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  • In Internet TV case, justices show concern

    In Internet TV case, justices show concern

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:41:50 GMT

    Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet.

     

    Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet.

     
  • High court upholds Mich affirmative action ban

    High court upholds Mich affirmative action ban

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:57:50 GMT

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice's impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.

     

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice's impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.


     
  • Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

    Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:10:20 GMT
    A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest  
    A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults. 
  • Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

    Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:22:47 GMT
    Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. 
    Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. 
  • Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

    Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:30:15 GMT
    Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs. 
    Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help people land good-paying jobs. 
  • New 'face,' but some old problems for 'Obamacare'

    New 'face,' but some old problems for 'Obamacare'

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-04-12 02:42:37 GMT
    Abruptly on the spot as the new face of "Obamacare," Sylvia Mathews Burwell faces steep challenges, both logistical and political. 
    Abruptly on the spot as the new face of "Obamacare," Sylvia Mathews Burwell faces steep challenges, both logistical and political. 
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  • Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

    Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:15 AM EDT2014-04-23 07:15:12 GMT
    To hear party operatives describe the fight for the Senate, it's the boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian. 
    To hear party operatives describe the fight for the Senate, it's the boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian. 
  • Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials

    Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:15 AM EDT2014-04-23 07:15:07 GMT
    The Senate's forthcoming report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques could add to the legal complications facing the long-delayed U.S. military tribunals of terrorist suspects at the... 
    The Senate's forthcoming report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques could add to the legal complications facing the long-delayed U.S. military tribunals of terrorist suspects at the Guantanamo Bay... 
  • Syrian rebels make last stand for Homs

    Syrian rebels make last stand for Homs

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:36 AM EDT2014-04-23 06:36:15 GMT
    Weakened Syrian rebels are making their last desperate stand in Homs, as forces loyal to President Bashar Assad launch their harshest assault yet to expel them from the central city, once known as the capital of... 
    Weakened Syrian rebels are making their last desperate stand in Homs, as forces loyal to President Bashar Assad launch their harshest assault yet to expel them from the central city, once known as the capital of the... 
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