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Why not just cut open a goat and be done with it? In ancient Rome, a special kind of priest called a haruspex would "read" the entrails of sheep to divine the will of the gods, the health of the growing season, or whatever else was weighing on the...
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Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court struck down key provisions of Arizona's crackdown on immigrants Monday but said a much-debated portion on checking suspects' status could go forward. The court did not throw out the state provision requiring police...
KTLA NewsWASHINGTON, DC -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that two men convicted of killings committed when they were 14 cannot be sentenced to life in prison without at least the possibility of parole. The 5-4 ruling is a victory for defenders of juvenile...
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Los Angeles Times Restaurant CriticIf you want to eat foie gras in California before July 1, especially at a feast dedicated to the smooth, super-fatted duck liver, your pâté may be seasoned with a grain or two of political theater. Outside Santa Monica's Mélisse earlier this month, there...
CNNThe U.S. Supreme Court struck down key parts of an Arizona law Monday that sought to deter illegal immigration, but it let stand a controversial provision that lets police check a person's immigration status while enforcing other laws. In a decision sure...
KIAHThe U.S. Supreme Courttook a stand in shifting sands as it upheld the most controversial part of Arizona’s immigration law, but didn`t provide a way to enforce it. The justices allowed Arizona cops to ask for papers if they think a person is in the...
Daily DishWhat's behind the impending ban on foie gras?...
The Hartford CourantWASHINGTON - The Supreme Court soon will pull the trigger on the epic health care case. Better be ready to rumble. Everyone else is, as the court should announce Monday or by the end of the week whether the Obama administration's signature health care law...
WASHINGTON (AP)— The Supreme Court threw out key provisions of Arizona's crackdown on illegal immigrants Monday but said a much-debated portion could go forward — that police must check the status of people stopped for various reasons who...
In 2009, President Barack Obama was asked whether the individual mandate in his health care plan was really just a tax in disguise. "I absolutely reject that notion," he responded. But if the president had been brave enough back then to call a tax a tax,...
A country as large, diverse and modern as ours depends on an elaborate system of laws to run efficiently and fairly. The number of laws grows as the nation gets bigger and the economy more complex. Consider, as a crude measure of growth, the size of the...
Opinion L.A.It's a well-established practice among reporters covering the Supreme Court to look for clues to the outcome in the justices' questions, even though it can be a fool's errand. So it wasn't surprising to see numerous articles Tuesday declaring the......
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