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  • Montco man pleads guilty in municipal court scheme

    Montco man pleads guilty in municipal court scheme
    In the end, Samuel G. Kuttab had called in a favor to a judge and corrupted the judicial system, all to save $2,138.44 in Small Claims Court. Yesterday, the Wyncote native, described as a "politically active businessman," appeared in U.S. District Court...
  • Ruling against health law would hurt state: Editorial

    Ruling against health law would hurt state: Editorial
    Today the future of the Affordable Care Act is on the line once again at the U.S. Supreme Court. So is health care for millions of Americans, including 1.6 million Floridians. The plaintiffs in King v. Burwell, backed by groups that oppose Obamacare,...
  • 10 Things to Know for Wednesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. ALABAMA SUPREME COURT ORDERS HALT TO GAY MARRIAGE Resisting numerous federal rulings, the court instructs the state's probate judges to stop...
  • Investigation of politicians sought in Brazil graft scandal

    The inquiry into the biggest corruption scandal yet uncovered in Brazil entered an expansive new phase, as the attorney general formally requested the Supreme Court's permission to open investigations against 54 people, most expected to be top political...
  • Alabama Supreme Court halts same-sex marriage

    Alabama Supreme Court halts same-sex marriage
    The Alabama Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the state's probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, saying a previous federal ruling that gay-marriage bans violate the U.S. Constitution does not preclude them from following state...
  • Supreme Court upholds conviction in ice pick slaying

    The evidence against a Milwaukee man convicted of killing his girlfriend with an ice pick was overwhelming, the Wisconsin Supreme Court said Tuesday, rejecting his argument that he deserves a new trial because he wasn't allowed to testify. In a 6-1...
  • Nitrogen gas executions approved by Oklahoma House

    Oklahoma would become the first state to allow the execution of death row inmates using nitrogen gas under a bill overwhelmingly approved on Tuesday by the House of Representatives. The House voted 85-10 for the bill by Oklahoma City Republican Rep. Mike...
  • Florida Supreme Court takes up challenge to new districts

    Florida Supreme Court takes up challenge to new districts
    The Florida Supreme Court is taking up a legal challenge to the state's congressional districts. The high court will hear arguments Wednesday in a long-running legal battle over whether the Florida Legislature followed voter-approved standards for...
  • Lawmaker asks about plan for possibly losing subsidies

    Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary Kitty Rhoades says it would be up to the federal government to deal with the fallout if the U.S. Supreme Court rules that subsidies offered under President Barack Obama's health care law are...
  • Paul Ryan can't fool us again on Obamacare

    Paul Ryan can't fool us again on Obamacare
    Just how stupid does Paul Ryan think we are? The Wisconsin Republican and two other House committee chairmen claim in a recent op-ed for the Wall Street Journal that they are just about ready to propose an Obamacare "off-ramp" if the Supreme Court...
  • Ohio Dems call for state exchange as court hears challenge

    Democratic lawmakers in Ohio want the state to consider creating its own health insurance exchange as the U.S. Supreme Court hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care law. People can find health coverage through the exchanges, or...
  • Supreme Court: Alabama may try to justify railroad tax

    The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Alabama should have the chance to justify a fuel sales tax that it assesses on railroads but not on competitors in the trucking and barge industries. The justices ruled 7-2 against CSX Transportation Inc., which had...