Justices hear key challenge to health-care law

After upholding the law three years ago, justices are hearing arguments about whether those who receive tax subsidies to buy health insurance under the Affordable Care Act are doing so illegally.

Updates: Sotomayor: ‘Tell me how that is not coercive’

Updates: Sotomayor: ‘Tell me how that is not coercive’

Follow the latest from oral arguments.

Opponents have focused on how the law should be interpreted. (AP)

Today could be beginning of the end of Obamacare: What you need to know

WONKBLOG | Here’s what you need to know about the case that is considered the greatest threat to the future of Obamacare.

Local News

Heavy snow and accumulation expected for Thursday’s winter storm

Heavy snow and accumulation expected for Thursday’s winter storm

WEATHER GANG | Rain turns to snow early, and the worst conditions are expected during rush hour.

Shock over Sweet Briar’s closing turns to determination to keep college alive

Shock over Sweet Briar’s closing turns to determination to keep college alive

Students, faculty and alumnae say they were blindsided and want to know what recourse they have.

Suspect linked to spate of shootings in public places in Md., including at NSA

Suspect linked to spate of shootings in public places in Md., including at NSA

A 35-year-old Pr. George’s man in custody is being investigated for incidents on roads and near malls.

Why are restaurant hostesses expected to do bathroom duty?

Why are restaurant hostesses expected to do bathroom duty?

LIVE Q&A | The Post’s dining critic weighs in on your questions about eating in D.C.

Killing the Purple Line wouldn’t be conservative. It would be radical.

Killing the Purple Line wouldn’t be conservative. It would be radical.

DR GRIDLOCK | Big transportation projects are always controversial and over budget, but always built.

Not just a ‘House of Cards’ plot: The VA illegally shifted $92.5 million

Not just a ‘House of Cards’ plot: The VA illegally shifted $92.5 million

FED EYE | Funds meant for medical support went to a new IT system to bypass Congress, a review says.

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Defiant Alabama Supreme Court
halts same-sex marriage in the state

Defiant Alabama Supreme Court <br> halts same-sex marriage in the state

The court said a federal court used “sleight of hand” in a ruling that led to same-sex unions last month.

Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail was on a server in her N.Y. home, report says

Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail was on a server in her N.Y. home, report says

THE FIX | The sophisticated system gave the Clintons impressive control over their message archives.

Bush puts $1M-cap on donors to avoid perception of influence by uber-rich

Bush puts $1M-cap on donors to avoid perception of influence by uber-rich

The move may mark the first time a presidential hopeful has sought to limit contributions.

Federal Government

Report says procedures put a chilling effect on potential FBI whistleblowers

FEDERAL DIARY | A GAO report and Senate hearing look at protocol that dissuades feds from pointing out waste or abuse.

National

Jury selected in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Jury selected in Boston Marathon bombing trial

It took two months to seat a jury in the case, but on Tuesday the ten women and eight men were finally selected.

Business

Hidden in Obama’s budget, big news for small businesses (and taxpayers)

Hidden in Obama’s budget, big news for small businesses (and taxpayers)

Nearly 1,200 pages into Obama’s budget are two dashed lines that should please taxpayers.

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