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Supreme Court upholds Obamacare

U.S. — According to CNN, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday to uphold President Barack Obama's health care law, with justices upholding a key provision requiring people to have health insurance.

Colorado wildfire of 'epic proportions' displaces 32,000

Predicted thunderstorms could complicate efforts Wednesday to tame an explosive wildfire that has already chased some 32,000 residents from their homes near Colorado Springs, Colorado.

California city to become largest to file bankruptcy

(CNN) -- The California city of Stockton approved a special budget Tuesday night, paving the way for it to become the largest American city to declare bankruptcy.

FBI: Nationwide child prostitution sweep leads to 104 arrests, 79 children rescued

During a three-day law enforcement sweep targeting the problem of teenage prostitution, officers rescued 79 children and arrested 104 alleged pimps, the FBI announced Monday.

Lonesome George, last of the Pinta Island tortoises, dies

(CNN) -- Lonesome George, the last surviving Pinta Island giant tortoise, has died at his home in the Galapagos Islands. Scientists believe he was more than 100 years old.

Lonesome George, last of the Pinta Island tortoises, dies

(CNN) -- Lonesome George, the last surviving Pinta Island giant tortoise, has died at his home in the Galapagos Islands. Scientists believe he was more than 100 years old.

Supreme Court to rule Thursday on health care

The U.S. Supreme Court will rule Thursday on the constitutionality of the sweeping health care law championed by President Barack Obama.

Attorney: Sandusky to appeal child sex abuse convictions

Former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky will appeal his convictions on numerous counts of child sexual abuse, a member of his defense team says.

Supreme Court sides with U.S. in Arizona immigration case

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled largely in favor of the U.S. government Monday in a controversial case involving an Arizona law that sought to crack down on illegal immigration.

No-kill shelter at capacity, no choice

If you're considering adopting a pet, this may help you make up your mind.