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  • Associated Press

    Justices won't hear states' appeal over Planned Parenthood

    WASHINGTON (December 10, 2018) — The Supreme Court on Monday avoided a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to strip Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood, over the dissenting votes of three justices.

  • Associated Press

    Closer legal peril for Trump in probes; he sees no collusion

    WASHINGTON (Dec. 8, 2018) — President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, was in touch as far back as 2015 with a Russian who offered “political synergy” with the Trump election campaign and proposed a meeting between the candidate and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the federal special counsel said.

  • Associated Press

    Man who drove into crowd convicted of first-degree murder

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Dec. 7, 2018) — A man who drove his car into counterprotesters at a 2017 white nationalist rally in Virginia was convicted Friday of first-degree murder, a verdict that local civil rights activists hope will help heal a community still scarred by the violence and the racial tensions it inflamed nationwide.

  • Associated Press

    Supreme Court seems likely to keep double jeopardy exception

    WASHINGTON (December 6, 2018) — The Supreme Court seemed likely Thursday to preserve a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime.

  • Associated Press

    Teen who killed parents sentenced to 40 years

    AUGUSTA, Maine (Dec. 4, 2018) — A teenager who told authorities she “snapped” and killed her parents while struggling with gender identity and acceptance was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years in prison.

  • Associated Press

    Justices reject environmentalists' appeal over border wall

    WASHINGTON (December 3, 2018) — The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from environmental groups trying to stop President Donald Trump from building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, even as other legal action against the wall is ongoing.

  • Associated Press

    Grand jury: Dallas officer's shooting of neighbor was murder

    DALLAS (Nov. 30, 2018) — A white former Dallas police officer was indicted on a murder charge Friday, nearly three months after she fatally shot an unarmed black neighbor whose apartment she said she entered by mistake, believing it to be her own.

  • Associated Press

    White officer indicted for murder in killing of black man

    DALLAS (November 30, 2018) - A grand jury on Friday indicted a white former Dallas police officer for murder in the killing of her unarmed black neighbor after she says she mistakenly went to his apartment rather than her own and shot him.

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