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Health Mar 20Federal judge blocks Mississippi’s new 15-week abortion ban
The law and responding challenge set up a confrontation sought by abortion opponents, who are hoping federal courts will ultimately prohibit abortions before a fetus is viable. Current federal law does not.
Politics Mar 20WATCH: White House says Trump did not raise ex-spy poisoning, election meddling in call with Putin
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says: "That's not simply what today's call was about."…
Politics Mar 20White House says Trump is aware of Austin bombings
The White House says the federal government is doing “whatever is necessary” to apprehend whomever is responsible for a series of explosions in Austin, Texas.
Politics Mar 19Former employee sues celebrity chef Mike Isabella, claiming sexual harassment
Chloe Caras is seeking an unspecified amount for pain and suffering, back pay and punitive damages from Mike Isabella, who competed on the cooking reality shows "Top Chef" and "Top Chef: All-Stars," and has about a dozen restaurants in the…
Politics Mar 19White House continues to deny Trump is considering firing special counsel Mueller
Spokesman Hogan Gidley tells reporters aboard Air Force One that "there are no conversations or discussions about removing" Mueller.
Politics Mar 19Trump adds new lawyer to Russia investigation legal team
Joseph diGenova, a former United States attorney for the District of Columbia, is scheduled to join the team later this week.
Nation Mar 19Supreme Court rejects Republican request to halt new Pennsylvania congressional map
Pennsylvania's 2011 map is generally considered among the most gerrymandered in the nation, and Democrats hope new district lines will boost their chances of reclaiming majority control of the U.S. House.
Nation Mar 19Trump bans use of Venezuelan cryptocurrency
In the executive order, Trump said the cryptocurrency, known as the "petro," was an "attempt to circumvent U.S. sanctions" imposed for democratic backsliding.
Nation Mar 19Supreme Court leaves in place ruling that revives two Flint lawsuits
The Supreme Court's decision not to get involved means two federal lawsuits over the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, Michigan, will move forward.
World Mar 19Putin’s landslide victory lacked ‘genuine competition,’ international observers say
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's observer mission noted that Sunday's vote in which Russian President Vladimir Putin won in a landslide "took place in an overly controlled legal and political environment marked by continued pressure on critical…