Ohio Brothers Get $235,000 In Patrol Crash Lawsuit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol has reached a $235,000 settlement in a lawsuit by two southwest Ohio brothers who alleged their vehicle was hit by a patrol car traveling over 95 mph while not using overhead lights or sirens. The Ohio Court of Claims approved the...
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Courts won’t void the Affordable Care Act over semantics

By Timothy Jost July 9 at 8:35 PM Timothy Jost is a professor at Washington and Lee University law school. The Supreme Court’s term ended in June with another Affordable Care Act ruling, and the ACA survived largely unscathed. Burwell v. Hobby Lobby has important...
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Milbank: Dana Milbank: In border crisis, Obama is accused of ‘lawlessness’ for following law

By Dana Milbank Opinion writer July 9 at 8:37 PM A querulous quartet of conservatives took to the Senate floor Wednesday to condemn President Obama for his latest atrocity against the American way of life. The Republican foursome, assembled to criticize the president for failing...

Lane: A national immigration scandal

By Charles Lane July 9 at 8:37 PM Congress likes to put fancy titles on its legislative handiwork, but they should probably just call everything the Law of Unintended Consequences, especially immigration bills. The 1965 Cuban Adjustment Act gave all people fleeing that Communist...
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Meyerson: Hillary Clinton’s identity crisis

By Harold Meyerson Opinion Writer July 9 at 8:39 PM Which Hillary Clinton would run for — and, more important, govern as — president? The onetime New York senator whom many Wall Street bankers supported and former secretary of state who gave speeches to Goldman Sachs and others...
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Dionne: Harry Reid’s effort to affix the blame for dysfunction

By E.J. Dionne Jr. July 9 at 9:22 PM Some elections are contests between voters who are happy and voters who are not. This fall’s elections are of a different sort: Since almost all the voters are unhappy with politics, the battle will be over which party gets the blame for...
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Dodgers found partly responsible in fan beating

FILE – This undated file photo provided Tuesday April 5, 2011 by John Stow shows Bryan Stow holding his 12-year-old son and 8-year-old daughter. Bryan Stow a San Francisco Giants fan who suffered brain damage in a beating at Dodger Stadium won his negligence suit against...

Colorado completes 1st legal pot market study

DENVER (AP) — Colorado is smoking pot by the ton, and visitors are, too. Colorado’s pot regulators issued what is believed to be the world’s first post-legalization market study for the weed on Wednesday. The study relied on sales data from Colorado’s...
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Sterling says he won’t sell team, calls wife pig

FILE – In this Oct. 17, 2010 file photo, Los Angeles Clippers team owner Donald Sterling watches his team play in Los Angeles. With a $2 billion sale of the Clippers hanging in the balance, a judge is set to determine Monday, June 30, 2014, if the terms of a family trust...
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Cavs agree to 3-way trade, make room for James

Miami Heat forward LeBron James responds to a question during a media availability for the NBA basketball finals on Saturday, June 14, 2014, in San Antonio. Miami plays Game 5 against the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) Miami Heat forward LeBron James...