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Religion and free speech among cases justices could add

Jun. 28, 2021 10:18 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A closely watched voting rights dispute from Arizona is among five cases standing between the Supreme Court and its summer break. But even before the justices wrap up their work, likely later this week, they could say whether they’ll add more high-profile issues to what...

Transgender rights, religion among cases justices could add

Jun. 27, 2021 07:44 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A closely watched voting rights dispute from Arizona is among five cases standing between the Supreme Court and its summer break. But even before the justices wrap up their work, likely later this week, they could say whether they’ll add more high-profile issues to what...

Judge tosses lawsuit from ex-Marine who was jailed in Iran

Jun. 01, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge has thrown out a lawsuit from a former Marine who was jailed in Iran for more than four years and then denied a multimillion-dollar payout from a special U.S. government victims' fund after an FBI espionage investigation into his travels. Judge...

Rights group cites abuses by Venezuelan forces near Colombia

Apr. 26, 2021 14:39 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Venezuelan security forces operating against Colombian rebels along the nations’ shared border have executed peasants, tortured and arbitrarily arrested people, and prosecuted civilians in military courts, an international monitoring group said Monday. ...

High court to hear Guantanamo prisoner's state secrets case

Apr. 26, 2021 10:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether a Palestinian man captured in the wake of 9/11 and detained at the prison on the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay can get access to information the government classifies as state secrets. Abu Zubaydah was initially...