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2005-11-30 14:41:05

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court grappled with its first abortion case in five years on Wednesday, considering whether a parental notification law must provide an exception when the health of an abortion-seeking minor is at risk. Several justices seemed to search for some middle-ground solution to the case, the first abortion controversy to reach the court under its new chief justice, John Roberts. Abortion has been one of the court's most contentious...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.