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  • new storyJustice Antonin Scalia dead at 79 story has photos
    Updated: Feb-13-16 9:00 pm

    WASHINGTON - Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential election year. Scalia was 79.

  • new storyIn victory or dissent, Scalia was a man of strong opinions story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-13-16 8:12 pm

    WASHINGTON - Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia kept your attention, whether you liked him or not.

  • Obama vows to press ahead on Clean Power Plan after setback story has photos
    Updated: Feb-10-16 3:32 am

    WASHINGTON - The administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his signature plan to address climate change on hold until after legal challenges are resolved.

  • Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold story has photos
    Updated: Feb-09-16 9:09 pm

    WASHINGTON - A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved.

  • High court upholds government's energy conservation program story has photos
    Updated: Jan-25-16 4:11 pm

    WASHINGTON - In a win for the Obama administration and environmental groups, the Supreme Court on Monday upheld a 5-year-old federal program that pays large electric customers to save energy during times of peak demand.

  • Justices extend bar on automatic life terms for teenagers story has photos
    Updated: Jan-25-16 11:24 am

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that people serving life terms for murders they committed as teenagers must have a chance to seek their freedom, a decision that could affect more than 1,000 inmates.

  • High court split over police officer's First Amendment case 
    Updated: Jan-19-16 2:51 pm

    WASHINGTON - A New Jersey police officer's claim that he was a victim of political retribution drew plenty of sympathy at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, but it wasn't clear whether the justices would find that Jeffrey Heffernan has a case under the First Amendment.