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Fight over inmate health moves from state to federal court

Fight over inmate health moves from state to federal court

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Advocates who allege Connecticut prison inmates are being put at risk of COVID-19 are focusing their efforts in federal court. A... Read full article: Fight over inmate health moves from stat...→

Fight over inmate health moves from state to federal court

Fight over inmate health moves from state to federal court

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Advocates who allege Connecticut prison inmates are being put at risk of COVID-19 are focusing their efforts in federal court. A... Read full article: Fight over inmate health moves from stat...→

Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support Facility At Salinas Valley State Prison

Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support Facility At Salinas Valley State Prison

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation called for help from the public Wednesday to locate an inmate who walked away from the Salinas Vall [...] Read full article: Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support F...→

Michael Flynn case dismissed by federal appeals court

Michael Flynn case dismissed by federal appeals court

A federal appeals court Wednesday dismissed the government’s case against President Trump’s first national security adviser, Micheal Flynn, who was ensnared in [...] Read full article: Michael Flynn case dismissed by federal ...→

Federal appeals court overrules judge, orders Flynn case dismissed as DOJ requested

Federal appeals court overrules judge, orders Flynn case dismissed as DOJ requested

In a surprise ruling, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has just overruled District ]Judge Emmet Sullivan and ordered him to accept the Justice Department's mo [...] Read full article: Federal appeals court overrules judge, o...→

Rhode Island moves toward changing official state name: ‘It carries a horrific connotation’

Rhode Island moves toward changing official state name: ‘It carries a horrific connotation’

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has signed an executive order taking what she called the “first steps” to change the official name of the state. Read full article: Rhode Island moves toward changing offic...→

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Richard Grenell, the former acting director of National Intelligence, weighed in late Sunday about this week's vote on a bill to admit Washington, D.C., as the [...] Read full article: Federal government offices should move i...→

What Supreme Court? Trump’s HHS pushes LGBT health rollback | WTOP

What Supreme Court? Trump’s HHS pushes LGBT health rollback | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration Friday moved forward with a rule that rolls back health care protections for transgender people, even as the Supreme [...] Read full article: What Supreme Court? Trump’s HHS pushes L...→

WH Proceeds With LGBTQ Health Rollback After Supreme Court Discrimination Ruling

WH Proceeds With LGBTQ Health Rollback After Supreme Court Discrimination Ruling

The Trump administration Friday moved forward with a rule that rolls back health care protections for transgender people, even as the Supreme Court barred sex [...] Read full article: WH Proceeds With LGBTQ Health Rollback A...→

Senate Confirms McConnell Ally to Top Federal Appeals Court

On Friday, the U.S. Senate is set to vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. The FBI wrapped up its investigation into sexual misconduct clai [...] Read full article: Senate Confirms McConnell Ally to Top Fe...→

Richmond’s Robert E. Lee statue surrounded by concrete barrier as court fight plays out

Richmond’s Robert E. Lee statue surrounded by concrete barrier as court fight plays out

State workers in Richmond, Va., erected concrete barriers around a 130-year-old statue of the Confederate general, Robert E. Lee, as the legal fight over its r [...] Read full article: Richmond’s Robert E. Lee statue surround...→

Socializing state budget shortfalls through federal bailouts won’t help: Here’s what will

Socializing state budget shortfalls through federal bailouts won’t help: Here’s what will

Citing COVID-19-related budget shortfalls, many state and local officials are calling for a nearly $1 trillion federal bailout. That works out to about $7,800 [...] Read full article: Socializing state budget shortfalls thro...→

Health Department Asks Court to Shut Down Pennsylvania Car Show

Health Department Asks Court to Shut Down Pennsylvania Car Show

Pennsylvania’s Department of Health is asking a state court to shut down the Spring Carlisle car show set to begin Wednesday that typically draws about 100,000 [...] Read full article: Health Department Asks Court to Shut Dow...→

