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Judge's Order Sets Up Potential New Block Against Census Citizenship Question

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on the Trump administration's plans for a citizenship question. But an order by a federal judge in Maryland could complicate the question's legal fate. (Image credit: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images)
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Judge's Order Sets Up Potential New Block Against Census Citizenship Question

Judge's Order Sets Up Potential New Block Against Census Citizenship Question

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on the Trump administration's plans for a citizenship question. But an order by a federal judge in Maryland could complicate the question's legal fate. (Image credit: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images)
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Federal judge blocks Trump administration rule affecting abortion referrals in Baltimore

Federal judge blocks Trump administration rule affecting abortion referrals in Baltimore

1 month ago   |   By Baltimore Sun

A federal judge temporarily blocked Trump administration rules aimed at steering money away from organizations in Baltimore that provide abortion referrals. The rules issued in March apply to so-called Title X family planning funding, and city officials who brought the lawsuit against the administration...
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Iran says it has seized British oil tanker

Iran says it has seized British oil tanker

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it has seized a British oil tanker that was passing through the Strait of Hormuz. The IRGC's website, sepahnews.com, says the... Read more ...

Director Of National Intelligence Dan Coats Appoints New Election Security Czar

Director Of National Intelligence Dan Coats Appoints New Election Security Czar

Spy world veteran Shelby Pierson will attempt to centralize election security efforts across the intelligence community with soon-to-be-designated agency leads. (Image credit... Read more ...

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

If confirmed, the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia would replace outgoing Secretary Alexander Acosta. Read more ...

President Trump calls for A$AP Rocky's release from Swedish custody

President Trump calls for A$AP Rocky's release from Swedish custody

President Donald Trump said Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump plan to negotiate for rapper A$AP Rocky to be released from Swedish custody, adding that the artist has... Read more ...

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

President Trump has picked one of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's five sons as his next secretary of labor. "I am pleased to announce that it is my intention to... Read more ...

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a... Read more ...

CNN Announces Lineups For Second Round of 2020 Democratic Debates

CNN Announces Lineups For Second Round of 2020 Democratic Debates

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Mayor Pete Buttigieg will be among the candidates facing off on the first night of the debate. Read more ...

Trump says U.S. warship destroyed Iranian drone

Trump says U.S. warship destroyed Iranian drone

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. had downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, the latest escalation of military tensions with Iran. Trump said... Read more ...

Trump disavows 'send her back' chant from his rally

Trump disavows 'send her back' chant from his rally

President Donald on Thursday disavowed the “send her back” chant that broke out at his rally on Wednesday night. "I was not happy with it. I disagree with it,” Trump said to... Read more ...

EPA Refuses To Ban Pesticide Linked To Brain Damage In Children

EPA Refuses To Ban Pesticide Linked To Brain Damage In Children

The Trump administration handed big industry another win. Read more ...