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Today in History

Jul. 19, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, July 19, the 200th day of 2021. There are 165 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 19, 1969, Apollo 11 and its astronauts, Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Jul. 07, 2021 09:15 AM EDT

Scranton Times-Tribune. July 5, 2021. Editorial: State-protected lands ... aren’t Pennsylvania’s government regularly has rolled over for the natural gas industry, heavily subsidizing it, covering many of its market-development costs, refusing to...

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. ...

High court: California can't collect charity top donor names

Jul. 01, 2021 13:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered California to stop collecting the names and addresses of top donors to charities, calling the state's requirement a “dragnet for sensitive donor information." The justices voted 6-3 along ideological lines to...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Jun. 30, 2021 11:42 AM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 29 The Miami Herald on a disturbing, larger question in Surfside condo collapse: South Florida’s long and sordid history of shoddy building practices is hard...

Supreme Court leaves CDC eviction moratorium in place

Jun. 29, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving a pandemic-inspired nationwide ban on evictions in place, over the votes of four objecting conservative justices. The court on Tuesday rejected a plea by landlords to end the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Supreme Court won't sidetrack plans for natural gas pipeline

Jun. 29, 2021 15:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court dealt a blow to New Jersey and other states seeking a way to oppose pipelines running through their land, siding with a pipeline company Tuesday in a dispute over New Jersey land needed for a natural gas pipeline. Both liberal and...

High court backs businesses challenging California labor law

Jun. 23, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with California agriculture businesses that objected to a state regulation giving unions access to farm property in order to organize workers. As a result of the ruling, the businesses' attorney said, California...

High court limits when police can enter home without warrant

Jun. 23, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adding to the country's ongoing discussion of the extent of police powers, the Supreme Court on Wednesday put limits on when police officers pursuing a fleeing suspect can enter a home without a warrant. The high court ruled that when officers are...

Catholic foster care agency wins Supreme Court verdict

Jun. 17, 2021 22:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In another victory for religious groups at the Supreme Court, the justices on Thursday unanimously sided with a Catholic foster care agency that says its religious views prevent it from working with same-sex couples. The court said the city of Philadelphia wrongly limited...