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Supreme Court won't speed challenge to Texas abortion limits

Jan. 20, 2022 16:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the latest setback for abortion rights in Texas, the Supreme Court on Thursday refused to speed up the ongoing court case over the state's ban on most abortions. Over dissents from the three liberal justices, the court declined to order a federal appeals court...

Sotomayor, Gorsuch deny report they were at odds over masks

Jan. 19, 2022 15:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Supreme Court justices say a media report that they were at odds over the wearing of masks in court during the recent surge in coronavirus cases is false. The court on Wednesday issued an unusual three-sentence statement from Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Neil...

Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for US businesses

Jan. 14, 2022 01:32 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation's COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job. At the same time, the court is...

Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for US businesses

Jan. 13, 2022 21:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has stopped a major push by the Biden administration to boost the nation's COVID-19 vaccination rate, a requirement that employees at large businesses get a vaccine or test regularly and wear a mask on the job. At the same time, the court is...

Supreme Court skeptical of Biden's workplace vaccine rule

Jan. 07, 2022 21:17 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fully vaccinated and mostly masked, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared skeptical Friday of the Biden administration's authority to impose a vaccine-or-testing requirement on the nation's large employers. The court seemed more open to a separate vaccine mandate...

High court confirms justices have received COVID-19 booster

Jan. 04, 2022 15:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says all nine justices have received COVID-19 booster shots. The court's confirmation came Tuesday amid the omicron variant surging and in-person arguments over vaccines scheduled at the court on Friday. The court confirmed that the justices have...

Chief justice: Judges must better avoid financial conflicts

Dec. 31, 2021 20:34 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts says the federal judiciary needs to do more to ensure judges don't participate in cases where they have financial conflicts of interest. Roberts made the comments as part of his annual report on the federal judiciary...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Dec. 22, 2021 10:36 AM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Dec. 20 The Wall Street Journal on Sen. Joe Manchin rescuing the Democrats: Joe Manchin’s decision on Sunday to oppose the Build Back Better Act is a service to the country, sparing it...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Dec. 21, 2021 16:05 PM EST

___ Kansas City Star. December 20, 2021. Editorial: Mad at Manchin? Kansas’ and Missouri’s senators vote against the people all the time Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin is catching all the heat for refusing to support the Biden administration’s...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Dec. 20, 2021 10:06 AM EST

Dallas Morning News. Dec. 16, 2021. Editorial: Texas election audit undermines democracy In the days after Gov. Greg Abbott ordered a “forensic audit” of the November 2020 elections, the elections administrators of the four targeted counties were left scratching...