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Today in History

May. 10, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, May 10, the 130th day of 2021. There are 235 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 10, 1869, a golden spike was driven in Promontory, Utah, marking the completion of the...

An unusual coalition as Supreme Court rules for immigrant

Apr. 29, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unusual coalition of Supreme Court justices joined Thursday to rule in favor of an immigrant fighting deportation in a case that the court said turned on the meaning of the shortest word, “a.” By a 6-3 vote, the court sided with Agusto...

Supreme Court wrestles with New Jersey pipeline case

Apr. 28, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday wrestled with how to resolve a clash between the state of New Jersey and a pipeline company over land the company needs for a natural gas pipeline. The proposed pipeline would run from Pennsylvania’s Luzerne County to...

Wary Supreme Court weighs student's Snapchat profanity case

Apr. 28, 2021 15:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A wary Supreme Court on Wednesday weighed whether public schools can discipline students for things they say off campus, worrying about overly restricting speech on the one hand and leaving educators powerless to deal with bullying on the other. The...

Today in History

Apr. 28, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, April 28, the 118th day of 2021. There are 247 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 28, 1967, heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali was stripped of his title...

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: David faces Goliaths over pipeline

Apr. 23, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — On one side of an upcoming Supreme Court case over a proposed natural gas pipeline in New Jersey are two lawyers with more than 250 arguments between them. On the other is Jeremy Feigenbaum, a lawyer for New Jersey who will be making his first Supreme Court appearance. ...

High court seems ready to send virus funds to Alaska Natives

Apr. 19, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed inclined Monday to say that hundreds of millions of dollars in coronavirus relief money tied up in court should benefit Alaska Natives rather than be spread more broadly among Native American tribes around the U.S. The justices...

High court halts Calif. virus rules limiting home worship

Apr. 10, 2021 19:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is telling California that it can’t enforce coronavirus-related restrictions that have limited home-based religious worship including Bible studies and prayer meetings. The order from the court late Friday is the latest in a recent...

Today in History

Apr. 09, 2021 00:38 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, April 9, the 99th day of 2021. There are 266 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 9, 1939, Marian Anderson performed a concert at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington,...

Column: To pay or not pay college athletes is not the issue

Apr. 02, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

We should've moved on from the issue of whether to pay or not to pay at least some college athletes. Given the billions that are generated by massive television deals and 90,000-seat stadiums — not to mention those pesky antitrust laws — it should be accepted by all...