Supreme Court
Associated Press/Photo by J. Scott Applewhite (file)

Ginsburg treated for cancer

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/23/19, 03:59 pm

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent treatment for a malignant, localized tumor on her pancreas recently, the Supreme Court announced Friday. She received three weeks of radiation therapy starting Aug. 5 and had a bile duct stent placed. No evidence of cancer remains, but doctors will continue to monitor her health.

Read more

Associated Press/Photo by Jacquelyn Martin (file)

Supreme Court OKs Pentagon funds for border wall

by Mickey McLean
Posted 7/27/19, 12:17 pm

Thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court, the Trump administration can now send construction crews to the U.S. southern border to build sections of a wall using $2.5 billion in Department of Defense funds. The five conservative justices on the court Friday reversed a lower court decision and lifted a freeze on Pentagon funds President Donald Trump sought for wall construction after declaring a national emergency in February. “Wow!

Read more

Associated Press/Photo by Andrew Harnik

Supreme Court pays respect to late Justice Stevens

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/22/19, 02:03 pm

WASHINGTON—Supreme Court justices, joined by President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and other dignitaries, honored former Justice John Paul Stevens on Monday as his body lay in repose at the court. Stevens, a Supreme Court justice for almost 35 years after his nomination by President Gerald Ford in 1975, died at age 99 last week after a stroke.

Read more