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In our news wrap Monday, the United States Supreme Court rejected a Republican lawsuit against proxy voting in the House of Representatives, but agreed to hear challenges to affirmative action in college admissions for the first time since 2016. Federal…
By William Brangham, Harry Zahn
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the Biden administration must stop enforcing a rule that employees at big companies take the COVID vaccine, but permitted vaccine requirements for most health care workers. William Brangham reports.
By John Yang, Ian Couzens, Ebony Joseph
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday heard lengthy arguments challenging the Biden administration's vaccine and testing requirements in the workplace. The rules at stake are at the heart of the government's pandemic response and could have significant implications for roughly…
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The court acted Friday, more than a month after hearing arguments over the law that makes abortion illegal after cardiac activity is detected in an embryo.
By Mark Sherman, Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
Justice Brett Kavanaugh is participating remotely from his home after testing positive for COVID-19 late last week.
By Casey Smith, Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
Three controversial cases were brought to the court as emergency motions and were decided without the court's more typical full briefing and oral argument. That process has been called the court's "shadow docket."…
By PBS NewsHour
It’s been a year since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died. Her seat on the bench is now occupied by Justice Amy Coney Barrett, the third judge appointed by former President Donald Trump. On October 4th, the court will resume in-person…
By Chloe Jones
The landmark Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision is functionally overturned in Texas after the Supreme Court did not block enforcement of a new abortion law because of a technicality. Experts say this could set a precedent of lawmakers side-stepping…
The Supreme Court ended the Biden administration's COVID-related ban on evictions, siding with landlords who said the ban put them at risk of irreparable harm. Congress has authorized some $46 billion in rental assistance relief. But Stephanie Sy reports only…
On the heels of the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Trump-era "Remain in Mexico" policy, Amna Nawaz takes this moment to do a check-in on the U.S.-Mexico border with journalist Robert Moore, founder of the nonprofit news organization El…
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