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The U.S. Supreme Court is seen Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Supreme Court agrees to hear Nazi art caseThe Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving the descendants of a group of Jewish art dealers from Germany who say their ancestors were forced to sell a collection of religious art to the Nazi government in 1935
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
Russia Investigation Material to Remain Secret Past ElectionHouse Democrats are unlikely to see secret material from Robert Mueller's Russia investigation before Election Day because of a move by the Supreme Court on Thursday. In what USA Today reports is a victory for the White House, the court said it would take up the case on whether Congress...
Newser1 hour ago
3 cities pilot South Africa-style truth, reconciliation pushBoston, Philadelphia and San Francisco are teaming up to help form a pilot effort patterned after South Africa’s post-apartheid truth and reconciliation commission to confront racism in the criminal justice system
The Associated Press1 hour ago
President Donald Trump speaks during a news briefing at the White House, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Only verified intelligence? A look at presidents' briefingsThe White House says President Donald Trump was never briefed on intelligence that Russia had put a bounty on U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan because there wasn’t corroborating evidence
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this June 21, 2018 file photo, Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin, center, speaks accompanied by a group of U.S. mayors during a news conference outside the holding facility for immigrant children in Tornillo, Texas, near the Mexican border.  Expressing frustration that police officers, charged with enforcing  South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster’s stay-at-home order during the coronavirus outbreak, are not being told which businesses have been granted permission to stay open, Benjamin said, on Friday, April 10, 2020 he was pursuing an open-records request to obtain the information.    (AP Photo/Andres Leighton, File)
Buttigieg, SC capital city mayor teaming up on COVID effortFormer South Bend, Indiana, mayor and presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has teamed up with the mayor of South Carolina’s capital city to help municipalities stem the spread of the coronavirus
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Biden Sees Another Edge in 'Highly Unusual' Fundraising SeasonIn May, Joe Biden brought in $7 million more than President Trump in fundraising cash. In June, the former VP continued that streak, and then some. Per the Hill , Biden's team announced Wednesday it had, in conjunction with the DNC and its shared fundraising committees, brought in $10 million more...
Newser2 hours ago
EDS NOTE: OBSCENITY - The parents of King William High School 2020 graduate Lance Jennings, center, take photographs of him on the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue Wednesday June 24, 2020, in Richmond, Va. The statue has become a focal point of protests for the Black Lives Matter movement in the Richmond area. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Robert E. Lee statue becomes epicenter of protest movementSince the May 25 police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E
The Associated Press2 hours ago
The U.S. Supreme Court is seen Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
High court won't hear abortion clinic 'buffer zone' casesThe Supreme Court has turned away pleas from anti-abortion activists to make it easier for them to protest outside clinics
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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