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Cat And Dog Take Supreme Court Arguments In Stride

A cat on a leash stretched out on the steps outside the Supreme Court while a chihuahua mix with health insurance showed her support for the Obama administration's health care law.
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Tax Fight A Prelude To Supreme Court Fireworks

The first of the three days of arguments over the new health care law proved, as expected, to be arcane, dense and probably unimportant in the long run. Tuesday's argument challenging the constitutionality of the individual mandate is likely to provide more sparks.
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Health Care Law's First Day In Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday heard the first arguments on whether or not the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is constitutional. Los Angeles Times Supreme Court correspondent David Savage recaps the first of three days of arguments.
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A Doctor's Quest To Offer The 'Best Care' At Life's End

While nearly everyone hopes to die peacefully at home, 30 percent of Americans die in nursing homes and more than half in hospitals. In his book The Best Care Possible, Dr. Ira Byock argues that the way most Americans die is a national disgrace that will get much worse as baby boomers age.
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TRANSCRIPT & AUDIO: Supreme Court: The Health Care Law And The Anti-Injunction Act

The Supreme Court on Monday heard the first of three days of oral arguments on the fate of President Obama's health care law.
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Understanding the Organ Transplant Process

Former Vice President Cheney's recent heart transplant has drawn attention to organ donation. Diane and a panel of experts discuss how recipients are chosen and what potential donors need to know.

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Wrap-up of Affordable Care Act Hearings

In one of its longest sessions ever, the Supreme Court will hear six hours of argument over three days on the Affordable Care Act. After the session concludes on Wednesday, join Diane and guests for a wrap up of the arguments, and a guide to what happens next.

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Justices Seem Intent To Get To The Heart Of The Health Care Law

Can an obscure tax law keep the Supreme Court from hearing challenges to Obama's signature domestic initiative? The justices seemed rather skeptical during Monday's oral arguments on the fate of the health care law.

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