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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to allow rule restricting green cards for immigrants on welfare

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to allow rule restricting green cards for immigrants on welfare

The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an emergency request to the Supreme Court to lift injunctions on the administration’s “public charge" rule -- which would restrict green cards for immigrants deemed likely to be reliant on welfare. Read full article: Trump administration asks Supreme Court ...→

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to allow rule restricting green cards for immigrants on welfare

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to allow rule restricting green cards for immigrants on welfare

The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an emergency request to the Supreme Court to lift injunctions on the administration’s “public charge" rule -- which would restrict green cards for immigrants deemed likely to be reliant on welfare. Read full article: Trump administration asks Supreme Court ...→

Trump Administration Sues CA in San Diego Fed Court over Private Prison Ban - Times of San Diego

The federal government filed a lawsuit Friday against the state of California in San Diego federal court over the state's recently enacted law banning the operation of private detention facilities, alleging Assembly Bill 32 is unconstitutional and hampers government operations to house federal inmates. Read full article: Trump Administration Sues CA in San Dieg...→

Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for fair Senate trial

Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for fair Senate trial

The Supreme Court doesn’t have a public comment line for its own work, much less the Senate’s. Read full article: Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for f...→

Trump administration: California abortion coverage mandate illegal

Trump administration: California abortion coverage mandate illegal

The Trump administration Friday said California’s requirement that all health insurers in the state provide coverage for abortions violates federal law and could result in a loss of federal f… Read full article: Trump administration: California abortio...→

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court said it was wrong when it previously ruled the death penalty could not be imposed without a... Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the death penal...→

Trump administration to restrict visas for pregnant women traveling to give birth

Trump administration to restrict visas for pregnant women traveling to give birth

The Trump administration will implement new plans on Friday that could limit travel for pregnant women trying to give birth in the U.S. Read full article: Trump administration to restrict visas f...→

Trump administration rolls back water regulations

Trump administration rolls back water regulations

The Trump administration eliminated environmental protections covering a significant portion of U.S. waterways, paving the way for developers, farmers, and industries to operate with fewer impediments, as public health officials and environmentalists blasted the move.  Read full article: Trump administration rolls back water re...→

Trump Admin's 'Reckless and Capricious' Rollback of Clean Water Rule Threatens Drinking Water, Environmentalists Warn

Trump Admin's 'Reckless and Capricious' Rollback of Clean Water Rule Threatens Drinking Water, Environmentalists Warn

The Trump administration is set to announce its replacement for the Obama-era WOTUS rule. Environmentalists say it is "reckless and capricious." Read full article: Trump Admin's 'Reckless and Capricious' ...→

'Birth tourism': Trump administration to crack down on women giving birth in US for children's citizenship

'Birth tourism': Trump administration to crack down on women giving birth in US for children's citizenship

Birth tourism is a lucrative business in both the U.S. and abroad. American companies take out advertisements and charge up to $80,000 to facilitate the practice. Read full article: 'Birth tourism': Trump administration to...→

Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline on U.S. land

Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline on U.S. land

The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land, federal officials told The Associated Press, pushing the controv Read full article: Trump administration approves Keystone X...→

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

The United Nations' highest court is set to rule Thursday on whether to order Myanmar to halt what has been described as a genocidal campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslim... Read full article: Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar o...→

Trump Administration Restores Women’s Health Funds to Texas

Trump Administration Restores Women’s Health Funds to Texas

Eight years after Texas lost federal dollars over barring Planned Parenthood in a women’s health program, the Trump administration Wednesday allowed the state to resume getting as much as $350 million in another reversal of an Obama-era decision. Texas can receive the money over the next five years while still excluding Planned Parenthood from a state program called Healthy Texas… Read full article: Trump Administration Restores Women’s He...→

Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave Case Up to Supreme Court

Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave Case Up to Supreme Court

A suburban teacher is taking her case to the Illinois Supreme Court to fight for her right to use earned sick leave for the birth of her child against the district she works in. Read full article: Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave C...→

Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religious Education Funding

Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religious Education Funding

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appears ready to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program and make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling Read full article: Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religio...→

Trump Administration Approves Keystone Pipeline on US Land

The Trump administration has approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land Read full article: Trump Administration Approves Keystone P...→

Trump Administration Approves Keystone Pipeline on US Land

Trump Administration Approves Keystone Pipeline on US Land

The Trump administration has approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land Read full article: Trump Administration Approves Keystone P...→

Trump administration launches new Space Force logo reminiscent of Star Trek

Trump administration launches new Space Force logo reminiscent of Star Trek

President Donald Trump revealed on Twitter what appears to be the new logo for the U.S. Space Force -- the newly created sixth branch of the U.S. military. Read full article: Trump administration launches new Space ...→

