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Today in History

Sep. 10, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 10, the 253rd day of 2021. There are 112 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 10, 1963, 20 Black students entered Alabama public schools following a standoff...

Supreme Court hanging up phone, back to in-person arguments

Sep. 08, 2021 16:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The justices are putting the “court” back in Supreme Court. The high court announced Wednesday that the justices plan to return to their majestic, marble courtroom for arguments beginning in October, more than a year and a half after the in-person...

#MeToo Take 2? Movement’s strength hailed amid Cuomo fallout

Aug. 12, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Anita Hill educated a nation about workplace sexual harassment back in 1991 with calm, deliberate testimony against Clarence Thomas. And today, 30 years later, she speaks in the same measured tones, eschewing dramatic declarations — especially of victory — and sounding...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Jul. 28, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

Frankort State Journal. July 26, 2021. Editorial: Eyes roll as another KSU administration fails The failed administration of former Kentucky State University President M. Christopher Brown II was predictable, his track record uninspiring when he...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Jul. 26, 2021 10:05 AM EDT

Des Moines Register. July 24, 2021. Editorial: University of Iowa religious freedom rulings are a promising step toward holding public officials accountable A court ruling this month took University of Iowa administrators to task for repeatedly...

Mississippi argues Supreme Court should overturn Roe v. Wade

Jul. 22, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court should overturn its landmark 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide and let states decide whether to regulate abortion before a fetus can survive outside the womb, the office of Mississippi's Republican attorney general argued in papers...

Justices turn away florist who refused same-sex wedding job

Jul. 02, 2021 10:43 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday declined to take up the case of a florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding, leaving in place a decision that she broke state anti-discrimination laws. Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Neil...

Unusually agreeable justices end term with conservative wins

Jul. 02, 2021 10:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unusually agreeable Supreme Court term ended with conservative-driven decisions on voting rights and charitable-donor disclosures that offered a glimpse of what the coming years of the right's dominance could look like for the nation's highest court. ...

Whither #MeToo? Chilling effect of Cosby reversal feared

Jul. 01, 2021 19:45 PM EDT

When Indira Henard, director of the DC Rape Crisis Center, received the text message Wednesday, she thought she wasn’t reading her phone correctly. “Indira oh my god,” said the message from a colleague. “Cosby’s walking out of prison.” “I put on the news and...

Today in History

Jul. 01, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2021. There are 183 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 1, 2015, after more than a half-century of hostility, the United States and Cuba...