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Today in History: May 26, ABM treaty signed

May. 26, 2023 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, May 26, the 146th day of 2023. There are 219 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 26, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev signed the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty...

COVID emergency orders are among `greatest intrusions on civil liberties,' Justice Gorsuch says

May. 19, 2023 13:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court got rid of a pandemic-related immigration case with a single sentence. Justice Neil Gorsuch had a lot more to say, leveling harsh criticism of how governments, from small towns to the nation's capital, responded to the gravest public health...

Today in History: May 1, Americans hear of bin Laden's death

May. 01, 2023 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, May 1, the 121st day of 2023. There are 244 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 1, 2011, President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden during a U.S. commando operation. (Because...

Why executions by firing squad may be coming back in the US

Mar. 24, 2023 10:10 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The image of gunmen in a row firing in unison at a condemned prisoner may conjure up a bygone, less enlightened era. But the idea of using firing squads is making a comeback. Idaho lawmakers passed a bill this week seeking to add the state to the list of those...

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Justice Jackson gets hometown honor

Mar. 07, 2023 06:23 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The naming of a Miami-area street for Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson brings to four the number of sitting Supreme Court justices similarly honored and makes possible a high court-focused road trip between Florida and New York. Jackson, the first Black woman to...