Trump Administration Threatens California Over Abortion

Trump Administration Threatens California Over Abortion

If the state doesn’t stop requiring private insurers to cover abortions, the administration said it will cut off federal funding for certain health programs. Read full article: Trump Administration Threatens Californi...→

Trump Administration Picks a New Leader for US Border Patrol

Trump Administration Picks a New Leader for US Border Patrol

The Trump administration has named a new head of the U.S. Border Patrol.Rodney Scott will take over for Carla Provost, who is retiring, according to an announcement obtained Friday by The Associated Press from Mark Morgan, acting head of U.S. Customs and Border... Read full article: Trump Administration Picks a New Leader ...→

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. The opinion pulled back from the court’s 2016 state Supreme Court decision that subsequently led the Legislature to change… Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penal...→

Trump administration homing in on Iran-backed operations in Latin America

Trump administration homing in on Iran-backed operations in Latin America

The Trump administration’s push to counter Iranian terrorism finance operations in South America won key support from leaders in the region this week, with two Latin American nations moving to officially designate Tehran-backed Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. Read full article: Trump administration homing in on Iran-b...→

Trump administration eases federal restrictions on streams and wetlands

Trump administration eases federal restrictions on streams and wetlands

The president has long lamented that environmental regulations are too onerous, but environmentalists are concerned the new rule are condemning the new rule as "scientifically indefensible and socially unjust." Read full article: Trump administration eases federal restr...→

Trump administration takes aim at pregnant travelers with new

Trump administration takes aim at pregnant travelers with new "birth tourism" rule

The new State Department rule says it doesn't believe visiting the U.S. "for the primary purpose of obtaining U.S. citizenship for a child, by giving birth in the [U.S.], ... is a legitimate activity for pleasure or of a recreational nature." Read full article: Trump administration takes aim at pregna...→

California asks Trump administration for surplus federal land to house homeless

California asks Trump administration for surplus federal land to house homeless

California is asking the Trump administration to provide surplus federal land that could be used to build housing for the homeless, mirroring a new state program. Read full article: California asks Trump administration for...→

Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so Iowa Supreme Court can review defense claims

Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so Iowa Supreme Court can review defense claims

Attorneys representing Cristhian Bahena Rivera, the man accused of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts, have been granted their request for a postponement of his trial. Read full article: Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so...→

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

The United Nations' highest court is set to rule on whether to order Myanmar to halt what has been described as a genocidal campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority Read full article: Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar o...→

Trump administration restores women’s health funds to Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Eight years after Texas lost federal dollars over barring Planned Parenthood in a women's health program, the Trump administration Wednesday allowed the state to resume getting as much as $350 million in another reversal of an... Read full article: Trump administration restores women’s he...→

Holding court in Davos, Trump distracted by impeachment

President Donald Trump held court in the snow-capped Alps for two days, showcasing the American economy to world leaders and global elites. But he kept one eye firmly fixed on the impeachment... Read full article: Holding court in Davos, Trump distracted...→

Supreme Court appears likely to allow public funding for religious schools

Supreme Court appears likely to allow public funding for religious schools

Such a ruling could affect laws or constitutional provisions in 37 states that currently bar public funding for schools and churches. Read full article: Supreme Court appears likely to allow pu...→

Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on US land

The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land, federal officials told The Associated Press, pushing the... Read full article: Trump administration approves Keystone p...→

Trump Administration to Approve Keystone Pipeline on US Land

Trump Administration to Approve Keystone Pipeline on US Land

The Trump administration is approving a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land Read full article: Trump Administration to Approve Keystone...→

Jared Kushner hacked? Wyden asks NSA for assessment, citing Trump adviser’s reported chats with MBS

Jared Kushner hacked? Wyden asks NSA for assessment, citing Trump adviser’s reported chats with MBS

Sen. Ron Wyden questioned the National Security Agency on Friday about whether President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner could have been hacked by Saudi Arabia. Read full article: Jared Kushner hacked? Wyden asks NSA for...→

Trump administration threatens to cut off funds to California over abortion-coverage mandate

Trump administration threatens to cut off funds to California over abortion-coverage mandate

The Trump administration threatened Friday to cut off certain federal funds to California over its requirement that medical insurers cover elective abortions, hours before President Trump made history by speaking at the March for Life. Read full article: Trump administration threatens to cut of...→

Trump administration threatens California with funds loss over abortion coverage

Trump administration threatens California with funds loss over abortion coverage

The Trump administration threatened California with a potential loss of federal health care funds over the state's requirement that insurance plans cover abortions. Read full article: Trump administration threatens Californi...→

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. Read full article: 'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruli...→