Northam moves to make Juneteenth a state holiday; no Phase 3 this week | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that he would begin the process of making Juneteenth a holiday in the commonwealth. Read full article: Northam moves to make Juneteenth a state...→

Court Ordered to Look at Pennsylvania State Police Social Media Policy

Court Ordered to Look at Pennsylvania State Police Social Media Policy

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court says a lower court should have privately reviewed a state police policy that guides troopers’ monitoring of social media before [...] Read full article: Court Ordered to Look at Pennsylvania St...→

Oregon, Arizona St athletes challenge NCAA in federal court

Oregon, Arizona St athletes challenge NCAA in federal court

Attorneys filed a lawsuit against the NCAA in federal court Monday that seeks to prevent the association from limiting the amount of money athletes can make of [...] Read full article: Oregon, Arizona St athletes challenge NC...→

A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered the dismissal of the crimin [...]

A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered the dismissal of the criminal case against President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Micha [...] Read full article: A divided federal appeals court on Wedne...→

Trump embraces immigration court fight as election boost

Trump embraces immigration court fight as election boost

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s rejection of one of Donald Trump’s key immigration measures reignites a hot-button issue in a presidential campaign alrea [...] Read full article: Trump embraces immigration court fight a...→

Men should limit alcohol intake to one drink a day for better health, federal committee advises

Men should limit alcohol intake to one drink a day for better health, federal committee advises

A federal committee is working to tighten its nutritional guidelines, and now suggests limiting alcohol intake to one drink per day for men, down from two.  Read full article: Men should limit alcohol intake to one d...→

Nashua, NH, Man Challenges State Of Emergency, Mask Ordinance In Court

Nashua, NH, Man Challenges State Of Emergency, Mask Ordinance In Court

Gov. Chris Sununu’s executive order renewing New Hampshire’s state of emergency was challenged in a virtual hearing Thursday morning. Read full article: Nashua, NH, Man Challenges State Of Emer...→

Justice Department asks federal judge to halt publication of John Bolton’s book, escalating legal fight as explosive details emerge

Justice Department asks federal judge to halt publication of John Bolton’s book, escalating legal fight as explosive details emerge

The Justice Department asked a federal judge to immediately order John Bolton to halt publication of his memoir, which has already been printed and distributed [...] Read full article: Justice Department asks federal judge to...→

Federal Appeals Court Axes Satanic Temple Abortion Lawsuit

Federal Appeals Court Axes Satanic Temple Abortion Lawsuit

The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals is dismissing a lawsuit filed by a member of the Satanic Temple against a Missouri abortion law Read full article: Federal Appeals Court Axes Satanic Templ...→

‘Still scared’: Health workers feeling toll of coronavirus fight

‘Still scared’: Health workers feeling toll of coronavirus fight

NEW YORK — Outside a back door to a hospital where the coronavirus hit like a hurricane, a half-dozen staffers gathered recently to look back, and look inward. [...] Read full article: ‘Still scared’: Health workers feeling t...→

Supreme Court Rules Federal Law Protects LGBT Workers

Supreme Court Rules Federal Law Protects LGBT Workers

The Supreme Court voted 6-to-3 in a landmark ruling on Monday that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which bars discrimination based on sex, extends to includ [...] Read full article: Supreme Court Rules Federal Law Protects...→

Federal appeals court orders Flynn judge to dismiss charges

Federal appeals court orders Flynn judge to dismiss charges

The D.C. circuit's ruling came after the Justice Department filed a motion to drop the case against the former Trump national security adviser. Read full article: Federal appeals court orders Flynn judge...→

Rhode Island moves toward changing official state name

Rhode Island moves toward changing official state name

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has signed an executive order taking what she called the "first steps" to change the official name of the state. Read full article: Rhode Island moves toward changing offic...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

Who Can Fire a Court-Appointed U.S. Attorney? A New Legal Fight, Explained

Who Can Fire a Court-Appointed U.S. Attorney? A New Legal Fight, Explained

No definitive precedent exists but there is some reason to believe that the president — but not the attorney general — has the authority. Read full article: Who Can Fire a Court-Appointed U.S. Atto...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Jersey Shore Museums Ease Into Reopening as State Moves Further Along Phase 2

