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Gay wedding cake case comes before Supreme Court with ramifications for discrimination
The Supreme Court is set to take up oral arguments on Tuesday in a controversial case that could set a precedent for whether businesses are allowed to turn away customers based on religious beliefs. The case is tied to a baker in Colorado, who says he has the right under the First Amendment to
Today in History
Today in History Today is Sunday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2018. There are 316 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 18, 1678, the first part of "The Pilgrim's Progress," a Christian allegory by English author John Bunyan, was published in London. On this date: In 1546,
Supreme Court hears arguments on Ohio voter-purge practices
The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard oral arguments on whether the State of Ohio's process of removing individuals from voter rolls violates federal law. The case before the court, Husted v A. Philip Randolph Institute, questions the legality of an Ohio law that allows the removal of individuals
Supreme Court in new term to weigh political gerrymandering, other high-stakes cases
The Supreme Court begins a new term today that will be packed with high-stakes cases on issues from partisan gerrymandering to whether private outfits such as a bakery can refuse service to same-sex weddings. Also to come before the court is a case about dues-paying to public-sector unions. The new
Special counsel Robert Mueller has assembled team of 16 seasoned prosecutors
Special Counsel Robert Mueller has assembled a team of more than a dozen seasoned prosecutors to probe Russian interference in the 2016 election, including any potential collusion between Russian agents and members of Donald Trump’s campaign. In addition to a squad of agents from the FBI and the
Who is Rachel Brand, the associate attorney general under Sessions and Rosenstein?
President Donald Trump's criticism Wednesday of the top two officials at the Department of Justice led to speculation that Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein could resign their posts. While both Sessions and Rosenstein expressed their commitment to their
What happens if another Supreme Court justice retires?
The final day of the Supreme Court’s term came and went with no retirement announcement. However, any forthcoming court departure would allow President Donald Trump to make his second court appointment to the nation’s highest court. To help break down what might come next and the potential
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Supreme Court allows parts of Trump travel ban to take effect
The Supreme Court said today that it is allowing parts of President Trump's travel ban to go into effect and that the court will hear arguments in the case in October.