March 27, 2012 The talent show outside the U.S. Supreme Court continued Tuesday as activists for and against President Obama's health care law sought to outdo each other with ever more artistic forms of protest.
March 26, 2012 Supporters and opponents of the law engaged in a sing-song call-and-response debate just in front of the court's towering marble steps.
February 13, 2012 President Obama's health care overhaul was largely based on one that then-Gov. Mitt Romney signed into law in Massachusetts in 2006. Now, more than 98 percent of state residents have health insurance, and the law has drawn unexpected supporters. But controlling costs remains a challenge.
November 15, 2011 Since 1970, the court has limited oral arguments to 30 minutes per side. But there have been notable exceptions. Bush v. Gore lasted 90 minutes and two campaign finance cases clocked in at four hours each.
September 8, 2011 The court did not rule on the constitutional issues raised by the lawsuits.
August 12, 2011 A U.S. appeals court Friday has found the mandate in President Obama's health care law that requires individuals to purchase health insurance to be unconstitutional. The 2-1 ruling on a suit brought by 26 states agreed with a lower court in ruling against the "individual mandate," but it upheld the rest of the law.
July 12, 2011 The health care overhaul law calls for an independent board to make recommendations for ways to reduce Medicare payments without cutting benefits or increasing costs to beneficiaries. But Congressmen from both sides of the aisle are growing doubtful that such a board will work.
July 5, 2011 Two out of every three Americans between 50 and 75 are up-to-date with colon cancer screening guidelines. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says doctors still need to recommend everyone else that they be screened.
June 20, 2011 McKinsey and Company released its methodology for a controversial survey that found as many as 30 percent of employers might drop health insurance after the new health law takes effect in 2014. But critics are anything but assuaged.
April 28, 2011 Overcrowding in emergency rooms isn't caused by people who don't have insurance — it's caused by people who do, but still can't find a doctor to treat them. And doctors say there is not nearly enough attention paid to emergency departments in the new health care law.