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Legal Docket, Rosetta space mission, Dollars and Sense
Today’s news and Legal Docket with Mary Reichard, a look at a Supreme Court case between Obamacare and Conestoga Wood Specialties, plus: a report on a space mission, 10 years in the making, “Dollars and Sense” with WORLD News Group business reporter Warren Cole Smith, and more
Super Bowl XLVIII: The Seattle Seahawks celebrate their first ever Super Bowl victory.
Cheerios commercial: A comment on MSNBC’s official Twitter feed last week suggested conservatives wouldn’t like the Cheerios Super Bowl XLVIII commercial because it features a biracial family. The tweet caught the attention of Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, who asked network president to publicly apologize or Republicans would boycott MSNBC.
Playing for Christ: AP’s Steve Coleman reports on several Super Bowl athletes playing for more than the ring.
Bipartisan bill: The Senate is set to weigh in today on a sweeping bipartisan farm bill that sailed through the House. It maintains most subsidies that help farmers when crop prices fall and also reforms the food stamp program, saving 800 million dollars a year.
Christie accusation: Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani defends New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on CBS yesterday after David Wildstein, a former Port Authority official, made a statement that evidence exists that Christie knew about the closings earlier than he publicly stated.
Legal Docket: The most closely-watched Supreme Court case
Legal-affairs correspondent Mary Reichard reports on a case before the Supreme Court dealing with Obamacare’s abortion-pill mandate and Conestoga Wood Specialties.
The Rosetta space mission
Technology correspondent Michael Cochrane reports on a space mission that began 10 years ago.
Dollars and Sense
WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith discusses business, the market, the economy, and the roller-coaster last week, both in the stock market and in broader financial news.