Jersey Shore Museums Ease Into Reopening as State Moves Further Along Phase 2

It’s a subtle, but important sign of New Jersey’s economic and cultural recovery — you can visit Lucy the Elephant again. The roadside icon is one of a number [...] Read full article: Jersey Shore Museums Ease Into Reopening...→

State supreme court says CPD misconduct files must be preserved

State supreme court says CPD misconduct files must be preserved

The court found preserving public records outweighed a section of the collective bargaining agreement between the city and Fraternal Order of Police that manda [...] Read full article: State supreme court says CPD misconduct ...→

With the Federal Health Megaphone Silent, States Struggle With a Shifting Pandemic

With the Federal Health Megaphone Silent, States Struggle With a Shifting Pandemic

As state and local governments confront a new wave of coronavirus infections, President Trump is sending mixed messages and Washington’s public health bully pu [...] Read full article: With the Federal Health Megaphone Silent...→

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered positive developments and also took the federal government to task over its handling of the pandemic during his daily media briefin [...] Read full article: New York State Reports Just 17 New Coron...→

DOJ sues John Bolton in federal court to block publication of upcoming book

DOJ sues John Bolton in federal court to block publication of upcoming book

The Department of Justice on Tuesday filed a complaint in federal court over former national security adviser John Bolton’s new book about his time in the Trum [...] Read full article: DOJ sues John Bolton in federal court to...→

Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support Facility At Salinas Valley State Prison

Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support Facility At Salinas Valley State Prison

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation called for help from the public Wednesday to locate an inmate who walked away from the Salinas Vall [...] Read full article: Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support F...→

Federal appeals court overrules judge, orders Flynn case dismissed as DOJ requested

Federal appeals court overrules judge, orders Flynn case dismissed as DOJ requested

In a surprise ruling, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has just overruled District ]Judge Emmet Sullivan and ordered him to accept the Justice Department's mo [...] Read full article: Federal appeals court overrules judge, o...→

Rhode Island moves toward changing official state name

Rhode Island moves toward changing official state name

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has signed an executive order taking what she called the "first steps" to change the official name of the state. Read full article: Rhode Island moves toward changing offic...→

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Richard Grenell, the former acting director of National Intelligence, weighed in late Sunday about this week's vote on a bill to admit Washington, D.C., as the [...] Read full article: Federal government offices should move i...→

Who Can Fire a Court-Appointed U.S. Attorney? A New Legal Fight, Explained

Who Can Fire a Court-Appointed U.S. Attorney? A New Legal Fight, Explained

No definitive precedent exists but there is some reason to believe that the president — but not the attorney general — has the authority. Read full article: Who Can Fire a Court-Appointed U.S. Atto...→

Trump embraces immigration court fight as election boost

Trump embraces immigration court fight as election boost

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s rejection of one of Donald Trump’s key immigration measures reignites a hot-button issue in a presidential campaign alrea [...] Read full article: Trump embraces immigration court fight a...→

WH Proceeds With LGBTQ Health Rollback After Supreme Court Discrimination Ruling

WH Proceeds With LGBTQ Health Rollback After Supreme Court Discrimination Ruling

The Trump administration Friday moved forward with a rule that rolls back health care protections for transgender people, even as the Supreme Court barred sex [...] Read full article: WH Proceeds With LGBTQ Health Rollback A...→

Jersey Shore Museums Ease Into Reopening as State Moves Further Along Phase 2

Jersey Shore Museums Ease Into Reopening as State Moves Further Along Phase 2

It’s a subtle, but important sign of New Jersey’s economic and cultural recovery — you can visit Lucy the Elephant again. The roadside icon is one of a number [...] Read full article: Jersey Shore Museums Ease Into Reopening...→

