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The Supreme Court is pictured in Washington March 9, 2015. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is giving a former UPS driver another chance to prove her claim of discrimination after the company did not offer her lighter...
File photo of Supreme Court justices by Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Reuters WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court says a lower court must take another look at whether Alabama’s Republican-led legislature relied too heavily on race when it redrew...
The J. Edgar Hoover Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) building crest is seen in Washington, D.C., U.S., on March 18, 2011. Photo by Rich Clement/Bloomberg WASHINGTON — The FBI should speed up the pace of its improvements to deal with the...
Video by Adam Grossberg, KQED The first time I met Lawrence Ferlinghetti was unforgettable: It was early on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, and Elizabeth Farnsworth and I were working on a story about him for the PBS NewsHour. As surreal news...
File photo of handguns by Scott Olson/Getty Images While legislation expanding how and where Texans can carry weapons is dominating the Legislature this week, one state lawmaker is targeting the doctor’s office as a place to keep the federal...
A schoolgirl walks past campaign posters in support of Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan along a road in Ikoyi district in Lagos February 13, 2015. Photo by Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters After a six-week delay, Nigeria will be holding...