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Justices decline Baltimore’s bid to save abortion-notice law

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday declined without comment to hear Baltimore’s appeal of a lower-court decision striking down a city ordinance that required pregnancy centers opposed to abortion and artificial birth control to notify patients the facilities do not offer services for terminating or preventing pregnancies.

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Justices decline to hear Baltimore bank robbers’ appeal

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday declined without comment to hear the appeals of two Baltimore bank robbers who had argued that police violated their constitutional rights by tracking their past travels through cellphone tower records collected without a search warrant.

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Justices’ ruling likely kills Baltimore’s abortion-sign law

FILE - In this June 26, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court is seen in Washington. The Supreme Court is taking up a case about political maps in Wisconsin that could affect elections across the country. The justices are hearing argument on Oct. 3 in a dispute between Democratic voters and Wisconsin Republicans who drew maps that have entrenched their control of the legislature in a state that is otherwise closely divided between the parties.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday likely killed a Baltimore ordinance that required pregnancy centers opposed to abortion and artificial birth control to notify patients the facilities do not offer services for terminating or preventing pregnancies.

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Supreme Court accepts Texas voting maps, sends N.C.’s back for lower-court review

In this Oct. 10, 2017 photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset.  The Supreme Court is being asked to take a case about whether eye drops are too big. Don’t roll your eyes. Major players in American’s medicine cabinets are now asking the high court to take the case. On the other side are patients using the companies’ drops to treat glaucoma and other conditions. They say wasted medication affects their wallets. They argue they should be able to sue. Drug companies, however, say the patients’ argument is based on speculation and a bottle that doesn’t exist.    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court kept Texas’ voting maps largely intact Monday, dealing an election-year blow to Democrats by reversing earlier findings that intentional racial discrimination continues to stain several statehouse and congressional districts. The 5-4 decision comes nine ...

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