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Politics Sep 29Groups say they’ll challenge Trump’s latest travel ban
The American Civil Liberties Union says it's challenging the Trump administration's latest travel ban, the first legal action to be announced against the new ban.
Politics Sep 29At high court and others, Trump reverses legal course
The Trump administration is dealing with lawsuits that were in progress before the president took office — and asserting different positions than the Obama administration.
Nation Jun 22‘Pizzagate’ gunman in D.C. sentenced to four years in prison
A North Carolina man who fired an assault rifle inside a District of Columbia restaurant during his investigation of a conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate" was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison.
Politics May 25Block against Trump’s travel ban upheld by appeals court
A federal appeals court dealt another blow to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting six-Muslim majority countries on Thursday, siding with groups that say the policy illegally targets Muslims.
Politics Jan 16Parties, protests to take over DC for Trump’s inauguration
WASHINGTON — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major demonstration the day after. How many will actually arrive to party or protest is an open question.
Nation Jun 27Court upholds federal gun ban against domestic violence offenders
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the broad reach of a federal law that bars people with misdemeanor domestic violence convictions from owning guns.
Nation Feb 20Watch Justice Antonin Scalia’s funeral Mass
One of Scalia's nine children, the Rev. Paul Scalia, was to lead the Mass on Saturday at the nation's largest Roman Catholic church, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. It can hold at least 3,500 people.
Nation Dec 17After release from Cuba, Alan Gross voices support for new diplomatic relations
Alan Gross emerged Wednesday from five years of captivity in Cuba praising the Cuban people and offering a lesson he said he learned: Freedom is not free.