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Jury selection begins in election workers' defamation damages trial against Rudy Giuliani

Dec. 11, 2023 10:52 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jury selection got underway on Monday in the federal case that will determine how how much Rudy Giuliani might have to pay two Georgia election workers he falsely accused of fraud while pushing Donald Trump's baseless claims after the 2020 election. The former...

Trump says he won't testify again at his New York fraud trial. He says he has nothing more to say

Dec. 10, 2023 17:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump said Sunday he has decided against testifying for a second time at his New York civil fraud trial, posting on social media a day before his scheduled appearance that he “very successfully & conclusively” testified last month and saw no need to do so again. ...

A pregnant Texas woman asked a court for permission to get an abortion, despite a ban. What's next?

Dec. 09, 2023 13:45 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Kate Cox, a mother of two in Texas, became pregnant again in August but soon after learned devasting news: Her baby has a fatal condition and is likely to either be stillborn or die shortly after birth. The tragic circumstances have thrust Cox, 31, into the...

Indiana secretary of state appeals ruling for US Senate candidate seeking GOP nod

Dec. 08, 2023 20:32 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana secretary of state is appealing a ruling that a law stipulating voting requirements for a candidate's party affiliation is unconstitutional in a decision that lifted the hopes of a U.S. Senate hopeful who wants to run as a Republican. The Indiana...

Federal judge prohibits separating migrant families at US border for 8 years

Dec. 08, 2023 18:30 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday prohibited the separation of families at the border for purposes of deterring immigration for eight years, preemptively blocking resumption of a lightning-rod, Trump-era policy that the former president hasn’t ruled out if voters return him to the...

West Virginia appeals court reverses $7M jury award in Ford lawsuit involving woman's crash death

Dec. 08, 2023 17:35 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An appeals court in West Virginia on Friday reversed a $7 million award in a product liability lawsuit against the Ford Motor Co. to the family of a woman who died when her Ford Mustang was involved in a fiery crash. The West Virginia Intermediate Court of...

Tennessee Supreme Court blocks decision to redraw state's Senate redistricting maps

Dec. 08, 2023 17:14 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's highest court on Friday temporarily blocked a lower court's decision that lawmakers must redraw the state's Senate maps in a ruling that means the current legislative districts will likely remain in place for the 2024 elections. Late last month,...

Pregnant woman in Kentucky sues for the right to get an abortion

Dec. 08, 2023 16:45 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A pregnant woman in Kentucky filed a lawsuit Friday demanding the right to an abortion, the second legal challenge in days to sweeping abortion bans that have taken hold in more than a dozen U.S. states since Roe v. Wade was overturned last year. The suit,...

Judge orders 8-year ban on policies to separate children from parents who cross the US border illegally, ending lawsuit

Dec. 08, 2023 16:39 PM EST
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Judge orders 8-year ban on policies to separate children from parents who cross the US border illegally, ending lawsuit.

Massachusetts attorney general files civil rights lawsuit against white nationalist group

Dec. 08, 2023 13:31 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts' attorney general has filed a lawsuit accusing a white nationalist group of civil rights violations, saying it repeatedly subjected LGBTQ+ events and facilities sheltering migrant families to intimidation and harassment. The complaint filed Thursday...