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Meet the 8 Sitting Supreme Court Justices
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia 's unexpected death Feb. 13 has left eight justices remaining on the bench. President Obama is considering his options for Scalia's replacement, but Senate Republicans have vowed to block any nomination until after the presidential election, increasing the
Current, Former Detroit Principals Charged in Bribery Case
The U.S. Attorney's office has charged 12 current and former Detroit Public Schools principals, one district administrator and a long-time vendor with conspiracy to commit bribery as part of kickback schemes
Deflategate appeal has wide implications for sports leagues
On Thursday afternoon, in a majestic courtroom on the 17th floor of the Thurgood Marshall Courthouse downtown in New York, three distinguished judges who hold degrees from Ivy League universities will listen to some of the nation's highest-priced lawyers argue about air pressure in footballs. The
ANALYSIS: 6 People Who Could Become the Next Supreme Court Justice
Following Justice Antonin Scalia ’s sudden death earlier this month, President Barack Obama is in the process of wading through a binder full of potential candidates to fill the late justice’s now-vacant seat on the Supreme Court . And though Republicans say they will not hold hearings for any
'The View' Takes on Battle Over Antonin Scalia's Supreme Court Seat
Things heat up at the table while discussing the death of Supreme Court Justice Scalia and his possible replacement.
Julianne Moore Joins Movement to Change Name of School Honoring Confederate General
Julianne Moore is lending her voice to a growing campaign to change the name of a Virginia high school that honors Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart. The Oscar-winning actress attended Stuart High, in Fairfax County, Virginia, from 1975 to 1977 before moving to Germany with her family. "We name our
Ray Kelly: Baltimore Protesters Will be Hard to Control
We are here because. There have been no arrests made. In the case of Brady great no one as well and bonds no one has been arrested and we haven't even had a complete investigation. The mayor of this city cannot provide us she cannot even though obtained reports from are all a police department.
As Gay Marriage Turns 10, US Public Opinion Tips
Ten years ago today Robyn Ochs and Peg Preble married in Massachusetts. They were the first same-sex couple to be married, the day same-sex marriage was legalized in the state. Since then, s17 states and the District of Columbia have legalized same-sex marriage. At the...
Excerpt: Sheryll Cashin's 'Place, Not Race'
Excerpted from PLACE, NOT RACE: A NEW VISION OF OPPORTUNITY IN AMERICA by Sheryll Cashin by arrangement with Beacon Press, Copyright © Sheryll Cashin 2014 This book is about fairness. The US economy has become a pyramid in which nearly three-quarters of the jobs that will...