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  • Associated Press

    Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens

    SPOKANE, Wash. (June 22, 2018) — Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people.

  • Associated Press

    Man charged in bike path killings speaks in court of 'Allah'

    NEW YORK (June 22, 2018) — The man charged with murdering eight people on a New York City bike path and injuring many more spoke out in court Friday over a prosecutor’s objection, invoking “Allah” and defending the Islamic State.

  • Associated Press

    Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

    WASHINGTON (June 22, 2018) — Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday in a big victory for privacy interests in the digital age.

  • Associated Press

    Supreme Court adopts new rules for cellphone tracking

    WASHINGTON (June 22, 2018) - The Supreme Court ruled Friday that police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects’ movements by collecting information about where they’ve used their cellphones, bolstering privacy interests in the digital age.

  • Associated Press

    High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

    WASHINGTON (June 21, 2018) — States will be able to force shoppers to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big win for states.

  • Associated Press

    Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud, breach of trust

    JERUSALEM (June 21, 2018) — Israeli prosecutors have charged Sara Netanyahu, the prime minister’s wife, with a series of crimes including fraud and breach of trust.

  • Associated Press

    West Virginia Supreme Court justice indicted

    CHARLESTON, WV (June 20, 2018) - FBI agents have arrested West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry and taken him to the federal courthouse in Charleston to face a 22-count federal indictment.

  • Associated Press

    High court decision extends legal battle over gerrymandering

    MADISON, Wis. (June 19, 2018) — Democrats hoped a Wisconsin case would be the vehicle the U.S. Supreme Court would use to strike down highly partisan gerrymandering of electoral maps.

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