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The Supreme Court will hear arguments in the fall over the constitutionality of Harvard University's affirmative action program. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Law

The Supreme Court adds affirmative action to its potential hit list

With the court already having heard arguments this term on abortion and guns, this case marks yet another politically charged issue that threatens to uproot decades of legal doctrine.

Tommy and Me Jesse Cook, Jesse Cooke et. al.
The Tulip and the Acorn Alex Grant
Cubano Chant El Chicano
Nova Burial/Four Tet

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday in New York City. Stocks continued to slump on Monday as the Federal Reserve gears up to raise interest rates in a bid to bring down inflation from 40-year highs. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Stocks are in the midst of a wild ride as the U.S. gets ready to fight inflation

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Amphibian Circuits Dirtwire
Tonight at Noon Andy Summers
Suspended DLJ, ODYSSEE, & Florent Garcia

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Author Imani Perry explores the South to reveal the soul of America

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The Supreme Court adds affirmative action to its potential hit list

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Crying Julian Lage
10 Misled Children

Dhaval Bhatt plays Monopoly with his children, Hridaya (left) and Martand, at their home in St. Peters, Missouri. Martand's mother took him to a children's hospital in April after he burned his hand, and the bill for the emergency room visit was more than $1,000 — even though the child was never seen by a doctor. Whitney Curtis for Kaiser Health News hide caption

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The doctor didn't show up, but the hospital ER still billed $1,012

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Hot Love Brian Setzer
Ibrik Bonobo
Beautiful Lie Tiger JK & Bizzy
Dueling Shamans Tuatara
Bat out of Hell Meat Loaf

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