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Takeaways from Supreme Court ruling: Abortion pill still available but opponents say fight not over

Jun. 13, 2024 20:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court unanimously upheld access to a drug used in the majority of U.S. abortions on Thursday, though abortion opponents say the ruling won't be the last word in the fight over mifepristone. The narrow decision came two years after the high court...

Unanimous Supreme Court preserves access to widely used abortion medication

Jun. 13, 2024 17:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously preserved access to a medication that was used in nearly two-thirds of all abortions in the U.S. last year, in the court’s first abortion decision since conservative justices overturned Roe v. Wade two years ago. The...

The Latest | The US Supreme Court rules to preserve access to the abortion pill mifepristone

Jun. 13, 2024 14:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled unanimously to preserve access to the drug most commonly used in medication abortion. The nine justices found that abortion opponents lacked the legal right to sue over the Food and Drug Administration's approval of mifepristone and the...

3 Nixon justices helped end his presidency. Will the 3 Trump appointees force him to stand trial?

Jun. 11, 2024 07:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fifty years ago, three of the justices Richard Nixon appointed to the Supreme Court joined in an 8-0 decision in the Watergate tapes case that effectively ended his presidency, ruling only 16 days after hearing the case. Nixon resigned from office just over two weeks later. ...

Thomas acknowledges more travel paid for by Harlan Crow. Colleagues report six-figure book payments

Jun. 07, 2024 15:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas on Friday belatedly acknowledged more travel paid by Republican megadonor Harlan Crow, while several colleagues reported six-figure payments as part of book deals. Thomas, who has faced criticism for failing to report luxury trips paid for...

Supreme Court sides with Native American tribes in health care funding dispute with government

Jun. 06, 2024 16:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sided with Native American tribes Thursday in a dispute with the federal government over the cost of health care when tribes run programs in their own communities. The 5-4 decision means the government will cover millions in overhead costs that...

Supreme Court gives homeowners another chance in escrow dispute with Bank of America

May. 30, 2024 12:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday gave homeowners another chance to force Bank of America and other large banks to pay interest on mortgage escrow accounts. The court unanimously threw out an appeals court ruling in favor of Bank of America, which has refused to pay...

Supreme Court leaves in place Avenatti conviction for plotting to extort up to $25M from Nike

May. 28, 2024 10:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday left in place lawyer Michael Avenatti’s conviction for plotting to extort up to $25 million from Nike. The justices did not comment in rejecting an appeal from Avenatti, who rose to fame representing porn actor Stormy Daniels in...

Supreme Court rejects an appeal from a Canadian man once held at Guantanamo

May. 20, 2024 10:25 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by a Canadian-born former Guantanamo detainee who was seeking to wipe away his war crimes convictions, including for killing a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan. Omar Khadr had waived his right to appeal when he pleaded...

Supreme Court orders Louisiana to use congressional map with additional Black district in 2024 vote

May. 15, 2024 18:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered Louisiana to hold congressional elections in 2024 using a House map with a second mostly Black district, despite a lower-court ruling that called the map an illegal racial gerrymander. The order allows the use of a map that...