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RBG Admitted to Hospital Again
RBG Admitted
to Hospital

RBG Admitted to Hospital Again

But high court spokesperson says all went well with routine procedure

(Newser) - Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to a New York hospital Wednesday for a routine non-surgical procedure, a high court spokesperson tells NBC News . The Supreme Court justice had a bile stent corrected. The minimally invasive procedure was the latest in a string of health issues to make headlines in connection...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg&#39;s Cancer Is Back
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's
Cancer Is Back

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Cancer Is Back

But Supreme Court justice reports positive results from chemo

(Newser) - Bad news for supporters of RBG: The 87-year-old Supreme Court justice said Friday that her cancer has returned, reports CNN . However, the statement from Ruth Bader Ginsburg added that she has seen good results from chemotherapy. “I have often said I would remain a member of the Court as...

RBG Released From Hospital
RBG Released
From Hospital

RBG Released From Hospital

SCOTUS says she is 'home and doing well'

(Newser) - The Supreme Court said Wednesday that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was discharged from a hospital after being treated for a possible infection. A court spokeswoman said in an emailed statement that Ginsburg was "home and doing well," the AP reports. Ginsburg had gone to a hospital in Washington...

Ginsburg Hospitalized With Possible Infection

Supreme Court says 87-year-old justice is 'resting comfortably'

(Newser) - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being treated for a possible infection and is expected to stay in the hospital for a few days following a medical procedure, the Supreme Court said in a statement Tuesday. The court said that the 87-year-old Ginsburg went to a hospital in Washington on Monday...

RBG Is Out of the Hospital
RBG Home From Hospital

RBG Home From Hospital

Ruth Bader Ginsburg released after nonsurgical treatment

(Newser) - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is glad to be home after being discharged Wednesday from a Baltimore hospital, the court said. Ginsburg, 87, spent one night at the Johns Hopkins Hospital to receive nonsurgical treatment for an infection caused by a gallstone, the AP reports. She participated in court...

SCOTUS Justice Kicked Off Line During Robocall Hearing

Breyer says an incoming call cut him off

(Newser) - The Supreme Court has wrapped up its first week of arguments by telephone, with live audio available also for the first time . The three days of hearings were remarkably smooth, even as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg participated from her hospital room and Justice Stephen Breyer was briefly kicked off the...

RBG Hospitalized, 'Resting Comfortably'

Ruth Bader Ginsburg got treatment for a benign condition, will be out soon

(Newser) - Ruth Bader Ginsburg is in the hospital, but never fear. The Supreme Court justice appears to be doing just fine, and should be released soon, CNBC reports. After participating in oral arguments by phone Monday , she was tested and diagnosed with acute cholecystitis, a benign gall bladder condition, which was...

Supreme Court, Packed With Seniors, Takes Rare Step

All upcoming arguments have been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak

(Newser) - The Supreme Court announced Monday that it's postponing arguments for late March and early April because of the coronavirus, including fights over subpoenas for President Trump’s financial records , per the AP . Other business will go on as planned, including the justices' private conference on Friday and the release...

Trump Escalates Feud With 2 SCOTUS Justices
Trump Makes Unusual
Demand of 2 Justices
the rundown

Trump Makes Unusual Demand of 2 Justices

President wants Sotomayor, Ginsburg to recuse themselves from any cases related to him

(Newser) - President Trump is taking public aim at two liberal members of the Supreme Court—Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. But the president says he's only responding to what he perceives as bias against him from the two of them. Coverage:
  • The tweet: Trump first unloaded in a Monday

Notorious RBG Is Now Cancer-Free
Notorious RBG Is
Now Cancer-Free

Notorious RBG Is Now Cancer-Free

She says treatment for growth in pancreas was successful

(Newser) - Good news for fans of the Notorious RBG, and anybody else concerned about the direction of the Supreme Court under President Trump: Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she is now cancer-free. The 86-year-old, who is one of the court's four liberal justices, told CNN this week that treatment for a...

