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Supreme Court to decide fate of Obamacare, elevating healthcare as election issue

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could result in all of Obamacare being thrown out, bringing the future of the law to the forefront as a central campaign issue. The decision to take up the case, announced on Monday, before the resolution of litigation in the lower courts will give Democrats… Read More »

Adviser to Iran’s Supreme leader dies from coronavirus, as other top officials infected

An adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has died from the new coronavirus, as other top officials in the country are confirmed to be infected, according to multiple reports on Monday. The Iranian Health Ministry recorded 523 new cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the country’s known total to 1,501. They mark a… Read More »

The Supreme Court isn’t done with the ACA case yet. Here are the next steps.

Tuesday’s one-sentence order from the U.S. Supreme Court denying a request to fast-track the challenge to the Affordable Care Act is not the final word from the high court. The justices will now decide whether to take up the legal case threatening to overturn the landmark law during their next term, which begins in October.… Read More »

Sorry, Shkreli: Supreme Court rebuffs ex-pharma CEO’s final appeal

Martin Shkrelli, the disgraced former CEO of Retrophin currently serving a seven-year sentence for securities fraud and conspiracy, was hoping for a SCOTUS hail mary after multiple appeals fell flat. Turns out the court wasn’t interested in hearing Shkreli’s pleas at all.  The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied hearing Shkreli’s appeal to overturn his… Read More »

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as debate rages over a new measure in Alabama that would prohibit the procedure almost entirely. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court building is seen in Washington, U.S., March 26,… Read More »

Viewpoints: Expanding Public Charge Policy Would Be Detrimental To Immigrants’ Health; Supreme Court Conservatives’ Impatience On Display With Planned Parenthood Case

Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and others. Boston Globe: Trump’s ‘Public Charge’ Anti-Immigrant Proposal Is Cruel And Unusual  Even compared with President Trump’s other radical anti-immigration proposals, his plan to expand dramatically the so-called public charge rule shocks the conscience. The administration’s proposal is so chilling and cruel that, even before becoming… Read More »