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.
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.
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.
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.
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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