The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 28, 2012, in favor of President Barack Obama's health care law, with justices upholding a key provision requiring people to have health insurance.
Nearly 145,000 thousand people gathered outside the court building, cheering and protesting the ruling.
Protesters against Obama's 2010 health care overhaul react outside the Supreme Court after it was upheld.
Protesters against the health care law gather outside the Supreme Court.
Throngs of media wait outside the Supreme Court for the Obamacare ruling.
Belly dancers perform outside the Supreme Court in advance of the health care ruling.
Doctors protest against the individual mandate in Obama's health care reform in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.
People protest against President Obama's health care reform in front of U.S. Supreme Court.
Supporters of the health care law wait for the Supreme Court decision.
Protesters make it clear whose side they are on outside the Supreme Court.
Protesters against Obama's 2010 health care overhaul hold signs outside the Supreme Court.
A supporter of the American Health Care Act shows her allegiance outside the Supreme Court.
A detractor of the Affordable Health Care Act holds a sign in front of the Supreme Court.
Supporters celebrate in front of the Supreme Court after justices upheld Obama's health care law.
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks on the Supreme Court's decision to uphold Obama's health care reform law.
Obama makes a statement about the Supreme Court's decision on his administration's health care law in the East Room of the White House.
John Palminteri photo
A brownish creature, with sharp teeth and claws, is deceased on the beach in Santa Barbara after the latest storm, and many people are wondering what it is.
The Oxnard Police Department is investigating its third deadly shooting in just three days.
The Dream Foundation canceled plans to send an Oregon family to Disneyland when the dreamer dad died.
Three wrecked boats have been crushed and removed from Santa Barbara beaches, before they become hazards to the near shore environment.
Curator of Vertebrate Zoology Paul Collins at the Santa Barbara Natural History museum solves the mystery of the creature on East Beach.
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department says 60 year old Dale Karr is the host at Nojoqui Falls County Park and lived in a mobile home on the park property.
San Luis Obispo Police are looking for a young woman caught allegedly shoplifting by in-store surveillance cameras in downtown San Luis Obispo.
Dozens of chronically homeless people in Isla Vista have moved into new permanent housing.
Port St. Lucie Police Department
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