WASHINGTON (AP) — Wearing workout gear and carrying water bottles, fans of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrated her 86th birthday Friday by exercising in front of the high...
Hate crimes unit investigates Ginsburg poster graffiti
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Police Department's hate crimes unit is investigating after a poster of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was defaced with a swastika and an anti-Semitic...
NEW YORK (AP) — The borough president of Brooklyn says he will mark the upcoming birthday of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as part of his push to rename a municipal building for the...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Another American Indian tribe in North Dakota is challenging the state's voter identification requirements, which many Native Americans allege discriminate against them and...
Ginsburg’s recovery prescription: Plenty of opinions
WASHINGTON (AP) — Now we know what Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was doing as she recuperated from lung cancer surgery: churning out opinions for the court at a faster clip than any of her younger...
AP Source: Kendrick Lamar, SZA not performing at Oscars
NEW YORK (AP) — "All the Stars" are not performing at the Academy Awards, including Kendrick Lamar and SZA.
A person familiar with the decision, who spoke on the condition of anonymity...
‘Excessive fines’ ban applies to states, Supreme Court says
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tyson Timbs admitted he'd sold drugs, and he accepted his sentence without a fight. What he wouldn't quietly accept was the police seizing and keeping the $40,000 Land Rover he'd...
Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court bench in public session
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was back on the Supreme Court bench on Tuesday, eight weeks after surgery for lung cancer.
Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg back at work
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has returned to work at the building for the first time since lung cancer surgery in late December.
The court's press office says the 85-year-old Ginsburg is attending the justices' Friday closed-door conference at which they're weighing whether to add new cases and finalizing opinions in cases argued in the fall.
Spielberg, Gaga, sign get-well card for Ruth Bader Ginsburg
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Spielberg, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee and Glenn Close have a message for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Get well soon.
Ginsburg illness casts spotlight on long-term court absences
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has missed a month of Supreme Court arguments as she recovers from lung cancer surgery. But she's not the first justice to be away for a while and her absence hardly compares with those of some of her predecessors.
Ginsburg makes first public appearance since cancer surgery
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made her first public appearance since undergoing lung cancer surgery, attending a concert in her honor given by her daughter-in-law and other musicians.
Ginsburg, 85, had surgery in New York on Dec. 21. She missed arguments at the court in January, her first illness-related absence in more than 25 years as a justice, and has been recuperating at her home in Washington.
Ginsburg makes 1st public appearance since cancer surgery
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is making her first public appearance since undergoing lung cancer surgery in December.
The 85-year-old Ginsburg is attending a concert at a museum a few blocks from the White House that is being given by her daughter-in-law and other musicians. Patrice Michaels is married to Ginsburg's son, James. Michaels is a soprano and composer.
The concert is dedicated to Ginsburg's life in the law.
Supreme Court says Justice Ginsburg’s recovery is ‘on track’
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's recovery from cancer surgery is "on track" and no further treatment is required. But the 85-year-old justice will miss court arguments next week.
Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says that doctors for Ginsburg confirmed an initial evaluation that found no evidence of remaining cancer following surgery.
Whitmer names testing exec, ex-Obama official to lead DHHS
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former Obama administration official who is an executive with the nonprofit that administers the SAT will lead the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, which is the state's largest agency.
Ginsburg misses Supreme Court arguments for the 1st time
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is missing arguments for the first time in more than 25 years as she recuperates from cancer surgery last month, the Supreme Court said.
Ginsburg was not on the bench as the court met Monday to hear arguments. It was not clear when she would return to the court, which will hear more cases Tuesday and Wednesday, and again next week.
‘RBG,’ ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ get directors guild noms
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Popular documentaries about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Fred Rogers have each snagged another key nomination from the Directors Guild of America.
The DGA announced its five documentary selections Monday including "RBG," ''Won't You Be My Neighbor?" as well as the climbing documentary "Free Solo," ''Three Identical Strangers," about triplets who meet as adults, and "Hale County This Morning, This Evening."
