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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...
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 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...
People carry an injured victim from an accidental explosion during a music concert at the Formosa Water Park in New Taipei City, Taiwan, June 27, 2015. Photo by Wu Chia/Reuters Special effects color powder at a water park near Taipei, Taiwan,...