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  • new storyMississippi Republicans hail frequent state visitor Scalia 
    Updated: Feb-14-16 4:35 am

    JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi Republicans are fondly remembering U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who frequently hunted in Mississippi along with his friend, retired 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Charles Pickering.

  • Major cases heard by or scheduled for the Supreme Court story has photos
    Updated: Feb-13-16 11:11 pm

    Some of the major cases heard or scheduled to be heard this term by the Supreme Court. Justice Antonin Scalia's death casts uncertainty on the court's term. No rulings have been issued in any of these cases.

  • Obama to nominate Scalia successor 'in due time' story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-13-16 10:44 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, charging into a heated and likely prolonged election-year fight with Republicans. Obama said a nomination was "bigger than any one party."

  • Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79 story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-13-16 9:26 pm

    WASHINGTON - Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential election year. Scalia was 79.

  • In victory or dissent, Scalia was a man of strong opinions story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-13-16 8:12 pm

    WASHINGTON - Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia kept your attention, whether you liked him or not.

  • Obama vows to press ahead on Clean Power Plan after setback story has photos
    Updated: Feb-10-16 3:32 am

    WASHINGTON - The administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his signature plan to address climate change on hold until after legal challenges are resolved.

  • Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold story has photos
    Updated: Feb-09-16 9:09 pm

    WASHINGTON - A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved.

  • High court upholds government's energy conservation program story has photos
    Updated: Jan-25-16 4:11 pm

    WASHINGTON - In a win for the Obama administration and environmental groups, the Supreme Court on Monday upheld a 5-year-old federal program that pays large electric customers to save energy during times of peak demand.

  • Justices extend bar on automatic life terms for teenagers story has photos
    Updated: Jan-25-16 11:24 am

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that people serving life terms for murders they committed as teenagers must have a chance to seek their freedom, a decision that could affect more than 1,000 inmates.

  • High court split over police officer's First Amendment case 
    Updated: Jan-19-16 2:51 pm

    WASHINGTON - A New Jersey police officer's claim that he was a victim of political retribution drew plenty of sympathy at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, but it wasn't clear whether the justices would find that Jeffrey Heffernan has a case under the First Amendment.