Questions, answers on picking a nominee for the Supreme Court

Questions, answers on picking high court nominee

WASHINGTON — Lightning must strike and sometimes more than once for someone to be nominated to the Supreme Court, Justice Stephen Breyer has said.

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AP sources: Women and Hispanics dominate Obama’s list of possible high-court nominees

AP sources: Obama considering 6 for high court

WASHINGTON — Focusing on specific candidates for the nation’s highest court, President Barack Obama is considering a diverse list dominated by women and Hispanics. The six names confirmed as being under review by Obama include three judges, two members of his administration and one governor.

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AP source: Obama considering Carlos Moreno, more than 6 others as Supreme Court nominee

Source: Obama considers more than 6 for high court

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is considering a list of more than six contenders for the Supreme Court that is dominated by women and Hispanics, one that includes judges and leaders from own his administration who have never donned a judicial robe.

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Obama says detainee abuse photos he wants to block from release are not ’sensational’

Obama says detainee abuse photos not ’sensational’

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the detainee abuse photos he wants to block from release are “not particularly sensational” and would do no good if published. He said he will not tolerate abuse of prisoners. But he also said Wednesday he had directed his legal team to fight the court-ordered release of the photos because he was concerned about how they might affect the safety of U.S. troops.

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Obama shifts course, seeks to block court-ordered release of detainee abuse photos

Obama tries to block release of abuse photos

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will try to block the court-ordered release of hundreds of photos showing U.S. troops allegedly abusing prisoners, reversing his position after military commanders warned the graphic images could stoke anti-American sentiment and endanger soldiers.

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Reversing course, Obama seeks to block release of detainee abuse photos

In reversal, Obama seeks to block abuse photos

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he would try to block the court-ordered release of photos showing U.S. troops abusing prisoners, abruptly reversing his position out of concern the pictures would “further inflame anti-American opinion” and endanger U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Reversing course, Obama seeks to block release of detainee abuse photos

In reverse, Obama seeks to block abuse photos

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will try to block the court-ordered release of hundreds of photos showing U.S. troops allegedly abusing prisoners, reversing his position after military commanders warned the graphic images could stoke anti-American sentiment and endanger soldiers.

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Possible Supreme Court nominee Wood in the spotlight as judges take up religious bias case

Possible SupCo nominee in the spotlight at hearing

CHICAGO — When a federal appeals court meets in Chicago to take up a bitter dispute over alleged religious discrimination by a condo association the judges themselves could end up as the main attraction.

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