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Senate narrowly confirms Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court justice

WASHINGTON — The Senate Saturday narrowly confirmed Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, capping a tumultuous confirmation process marked…

1 week ago

Kavanaugh, accuser slated to testify; Dems say more witnesses needed

WASHINGTON — Republicans on Capitol Hill plan to hear testimony Monday from Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh and his…

4 weeks ago

Trump now facing legal assault on two fronts as prosecutors in New York and Washington take aim

WASHINGTON — After 19 tumultuous months in office, President Donald Trump is being squeezed by legal assaults on two fronts,…

2 months ago

Congress sends firefighting planes to California, but they won’t help this year

WASHINGTON — More help is on the way for the increasingly devastating California fire season, thanks to Congress. Only trouble…

3 months ago

Administration ups estimate of children separated from their parents to 3,000

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration admitted Thursday that the government has separated hundreds more children from their parents after illegal…

3 months ago

Supreme Court deals sharp defeat to public employee unions, banning mandatory fees

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court dealt labor unions a sharp defeat Wednesday, ruling that teachers, police officers and other public…

4 months ago

Supreme Court upholds Trump’s travel ban, bolsters president’s power to block new arrivals

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court Tuesday upheld President Trump’s ban on foreign visitors and immigrants from six nations, ruling that…

4 months ago

White House struggles to move past migrant family separation crisis, with no reunification plan in sight

WASHINGTON — The day after President Donald Trump claimed he had acted to keep migrant families together, the fate of…

4 months ago