Origination clause challenge to health-care law is tossed by DC Circuit

An artist’s origination clause challenge to the Obama administration’s health-care law has failed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

The origination clause states that “all bills for raising revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives.”

Iowa artist and part-time National Guardsman Matt Sissel had claimed… full story

Revered former 'Judge Biff,' known for his fairness and sense of humor, is dead at 77

E-book author and her group charged in community-service scam; prosecutors say it may be widespread

Cross-shaped beam found in 9/11 rubble may be displayed in Ground Zero museum, 2nd Circuit says

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