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45 landmark Supreme Court cases that changed American life as we knew it

45 landmark Supreme Court cases that changed American life as we knew it

3 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The US Supreme Court was formed in 1789. It's gone from five seats to 10, and is now fixed at nine. It makes fewer than 100 decisions every year, but its choices have had a...
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Lessons on Law and Ethics From McConnell?

17 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Readers react skeptically to the majority leader's Op-Ed defending the filibuster. Also: Planned Parenthood and a new Trump administration rule.
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US to open Greenland consulate amid increased interest

27 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is planning to open a U.S. consulate in Greenland for the first time in decades amid increased strategic and economic interest in the...
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Court Hints at a Range of Paths in Fight Over Trump Records

33 minutes ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Two congressional committees have asked Deutsche Bank and Capital One for Trump family financial records. A judge said the fight does not have to be all or nothing.
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Texas gun rights lobby pushing back on calls for new laws

47 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas' muscular gun-rights lobby is swiftly pushing back after Gov. Greg Abbott raised the possibility of tighter firearms laws after a gunman killed 22 people...
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Michigan council candidate wants to keep her town ‘as white as possible'

1 hour ago   |   Think Progress   |   2 articles

A city council candidate in Michigan brought a community forum to a stunned standstill by declaring that her small community outside of Detroit should remain white “as much as...
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The Latest: Ex-Houston officer charged with murder over raid

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   3 articles

HOUSTON - The Latest on the ongoing investigation into a deadly Houston drug raid that killed a couple and injured several officers : 2:30 p.m. Prosecutors have charged a...
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DOJ making changes to agency that runs immigration courts

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

The U.S. government on Friday announced changes to the agency that runs the country's immigration courts, giving its director authority to weigh in and make appellate rulings...
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Brazil Plans to Mobilize the Military to Fight Fires in the Amazon

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Growing global outrage over fires in the Amazon has rattled the Bolsonaro government, which has shifted into crisis mode.
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DOJ making changes to agency that runs immigration courts

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The U.S. government is making changes to the agency that runs the country's immigration courts and giving its director authority to weigh in and make appellate...
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Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg received treatment for pancreatic cancer

Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg received treatment for pancreatic cancer

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently received radiation to treat a malignant tumor on her pancreas, the Supreme Court said on Friday. “The tumor was treated definitively and... Read more ...

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

The little boy was saving money for a trip to Dave and Buster's, according to his family. Read more ...

One of world's richest people US billionaire David Koch dies at 79

One of world's richest people US billionaire David Koch dies at 79

US billionaire businessman and key Republican Party donor David Koch has died at the age of 79. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Read more ...

Jerome Powell: US economy continues to perform well but faces risks

Jerome Powell: US economy continues to perform well but faces risks

The US economy remains in good shape, and the Federal Reserve will only “act as appropriate” to keep the expansion on track, Fed chair Jerome Powell said Friday in remarks that... Read more ...

Special prosecutor who will re-investigate Jussie Smollett announced

Special prosecutor who will re-investigate Jussie Smollett announced

Dan Webb was picked to lead the second look at the notorious false report case - including whether new charges should be brought against the "Empire" actor. Read more ...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for pancreatic cancer

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for pancreatic cancer

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed a three-week radiation course to treat a malignant tumor on her pancreas, the court announced Friday. Read more ...

Trade War Heats Up Again As China Sets Tariffs On $75 Billion In U.S. Goods...

Trade War Heats Up Again As China Sets Tariffs On $75 Billion In U.S. Goods, Autos

China says it will slap tariffs on autos and thousands of other U.S. goods. It's an escalation of a trade war that has rippled through the world economy and raised U.S... Read more ...

Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov gets four-year ban by IIHF for cocaine

Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov gets four-year ban by IIHF for cocaine

Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov has been banned from international play for four years after testing positive for cocaine while representing Russia at the World Championship... Read more ...

Kings coach Luke Walton cleared in sexual assault investigation

Kings coach Luke Walton cleared in sexual assault investigation

A former TV reporter sued Walton on April 22, claiming sexual assault, verbal and physical harassment, as well as unwanted physical contact. Read more ...

The Latest: Son charged in deaths of ex-NFL lineman, wife

The Latest: Son charged in deaths of ex-NFL lineman, wife

LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. - The Latest on the deaths of former NFL lineman Barry Bennett and his wife, Carol, in Minnesota : Read more ...