Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia  testified before the House Judiciary Committee?s Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee in May 2010.

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Justice Scalia?s elegant and acidic opinions inspired a movement of legal thinkers and ignited liberal critics.


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// What does Antonin Scalia?s death mean for Supreme Court, US politics?

Without Scalia?s distinctive conservative weight, several of this term?s highest-profile cases are likely to turn in a new direction.

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Three people died and dozens were injured in a pileup Saturday morning on Interstate 78 about 75 miles northwest of Philadelphia.

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Some witnesses said that sudden whiteout conditions blanketed the interstate before the crash.

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// Pope dons sombrero as he travels to Mexico

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