In related decisions this week, the US Supreme Court ruled in favor of a business and a college seeking exemptions on religious grounds from birth control provisions of the Affordable Care Act. Many more such cases are expected.
As they do with cable providers, the major television networks can charge the startup company for taking their signals out of the air and allow the public to view network programs on smartphones and tablets.
A new Texas law requiring doctors performing abortions to have hospital admitting privileges has forced more than a dozen clinics in the state to close. The case is on a path back to the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court heard a case Tuesday involving the prosecution of a Pennsylvania microbiologist who used toxic chemicals to try to settle a personal score. Federal prosecutors charged the woman with using 'chemical weapons.'