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Health Care Mandate At Issue At Supreme Court

Supreme Court justices debated whether it's constitutional for the government to require nearly everyone to have health insurance. President Obama's signature accomplishment could live or die based on the outcome.

Supreme Court Cheat Sheet: A Quick Guide To The Day 2 Arguments

Who offered the most intense questioning? The grimmest hypothetical example? The best food metaphor? Tuesday's session was filled with sharp rhetorical volleys and clever analogies. Here are the highlights.

Mandate's Fate Seems To Rest On Kennedy, Roberts

After Tuesday's Supreme Court arguments, it is clear where the balance of power lies — in the votes of Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy. And the questions they posed to the government were far more direct than the questions posed to the challengers.

Arguments In Health Care Case

NPR's Julie Rovner describes the scene outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday, where both sides seemed pleased with the debate over the federal health law, and previews Wednesday's arguments.

Supporter, Opponent Of Health Law Weigh In

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers is among 26 state attorneys general who have sued the federal government over implementation of the health care law. Former U.S. Solicitor General Walter Dellinger has been a vocal proponent of the law. They offer their views on the law's constitutionality.
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Juicing: Vegetables, Fruits, Spices, and More

Juicing is back, and it goes well beyond basics like apple and orange juice; spinach, beets, wheat grass, and almost anything else in a garden can yield a glass of "liquid nutrition." We explore the techniques and recipes that get the most from juicing.


Health Law's Individual Mandate Has It's Day In Court

During the second day of arguments over President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court takes up the law's most controversial element: the individual mandate. The Justices will consider whether it is constitutional to require individuals to purchase health care.