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Battles expected in many U.S. states over abortion-related bills

World / Politics Jan 17, 2019

Battles expected in many U.S. states over abortion-related bills

On each side of America's abortion debate, legislators and activists emboldened by recent developments plan to push aggressively in many states this year for bills either seeking near-total bans on abortion or guaranteeing women's access to the procedure. For abortion opponents, many of whom will ...

Business Jan 5, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court to hear case on vulgar trademarks

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a case brought by a clothing line named Fuct, which the government has refused to register, claiming it would promote vulgarity. The case pits a provision of U.S. trademark law that allows the government to deny ...

Kavanaugh fight sharpens the stakes for U.S. midterm elections

World / Politics Oct 7, 2018

Kavanaugh fight sharpens the stakes for U.S. midterm elections

The bitter battle over Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court has exacerbated America's political divide and left many Americans emotionally raw. It has also given new definition to the high stakes of November's election. Until now, the fight for control of Congress has largely ...

Kavanaugh on U.S. Supreme Court: Sparks or harmony?

World / Politics Oct 6, 2018

Kavanaugh on U.S. Supreme Court: Sparks or harmony?

When Clarence Thomas took a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court in 1991, he had only barely survived a series of bitter Senate hearings on allegations of sexual harassment that divided the country. But he said he was quickly welcomed by his eight fellow justices. "After ...