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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: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — You can take our word for it. Americans don’t trust each other anymore.

  2. | Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    GLASGOW, Scotland — Scotland’s official holiday was transformed into a grim day of mourning Saturday as emergency crews searched the wreckage of a riverside pub smashed by a falling police helicopter. At least eight people died and more than a dozen remained hospitalized with serious injuries.

  3. | Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    GLASGOW, Scotland — Scotland’s official holiday was transformed into a grim day of mourning Saturday as emergency crews searched the wreckage of a riverside pub smashed by a falling police helicopter. At least eight people died and more than a dozen remained hospitalized with serious injuries.

  4. | Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    BANGKOK — Police guarded Thailand’s seat of government and other key locations and braced for more violence today, after political protests erupted into street fighting between supporters and opponents of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

  5. | Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    BANGKOK — Police guarded Thailand’s seat of government and other key locations and braced for more violence today, after political protests erupted into street fighting between supporters and opponents of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

  6. Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    Thanksgiving shopping on the rise, but retailers see a Black Friday drop

  7. Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    Thanksgiving shopping on the rise, but retailers see a Black Friday drop

  8. | Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    HERNANDO, Miss. — Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham wants to force Mississippi, one of the America’s most conservative states, to recognize her same-sex marriage. She hopes to do so by getting a divorce.

  9. | Posted: Dec 1 2013 - 12:06am

    HERNANDO, Miss. — Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham wants to force Mississippi, one of the America’s most conservative states, to recognize her same-sex marriage. She hopes to do so by getting a divorce.

  10. | Posted: Nov 30 2013 - 5:48am

    NEW YORK — The stock market fizzled Friday at the end of a holiday-shortened trading day, but still logged its longest streak of weekly gains in a decade.

  11. | Posted: Nov 30 2013 - 5:48am

    NEW YORK — The stock market fizzled Friday at the end of a holiday-shortened trading day, but still logged its longest streak of weekly gains in a decade.

  12. | Posted: Nov 30 2013 - 5:48am

    NEW YORK — Shoppers gobbled turkey, but saved the pumpkin pie for later on Thanksgiving Day.

  13. | Posted: Nov 30 2013 - 5:48am

    NEW YORK — Shoppers gobbled turkey, but saved the pumpkin pie for later on Thanksgiving Day.

  14. | Posted: Nov 30 2013 - 12:06am

    SAN JOSE, Calif. — Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the National Security Agency’s recently revealed surveillance programs. But the flood of new computer security services is of variable quality, and much of it, experts say, can bog down computers and isn’t likely to keep out spies.

  15. | Posted: Nov 30 2013 - 12:06am

    SAN JOSE, Calif. — Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the National Security Agency’s recently revealed surveillance programs. But the flood of new computer security services is of variable quality, and much of it, experts say, can bog down computers and isn’t likely to keep out spies.