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Trump administration petitions Supreme Court after judge halts federal execution

Trump administration petitions Supreme Court after judge halts federal execution

The Trump administration petitioned the Supreme Court Monday after a federal judge halted the first federal execution — for now — which was scheduled to occur next week. Read full article: Trump administration petitions Supreme C...→

Trump administration petitions Supreme Court after judge halts federal execution

Trump administration petitions Supreme Court after judge halts federal execution

The Trump administration petitioned the Supreme Court Monday after a federal judge halted the first federal execution — for now — which was scheduled to occur next week. Read full article: Trump administration petitions Supreme C...→

Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos, Arizona Supreme Court rules

Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos, Arizona Supreme Court rules

The decision says a woman can't use them to have a baby if her ex-husband doesn't want to have children with her. Read full article: Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos,...→

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...→

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...→

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 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 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...→

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...→

Judge: No Keeping Stormy and Trump Out of NY Avenatti Trial

A judge says he can’t leave jurors at Michael Avenatti’s extortion trial to think that an immaculate conception made the California lawyer famous... Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, was charged Wednesday with ripping her off. Federal prosecutors in New York City say Aven Read full article: Judge: No Keeping Stormy and Trump Out o...→

Judge: No keeping Trump out of Avenatti trial

Judge: No keeping Trump out of Avenatti trial

Michael Avenatti has repeatedly spoken out against the Trump administration and the Justice Department. Read full article: Judge: No keeping Trump out of Avenatti ...→

Judge refuses Trump, Stormy Daniels ban in Michael Avenatti trial

Judge refuses Trump, Stormy Daniels ban in Michael Avenatti trial

There’s no keeping porn star Stormy Daniels and President Donald Trump out of California attorney Michael Avenatti’s extortion case, a judge said Wednesday. Read full article: Judge refuses Trump, Stormy Daniels ban ...→

Maria Montserrat Alvarado: Supreme Court should finally erase state laws that hinder religious freedom and school choice

Maria Montserrat Alvarado: Supreme Court should finally erase state laws that hinder religious freedom and school choice

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court took up a case that is poised to have far-reaching effects on religious liberty. At issue are the state laws known as Blaine Amendments, which prohibit the use … Read full article: Maria Montserrat Alvarado: Supreme Court...→

Karen Pence: The Trump-Pence administration is working tirelessly for America's veterans and military families

Karen Pence: The Trump-Pence administration is working tirelessly for America's veterans and military families

No experience I've had as second lady of the United States has been as fulfilling as the opportunity to work with those who have served and sacrificed for this country. Read full article: Karen Pence: The Trump-Pence administrat...→

After judge blocks Trump executive order, Minnesota counties postpone refugee votes | MinnPost

After judge blocks Trump executive order, Minnesota counties postpone refugee votes | MinnPost

Before the injunction, Trump’s order required counties to consent before refugees could be resettled in them. Read full article: After judge blocks Trump executive order...→

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...→

Judge Allows Joycelyn Savage To Retrieve Belongings From R. Kelly's Trump Tower Condo After Arrest For Assaulting Azriel Clary

Joycelyn Savage was in court for a hearing concerning the misdemeanor domestic battery count against her, but the hearing was continued until next month because Azriel Clary, the woman she allegedly punched and kicked, was unable to attend. Read full article: Judge Allows Joycelyn Savage To Retrieve...→

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 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...→

Judge: No keeping Stormy and Trump out of NY Avenatti trial - amNewYork

BY LARRY NEUMEISTER There's no keeping porn star Stormy Daniels and President Donald Trump out of California attorney Michael Avenatti's extortion case, a Read full article: Judge: No keeping Stormy and Trump out o...→

‘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 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 Sues California in San Diego Over Private Prison Ban - Times of San Diego

A similar lawsuit was filed in San Diego federal court last month by the GEO Group, a Florida-based corporation that owns and operates private prisons, jail and detention facilities across the country, including the Western Region Detention Read full article: Trump Administration Sues California in ...→

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...→

Questions loom over future of refugee programs after federal judge blocks Trump order

Questions loom over future of refugee programs after federal judge blocks Trump order

Staff inside the International Institute of Minnesota said a judge’s recent decision to prevent local jurisdictions from shutting its doors to refugees is just a temporary sigh of relief. Read full article: Questions loom over future of refugee pr...→

