Stories by Jesse J. Holland

Monday, March 10, 2014

Black Twitter network has its say

Black Twitter holds court on pretty much everything from President Barack Obama to the latest TV reality show antics. But Black Twitter can also turn activist quickly.
By Jesse J. Holland

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Court orders rehearing in S.C. adoption case

The Supreme Court voted 5-4 to send the case back to courts in South Carolina to determine the final home for an adopted little girl named Veronica.
By Jesse J. Holland

Monday, June 24, 2013

Suing companies gets more difficult

A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday decided to make it harder for Americans to sue businesses for retaliation and discrimination, leading a justice to call for Congress to overturn the ...
By Jesse J. Holland

Monday, May 13, 2013

High court rules for Monsanto in seed case

The Supreme Court said Monday that an Indiana farmer violated Monsanto Co.'s patents on soybean seeds resistant to its weed-killer by growing the beans without buying new seeds from the corporation.
By Jesse J. Holland

Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

Court to decide whether human genes can be patented

The Supreme Court announced Friday it will decide whether companies can patent human genes, a decision that could reshape medical research in the United States and the fight against diseases like ...
By Jesse J. Holland
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Train derails near Allendale

MARTIN, S.C. - A CSX train derailed in rural Allendale County, leaking chemicals, sending two rail employees to an Augusta hospital and evacuating a nearby industry.
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