Ginsburg, 85, Hospitalized After Fracturing 3 Ribs in Fall

She was admitted to the hospital for treatment and observation after tests showed she fractured three ribs.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Eighty-five-year-old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractured three ribs in a fall in her office at the Supreme Court and is in the hospital, the court said Thursday. The court’s oldest justice fell Wednesday evening, the court said. She went to George Washington University Hospital in Washington early Thursday after experiencing discomfort overnight. She was admitted to the hospital for treatment and observation after tests showed she fractured three ribs. In her absence,…

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