Trump administration replaces Obama-era Waters of U.S. rule by limiting federal role

Trump administration replaces Obama-era Waters of U.S. rule by limiting federal role

The Trump administration finalized Thursday its replacement for the Waters of the United States rule, eliminating the federal government’s role in regulating the stock ponds, irrigation ditches and seasonal streams encompassed under the broad Obama-era regulations. Read full article: Trump administration replaces Obama-era ...→

Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under People’s Properties, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules

Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under People’s Properties, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled to uphold a legal principle that allows drillers to drain oil and natural gas from outside their property lines. Read full article: Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under Peopl...→

Trump administration announces new policy to counter 'birth tourism'

Trump administration announces new policy to counter 'birth tourism'

The Trump administration is moving to crack down on pregnant women visiting the U.S. for the purpose of giving birth so their children can be American citizens – a practice known as “birth tourism” – with a newly announced change to visa regulations. Read full article: Trump administration announces new polic...→

Trump administration removes federal protections from streams, wetlands

Trump administration removes federal protections from streams, wetlands

The Trump administration moves to remove Obama-era clean water protections of rivers, streams and wetlands not connected to larger bodies of water. Read full article: Trump administration removes federal pro...→

Trump administration moves to crack down on ‘birth tourism’ in U.S.

Trump administration moves to crack down on ‘birth tourism’ in U.S.

The Trump administration took a major step Thursday to try to eliminate “birth tourism” — when women fly into the U.S. to give birth in order to earn automatic American citizenship for their babies — with a new rule that would give consular officials the power to reject visas for people believed to be taking advantage of the system. Read full article: Trump administration moves to crack down...→

‘A Very Stable Genius’ steps inside the Oval Office of the chaotic Trump administration

‘A Very Stable Genius’ steps inside the Oval Office of the chaotic Trump administration

In "A Very Stable Genius," two Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters take readers inside the tumultuous presidency of Donald J. Trump. Read full article: ‘A Very Stable Genius’ steps inside the ...→

Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamacare in 2020

Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamacare in 2020

The Affordable Care Act will not be reviewed by the Supreme Court and have its fate decided in 2020. But that doesn't mean that the controversy surrounding the 2010 health care legislation is over. Read full article: Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamaca...→

Up To $350M In Texas Women's Health Funds Restored By Trump Administration

Up To $350M In Texas Women's Health Funds Restored By Trump Administration

Texas can receive the money over the next five years while still excluding Planned Parenthood from a state program called Healthy Texas Women. Read full article: Up To $350M In Texas Women's Health Fund...→

Trump Administration Approves Medicaid Funds for Texas While Excluding Planned Parenthood

Reproductive health advocates warn the decision provides a “dangerous roadmap” for other states to defund the health care provider. Read full article: Trump Administration Approves Medicaid F...→

Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on U.S. land

Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on U.S. land

The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land, federal officials told The Associated Press, pushing the controversial $8 billion project closer to construction though court challenges still loom. Read full article: Trump administration approves Keystone p...→

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared ready Wednesday to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program and make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling i… Read full article: Supreme Court seems favorable to religio...→

Trump administration to issue new visa restrictions aimed at curbing 'birth tourism'

Trump administration to issue new visa restrictions aimed at curbing 'birth tourism'

The Trump administration is planning to introduce new visa restrictions aimed at restricting “birth tourism,” whereby women travel to the U.S. to give birth so that their children automatically become U.S. citizens. Read full article: Trump administration to issue new visa r...→

Trump Administration Sues CA in San Diego Fed Court over Private Prison Ban - Times of San Diego

The federal government filed a lawsuit Friday against the state of California in San Diego federal court over the state's recently enacted law banning the operation of private detention facilities, alleging Assembly Bill 32 is unconstitutional and hampers government operations to house federal inmates. Read full article: Trump Administration Sues CA in San Dieg...→

Jared Kushner hacked? Wyden asks NSA for assessment, citing Trump adviser’s reported chats with MBS

Jared Kushner hacked? Wyden asks NSA for assessment, citing Trump adviser’s reported chats with MBS

Sen. Ron Wyden questioned the National Security Agency on Friday about whether President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner could have been hacked by Saudi Arabia. Read full article: Jared Kushner hacked? Wyden asks NSA for...→

Trump Administration Threatens California Over Abortion

Trump Administration Threatens California Over Abortion

If the state doesn’t stop requiring private insurers to cover abortions, the administration said it will cut off federal funding for certain health programs. Read full article: Trump Administration Threatens Californi...→

Trump administration threatens California with funds loss over abortion coverage

Trump administration threatens California with funds loss over abortion coverage

The Trump administration threatened California with a potential loss of federal health care funds over the state's requirement that insurance plans cover abortions. Read full article: Trump administration threatens Californi...→

