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Supreme Court seems to favor tech giants in terror case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed skeptical Wednesday of a lawsuit trying to hold social media companies responsible for a terrorist attack at a Turkish nightclub that killed 39 people. During arguments at the high court several justices...

 

Supreme Court: Justices interviewed as part of leak probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight months, 126 formal interviews and a 23-page report later, the Supreme Court said it has failed to discover who leaked a draft of the court's opinion overturning abortion rights. The report released by the court Thursday is...

 

Justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court 's conservative majority sounded sympathetic Monday to a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for gay couples, the latest collision of religion and gay rights to land at the high...

 

Jackson, in high court mix, traces law interest to preschool

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Ketanji Brown Jackson's younger daughter was 11, she drafted a letter to the president suggesting her federal judge-mom for a vacancy on the Supreme Court. "Dear Mr. President," Leila Jackson wrote. "She's determined, honest...

 

If 2020 is like 2000, Trump believes he's got the votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 86 million Americans have already voted in the presidential election, but President Donald Trump thinks he can count on one hand the votes that will determine the outcome. "I think this will end up in the Supreme...

 

Called to order: Supreme Court holds 1st arguments by phone

WASHINGTON (AP) — They politely took turns speaking. Not a child, spouse or dog could be heard in the background. The conference call went long, but not by that much. And with that, the Supreme Court made history Monday, hearing arguments by...

 

In clash with Congress, weak legal case may still help Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — For all of President Donald Trump's talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty sure loser as his team tries to defy congressional attempts to investigate him. Yet they may end up...

 

Government asks high court to hear transgender military case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court on Friday to issue an unusually quick ruling on the Pentagon's policy of restricting military service by transgender people. It's the fourth time in recent months the...

 

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Diabetes, decisions and justice math

WASHINGTON (AP) — Visitors attending Supreme Court arguments surrender their electronics on entering the courtroom. So if something rings, chimes or buzzes, it's likely the device's owner is dressed in a black robe. Last year, a justice's...

 

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