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Politics Oct 11Appeals court rules House should be given Trump’s financial documents
The list of documents makes no mention of Trump's tax returns, which are the subject of separate legal disputes.
Nation Oct 08Supreme Court hears cases on LGBT people’s rights
The cases Tuesday are the court's first on LGBT rights since Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement and replacement by Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Nation Oct 07Supreme Court begins election year term full of big cases
This year, the court will hear high-profile cases about abortions, protections for young immigrants and LGBT rights.
Nation Sep 16A look at the revived allegations against Justice Kavanaugh
A new claim of decades-old sexual impropriety by Justice Brett Kavanaugh is rekindling the controversy that nearly derailed his confirmation to the Supreme Court last year. The allegation was unearthed by two New York Times reporters in their research for…
Nation Jul 16Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99
Stevens served on the Supreme Court for nearly 35 years and became its leading liberal.
Nation Jul 04Trump says officials are working holiday to resolve census dispute
Trump hopes to find a way to have the 2020 census include a citizenship question even though the government has begun the process of printing the questionnaire without it.
Nation Jun 27Supreme Court forbids citizenship question on 2020 census
The Supreme Court says the Trump administration's explanation for wanting to add the question was "more of a distraction" than an explanation.
Nation Jun 27Supreme Court says federal courts have no role in policing partisan gerrymandering
In a decision that could reshape U.S. politics, the Supreme Court says federal courts have no role in policing partisan redistricting.
Nation Jun 21Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black inmate
The court's 7-2 decision says the removal of black prospective jurors violated the rights of inmate Curtis Flowers.
Nation Jun 17Supreme Court sends same-sex wedding cake dispute back to lower court
The justices ordered state judges to take a new look at the case involving a lesbian couple and the owners of a now-closed bakery in the Portland area.