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. The opinion pulled back from the court’s 2016 state Supreme Court decision that subsequently led the Legislature to change… Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penal...→

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court said it was wrong when it previously ruled the death penalty could not be imposed without a... Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the death penal...→

Trump administration replaces Obama-era Waters of U.S. rule by limiting federal role

Trump administration replaces Obama-era Waters of U.S. rule by limiting federal role

The Trump administration finalized Thursday its replacement for the Waters of the United States rule, eliminating the federal government’s role in regulating the stock ponds, irrigation ditches and seasonal streams encompassed under the broad Obama-era regulations. Read full article: Trump administration replaces Obama-era ...→

Trump administration rolls back water regulations

Trump administration rolls back water regulations

The Trump administration eliminated environmental protections covering a significant portion of U.S. waterways, paving the way for developers, farmers, and industries to operate with fewer impediments, as public health officials and environmentalists blasted the move.  Read full article: Trump administration rolls back water re...→

Trump administration announces new policy to counter 'birth tourism'

Trump administration announces new policy to counter 'birth tourism'

The Trump administration is moving to crack down on pregnant women visiting the U.S. for the purpose of giving birth so their children can be American citizens – a practice known as “birth tourism” – with a newly announced change to visa regulations. Read full article: Trump administration announces new polic...→

Trump administration eases federal restrictions on streams and wetlands

Trump administration eases federal restrictions on streams and wetlands

The president has long lamented that environmental regulations are too onerous, but environmentalists are concerned the new rule are condemning the new rule as "scientifically indefensible and socially unjust." Read full article: Trump administration eases federal restr...→

Trump Admin's 'Reckless and Capricious' Rollback of Clean Water Rule Threatens Drinking Water, Environmentalists Warn

Trump Admin's 'Reckless and Capricious' Rollback of Clean Water Rule Threatens Drinking Water, Environmentalists Warn

The Trump administration is set to announce its replacement for the Obama-era WOTUS rule. Environmentalists say it is "reckless and capricious." Read full article: Trump Admin's 'Reckless and Capricious' ...→

Trump administration moves to crack down on ‘birth tourism’ in U.S.

Trump administration moves to crack down on ‘birth tourism’ in U.S.

The Trump administration took a major step Thursday to try to eliminate “birth tourism” — when women fly into the U.S. to give birth in order to earn automatic American citizenship for their babies — with a new rule that would give consular officials the power to reject visas for people believed to be taking advantage of the system. Read full article: Trump administration moves to crack down...→

California asks Trump administration for surplus federal land to house homeless

California asks Trump administration for surplus federal land to house homeless

California is asking the Trump administration to provide surplus federal land that could be used to build housing for the homeless, mirroring a new state program. Read full article: California asks Trump administration for...→

Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline on U.S. land

Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline on U.S. land

The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land, federal officials told The Associated Press, pushing the controv Read full article: Trump administration approves Keystone X...→

Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamacare in 2020

Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamacare in 2020

The Affordable Care Act will not be reviewed by the Supreme Court and have its fate decided in 2020. But that doesn't mean that the controversy surrounding the 2010 health care legislation is over. Read full article: Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamaca...→

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

The United Nations' highest court is set to rule on whether to order Myanmar to halt what has been described as a genocidal campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority Read full article: Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar o...→

Trump Administration Restores Women’s Health Funds to Texas

Trump Administration Restores Women’s Health Funds to Texas

Eight years after Texas lost federal dollars over barring Planned Parenthood in a women’s health program, the Trump administration Wednesday allowed the state to resume getting as much as $350 million in another reversal of an Obama-era decision. Texas can receive the money over the next five years while still excluding Planned Parenthood from a state program called Healthy Texas… Read full article: Trump Administration Restores Women’s He...→

Trump Administration Approves Medicaid Funds for Texas While Excluding Planned Parenthood

Reproductive health advocates warn the decision provides a “dangerous roadmap” for other states to defund the health care provider. Read full article: Trump Administration Approves Medicaid F...→

Holding court in Davos, Trump distracted by impeachment

President Donald Trump held court in the snow-capped Alps for two days, showcasing the American economy to world leaders and global elites. But he kept one eye firmly fixed on the impeachment... Read full article: Holding court in Davos, Trump distracted...→

Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religious Education Funding

Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religious Education Funding

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appears ready to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program and make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling Read full article: Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religio...→

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared ready Wednesday to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program and make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling i… Read full article: Supreme Court seems favorable to religio...→

Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on US land

The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land, federal officials told The Associated Press, pushing the... Read full article: Trump administration approves Keystone p...→

