promises a bonanza. For the experts and organizations already concerned about pervasive problem gambling, it promises a whole new roster of worries. Much of the apprehension...
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A man watches a baseball game in the sports book at the South Point hotel-casino in Las Vegas.
AP Photo/John Locher
May 15, 2018 - 5:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In President Donald Trump's former life as a casino owner, he might have cheered Monday's ruling from the Supreme Court that struck down a federal law that barred every state but Nevada from allowing betting on most sporting events. But the Trump administration opposed the outcome...
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Dreamstime
May 14, 2018 - 10:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports...
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Dreamstime
Cherri Gregg
April 25, 2018 - 11:36 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsraio) -- A federal judge dealt a major blow to the Trump administration decision to end the DACA program. At the same time, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments over the President's travel ban. The Supreme Court Justices grilled lawyers on both sides about the relevance...
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Fuad Sharef Suleman, his wife, Arazoo Ibrahim, and their three children arrived in Nashville in 2017 after being denied access following the travel ban.
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Cherri Gregg
April 24, 2018 - 10:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Supreme Court will begin to hear oral arguments on the third version of President Donald Trump's travel ban. The ban prevents immigrants, refugees and visa holders from Iran, Libya North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen from coming into the U.S...
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April 17, 2018 - 4:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says Justice Sonia Sotomayor broke her left shoulder in a fall at her Washington home. The court says the 63-year-old Sotomayor will wear a sling for several weeks and undergo physical therapy. She is not expected to miss any time on the bench. The justices are...
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Online Sales Tax
April 17, 2018 - 7:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is hearing arguments about whether a rule it announced decades ago in a case involving a catalog retailer should still apply in the age of the internet. The case on Tuesday focuses on businesses' collection of sales tax on online purchases. Right now, under the...
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