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Americans Oppose Healthcare Law But Like Provisions

Posted June 25th, 2012 at 1:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A poll indicates that most Americans oppose President Barack Obama’s health care reform even though they strongly support most of its provisions. The Reuters-Ipsos poll was conducted last week. The Supreme Court is expected to hand down its ruling on a challenge to the president’s health care initiative Thursday. At the heart of the Patient […]

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Americans Oppose Healthcare Law But Like Provisions

Posted June 25th, 2012 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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A poll indicates that most Americans oppose President Barack Obama’s health care reform even though they strongly support most of its provisions. The Reuters-Ipsos poll was conducted last week. The Supreme Court is expected to hand down its ruling on a challenge to the president’s health care initiative this week, possibly as early as Monday. […]

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US Supreme Court to Rule on Health Care Law as Early as Monday

Posted June 24th, 2012 at 8:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A new week brings more waiting for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on a challenge to President Barack Obama’s signature health care reforms. The high court’s ruling is expected as early as Monday, which would be exactly two years after Mr. Obama signed legislation to mandate health insurance for an additional 32 million Americans […]

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Biomass Study Finds World’s Population 18.5 Million Tons Overweight

Posted June 22nd, 2012 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Being fat is not usually considered an environmental problem. But that notion might be changing. A new global study estimates the world’s adult human biomass – the total weight of people living on the planet and suggests that obesity is taking a heavy toll on the world’s energy resources. For years, scientists have tracked the […]

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Reports: Egypt’s Mubarak Suffers Stroke

Posted June 19th, 2012 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Egypt’s state news agency reported Tuesday that former president Hosni Mubarak, serving a life prison sentence, suffered a stroke and prison authorities said he was likely to be moved to a hospital. State TV said the 84-year-old Mubarak was in critical condition after his “heart stopped” and doctors used a defibrillator to restart it. Mubarak […]

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Obama: Supreme Court Will Uphold Health Care Law

Posted April 2nd, 2012 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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President Barack Obama says he is confident the U.S. Supreme Court will uphold his health care reform law in the face of conservative legal challenges. Speaking at the White House Monday during a news conference with the Canadian and Mexican leaders, Mr. Obama said that the law is constitutional. He said it would be “unprecedented” […]

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US Supreme Court Grapples with Scope of Health Care Mandate

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 2:35 pm (UTC-5)
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America’s top justices are considering what to do if they strike down the key provision of U.S. President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. The U.S. Supreme Court held its third and final day of arguments Wednesday on the law, examining whether parts of it should survive if the court determines the so-called “individual mandate” […]

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Final Supreme Court Debate Over Landmark US Health Care Law

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court opened a third and final day of hearings Wednesday on President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. Wednesday’s arguments were examining whether the law should survive if a key provision is ruled unconstitutional. That provision is the so-called “individual mandate,” requiring Americans to purchase health insurance or face a financial penalty. […]

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Final Supreme Court Debate Over Landmark US Health Care Law

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Supreme Court will spend a third and final day Wednesday hearing arguments about whether the entire U.S. health care reform law should survive if a key provision is ruled unconstitutional. Tuesday’s debate focused on the so-called “individual mandate,” requiring every American to purchase health insurance or face a financial penalty. Supporters say it […]

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Landmark US Health Care Law Faces Crucial Court Session

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court have questioned a key provision of the U.S. health care reform law, raising doubts about whether the government can require Americans to purchase insurance. The oral arguments Tuesday were the second of three days on President Barack Obama’s signature domestic policy, the Affordable Care Act. Justice Antonin […]

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