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Justices Rule LGBT People Protected From Job Discrimination

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects gay, lesbian and transgender people from discrimination in employment, a resounding victory for LGBT rights from a conservative court. “An employer who fires an individual...
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Unanimous Supreme Court Throws out ‘Bridgegate’ Convictions

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday threw out the convictions of two political insiders involved in New Jersey’s “Bridgegate” scandal, saying that “not every corrupt act by state or local officials is a federal crime.” “For no reason other than polit...
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Court Rules Insurers Can Collect $12B for Obamacare Losses

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that insurance companies can collect $12 billion from the federal government to cover their losses in the early years of the health care law championed by President Barack Obama. Insurers are entitled to the money...
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Supreme Court Allows Enforcement of New Green Card Rule

WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to put in place new rules that could jeopardize permanent resident status for immigrants who use food stamps, Medicaid and housing vouchers. Under the new policy, immigration of...