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Hawley seeks civil rights probe in case of St. Louis couple

U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley on Thursday urged Attorney General William Barr to launch a federal civil rights investigation of St. Louis' elected prosecutor, accusing her of abuse of power in her investigation of a white couple who wielded guns while defending their home during a protest.

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Court: Some employers can refuse to offer free birth control

More employers who cite religious or moral grounds can decline to offer cost-free birth control coverage to their workers, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, upholding Trump administration rules that could leave more than 70,000 women without free contraception.

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Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to end young immigrants’ protections

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected President Donald Trump’s effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants, most of whom have been in the United States since they were children and are in the country illegally

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Pentagon-Trump clash breaks open over military and protests

President Trump’s Pentagon chief shot down his idea of using troops to quell protests across the United States, then reversed course on pulling part of the 82nd Airborne Division off standby in an extraordinary clash between the U.S. military and its commander in chief.

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FDA warns of risks with Trump-promoted malaria drug

Hydroxychloroquine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors against prescribing a malaria drug widely touted by President Donald Trump for treating the new coronavirus outside of hospitals or research settings. In an alert Friday, regulators flagged reports of serious side effects and ...

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New pressure on lawmakers as virus aid for firms hits limit

With a key coronavirus rescue fund exhausted, lawmakers faced new pressure Thursday to break a stalemate over President Donald Trump’s $250 billion emergency request to replenish the program that helps small businesses keep workers on their payroll. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer ...

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Medical intelligence sleuths tracked, warned of new virus

In late February when President Donald Trump was urging Americans not to panic over the novel coronavirus, alarms were sounding at a little-known intelligence unit situated on a U.S. Army base an hour’s drive north of Washington. Intelligence, science and ...

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U.S. Supreme Court to hold May arguments by teleconference

The Supreme Court said Monday it will hold arguments by teleconference in May in key cases, including President Donald Trump’s bid to shield his tax and other financial records. The court will make live audio of the arguments available for the ...

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