Nashua, NH, Man Challenges State Of Emergency, Mask Ordinance In Court

Nashua, NH, Man Challenges State Of Emergency, Mask Ordinance In Court

Gov. Chris Sununu’s executive order renewing New Hampshire’s state of emergency was challenged in a virtual hearing Thursday morning. Read full article: Nashua, NH, Man Challenges State Of Emer...→

Richmond’s Robert E. Lee statue surrounded by concrete barrier as court fight plays out

Richmond’s Robert E. Lee statue surrounded by concrete barrier as court fight plays out

State workers in Richmond, Va., erected concrete barriers around a 130-year-old statue of the Confederate general, Robert E. Lee, as the legal fight over its r [...] Read full article: Richmond’s Robert E. Lee statue surround...→

With the Federal Health Megaphone Silent, States Struggle With a Shifting Pandemic

With the Federal Health Megaphone Silent, States Struggle With a Shifting Pandemic

As state and local governments confront a new wave of coronavirus infections, President Trump is sending mixed messages and Washington’s public health bully pu [...] Read full article: With the Federal Health Megaphone Silent...→

Health Department Asks Court to Shut Down Pennsylvania Car Show

Health Department Asks Court to Shut Down Pennsylvania Car Show

Pennsylvania’s Department of Health is asking a state court to shut down the Spring Carlisle car show set to begin Wednesday that typically draws about 100,000 [...] Read full article: Health Department Asks Court to Shut Dow...→

DOJ sues John Bolton in federal court to block publication of upcoming book

DOJ sues John Bolton in federal court to block publication of upcoming book

The Department of Justice on Tuesday filed a complaint in federal court over former national security adviser John Bolton’s new book about his time in the Trum [...] Read full article: DOJ sues John Bolton in federal court to...→

‘Still scared’: Health workers feeling toll of coronavirus fight

‘Still scared’: Health workers feeling toll of coronavirus fight

NEW YORK — Outside a back door to a hospital where the coronavirus hit like a hurricane, a half-dozen staffers gathered recently to look back, and look inward. [...] Read full article: ‘Still scared’: Health workers feeling t...→

Court Ordered to Look at Pennsylvania State Police Social Media Policy

Court Ordered to Look at Pennsylvania State Police Social Media Policy

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court says a lower court should have privately reviewed a state police policy that guides troopers’ monitoring of social media before [...] Read full article: Court Ordered to Look at Pennsylvania St...→

A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered the dismissal of the crimin [...]

A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered the dismissal of the criminal case against President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Micha [...] Read full article: A divided federal appeals court on Wedne...→

Michael Flynn case dismissed by federal appeals court

Michael Flynn case dismissed by federal appeals court

A federal appeals court Wednesday dismissed the government’s case against President Trump’s first national security adviser, Micheal Flynn, who was ensnared in [...] Read full article: Michael Flynn case dismissed by federal ...→

Federal appeals court orders Flynn judge to dismiss charges

Federal appeals court orders Flynn judge to dismiss charges

The D.C. circuit's ruling came after the Justice Department filed a motion to drop the case against the former Trump national security adviser. Read full article: Federal appeals court orders Flynn judge...→

Rhode Island moves toward changing official state name: ‘It carries a horrific connotation’

Rhode Island moves toward changing official state name: ‘It carries a horrific connotation’

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has signed an executive order taking what she called the “first steps” to change the official name of the state. Read full article: Rhode Island moves toward changing offic...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

What Supreme Court? Trump’s HHS pushes LGBT health rollback | WTOP

What Supreme Court? Trump’s HHS pushes LGBT health rollback | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration Friday moved forward with a rule that rolls back health care protections for transgender people, even as the Supreme [...] Read full article: What Supreme Court? Trump’s HHS pushes L...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Men should limit alcohol intake to one drink a day for better health, federal committee advises

Men should limit alcohol intake to one drink a day for better health, federal committee advises

A federal committee is working to tighten its nutritional guidelines, and now suggests limiting alcohol intake to one drink per day for men, down from two.  Read full article: Men should limit alcohol intake to one d...→

