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2005-09-05 09:03:18

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush nominated conservative appeals court judge John Roberts on Monday to replace the late William Rehnquist as chief justice of the Supreme Court, the top court in the United States.

2005-09-04 14:48:19

By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Sunday called late Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist "a man of character and dedication" and pledged to move quickly to nominate a successor.

2005-09-04 10:14:48

By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush pledged on Sunday to move quickly to nominate a successor to U.S. Chief Justice William Rehnquist, whose death opens a second spot on the high court for the president to fill.

2005-09-04 10:06:45

By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush pledged on Sunday to move quickly to nominate a successor to U.S. Chief Justice William Rehnquist, whose death opens a second spot on the high court for the president to fill.

2005-09-04 04:22:58

By Jackie Frank WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist creates a rare double opening on the U.S. Supreme Court, giving President George W. Bush the chance to make a significant mark on the federal judiciary.

2005-09-03 23:16:45

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chief Justice William Rehnquist, who died on Saturday after a battle with thyroid cancer, carved out a record as one of the most conservative jurists in U.S. history during more than 33 years on the Supreme Court.

2005-09-03 23:14:14

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist died on Saturday at his home in Arlington, Virginia, after battling thyroid cancer since October, a court spokeswoman said.

2005-09-03 22:38:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist died on Saturday at his home in Arlington, Virginia, after battling thyroid cancer since October, a court spokeswoman said.

2005-09-03 22:19:46

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist died on Saturday at his home in Virginia, CNN reported.

2005-08-04 20:33:50

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Chief Justice William Rehnquist, who has thyroid cancer, developed a fever on Thursday and was taken to a Virginia hospital for evaluation, Supreme Court spokesman Ed Turner said, but later went home.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.