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 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 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...→

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...→

Judge: No Keeping Stormy and Trump Out of NY Avenatti Trial

Judge: No Keeping Stormy and Trump Out of NY Avenatti Trial

A judge says he can’t leave jurors at Michael Avenatti’s extortion trial to think that an immaculate conception made the California lawyer famous Read full article: Judge: No Keeping Stormy and Trump Out 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...→

Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos, Arizona Supreme Court rules

Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos, Arizona Supreme Court rules

The decision says a woman can't use them to have a baby if her ex-husband doesn't want to have children with her. Read full article: Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos,...→

Trump Administration Sues California in San Diego Over Private Prison Ban - Times of San Diego

A similar lawsuit was filed in San Diego federal court last month by the GEO Group, a Florida-based corporation that owns and operates private prisons, jail and detention facilities across the country, including the Western Region Detention Read full article: Trump Administration Sues California in ...→

Karen Pence: The Trump-Pence administration is working tirelessly for America's veterans and military families

Karen Pence: The Trump-Pence administration is working tirelessly for America's veterans and military families

No experience I've had as second lady of the United States has been as fulfilling as the opportunity to work with those who have served and sacrificed for this country. Read full article: Karen Pence: The Trump-Pence administrat...→

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...→

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 ...→

Judge Allows Joycelyn Savage To Retrieve Belongings From R. Kelly's Trump Tower Condo After Arrest For Assaulting Azriel Clary

Joycelyn Savage was in court for a hearing concerning the misdemeanor domestic battery count against her, but the hearing was continued until next month because Azriel Clary, the woman she allegedly punched and kicked, was unable to attend. Read full article: Judge Allows Joycelyn Savage To Retrieve...→

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 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...→

Judge: No keeping Stormy and Trump out of NY Avenatti trial - amNewYork

BY LARRY NEUMEISTER There's no keeping porn star Stormy Daniels and President Donald Trump out of California attorney Michael Avenatti's extortion case, a Read full article: Judge: No keeping Stormy and Trump out o...→

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...→

Judge: No Keeping Stormy and Trump Out of NY Avenatti Trial

A judge says he can’t leave jurors at Michael Avenatti’s extortion trial to think that an immaculate conception made the California lawyer famous... Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, was charged Wednesday with ripping her off. Federal prosecutors in New York City say Aven Read full article: Judge: No Keeping Stormy and Trump Out 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 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...→

Judge refuses Trump, Stormy Daniels ban in Michael Avenatti trial

Judge refuses Trump, Stormy Daniels ban in Michael Avenatti trial

There’s no keeping porn star Stormy Daniels and President Donald Trump out of California attorney Michael Avenatti’s extortion case, a judge said Wednesday. Read full article: Judge refuses Trump, Stormy Daniels ban ...→

Maria Montserrat Alvarado: Supreme Court should finally erase state laws that hinder religious freedom and school choice

Maria Montserrat Alvarado: Supreme Court should finally erase state laws that hinder religious freedom and school choice

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court took up a case that is poised to have far-reaching effects on religious liberty. At issue are the state laws known as Blaine Amendments, which prohibit the use … Read full article: Maria Montserrat Alvarado: 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...→

After judge blocks Trump executive order, Minnesota counties postpone refugee votes | MinnPost

After judge blocks Trump executive order, Minnesota counties postpone refugee votes | MinnPost

Before the injunction, Trump’s order required counties to consent before refugees could be resettled in them. Read full article: After judge blocks Trump executive order...→

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...→

Questions loom over future of refugee programs after federal judge blocks Trump order

Questions loom over future of refugee programs after federal judge blocks Trump order

Staff inside the International Institute of Minnesota said a judge’s recent decision to prevent local jurisdictions from shutting its doors to refugees is just a temporary sigh of relief. Read full article: Questions loom over future of refugee pr...→

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 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...→

'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...→

Judge: No Keeping Stormy and Trump Out of NY Avenatti Trial

Judge: No Keeping Stormy and Trump Out of NY Avenatti Trial

A judge says he can’t leave jurors at Michael Avenatti’s extortion trial to think that an immaculate conception made the California lawyer famous Read full article: Judge: No Keeping Stormy and Trump Out 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...→

