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Judge clears the way for illegal alien driver's licenses in Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge cleared the way Thursday for thousands of young immigrants in Arizona who are protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy to get driver's licenses. The preliminary injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Da ...

Neighboring States Challenge Colorado Marijuana Legalization at Supreme Court

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska and Oklahoma on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado's legalization of marijuana unconstitutional, saying the drug is being brought from Colorado into the neighboring states. Nebraska Attorney Genera ...

Appeals Court Overturns Sex-Change for Inmate

BOSTON (UPI) -- A transgender inmate serving a life sentence in Massachusetts is not entitled to sex change surgery paid for from public funds, a federal appeals court said Tuesday. The court, in an en banc decision, overturned a U.S. district judge' ...

Supreme Court: Traffic Stop OK Despite Misunderstanding of Law

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Police can use evidence seized during a traffic stop even if it turns out the officers initially pulled a car over based on a misunderstanding of the law, the Supreme Court ruled Monday. The 8-1 decision written by Chief Justice Jo ...

Newtown Families Sue Bushmaster

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The families of nine of the 26 people killed and a teacher wounded two years ago at the Sandy Hook Elementary School filed a lawsuit Monday against the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the rifle used in the shooting. Th ...

Scalia: Constitution silent on torture

[caption id="attachment_12392" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is joining the debate over the Senate's torture report by saying it's hard to rule out the use of extreme meas ...

4 More States Join Immigration Lawsuit

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Four more states have joined a Texas-led coalition suing the Obama administration over executive action on immigration. The addition of Arkansas, Michigan, North Dakota and Oklahoma brings to 24 the number of states fighting the ...

Disabled Vets Unwelcome in Posh Michigan Suburb

Everyone talks about America's debt to its disabled veterans, but one of Michigan's wealthiest communities is going the extra mile to make sure that debt is honored in someone else's town. Or at least that's the thrust of a lawsuit filed in federal c ...

Supreme Court: No pay required for anti-theft checks

Employees at Amazon warehouses are not entitled to be paid for time they spend being checked for stolen goods at the end of a shift, the U.S. Supreme Court said. The court ruled unanimously Tuesday for Integrity Staffing Solutions, the company that e ...

NY Court: Chimps don't have same rights as humans

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A chimpanzee is not entitled to the rights of a human and does not have to be freed by its owner, a New York appeals court ruled Thursday. The three-judge Appellate Division panel was unanimous in denying "legal personhood" to Tom ...


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