Senate Confirms McConnell Ally to Top Federal Appeals Court

On Friday, the U.S. Senate is set to vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. The FBI wrapped up its investigation into sexual misconduct clai [...] Read full article: Senate Confirms McConnell Ally to Top Fe...→

State supreme court says CPD misconduct files must be preserved

State supreme court says CPD misconduct files must be preserved

The court found preserving public records outweighed a section of the collective bargaining agreement between the city and Fraternal Order of Police that manda [...] Read full article: State supreme court says CPD misconduct ...→

Justice Department asks federal judge to halt publication of John Bolton’s book, escalating legal fight as explosive details emerge

Justice Department asks federal judge to halt publication of John Bolton’s book, escalating legal fight as explosive details emerge

The Justice Department asked a federal judge to immediately order John Bolton to halt publication of his memoir, which has already been printed and distributed [...] Read full article: Justice Department asks federal judge to...→

Socializing state budget shortfalls through federal bailouts won’t help: Here’s what will

Socializing state budget shortfalls through federal bailouts won’t help: Here’s what will

Citing COVID-19-related budget shortfalls, many state and local officials are calling for a nearly $1 trillion federal bailout. That works out to about $7,800 [...] Read full article: Socializing state budget shortfalls thro...→

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered positive developments and also took the federal government to task over its handling of the pandemic during his daily media briefin [...] Read full article: New York State Reports Just 17 New Coron...→

Federal Appeals Court Axes Satanic Temple Abortion Lawsuit

Federal Appeals Court Axes Satanic Temple Abortion Lawsuit

The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals is dismissing a lawsuit filed by a member of the Satanic Temple against a Missouri abortion law Read full article: Federal Appeals Court Axes Satanic Templ...→

Northam moves to make Juneteenth a state holiday; no Phase 3 this week | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that he would begin the process of making Juneteenth a holiday in the commonwealth. Read full article: Northam moves to make Juneteenth a state...→

Supreme Court Rules Federal Law Protects LGBT Workers

Supreme Court Rules Federal Law Protects LGBT Workers

The Supreme Court voted 6-to-3 in a landmark ruling on Monday that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which bars discrimination based on sex, extends to includ [...] Read full article: Supreme Court Rules Federal Law Protects...→

Oregon, Arizona St athletes challenge NCAA in federal court

Oregon, Arizona St athletes challenge NCAA in federal court

Attorneys filed a lawsuit against the NCAA in federal court Monday that seeks to prevent the association from limiting the amount of money athletes can make of [...] Read full article: Oregon, Arizona St athletes challenge NC...→

Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support Facility At Salinas Valley State Prison

Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support Facility At Salinas Valley State Prison

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation called for help from the public Wednesday to locate an inmate who walked away from the Salinas Vall [...] Read full article: Inmate Walks Away From Minimum Support F...→

A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered the dismissal of the crimin [...]

A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered the dismissal of the criminal case against President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Micha [...] Read full article: A divided federal appeals court on Wedne...→

Michael Flynn case dismissed by federal appeals court

Michael Flynn case dismissed by federal appeals court

A federal appeals court Wednesday dismissed the government’s case against President Trump’s first national security adviser, Micheal Flynn, who was ensnared in [...] Read full article: Michael Flynn case dismissed by federal ...→

Federal appeals court orders Flynn judge to dismiss charges

Federal appeals court orders Flynn judge to dismiss charges

The D.C. circuit's ruling came after the Justice Department filed a motion to drop the case against the former Trump national security adviser. Read full article: Federal appeals court orders Flynn judge...→

Federal appeals court overrules judge, orders Flynn case dismissed as DOJ requested

Federal appeals court overrules judge, orders Flynn case dismissed as DOJ requested

In a surprise ruling, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has just overruled District ]Judge Emmet Sullivan and ordered him to accept the Justice Department's mo [...] Read full article: Federal appeals court overrules judge, o...→

