Supreme Court
  • -Attorney Donald Verrilli talks to media outside the Supreme Court on January 7, 2008

    Federal regulators are pressing the Supreme Court to stop big pharmaceutical corporations from paying generic drug competitors to delay releasing their drugs.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 25, 2013, 9:17 AM EDT
  • This April 27, 2005 file photo shows Caitlin J. Halligan, in the Court of Appeals in Albany, N.Y. Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked the confirmation of federal appeals court nominee Caitlin Halligan for the second time, denying President Barack Obama a key judicial appointment.

    Hands a victory to the Senate Republicans who have prevented him from getting any nominees seated on the powerful D.C. circuit of the U.S. Appeals Court.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 22, 2013, 7:59 PM EDT
  • Members of a splinter faction of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal Maoist shout slogans as they protest against the formation of an interim government in Katmandu, Nepal, Thursday, March 14, 2013.

    An attempt by the main political parties to cure the paralysis and infighting that have prevented elections from proceeding for months now.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 14, 2013, 9:43 PM EDT
  • President Barack Obama speaks at the Business Council dinner in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013.

    Gay rights supporters are pressing the administration to file a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Supreme Court to overturn California's gay marriage ban.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 28, 2013, 11:26 AM EST