Trump Administration Approves Keystone Pipeline on US Land

Trump Administration Approves Keystone Pipeline on US Land

The Trump administration has approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land Read full article: Trump Administration Approves Keystone P...→

Trump administration launches new Space Force logo reminiscent of Star Trek

Trump administration launches new Space Force logo reminiscent of Star Trek

President Donald Trump revealed on Twitter what appears to be the new logo for the U.S. Space Force -- the newly created sixth branch of the U.S. military. Read full article: Trump administration launches new Space ...→

Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for fair Senate trial

Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for fair Senate trial

The Supreme Court doesn’t have a public comment line for its own work, much less the Senate’s. Read full article: Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for f...→

Trump administration threatens to cut off funds to California over abortion-coverage mandate

Trump administration threatens to cut off funds to California over abortion-coverage mandate

The Trump administration threatened Friday to cut off certain federal funds to California over its requirement that medical insurers cover elective abortions, hours before President Trump made history by speaking at the March for Life. Read full article: Trump administration threatens to cut of...→

Trump Administration Picks a New Leader for US Border Patrol

Trump Administration Picks a New Leader for US Border Patrol

The Trump administration has named a new head of the U.S. Border Patrol.Rodney Scott will take over for Carla Provost, who is retiring, according to an announcement obtained Friday by The Associated Press from Mark Morgan, acting head of U.S. Customs and Border... Read full article: Trump Administration Picks a New Leader ...→

Trump administration: California abortion coverage mandate illegal

Trump administration: California abortion coverage mandate illegal

The Trump administration Friday said California’s requirement that all health insurers in the state provide coverage for abortions violates federal law and could result in a loss of federal f… Read full article: Trump administration: California abortio...→

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. Read full article: 'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruli...→

Trump administration to restrict visas for pregnant women traveling to give birth

Trump administration to restrict visas for pregnant women traveling to give birth

The Trump administration will implement new plans on Friday that could limit travel for pregnant women trying to give birth in the U.S. Read full article: Trump administration to restrict visas f...→

Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under People’s Properties, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules

Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under People’s Properties, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled to uphold a legal principle that allows drillers to drain oil and natural gas from outside their property lines. Read full article: Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under Peopl...→

Trump administration homing in on Iran-backed operations in Latin America

Trump administration homing in on Iran-backed operations in Latin America

The Trump administration’s push to counter Iranian terrorism finance operations in South America won key support from leaders in the region this week, with two Latin American nations moving to officially designate Tehran-backed Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. Read full article: Trump administration homing in on Iran-b...→

Trump administration removes federal protections from streams, wetlands

Trump administration removes federal protections from streams, wetlands

The Trump administration moves to remove Obama-era clean water protections of rivers, streams and wetlands not connected to larger bodies of water. Read full article: Trump administration removes federal pro...→

Trump administration takes aim at pregnant travelers with new

Trump administration takes aim at pregnant travelers with new "birth tourism" rule

The new State Department rule says it doesn't believe visiting the U.S. "for the primary purpose of obtaining U.S. citizenship for a child, by giving birth in the [U.S.], ... is a legitimate activity for pleasure or of a recreational nature." Read full article: Trump administration takes aim at pregna...→

'Birth tourism': Trump administration to crack down on women giving birth in US for children's citizenship

'Birth tourism': Trump administration to crack down on women giving birth in US for children's citizenship

Birth tourism is a lucrative business in both the U.S. and abroad. American companies take out advertisements and charge up to $80,000 to facilitate the practice. Read full article: 'Birth tourism': Trump administration to...→

‘A Very Stable Genius’ steps inside the Oval Office of the chaotic Trump administration

‘A Very Stable Genius’ steps inside the Oval Office of the chaotic Trump administration

In "A Very Stable Genius," two Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters take readers inside the tumultuous presidency of Donald J. Trump. Read full article: ‘A Very Stable Genius’ steps inside the ...→

Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so Iowa Supreme Court can review defense claims

Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so Iowa Supreme Court can review defense claims

Attorneys representing Cristhian Bahena Rivera, the man accused of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts, have been granted their request for a postponement of his trial. Read full article: Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so...→

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

The United Nations' highest court is set to rule Thursday on whether to order Myanmar to halt what has been described as a genocidal campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslim... Read full article: Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar o...→

Up To $350M In Texas Women's Health Funds Restored By Trump Administration

Up To $350M In Texas Women's Health Funds Restored By Trump Administration

Texas can receive the money over the next five years while still excluding Planned Parenthood from a state program called Healthy Texas Women. Read full article: Up To $350M In Texas Women's Health Fund...→

