No high court relief for NY health care workers who passed on Covid-19 vaccine
The Supreme Court used its shadow docket Monday afternoon to turn down a group of health care workers who have been denied a religious exemption to New York state's mandate that they get the coronavirus vaccine.
USA Gymnastics reaches $380 million deal with Nassar abuse survivors
USA Gymnastics and its insurers have reached a $380 million settlement agreement with sexual abuse survivors that will allow the organization to emerge from bankruptcy.
Talc maker denied high court audience over Mississippi cancer warning
The Supreme Court turned away dozens of litigants in its Monday list of orders, bringing Johnson & Johnson to the end of the road in its fight to keep a warning about the risk of ovarian cancer off its products in Mississippi.
California revives indoor mask mandate amid Covid spike
California will once again require both the vaccinated and unvaccinated to wear masks in indoor settings starting Dec. 15 through at least Jan. 15.
Ninth Circuit clears expulsions for seminarians in same-sex marriages
A Ninth Circuit panel on Monday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit challenging a Southern California seminary’s expulsion of two students for being in same-sex marriages, finding their removal was allowed under a religious exemption in a federal nondiscrimination law.
Judge refuses to move Michigan school shooting suspect to juvie
The 15-year-old sophomore accused of terrorizing his Michigan high school with a shooting rampage that killed four and injured several others faced a state judge Monday who denied a request to move him from an adult jail to a juvenile lockup.
Crisis erupts in Bosnia as Serbs threaten to break away
Twenty-six years after the signing of a peace agreement that ended the Bosnian War, Bosnia-Herzegovina is in the midst of a political crisis that has put the Balkans on edge after the country's Serbian politicians declared their intention to effectively secede.
Argentina to head UN Human Rights Council for first time
Argentina will preside over the United Nations Human Rights Council after a unanimous vote last week by all 47 member states of the council.
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