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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 6 2017 - 12:06am

    UNITED NATIONS — The United States vowed Wednesday to use all its military capabilities to defend the country and its allies against a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile if necessary, but said it prefers to use its clout in international trade to address the growing threat.

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

    SANTA FE, N.M. — Teaching assistant Kelvin Holt watched as a preschool student fell to the back of a cafeteria line during breakfast in Killeen, Texas, as if trying to hide.

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

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. government has long warned that Russian organized crime posed a threat to democratic institutions, including “criminally linked oligarchs” who might collude with the Russian government to undermine business competition.

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

    NAIROBI, Kenya — When she flew into Nairobi airport, Marci Bowers’ huge suitcase was crammed with sutures and medical instruments, everything she could fit inside.

  5. Posted: Jul 4 2017 - 12:06am

    FBI, groups at odds over efforts to ID immigrant remains

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

    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has thrown a cloak of secrecy over assessments of the safety and security of its nuclear weapons operations, a part of the military with a history of periodic inspection failures and bouts of low morale.

  7. | Posted: Jul 3 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is making a weekend push to get a Republican Senate bill to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law “across the finish line,” Trump’s top legislative aide said Sunday, maintaining that a repeal-only option also remained in play if Republicans can’t reach agreement.

  8. | Posted: Jul 3 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — On the surface, the investigation was routine.

  9. | Posted: Jul 3 2017 - 12:05am

    MOSUL, Iraq — Iraqi forces say their recent territorial gains against the Islamic State group in Mosul’s Old City have largely been propelled by airstrikes, despite a spike in allegations of civilian casualties and warnings from human rights groups of the dangers of using large munitions in the dense, highly-populated area.

  10. Posted: Jul 3 2017 - 12:05am

    Trump tweets mock video showing him beating man labeled CNN

  11. | Posted: Jul 2 2017 - 12:06am

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Clubgoers screamed and scrambled for cover as dozens of gunshots rang out during a rap concert in downtown Little Rock early Saturday, leaving 28 people injured from an 11-second melee that police said may be gang-related.

  12. | Posted: Jul 2 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump wrote a Twitter post Saturday aimed at state officials state resisting a broad request for data by his voter-fraud commission, including officials from deeply Republican states whose support the controversy-laden White House can ill afford to lose.

  13. | Posted: Jul 1 2017 - 8:04pm

    NEW YORK — A doctor forced from a New York hospital because of sexual harassment accusations returned Friday with an assault rifle hidden under a lab coat and shot seven people, killing one woman in an attack that left several doctors fighting for their lives, authorities said.

  14. | Posted: Jun 30 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — A scaled-back version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban took effect Thursday evening, stripped of provisions that brought protests and chaos at airports worldwide in January yet still likely to generate a new round of court fights.

  15. | Posted: Jun 29 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department is demanding that airlines around the world step up security measures for international flights bound for the United States or face the possibility of a total electronics ban for planes.