Rhode Island moves toward changing official state name

Rhode Island moves toward changing official state name

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has signed an executive order taking what she called the "first steps" to change the official name of the state. Read full article: Rhode Island moves toward changing offic...→

Rhode Island moves toward changing official state name: ‘It carries a horrific connotation’

Rhode Island moves toward changing official state name: ‘It carries a horrific connotation’

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has signed an executive order taking what she called the “first steps” to change the official name of the state. Read full article: Rhode Island moves toward changing offic...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Federal government offices should move if DC becomes state, Grenell says

Richard Grenell, the former acting director of National Intelligence, weighed in late Sunday about this week's vote on a bill to admit Washington, D.C., as the [...] Read full article: Federal government offices should move i...→

Who Can Fire a Court-Appointed U.S. Attorney? A New Legal Fight, Explained

Who Can Fire a Court-Appointed U.S. Attorney? A New Legal Fight, Explained

No definitive precedent exists but there is some reason to believe that the president — but not the attorney general — has the authority. Read full article: Who Can Fire a Court-Appointed U.S. Atto...→

What Supreme Court? Trump’s HHS pushes LGBT health rollback | WTOP

What Supreme Court? Trump’s HHS pushes LGBT health rollback | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration Friday moved forward with a rule that rolls back health care protections for transgender people, even as the Supreme [...] Read full article: What Supreme Court? Trump’s HHS pushes L...→

Trump embraces immigration court fight as election boost

Trump embraces immigration court fight as election boost

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s rejection of one of Donald Trump’s key immigration measures reignites a hot-button issue in a presidential campaign alrea [...] Read full article: Trump embraces immigration court fight a...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

WH Proceeds With LGBTQ Health Rollback After Supreme Court Discrimination Ruling

WH Proceeds With LGBTQ Health Rollback After Supreme Court Discrimination Ruling

The Trump administration Friday moved forward with a rule that rolls back health care protections for transgender people, even as the Supreme Court barred sex [...] Read full article: WH Proceeds With LGBTQ Health Rollback A...→

Men should limit alcohol intake to one drink a day for better health, federal committee advises

Men should limit alcohol intake to one drink a day for better health, federal committee advises

A federal committee is working to tighten its nutritional guidelines, and now suggests limiting alcohol intake to one drink per day for men, down from two.  Read full article: Men should limit alcohol intake to one d...→

Jersey Shore Museums Ease Into Reopening as State Moves Further Along Phase 2

Jersey Shore Museums Ease Into Reopening as State Moves Further Along Phase 2

It’s a subtle, but important sign of New Jersey’s economic and cultural recovery — you can visit Lucy the Elephant again. The roadside icon is one of a number [...] Read full article: Jersey Shore Museums Ease Into Reopening...→

Senate Confirms McConnell Ally to Top Federal Appeals Court

On Friday, the U.S. Senate is set to vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. The FBI wrapped up its investigation into sexual misconduct clai [...] Read full article: Senate Confirms McConnell Ally to Top Fe...→

Nashua, NH, Man Challenges State Of Emergency, Mask Ordinance In Court

Nashua, NH, Man Challenges State Of Emergency, Mask Ordinance In Court

Gov. Chris Sununu’s executive order renewing New Hampshire’s state of emergency was challenged in a virtual hearing Thursday morning. Read full article: Nashua, NH, Man Challenges State Of Emer...→

State supreme court says CPD misconduct files must be preserved

State supreme court says CPD misconduct files must be preserved

The court found preserving public records outweighed a section of the collective bargaining agreement between the city and Fraternal Order of Police that manda [...] Read full article: State supreme court says CPD misconduct ...→

Richmond’s Robert E. Lee statue surrounded by concrete barrier as court fight plays out

Richmond’s Robert E. Lee statue surrounded by concrete barrier as court fight plays out

State workers in Richmond, Va., erected concrete barriers around a 130-year-old statue of the Confederate general, Robert E. Lee, as the legal fight over its r [...] Read full article: Richmond’s Robert E. Lee statue surround...→