Court: Justice Ginsburg leaves hospital after cancer surgery
WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokeswoman for the Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been discharged from the hospital after cancer surgery.
Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says Ginsburg left New York's Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on Tuesday and is now "recuperating at home."
Ginsburg underwent surgery Friday to remove two malignant growths in her left lung. Doctors say there is no evidence of any remaining disease.
Court says Justice Ginsburg up and working after surgery
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is up and working as she recuperates from cancer surgery.
A spokeswoman for the court, Kathy Arberg, also says that Ginsburg remained in New York at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on Sunday. No information has been released on when Ginsburg might return home.
Ginsburg underwent surgery Friday to remove two malignant growths in her left lung. Doctors say there is no evidence of any remaining disease.
Cancer the latest health woe for resilient Justice Ginsburg
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is resting in a New York hospital following surgery to remove two malignant growths in her left lung, the third time the Supreme Court's oldest justice has been treated for cancer and her second stay in a hospital in two months.
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Felicity Jones strives to do justice to Ginsburg in film
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Ruth Bader Ginsburg film "On the Basis of Sex" was about to fall apart when Felicity Jones got her hands on the script. The origin story about the future Supreme Court justice written by Ginsburg's nephew Daniel Stiepleman had been in various stages of development since 2012, looking for the right star (Natalie Portman was originally attached), the right director (Mimi Leder could only do it after finishing the third season of the HBO show "The Leftovers") and the right time to finally hit go. But it was looking wobbly again and they needed an answer fast.
Review: ‘On the Basis of Sex’ looks at RBG’s origin story
If you simply can't get enough Ruth Bader Ginsburg, these last few years have been glorious — a Tumblr account, T-shirts and totes with her face, "Saturday Night Live" parodies, a workout book and a CNN documentary. This year — marking the Notorious R.B.G.'s 25th anniversary on the Supreme Court — will end with another reason to cheer the feminist icon: The feature film "On the Basis of Sex."
Does Ruth Bader Ginsburg think Armie Hammer is ‘dreamy’?
‘Roma,’ ‘Burning’ among foreign language Oscar contenders
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A number of Oscar hopefuls just got one step closer to a nomination with Monday's reveal of nine Academy Awards shortlists, including best foreign language film where Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" and Lee Chang-dong's thriller "Burning" are among nine films in consideration.
Armie Hammer on RBG: ‘Her battle hasn’t been won yet’
‘The Notorious RBG’ draws sold-out audience in New York
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an unlikely national rock star. But "The Notorious RBG" is now the subject of a second film about her this year — in theaters on Christmas Day.
Ginsburg reveals family story to new US citizens
Supreme Court seems likely to keep double jeopardy exception
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed likely Thursday to preserve a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime.
Several justices expressed concern about upsetting the long-standing rule that provides an exception to the Constitution's ban on trying someone twice for the same offense, even as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg described it as a "double whammy" for criminal defendants.
New exhibit to feature empowered women’s footwear, clothing
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's shoes were made for walking over all her New York City congressional district.
Now, the campaign footwear worn by the youngest woman ever elected to Congress will be part of an exhibit chronicling how women use fashion for empowerment in endeavors such as politics and civil rights.
The Cornell Costume and Textile Collection at Cornell University is launching an exhibition titled "Women Empowered: Fashions from the Frontline."
The Latest: Ginsburg, 85, back to work at Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (all times local):
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is back in the building.
The 85-year-old Ginsburg is working in her office at the Supreme Court for the first time since she fell Wednesday evening and fractured three ribs. That's according to a court employee who is familiar with the situation.
Ginsburg, 85, improving after fall but misses court session
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has missed a brief court session while recovering from a fall and broken ribs.
Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said the 85-year-old justice would not join her colleagues Tuesday morning when the court took the bench. Arberg says Ginsburg "continues to improve and is working from home."
The court previously said Ginsburg fractured three ribs in a fall last week.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg out of hospital after fall
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Friday after having been admitted for treatment and observation after fracturing three ribs in a fall.
Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said the 85-year-old justice is "doing well" and working from home.
Justice Ginsburg in hospital after fracturing 3 ribs in fall
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eighty-five-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractured three ribs in a fall in her office at the court and is in the hospital, the court said Thursday.
The court's oldest justice fell Wednesday evening, the court said. She called Supreme Court police to take her to George Washington University Hospital in Washington early Thursday after experiencing discomfort overnight, court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said.
Trump attends Kavanaugh ceremony at Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has visited the Supreme Court for the ceremonial swearing-in of new Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
The president and first lady Melania Trump also met privately with the justices before Thursday's brief courtroom ceremony.
Justices rule for firefighters claiming age discrimination
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has decided unanimously that local governments with small workforces must comply with a federal law against age discrimination.
The justices ruled Tuesday in favor of two Arizona firefighters who claimed they were laid off because of their age when the local fire district they worked for faced a budget squeeze.
Trump administration wants delay in census lawsuit trial
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants the Supreme Court to postpone a trial over the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
The request submitted to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Monday says a federal judge in New York should not move forward with a Nov. 5 trial exploring whether Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross improperly decided the census should ask about citizenship for the first time since 1950.
Politically charged case heads to the Supreme Court
NEW YORK (AP) — Newly sworn in Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh may face his first politically charged case after a federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to be deposed about putting a citizenship question on the 2020 census.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said Ross can be deposed by lawyers who claim he and others acted improperly. It gave the government two days to appeal to the high court.
The Latest: Ginsburg issues stay on census deposition
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the citizenship question on the 2020 census (all times local):
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has issued a stay on an appeals court decision ordering Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to be deposed about putting a citizenship question on the 2020 census.
The stay issued late Tuesday is in place pending a response due on or before 4 p.m. Thursday.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic to open AFI Fest
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic "On the Basis of Sex" is having its world premiere at the 32nd AFI Fest in Los Angeles.
The American Film Institute says the film starring Felicity Jones as the Supreme Court Justice will open the festival at the TCL Chinese Theater on November 8.
Milwaukee GOP group removes tweet mocking Justice Ginsburg
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee County GOP deleted a tweet Tuesday that mocks Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by suggesting President Abraham Lincoln groped her.
The tweet featured a meme that's been making the rounds on social media for the past week or so amid the ongoing debate over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. It shows a picture of the 85-year-old Ginsburg and says, "Abraham Lincoln grabbed my ass in 1862." It was posted on Monday but was deleted Tuesday morning.
Congressman blasted for off-color joke amid Kavanaugh drama
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman's off-color remark at a campaign event in which he made a joke involving the Supreme Court nomination battle in Washington has drawn fire.
Colorado AG candidates clash over credentials in debate
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Colorado's major party candidates for attorney general engaged in their first — and lively — debate over their respective credentials in their race to succeed Republican Cynthia Coffman.
Supreme Court rejects appeal over Michigan election law
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court won't intervene in a dispute over Michigan's ban on straight-party voting.
The court turned down an appeal Friday, which means the ban will go into effect in the November election. Voters can't use a single mark to quickly pick all candidates of a single party.
A Detroit federal judge said the ban violated the rights of black voters. But an appeals court this week suspended that decision and said the ruling likely will be overturned.
Pence: Dems resorting to ‘obstruct and oppose’ on judges
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence said Friday that Democrats have turned the Senate's traditional role of providing advice and consent into "obstruct and oppose" when it comes to President Donald Trump's judicial nominees.
Speaking to the Republican National Lawyers Association, Pence said Democrats are "pulling out all the stops" to defeat Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court.
WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than a decade, audiences and interviewers have had one pressing question for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: When will you retire?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts will soon lose his majority on the Supreme Court. With Judge Brett Kavanaugh nominated to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, Harvard Law's 5-3 advantage over Yale could become a 4-4 tie.
The justices' all-Ivy background — Ruth Bader Ginsburg has a law degree from Columbia — is just one way Kavanaugh should feel right at home if confirmed to the Supreme Court.