Bracing for an impending Supreme Court decision that could limit the reach of the Voting Rights Act, liberal legal experts and advocates are assessing what to do if the court strikes down a central part of the law.Addressing the annual convention of the liberal lawyers’ group the American Constitution Society, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., a pioneer of the civil rights movement, told an audience of more
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CHICAGO (Reuters) - Shares of U.S. hospital operators have been on a tear this year, on average posting triple the gains of the broader stock market, as investors tallied up the benefits of President Barack Obama's healthcare reform.
BERLIN—President Obama will call Wednesday for reducing the number of deployed U.S. strategic nuclear warheads by one-third if the Russian government agrees to similar cuts, reviving a goal outlined early in his presidency to work toward a world without nuclear weapons. Read full article >>