Justice Department asks federal judge to halt publication of John Bolton’s book, escalating legal fight as explosive details emerge

Justice Department asks federal judge to halt publication of John Bolton’s book, escalating legal fight as explosive details emerge

The Justice Department asked a federal judge to immediately order John Bolton to halt publication of his memoir, which has already been printed and distributed [...] Read full article: Justice Department asks federal judge to...→

With the Federal Health Megaphone Silent, States Struggle With a Shifting Pandemic

With the Federal Health Megaphone Silent, States Struggle With a Shifting Pandemic

As state and local governments confront a new wave of coronavirus infections, President Trump is sending mixed messages and Washington’s public health bully pu [...] Read full article: With the Federal Health Megaphone Silent...→

Socializing state budget shortfalls through federal bailouts won’t help: Here’s what will

Socializing state budget shortfalls through federal bailouts won’t help: Here’s what will

Citing COVID-19-related budget shortfalls, many state and local officials are calling for a nearly $1 trillion federal bailout. That works out to about $7,800 [...] Read full article: Socializing state budget shortfalls thro...→

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

New York State Reports Just 17 New Coronavirus Deaths, Gov. Cuomo Attacks Federal Government’s COVID-19 Policies

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered positive developments and also took the federal government to task over its handling of the pandemic during his daily media briefin [...] Read full article: New York State Reports Just 17 New Coron...→

Health Department Asks Court to Shut Down Pennsylvania Car Show

Health Department Asks Court to Shut Down Pennsylvania Car Show

Pennsylvania’s Department of Health is asking a state court to shut down the Spring Carlisle car show set to begin Wednesday that typically draws about 100,000 [...] Read full article: Health Department Asks Court to Shut Dow...→

Federal Appeals Court Axes Satanic Temple Abortion Lawsuit

Federal Appeals Court Axes Satanic Temple Abortion Lawsuit

The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals is dismissing a lawsuit filed by a member of the Satanic Temple against a Missouri abortion law Read full article: Federal Appeals Court Axes Satanic Templ...→

DOJ sues John Bolton in federal court to block publication of upcoming book

DOJ sues John Bolton in federal court to block publication of upcoming book

The Department of Justice on Tuesday filed a complaint in federal court over former national security adviser John Bolton’s new book about his time in the Trum [...] Read full article: DOJ sues John Bolton in federal court to...→

Northam moves to make Juneteenth a state holiday; no Phase 3 this week | WTOP

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that he would begin the process of making Juneteenth a holiday in the commonwealth. Read full article: Northam moves to make Juneteenth a state...→

‘Still scared’: Health workers feeling toll of coronavirus fight

‘Still scared’: Health workers feeling toll of coronavirus fight

NEW YORK — Outside a back door to a hospital where the coronavirus hit like a hurricane, a half-dozen staffers gathered recently to look back, and look inward. [...] Read full article: ‘Still scared’: Health workers feeling t...→

Court Ordered to Look at Pennsylvania State Police Social Media Policy

Court Ordered to Look at Pennsylvania State Police Social Media Policy

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court says a lower court should have privately reviewed a state police policy that guides troopers’ monitoring of social media before [...] Read full article: Court Ordered to Look at Pennsylvania St...→

Supreme Court Rules Federal Law Protects LGBT Workers

Supreme Court Rules Federal Law Protects LGBT Workers

The Supreme Court voted 6-to-3 in a landmark ruling on Monday that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which bars discrimination based on sex, extends to includ [...] Read full article: Supreme Court Rules Federal Law Protects...→

Oregon, Arizona St athletes challenge NCAA in federal court

Oregon, Arizona St athletes challenge NCAA in federal court

Attorneys filed a lawsuit against the NCAA in federal court Monday that seeks to prevent the association from limiting the amount of money athletes can make of [...] Read full article: Oregon, Arizona St athletes challenge NC...→