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Politics Nov 27Appeals court rejects Trump challenge of Pennsylvania race
A federal appeals court in Philadelphia has rejected President Donald Trump’s latest effort to challenge the election results in a case expected to reach the U.S. Supreme Court if Trump appeals.
Politics Nov 22Trump’s legal team cried vote fraud, but courts found none
As they frantically searched for ways to salvage President Donald Trump’s failed reelection bid, his campaign pursued a dizzying game of legal hopscotch across six states that centered on the biggest prize of all: Pennsylvania.
Politics Nov 13Republicans face court setbacks, Trump law firm steps down
Republicans suffered setbacks to court challenges over the presidential election in three battleground states on Friday as a national law firm that came under fire for its work for President Trump's campaign withdrew from a major Pennsylvania case.
Politics Nov 06AP fact check: Trump fabricates election corruption
Citing “horror stories,” President Donald Trump unleashed a torrent of fabricated accusations Thursday in an audacious attempt to undermine the legitimacy of the U.S. election.
Nation Oct 29Philadelphia council votes to limit police protest response
Philadelphia could soon join other cities in blocking police from using tear gas, rubber bullets or pepper spray on protesters as the city continues to churn over the fatal police shooting of a Black man.
Nation Oct 29Philadelphia pledges change in police response after Black man’s death
Philadelphia police pledged to release 911 tapes and police body camera footage "in the near future" in the shooting death of a Black man with a history of mental health problems, a death that prompted protests, widespread vandalism and an…
Economy Sep 24Jobless claims at 870,000 as fraud and backlogs cloud data
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid rose slightly last week to 870,000, a historically high figure that shows that the viral pandemic is still squeezing restaurants, airlines, hotels and many other businesses six months after it first erupted.
Nation Jul 24Men’s rights lawyer killed attorney in California, officials say
Authorities believe a men's rights lawyer shot and killed a fellow attorney in California in the days before he attacked a federal judge's family in New Jersey and died by suicide.
Nation Jul 20‘Men’s rights’ lawyer suspected in shooting of New Jersey judge’s family
Roy Den Hollander received media attention including appearances on Fox News and Comedy Central for lawsuits challenging perceived infringements of "men's rights."…
Nation Jul 20Son of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas killed, and her husband shot
The shooting occurred Sunday evening at the North Brunswick home of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas, and killed her son, Daniel, Chief District Judge Freda Wolfson told The Associated Press.