Ginsburg Is Hospitalized With Chills and Fever
Ruth Bader
Ginsburg Is

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Hospitalized

The Supreme Court justice has been battling cancer

(Newser) - The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been hospitalized after experiencing chills and fever, the AP reports. In a statement Saturday, the court’s public information office says Ginsburg was admitted Friday night to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. The court says Ginsburg, 86, was initially evaluated at...

Ginsburg Wins $1M Prize, Will Give Money Away
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Wins $1M Prize

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Wins $1M Prize

Supreme Court Justice is winner of this year's Berggruen Prize for philosophy and culture

(Newser) - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the winner of this year's $1 million Berggruen Prize for philosophy and culture. The award announced Wednesday by the Los Angeles-based Berggruen Institute honors Ginsburg, who started the American Civil Liberties Union's Women's Rights Project in the 1970s, for her...

We Know Her as RBG. A Colleague Reveals a New Nickname

The woman Sonia Sotomayor calls the 'Steel Magnolia' says she feels 'very good' after radiation

(Newser) - Once again, Ruth Bader Ginsburg persevered after a medical scare , and the Supreme Court's oldest justice says it's her work on the bench that has kept her going. Per the Hill and AP , Ginsburg appeared Tuesday evening at a Clinton Foundation event in a packed Verizon Arena in...

Ginsburg Has Radiation Treatment for Tumor

Court says no other evidence of disease was found

(Newser) - Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent radiation treatment this month for a tumor on her pancreas. "The tumor was treated definitively and there is no evidence of disease elsewhere in the body," a Supreme Court statement said Friday. The issue was discovered in July, NPR reports, and a biopsy "...

A 'Very Much Alive' Ginsburg Says Nine Is Enough

Justice doesn't want term limits or a bigger court

(Newser) - Enlarging the Supreme Court was a bad idea when Franklin Roosevelt tried it, Ruth Bader Ginsburg says, and it's a bad idea now. Several Democratic presidential candidates have said they're open to adding justices, to negate the effect of President Trump's two new conservative appointees. Like FDR...

How Reporters Described Ginsburg's Return to Bench

'She was first to jump in with a question, which she asked in a crisp, clear voice'

(Newser) - Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the bench of the Supreme Court on Tuesday for the first time since her cancer surgery in December. With so much attention focused on the 85-year-old's health, it may not be surprising that coverage seemed to focus more on the judge's physical appearance...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns to Work

RBG Returns
to Supreme Court

RBG Returns to Supreme Court

Ginsburg is back for the first time since her cancer surgery in December

(Newser) - Ruth Bader Ginsburg is back at work. The 85-year-old Supreme Court justice met with other justices Friday at the court to consider requests to review cases, reports the Hill . Ginsburg missed two weeks of oral arguments last month as she recovered from a December surgery to remove cancerous growths from...

Ginsburg Emerges Amid Concerns About Health

She attends a concert, her first public appearance since surgery

(Newser) - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is making her first public appearance since undergoing lung cancer surgery in December. The 85-year-old Ginsburg attended a concert Monday at a museum a few blocks from the White House that was given by her daughter-in-law and other musicians. Patrice Michaels, a soprano and...

Justice Ginsburg 'On Track' to Get Back on the Bench

She has no more signs of cancer, will be working from home for another week just to rest

(Newser) - Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been home for more than two weeks recuperating from surgery that removed two cancerous growths on her lung. This has sparked a swirl of speculation about the 85-year-old Supreme Court justice's health, especially after she missed oral arguments Monday, the first time in her 25-year...

On the Basis of Sex &#39;Sticks to the Rules,&#39; Unlike Its Subject
What Critics Are
Saying About 
the RBG Movie

What Critics Are Saying About the RBG Movie

'On the Basis of Sex' too formulaic for some

(Newser) - Felicity Jones is the Notorious RBG in On the Basis of Sex , a Mimi Leder-directed release recounting Ruth Bader Ginsberg's push for gender equality during the early part of her law career. Though the film—written by Ginsburg's own nephew, Daniel Stiepleman—has a decent 71% critic rating...

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