Trump administration restores women’s health funds to Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Eight years after Texas lost federal dollars over barring Planned Parenthood in a women's health program, the Trump administration Wednesday allowed the state to resume getting as much as $350 million in another reversal of an... Read full article: Trump administration restores women’s he...→

Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave Case Up to Supreme Court

Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave Case Up to Supreme Court

A suburban teacher is taking her case to the Illinois Supreme Court to fight for her right to use earned sick leave for the birth of her child against the district she works in. Read full article: Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave C...→

Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on U.S. land

Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on U.S. land

The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land, federal officials told The Associated Press, pushing the controversial $8 billion project closer to construction though court challenges still loom. Read full article: Trump administration approves Keystone p...→

Supreme Court appears likely to allow public funding for religious schools

Supreme Court appears likely to allow public funding for religious schools

Such a ruling could affect laws or constitutional provisions in 37 states that currently bar public funding for schools and churches. Read full article: Supreme Court appears likely to allow pu...→

Trump Administration Approves Keystone Pipeline on US Land

The Trump administration has approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land Read full article: Trump Administration Approves Keystone P...→

Trump administration to issue new visa restrictions aimed at curbing 'birth tourism'

Trump administration to issue new visa restrictions aimed at curbing 'birth tourism'

The Trump administration is planning to introduce new visa restrictions aimed at restricting “birth tourism,” whereby women travel to the U.S. to give birth so that their children automatically become U.S. citizens. Read full article: Trump administration to issue new visa r...→

Trump Administration to Approve Keystone Pipeline on US Land

Trump Administration to Approve Keystone Pipeline on US Land

The Trump administration is approving a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land Read full article: Trump Administration to Approve Keystone...→

Trump Administration Sues CA in San Diego Fed Court over Private Prison Ban - Times of San Diego

The federal government filed a lawsuit Friday against the state of California in San Diego federal court over the state's recently enacted law banning the operation of private detention facilities, alleging Assembly Bill 32 is unconstitutional and hampers government operations to house federal inmates. Read full article: Trump Administration Sues CA in San Dieg...→

Trump administration launches new Space Force logo reminiscent of Star Trek

Trump administration launches new Space Force logo reminiscent of Star Trek

President Donald Trump revealed on Twitter what appears to be the new logo for the U.S. Space Force -- the newly created sixth branch of the U.S. military. Read full article: Trump administration launches new Space ...→

Jared Kushner hacked? Wyden asks NSA for assessment, citing Trump adviser’s reported chats with MBS

Jared Kushner hacked? Wyden asks NSA for assessment, citing Trump adviser’s reported chats with MBS

Sen. Ron Wyden questioned the National Security Agency on Friday about whether President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner could have been hacked by Saudi Arabia. Read full article: Jared Kushner hacked? Wyden asks NSA for...→

Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for fair Senate trial

Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for fair Senate trial

The Supreme Court doesn’t have a public comment line for its own work, much less the Senate’s. Read full article: Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for f...→

Trump Administration Threatens California Over Abortion

Trump Administration Threatens California Over Abortion

If the state doesn’t stop requiring private insurers to cover abortions, the administration said it will cut off federal funding for certain health programs. Read full article: Trump Administration Threatens Californi...→

Trump administration threatens to cut off funds to California over abortion-coverage mandate

Trump administration threatens to cut off funds to California over abortion-coverage mandate

The Trump administration threatened Friday to cut off certain federal funds to California over its requirement that medical insurers cover elective abortions, hours before President Trump made history by speaking at the March for Life. Read full article: Trump administration threatens to cut of...→

Trump Administration Picks a New Leader for US Border Patrol

Trump Administration Picks a New Leader for US Border Patrol

The Trump administration has named a new head of the U.S. Border Patrol.Rodney Scott will take over for Carla Provost, who is retiring, according to an announcement obtained Friday by The Associated Press from Mark Morgan, acting head of U.S. Customs and Border... Read full article: Trump Administration Picks a New Leader ...→

Trump administration threatens California with funds loss over abortion coverage

Trump administration threatens California with funds loss over abortion coverage

The Trump administration threatened California with a potential loss of federal health care funds over the state's requirement that insurance plans cover abortions. Read full article: Trump administration threatens Californi...→

Trump administration: California abortion coverage mandate illegal

Trump administration: California abortion coverage mandate illegal

The Trump administration Friday said California’s requirement that all health insurers in the state provide coverage for abortions violates federal law and could result in a loss of federal f… Read full article: Trump administration: California abortio...→

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. The opinion pulled back from the court’s 2016 state Supreme Court decision that subsequently led the Legislature to change… Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penal...→

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. Read full article: 'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruli...→

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court said it was wrong when it previously ruled the death penalty could not be imposed without a... Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the death penal...→

