Judiciary

In this May 22, 2017 photo, Maira Maidana poses for a portrait in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maira Maidana was doused in alcohol and burned by her partner in 2011. Fifty-nine surgeries later, Maidana has finally found the courage to tell the truth about what happened to her that awful night. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
June 19, 2017 - 4:03 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — On Christmas Eve of 2011, Maira Maidana lit a candle to the patron saint of Argentina and closed her eyes in prayer - just like she did every time she feared a brutal beating by her partner. But this time, instead of the usual blows, she felt her whole body catch on...
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In this May 22, 2017 photo, Maira Maidana poses for a portrait in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maira Maidana was doused in alcohol and burned by her partner in 2011. Fifty-nine surgeries later, Maidana has finally found the courage to tell the truth about what happened to her that awful night. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
June 19, 2017 - 1:12 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — On Christmas Eve of 2011, Maira Maidana lit a candle to the patron saint of Argentina and closed her eyes in prayer - just like she did every time she feared a brutal beating by her partner. But this time, instead of the usual blows, she felt her whole body catch on...
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In this May 22, 2017 photo, Maira Maidana poses for a portrait in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Maira Maidana was doused in alcohol and burned by her partner in 2011. Fifty-nine surgeries later, Maidana has finally found the courage to tell the truth about what happened to her that awful night. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
June 19, 2017 - 12:01 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — On Christmas Eve of 2011, Maira Maidana lit a candle to the patron saint of Argentina and closed her eyes in prayer - just like she did every time she feared a brutal beating by her partner. But this time, instead of the usual blows, she felt her whole body catch on...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court Building is seen in Washington. In an era of deep partisan division, the Supreme Court could soon decide whether the drawing of electoral districts can be too political. A dispute over Wisconsin’s Republican-drawn boundaries for the state legislature offers Democrats some hope of cutting into GOP electoral majorities across the United States.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 18, 2017 - 12:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an era of deep partisan division, the Supreme Court could soon decide whether the drawing of electoral districts can be too political. A dispute over Wisconsin's Republican-drawn boundaries for the state legislature offers Democrats some hope of cutting into GOP electoral...
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June 18, 2017 - 11:44 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The big income tax increase Kansas legislators enacted over Gov. Sam Brownback's veto won't balance the budget by itself, despite immediately boosting the state's credit outlook. Even though the reversal of most of Brownback's income tax cuts will inject $1.2 billion in new...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court Building is seen in Washington. In an era of deep partisan division, the Supreme Court could soon decide whether the drawing of electoral districts can be too political. A dispute over Wisconsin’s Republican-drawn boundaries for the state legislature offers Democrats some hope of cutting into GOP electoral majorities across the United States.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 18, 2017 - 8:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an era of deep partisan division, the Supreme Court could soon decide whether the drawing of electoral districts can be too political. A dispute over Wisconsin's Republican-drawn boundaries for the state legislature offers Democrats some hope of cutting into GOP electoral...
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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2015 file photo, Debbie Ziegler, mother of Brittany Maynard, speaks to the media after the passage of legislation, which would allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives, at the state Capitol, in Sacramento, Calif. A Riverside County judge on Friday, June 16, 2017, is expected to hear arguments over whether a lawsuit by doctors challenging the state's 2016 law permitting medically-assisted death can move forward. The law passed following the heavily publicized case of Brittany Maynard, 29, of California, who had brain cancer and had to move to Oregon to legally end her life in 2014. (AP Photo/Carl Costas, File)
June 16, 2017 - 2:36 pm
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A judge on Friday allowed a legal challenge to proceed against California's law letting terminally ill patients seek prescriptions for life-ending drugs. Riverside County Superior Court Judge Daniel A. Ottolia ruled that a group of doctors had provided sufficient...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2017, file photo, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Trump administration is formally revoking an Obama-era program intended to protect immigrant parents of U.S. citizens and legal residents from deportation. The Deferred Action for Parents of Americans program was announced by the Obama administration in 2014 but was blocked by a federal judge in Texas after 26 states challenged the program’s legality in federal court. Kelly formally revoked the policy memo that created the program, which mirrored an earlier effort to protect young immigrants in the country illegally from deportation on June 15. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
June 15, 2017 - 10:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Obama-era immigration program intended to protect parents of U.S. citizens and legal residents from deportation has been formally cancelled, fulfilling a key campaign promise from President Donald Trump, the Homeland Security Department announced late Thursday. Homeland...
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June 15, 2017 - 5:44 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a continuing legal case contesting the ability of legislative Republicans in North Carolina to cut the new Democratic governor's powers to administer elections (all times local): 5:45 p.m. North Carolina's new Democratic governor is appealing a judicial panel's...
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June 15, 2017 - 4:26 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago federal judge has freed a YouTube singer with millions of teenage followers as he awaits trial on two counts of producing child pornography for allegedly asking underage fans via social media to send him sexually explicit videos of themselves. The judge at Thursday's...
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