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U.S. Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and TV personality Donald Trump holds up his financial statement showing his net worth as he formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during an event at...
Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff meets with business leaders in New York Monday during a visit to the United States. Photo by Lucas Jackson/Reuters WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff will aim to show...
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...