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Editorial Roundup: United States

May. 31, 2024 12:12 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 29 The Washington Post on America’s economic mood remains glum. This is despite great news: Growth is strong; the stock market just hit record levels; unemployment is low; and...

Roberts rejects Senate Democrats' request to discuss Supreme Court ethics and Alito flag controversy

May. 30, 2024 16:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts on Thursday declined an invitation to meet with Democratic senators to talk about Supreme Court ethics and the controversy over flags that flew outside homes owned by Justice Samuel Alito. Roberts' response came in a letter to the...

Democratic senators request meeting with Chief Justice Roberts over flags flown at Alito's homes

May. 24, 2024 16:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Democratic senators are requesting a meeting with Chief Justice John Roberts after reports that two separate flags carried by rioters at the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol had flown outside of houses owned by Justice Samuel Alito. Senate Judiciary...