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The justices voted 5-4 that the sedative midazolam can be used in executions without violating the Eighth Amendment prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment. Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers via Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court...
Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is making it easier for some Indian tribes to obtain federal recognition, addressing a longstanding grievance of many Native Americans. The new regulation updates a 37-year-...
The justices voted 5-4 in a decision that preserves efforts in 13 states to limit partisan influence in redistricting. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday upheld Arizona congressional districts drawn by an...
The justices voted 5-4 against the EPA’s attempt to limit power plant emissions. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has ruled against federal regulators’ attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: California is on the verge of requiring more children to get vaccinations, even if parents disagree. The state’s assembly passed a bill this week that allowed...
Six predominantly black churches in various cities in the South caught fire this week, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. Three of the fires have been confirmed as cases of arson, two were likely accidental, and authorities are still...