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File photo of Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struck down a Los Angeles ordinance Monday that allowed police to inspect hotel guest records on demand. The justices voted 5-4 to...
Photo of prison guard with prisoner by Halfdark via Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is making it easier for inmates who are accused of crimes — but not yet convicted — to bring cases of excessive force against jail officials. The...
Photo by Cultura/Sigrid Gombert via Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a 66-year-old program that lets the government take raisins away from farmers to help reduce supply and boost market prices is unconstitutional. In an...
[Watch Video]Watch South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s press conference at 4 p.m. EDT Monday. South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is planning to hold a press conference at 4 p.m. EDT Monday, as activists urged officials there to stop flying the...
Photo by Wikimedia user David B. Gleason WASHINGTON — An Army general has been reprimanded for steering a defense contract to a firm run by two former classmates at West Point, according to a published report. Maj. Gen. Dana J.H. Pittard, who as...
A building in the town of Beit Lahia in the Gaza Strip that was destroyed by Israeli shelling during a 51-day war in summer 2014, is seen here on Feb. 19, 2015. Photo by Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images Israel and Palestinian militants committed “...