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Can Trump Change A Key Census Count? Supreme Court Hears His Claim

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| The Constitution says that for reallocating House seats, the census must count the "whole number of persons" in each state. But Trump wants to subtract undocumented immigrants.

'Voters, Not Lawyers, Choose The President': Trump Team Dealt Another Blow In Court


In a blistering opinion, a federal appeals court has thrown out the Trump campaign's challenge to the certification of votes in Pennsylvania. Trump's lawyers say they will appeal to the Supreme Court.

Death Threats, Even In Writing, Can Be Grounds For Asylum, Appeals Court Says


The court overturned a Justice Department decision denying the asylum of a former Colombia police officer who received multiple death threats from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

U.S. Agrees To Pause Deportations For Women Alleging Abuse At ICE Facility


Dozens of immigrant women have said they received unwanted gynecological procedures at Irwin County Detention Center. Yet even as authorities investigate, the accusers have been in danger of removal.

Parents Of Man Killed In U.K. Crash Lose Their Challenge To U.S. Diplomatic Immunity


Harry Dunn's family argued the U.K. government had wrongly granted Anne Sacoolas diplomatic immunity. Sacoolas, the wife of a U.S. diplomat, is charged in his death but fled to the U.S.

Judge Dismisses Trump Campaign's Bid To Delay Vote Certification In Pennsylvania


In a blistering decision, a federal judge ruled that the campaign's complaint was "unsupported by evidence" and essentially asked the court "to disenfranchise almost seven million voters."

A Judge Watched Her Son Die. Now She Wants To Protect Other Judicial Families


Last July, a gunman killed Judge Esther Salas's son and wounded her husband. Now, there is bipartisan support for legislation that would shield the information of federal judges and their families.

Federal Judge Approves Landmark $8.3 Billion Purdue Pharma Opioid Settlement


The controversial deal hashed out between the Department of Justice and the maker of Oxycontin provides hundreds of millions of dollars of relief for communities hit hard by the opioid epidemic.

U.S. Moves To Drop Drug Trafficking Charges Against Mexico's Former Defense Minister


Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda was accused of working on behalf of one of Mexico's deadliest cartels. On Tuesday, Attorney General Barr said the former general will be investigated by Mexican authorities.