10 01 2014
  9:29 pm  

Scalia's Pro-Tobacco Order Tossed by High Court

Justice had allowed Philip Morris and other companies delay payments to anti-smoking program

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia exercised a rarely used power last fall to let Philip Morris USA and three other big tobacco companies delay making multimillion-dollar payments for a program to help people quit smoking.

Read more: Scalia's Pro-Tobacco Order Tossed by High Court

Planned Parenthood, Abortion and the Budget Fight

In the budget maelstrom that threatened to partially shut the federal government Friday stood Planned Parenthood Federation of America

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans portray Planned Parenthood as primarily focused on performing abortions and - intentionally or not - using American taxpayer dollars to do it

Read more: Planned Parenthood, Abortion and the Budget Fight

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