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Justices uphold refugee ban but say grandparents still OK

| | Jul 19 2017 - 9:15am | Comments

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says the Trump administration can strictly enforce its ban on refugees, but is leaving in place a weakened travel ban that includes grandparents among relatives who can help visitors from six mostly Muslim countries get into the U.S.

  1. | Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:06am

    FRESNO, Calif. — A chimney and a cinder block wall is all that’s left standing among rubble that was a house Miki Crawford and her family called home for 22 years after a wildfire raced through her Northern California rural community, the former nurses’ aide said Friday.

  2. Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:05am

    Poland’s senators approve contentious court overhaul

  3. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:06am

    CARACAS, Venezuela — A nationwide strike against plans to rewrite the constitution shut down much of Venezuelan’s capital Thursday before erupting into sporadic violence that left at least two young men dead.

  4. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:06am

    THE ARCTIC CIRCLE — When ice floes stretch to the horizon in the Arctic Circle, threatening to strand normal ships, icebreakers are in their element.

  5. | Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump told The New York Times in an interview Wednesday that he never would have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general had he known Sessions would recuse himself from overseeing the Russia investigation.

  6. | Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Arizona Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with a brain tumor after doctors removed a blood clot above his left eye last week, his office said in a statement Wednesday.

  7. | Posted: Jul 19 2017 - 9:15am

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says the Trump administration can strictly enforce its ban on refugees, but is leaving in place a weakened travel ban that includes grandparents among relatives who can help visitors from six mostly Muslim countries get into the U.S.

  8. | Posted: Jul 19 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump had another, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Germany this month.

  9. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 9:59pm

    WASHINGTON — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and visitors from six mostly Muslim countries are urging the Supreme Court to leave in place a federal judge’s order that would relax restrictions on entry into the United States.

  10. | Posted: Jul 18 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — Last winter, the U.S. tourism industry fretted that Trump administration policies might lead to a “Trump slump” in travel.

  11. | Posted: Jul 17 2017 - 8:25pm

    WASHINGTON — Claiming it wants to negotiate a “much better deal for all Americans,” the Trump administration on Monday revealed its most detailed list of objectives to date for an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada.

  12. | Posted: Jul 16 2017 - 9:20pm

    TONTO NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz. — At least nine people were killed and others were believed missing when floodwaters from a sudden rainstorm barreled through a normally tranquil swimming area in Tonto National Forest where more than 100 people were taking refuge from summer heat, authorities said Sunday. Some of those washed downstream clung to trees until rescuers reached them.

  13. | Posted: Jul 16 2017 - 9:20pm

    SAN FRANCISCO — The nation’s largest federal court circuit has clashed repeatedly with President Donald Trump over the past six months, and the agenda for its annual meeting is not shying away from topics that have stoked the president’s ire.

  14. | Posted: Jul 16 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday he will delay consideration of health care legislation in the Senate, after Sen. John McCain’s announced absence following surgery left Republicans short of votes on their marquee legislation.

  15. | Posted: Jul 16 2017 - 12:06am

    PARIS — A boat that fuels itself is setting off around the world from Paris on a six-year journey that its designers hope will serves as a model for emissions-free energy networks of the future.