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U.S. chief justice juggles dual roles during Trump impeachment trial

22 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts pulled double duty on Tuesday as he juggled dual responsibilities at the Supreme Court and President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. | Video

U.S. chief justice juggles dual roles during Trump impeachment trial

22 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts pulled double duty on Tuesday as he juggled dual responsibilities at the Supreme Court and President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.

U.S. Supreme Court declines to fast-track Obamacare appeal

21 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a bid by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives and 20 Democratic-led states to fast-track consideration of their appeal seeking a definitive ruling that the Obamacare healthcare law does not violate the U.S. Constitution. | Video

Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal in Obamacare contraception fight

18 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took up an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration seeking to enforce new federal rules allowing employers to obtain religious exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that health insurance that they provide to employees pays for women's birth control.

U.S. chief justice faces unfamiliar glare of spotlight at Trump trial

17 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts is poised to become a key figure in the political life of President Donald Trump. | Video

U.S. chief justice faces unfamiliar glare of spotlight at Trump trial

17 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts is poised to become a key figure in the political life of President Donald Trump. | Video

U.S. chief justice faces unfamiliar glare of spotlight at Trump trial

17 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts is poised to become a key figure in the political life of President Donald Trump. | Video

Virginia vote sets up fight over women's rights constitutional amendment

16 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON Legislators in Virginia on Wednesday backed a long-gestating amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would guarantee equal rights for women, setting up a fight over whether the deadline to finalize it has passed.

U.S. Supreme Court justices skeptical about New Jersey 'Bridgegate' convictions

14 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices signaled sympathy on Tuesday toward two associates of former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie who are seeking to have their convictions in the "Bridgegate" scandal overturned in a case focusing on what kinds of political acts can be prosecuted as criminal fraud.

U.S. Supreme Court tosses lower court ruling that allowed IBM retirement fund suit

14 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a lower court ruling that allowed a lawsuit to proceed against managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp employees centering on allegations that officials failed to disclose that IBM's microelectronics business was over-valued.

World News

China virus death toll mounts to 25, infections spread

A new coronavirus has killed 25 people in China and infected more than 800, the government said on Friday, as the World Health Organisation declared it an emergency but stopped short of declaring the epidemic of international concern.