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2006-01-23 10:47:46

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - States can be sued in certain bankruptcy proceedings, a divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday in a case that pitted state powers against those of the federal government.

2006-01-18 18:03:06

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito had no apparent success on Wednesday in adding to his scant Democratic support in the Republican-led Senate, which is expected to soon confirm him.

2006-01-18 12:17:31

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In its first abortion ruling in more than five years, the U.S.

2006-01-17 16:16:30

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration overstepped its authority when it barred doctors from helping terminally ill patients die in the only state that allows physician-assisted suicide, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.

2006-01-17 11:05:00

The Bush administration cannot stop doctors from helping terminally ill patients end their lives under the nation's only physician-assisted suicide law, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.

2006-01-17 10:30:00

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration cannot stop doctors from helping terminally ill patients end their lives under the nation's only physician-assisted suicide law, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.

2006-01-17 10:25:00

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration cannot stop doctors from helping terminally ill patients end their lives under the nation's only physician-assisted suicide law, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.

2006-01-12 15:01:23

By Thomas Ferraro and Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito seemed headed for Senate confirmation on Thursday after finishing more than 18 hours of testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee where he defended his record against skeptical Democrats.

2006-01-12 14:36:46

By Thomas Ferraro and Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito seemed headed for Senate confirmation on Thursday after finishing more than 18 hours of testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee where he defended his record against skeptical Democrats.

2006-01-12 10:38:05

By Thomas Ferraro and Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats pressed a final time for more definitive answers from U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito as a third day of questioning got under way before a U.S. Senate panel on Thursday.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.