Supreme Court weighs health care once again

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

Case shows Congress can be sloppy when writing laws

The battle represents the most significant challenge to a law based on what some may consider careless wording.

Supporters of the law have described the suit as frivolous. (AP)

What’s the lawsuit all about?

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

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    Century-old liberal arts college for women in rural Va. to close this year

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