A judge has blocked a Trump administration rule that would have put up new roadblocks for asylum-seekers convicted of a variety of crimes. It was set to take effect Friday.
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, coastal North and South Carolina braced for Hurricane Isaias. The storm is a minimal hurricane but will still challenge residents with another disruption during the coronavirus pandemic. Also, thousands of people in Southern California spent…
A federal judge agreed Monday to suspend a rule that requires women during the COVID-19 pandemic to visit a hospital, clinic or medical office to obtain an abortion pill.
By Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press
The Republican governor's action Monday triggered quick action by a federal judge, who opted to wait for the bill to become law to rule on whether to block its bans.
By Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press
By Associated Press
The rule let clinicians object to providing abortions and other services that conflict with their moral and religious beliefs.
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has said the two nominees were going "nowhere."…
By PBS NewsHour
A federal judge in Hawaii on Wednesday blocked parts of President Trump's revised executive order that would have barred refugees as well as nationals from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. Hours later, a federal judge in Maryland issued…
In our news wrap Thursday, President-elect Donald Trump still faces legal troubles over his now-defunct Trump University. A federal judge in San Diego refused to issue a blanket ban on using campaign statements as evidence in the civil lawsuit, which…
Judge rules NSA's bulk collection of phone records is likely unconstitutional…
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