Trump administration replaces Obama-era Waters of U.S. rule by limiting federal role

Trump administration replaces Obama-era Waters of U.S. rule by limiting federal role

The Trump administration finalized Thursday its replacement for the Waters of the United States rule, eliminating the federal government’s role in regulating the stock ponds, irrigation ditches and seasonal streams encompassed under the broad Obama-era regulations. Read full article: Trump administration replaces Obama-era ...→

Trump administration to restrict visas for pregnant women traveling to give birth

Trump administration to restrict visas for pregnant women traveling to give birth

The Trump administration will implement new plans on Friday that could limit travel for pregnant women trying to give birth in the U.S. Read full article: Trump administration to restrict visas f...→

Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under People’s Properties, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules

Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under People’s Properties, Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled to uphold a legal principle that allows drillers to drain oil and natural gas from outside their property lines. Read full article: Companies Can Drain Oil, Gas Under Peopl...→

Trump administration rolls back water regulations

Trump administration rolls back water regulations

The Trump administration eliminated environmental protections covering a significant portion of U.S. waterways, paving the way for developers, farmers, and industries to operate with fewer impediments, as public health officials and environmentalists blasted the move.  Read full article: Trump administration rolls back water re...→

Trump administration homing in on Iran-backed operations in Latin America

Trump administration homing in on Iran-backed operations in Latin America

The Trump administration’s push to counter Iranian terrorism finance operations in South America won key support from leaders in the region this week, with two Latin American nations moving to officially designate Tehran-backed Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. Read full article: Trump administration homing in on Iran-b...→

Trump administration announces new policy to counter 'birth tourism'

Trump administration announces new policy to counter 'birth tourism'

The Trump administration is moving to crack down on pregnant women visiting the U.S. for the purpose of giving birth so their children can be American citizens – a practice known as “birth tourism” – with a newly announced change to visa regulations. Read full article: Trump administration announces new polic...→

Trump administration eases federal restrictions on streams and wetlands

Trump administration eases federal restrictions on streams and wetlands

The president has long lamented that environmental regulations are too onerous, but environmentalists are concerned the new rule are condemning the new rule as "scientifically indefensible and socially unjust." Read full article: Trump administration eases federal restr...→

Trump administration removes federal protections from streams, wetlands

Trump administration removes federal protections from streams, wetlands

The Trump administration moves to remove Obama-era clean water protections of rivers, streams and wetlands not connected to larger bodies of water. Read full article: Trump administration removes federal pro...→

Trump Admin's 'Reckless and Capricious' Rollback of Clean Water Rule Threatens Drinking Water, Environmentalists Warn

Trump Admin's 'Reckless and Capricious' Rollback of Clean Water Rule Threatens Drinking Water, Environmentalists Warn

The Trump administration is set to announce its replacement for the Obama-era WOTUS rule. Environmentalists say it is "reckless and capricious." Read full article: Trump Admin's 'Reckless and Capricious' ...→

Trump administration takes aim at pregnant travelers with new

Trump administration takes aim at pregnant travelers with new "birth tourism" rule

The new State Department rule says it doesn't believe visiting the U.S. "for the primary purpose of obtaining U.S. citizenship for a child, by giving birth in the [U.S.], ... is a legitimate activity for pleasure or of a recreational nature." Read full article: Trump administration takes aim at pregna...→

Trump administration moves to crack down on ‘birth tourism’ in U.S.

Trump administration moves to crack down on ‘birth tourism’ in U.S.

The Trump administration took a major step Thursday to try to eliminate “birth tourism” — when women fly into the U.S. to give birth in order to earn automatic American citizenship for their babies — with a new rule that would give consular officials the power to reject visas for people believed to be taking advantage of the system. Read full article: Trump administration moves to crack down...→

'Birth tourism': Trump administration to crack down on women giving birth in US for children's citizenship

'Birth tourism': Trump administration to crack down on women giving birth in US for children's citizenship

Birth tourism is a lucrative business in both the U.S. and abroad. American companies take out advertisements and charge up to $80,000 to facilitate the practice. Read full article: 'Birth tourism': Trump administration to...→

California asks Trump administration for surplus federal land to house homeless

California asks Trump administration for surplus federal land to house homeless

California is asking the Trump administration to provide surplus federal land that could be used to build housing for the homeless, mirroring a new state program. Read full article: California asks Trump administration for...→

‘A Very Stable Genius’ steps inside the Oval Office of the chaotic Trump administration

‘A Very Stable Genius’ steps inside the Oval Office of the chaotic Trump administration

In "A Very Stable Genius," two Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters take readers inside the tumultuous presidency of Donald J. Trump. Read full article: ‘A Very Stable Genius’ steps inside the ...→

Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline on U.S. land

Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline on U.S. land

The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land, federal officials told The Associated Press, pushing the controv Read full article: Trump administration approves Keystone X...→

Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so Iowa Supreme Court can review defense claims

Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so Iowa Supreme Court can review defense claims

Attorneys representing Cristhian Bahena Rivera, the man accused of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts, have been granted their request for a postponement of his trial. Read full article: Mollie Tibbetts case: Trial postponed so...→

Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamacare in 2020

Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamacare in 2020

The Affordable Care Act will not be reviewed by the Supreme Court and have its fate decided in 2020. But that doesn't mean that the controversy surrounding the 2010 health care legislation is over. Read full article: Supreme Court Unlikely to Review Obamaca...→

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

The United Nations' highest court is set to rule Thursday on whether to order Myanmar to halt what has been described as a genocidal campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslim... Read full article: Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar o...→

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar of Rohingya genocide

The United Nations' highest court is set to rule on whether to order Myanmar to halt what has been described as a genocidal campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority Read full article: Court to rule in case accusing Myanmar o...→

Up To $350M In Texas Women's Health Funds Restored By Trump Administration

Up To $350M In Texas Women's Health Funds Restored By Trump Administration

Texas can receive the money over the next five years while still excluding Planned Parenthood from a state program called Healthy Texas Women. Read full article: Up To $350M In Texas Women's Health Fund...→

Trump Administration Restores Women’s Health Funds to Texas

Trump Administration Restores Women’s Health Funds to Texas

Eight years after Texas lost federal dollars over barring Planned Parenthood in a women’s health program, the Trump administration Wednesday allowed the state to resume getting as much as $350 million in another reversal of an Obama-era decision. Texas can receive the money over the next five years while still excluding Planned Parenthood from a state program called Healthy Texas… Read full article: Trump Administration Restores Women’s He...→

Trump administration restores women’s health funds to Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Eight years after Texas lost federal dollars over barring Planned Parenthood in a women's health program, the Trump administration Wednesday allowed the state to resume getting as much as $350 million in another reversal of an... Read full article: Trump administration restores women’s he...→

Trump Administration Approves Medicaid Funds for Texas While Excluding Planned Parenthood

Reproductive health advocates warn the decision provides a “dangerous roadmap” for other states to defund the health care provider. Read full article: Trump Administration Approves Medicaid F...→

Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave Case Up to Supreme Court

Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave Case Up to Supreme Court

A suburban teacher is taking her case to the Illinois Supreme Court to fight for her right to use earned sick leave for the birth of her child against the district she works in. Read full article: Illinois Teacher Takes Maternity Leave C...→

Holding court in Davos, Trump distracted by impeachment

President Donald Trump held court in the snow-capped Alps for two days, showcasing the American economy to world leaders and global elites. But he kept one eye firmly fixed on the impeachment... Read full article: Holding court in Davos, Trump distracted...→

Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on U.S. land

Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on U.S. land

The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land, federal officials told The Associated Press, pushing the controversial $8 billion project closer to construction though court challenges still loom. Read full article: Trump administration approves Keystone p...→

Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religious Education Funding

Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religious Education Funding

The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appears ready to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program and make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling Read full article: Supreme Court Seems Favorable to Religio...→

Supreme Court appears likely to allow public funding for religious schools

Supreme Court appears likely to allow public funding for religious schools

Such a ruling could affect laws or constitutional provisions in 37 states that currently bar public funding for schools and churches. Read full article: Supreme Court appears likely to allow pu...→

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

Supreme Court seems favorable to religious education funding

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared ready Wednesday to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program and make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling i… Read full article: Supreme Court seems favorable to religio...→

Trump Administration Approves Keystone Pipeline on US Land

The Trump administration has approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land Read full article: Trump Administration Approves Keystone P...→

Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on US land

The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land, federal officials told The Associated Press, pushing the... Read full article: Trump administration approves Keystone p...→

Trump administration to issue new visa restrictions aimed at curbing 'birth tourism'

Trump administration to issue new visa restrictions aimed at curbing 'birth tourism'

The Trump administration is planning to introduce new visa restrictions aimed at restricting “birth tourism,” whereby women travel to the U.S. to give birth so that their children automatically become U.S. citizens. Read full article: Trump administration to issue new visa r...→

Trump Administration Approves Keystone Pipeline on US Land

Trump Administration Approves Keystone Pipeline on US Land

The Trump administration has approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land Read full article: Trump Administration Approves Keystone P...→

Trump Administration to Approve Keystone Pipeline on US Land

Trump Administration to Approve Keystone Pipeline on US Land

The Trump administration is approving a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land Read full article: Trump Administration to Approve Keystone...→