Judge: No keeping Trump out of Avenatti trial

Judge: No keeping Trump out of Avenatti trial

Michael Avenatti has repeatedly spoken out against the Trump administration and the Justice Department. Read full article: Judge: No keeping Trump out of Avenatti ...→

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...→

Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos, Arizona Supreme Court rules

Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos, Arizona Supreme Court rules

The decision says a woman can't use them to have a baby if her ex-husband doesn't want to have children with her. Read full article: Divorced woman can't use frozen embryos,...→

Maria Montserrat Alvarado: Supreme Court should finally erase state laws that hinder religious freedom and school choice

Maria Montserrat Alvarado: Supreme Court should finally erase state laws that hinder religious freedom and school choice

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court took up a case that is poised to have far-reaching effects on religious liberty. At issue are the state laws known as Blaine Amendments, which prohibit the use … Read full article: Maria Montserrat Alvarado: Supreme Court...→

Trump Administration Sues California in San Diego Over Private Prison Ban - Times of San Diego

A similar lawsuit was filed in San Diego federal court last month by the GEO Group, a Florida-based corporation that owns and operates private prisons, jail and detention facilities across the country, including the Western Region Detention Read full article: Trump Administration Sues California in ...→

Karen Pence: The Trump-Pence administration is working tirelessly for America's veterans and military families

Karen Pence: The Trump-Pence administration is working tirelessly for America's veterans and military families

No experience I've had as second lady of the United States has been as fulfilling as the opportunity to work with those who have served and sacrificed for this country. Read full article: Karen Pence: The Trump-Pence administrat...→

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 ...→

After judge blocks Trump executive order, Minnesota counties postpone refugee votes | MinnPost

After judge blocks Trump executive order, Minnesota counties postpone refugee votes | MinnPost

Before the injunction, Trump’s order required counties to consent before refugees could be resettled in them. Read full article: After judge blocks Trump executive order...→

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...→

Questions loom over future of refugee programs after federal judge blocks Trump order

Questions loom over future of refugee programs after federal judge blocks Trump order

Staff inside the International Institute of Minnesota said a judge’s recent decision to prevent local jurisdictions from shutting its doors to refugees is just a temporary sigh of relief. Read full article: Questions loom over future of refugee pr...→

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...→

Judge Allows Joycelyn Savage To Retrieve Belongings From R. Kelly's Trump Tower Condo After Arrest For Assaulting Azriel Clary

Joycelyn Savage was in court for a hearing concerning the misdemeanor domestic battery count against her, but the hearing was continued until next month because Azriel Clary, the woman she allegedly punched and kicked, was unable to attend. Read full article: Judge Allows Joycelyn Savage To Retrieve...→

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 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...→

Judge: No keeping Stormy and Trump out of NY Avenatti trial - amNewYork

BY LARRY NEUMEISTER There's no keeping porn star Stormy Daniels and President Donald Trump out of California attorney Michael Avenatti's extortion case, a Read full article: Judge: No keeping Stormy and Trump out o...→

'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...→

Judge: No Keeping Stormy and Trump Out of NY Avenatti Trial

Judge: No Keeping Stormy and Trump Out of NY Avenatti Trial

A judge says he can’t leave jurors at Michael Avenatti’s extortion trial to think that an immaculate conception made the California lawyer famous Read full article: Judge: No Keeping Stormy and Trump Out o...→

Judge: No Keeping Stormy and Trump Out of NY Avenatti Trial

A judge says he can’t leave jurors at Michael Avenatti’s extortion trial to think that an immaculate conception made the California lawyer famous... Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, was charged Wednesday with ripping her off. Federal prosecutors in New York City say Aven Read full article: Judge: No Keeping Stormy and Trump Out 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...→

Judge: No keeping Trump out of Avenatti trial

Judge: No keeping Trump out of Avenatti trial

Michael Avenatti has repeatedly spoken out against the Trump administration and the Justice Department. Read full article: Judge: No keeping Trump out of Avenatti ...→

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...→

Judge refuses Trump, Stormy Daniels ban in Michael Avenatti trial

Judge refuses Trump, Stormy Daniels ban in Michael Avenatti trial

There’s no keeping porn star Stormy Daniels and President Donald Trump out of California attorney Michael Avenatti’s extortion case, a judge said Wednesday. Read full article: Judge refuses Trump, Stormy Daniels ban ...→

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...→