US appeals court upholds Obama health care law

By DAN SEWELL | June 29, 2011 | 1:00 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals court in Cincinnati has upheld President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

The three-judge panel delivered a long opinion Wednesday with disagreement on some issues. But it affirmed a Michigan federal judge's earlier ruling that Congress can require Americans to have minimum insurance coverage.