Government And Politics

Sotomayor: Judging brings emotions, but keep them in check

Oct 16, 2017

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor says she sometimes feels "great turmoil" inside when she is hearing testimony on the bench, but works hard to keep her emotions and personal biases in check

Federal judge to rule later on latest Trump travel ban

Oct 16, 2017

A federal judge in Maryland will rule later on three lawsuits requesting preliminary injunctions to block the most recent Trump administration travel restrictions

UN elects Congo to Human Rights Council despite abuses

Oct 16, 2017

The United States and human rights groups are sharply criticizing the U.N. election for 15 new members of the Human Rights Council, singling out conflict-torn Congo's victory despite accusations of serious rights abuses.

Source: Trump to meet with Yellen to discuss Fed job

Oct 16, 2017

Trump to meet with Janet Yellen on Thursday to discuss top Fed job, source familiar with search says

NYC 'remains a target,' FBI says after bombing conviction

Oct 16, 2017

Law enforcement officials are calling the swift conviction of a New Jersey man in a mostly botched bombing mission in New York City a victory but are urging continued vigilance

Hernandez lawyers refile CTE suit against NFL in state court

Oct 16, 2017

Lawyers for late New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez have refiled a lawsuit against the NFL in Massachusetts' state court

The Latest: Protests called over Catalan leaders' jailing

Oct 16, 2017

A Spanish judge's decision to jail the leaders of two Catalan grassroots groups was met with a chorus banging pots and pans, honking car horns and clapping in the streets of Barcelona

Correction: Kansas-Leaking Gas story

Oct 16, 2017

Correction: Kansas-Leaking Gas story

Florida state of emergency declared for white nationalist

Oct 16, 2017

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is declaring a state of emergency in advance of a speech white nationalist Richard Spencer is scheduled to give at the University of Florida

Ryan says Senate biggest obstacle to passing tax cut

Oct 16, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Monday that the biggest obstacle to passing a Republican-authored federal tax overhaul plan is the GOP-controlled Senate because of its narrow majority, but he believes it will prevail this year with bipartisan support

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