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Pro-lifers win Supreme Court buffer zone case

By Emily Belz
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Free Speech | Justices unanimously strike down a Massachusetts law creating bubbles of ‘protection’ around abortion centers

Supreme Court: Obama’s recess appointments were illegal

By Leigh Jones
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Supreme Court | President Barack Obama overstepped his authority when he filled vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board in 2012 while Congress was not in an official…

Midday Roundup: Cutting that cable cord just got a little harder

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Streaming wars. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today against a company that makes it easier for internet users to watch broadcast content on their computers or…

Supreme Court nixes warrantless cellphone searches

By Daniel James Devine
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Technology | In a sweeping decision Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court said law enforcement officials cannot, in most cases, search personal cellphones unless they first…

Wisconsin’s pro-lifers aren’t sweating Supreme Court ‘loss’

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Wisconsin lost its bid to begin enforcing a state law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, but the legal fight is far from…

Supreme Court upholds EPA oversight of most carbon emissions

By Daniel James Devine
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Environment | The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will retain powerful but limited authority to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from sources like power plants and…

Supreme Court confirms First Amendment protections for whistleblowers

By Allie Hulcher
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Supreme Court | In a decision that could give more rights to public workers who speak out against government corruption, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled unanimously…

Midday Roundup: Facebook outage causes near worldwide panic

Midday Roundup: Facebook outage causes near worldwide panic

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Down and out. Facebook users in the Eastern Hemisphere (and some Americans who were pulling all-nighters) held their breath as the site experienced a…

Supreme Court: ‘Abstract’ ideas cannot be patented

By Daniel James Devine
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Technology | On Thursday the U.S. Supreme Court said software companies may not claim patent protection for abstract ideas transcribed into computer code. The court struck…

Susan B. Anthony List wins at the Supreme Court

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | The end of the U.S. Supreme Court’s term nears as June draws to a close, and on Monday, the court issued an opinion on a free speech case as well as an…

Midday Roundup: Bizarre hunt for ferry owner takes in South Korean church

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Manhunt. Thousands of South Korean police entered a church compound yesterday looking for a billionaire with ties to the ferry that sank in April, killing…

Does the Constitution protect prisoners’ beards?

Does the Constitution protect prisoners’ beards?

By Mary Reichard
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Religious Liberty | A Muslim prison inmate has found some unusual allies in Christians who are defending his right to grow a beard. The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear the…

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