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Obama praises Supreme Court stance on gay marriage: magazine

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WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said the U.S. Supreme Court's recent move to uphold lower-court rulings allowing gay marriage in several states may be its most significant decision during his time in office, he told the New Yorker magazine in comments published on Monday.

Supreme Court agrees to decide gun ownership case

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide whether a Florida man convicted on drug charges and forced to give up his firearms under federal law could sell the guns or transfer ownership to his wife or a friend.

20 Oct 2014

Supreme Court to decide police access to hotel guest registries

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether hotel operators have grounds to challenge a Los Angeles city ordinance that allows police to view guest registries, a power that local officials say helps them investigate crimes including prostitution.

20 Oct 2014

U.S. top court declines Duane Reade executives' appeals

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear two former senior Duane Reade Inc[OKHLPD.UL] executives' appeals of their 2010 securities fraud convictions for inflating earnings at the New York drugstore chain.

Supreme Court denies request to block Texas voter ID law

- The U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday denied a request to block a Texas law requiring residents to show certain forms of identification before they vote, a measure that supporters say prevents voter fraud but opponents decry as discriminatory.

U.S., Politics 18 Oct 2014

Supreme Court divided in battle over Teva MS drug patent

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared closely divided as it weighed Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's high-profile fight with generic drug manufacturers over patent protections for Copaxone, its top-selling multiple sclerosis drug.

15 Oct 2014

Opponents ask U.S. Supreme Court to block Texas voter ID law

WASHINGTON - Civil rights lawyers on Wednesday asked a U.S. Supreme Court justice to block a Texas law requiring voters in the state to show certain forms of identification in order to cast a ballot.

15 Oct 2014

U.S. top court hears Teva's multiple sclerosis drug patent fight

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday is set to wade into Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's fight over patent protections for Copaxone, its top-selling multiple sclerosis drug, in one of the most important business cases of the justices' new term.

Supreme Court blocks Texas abortion restrictions

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked certain restrictions on abortion contained in a Texas state law that abortion rights groups said would have forced all but a handful of clinics to shut down in the state of 26 million people.

14 Oct 2014

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Texas abortion restrictions

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked certain restrictions on abortion contained in a Texas state law that abortion rights groups said would have forced all but a handful of clinics to shut down in the state of 26 million people.

14 Oct 2014