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  • Associated Press

    Justices: No definitive ruling on partisan districts

    WASHINGTON (June 18, 2018) — The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to a political party.

  • Associated Press

    Ex-hospice supervisor pleads guilty in $60M fraud scheme

    DALLAS (June 15, 2018) — A former hospice nursing supervisor in North Texas has pleaded guilty to her role in a $60 million health care fraud scheme that prosecutors allege involved overdosing patients for profit.

  • Associated Press

    Justice report provides ammo for both Trump and his critics

    WASHINGTON (June 15, 2018) — A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington’s latest Rorschach test, with President Donald Trump and his critics each cherry picking what they want to see from its findings to either discredit or defend investigators conducting the probe into the White House.

  • Associated Press

    GOP lawmakers decry family separations as WH defends policy

    WASHINGTON (June 14, 2018) — Congressional Republicans distanced themselves Thursday from the Trump administration’s policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border even as the White House cited the Bible in defending its “zero tolerance” approach to illegal border crossings.

  • Associated Press

    Watchdog report faults Comey as 'insubordinate'

    WASHINGTON (June 14, 2018) - The Justice Department has issued a stinging rebuke to the FBI for its handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation.

  • Associated Press

    Supreme Court strikes down Minnesota's voter clothing law

    WASHINGTON (June 14, 2018) — The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Minnesota law that barred voters in the state from wearing a wide range of political hats, T-shirts and pins to the polls.

  • Associated Press

    California pays a price for liberal justice reform

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 13, 2018) — California voters' decision to reduce penalties for drug and property crimes in 2014 contributed to a jump in car burglaries, shoplifting and other theft, researchers reported.

  • Associated Press

    ACLU: Minnesota city rental ordinance aimed at Somalis

    MINNEAPOLIS (June 13, 2018) — The American Civil Liberties Union sued a southern Minnesota city on Wednesday, alleging its rental licensing ordinance is unconstitutional and aims to drive black and Somali-American immigrant families out of town.

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