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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 24 2017 - 4:14pm

    WASHINGTON — A peeved President Donald Trump browbeat Republican opponents of his party’s reeling health care bill Monday, asserting that his predecessor’s signature overhaul has meant “death” and saying the Senate’s planned faceoff vote is their chance to keep their pledge to repeal it.

  2. | Posted: Jul 24 2017 - 12:06am

    DALLAS — A makeshift bike lane divider made of painted two-by-fours and PVC pipes lasted three days on a busy Dallas street last month before the city removed it, which was two days longer than its creators expected.

  3. | Posted: Jul 24 2017 - 12:05am

    LOS ANGELES — Crews contending with triple-digit temperatures slowed the spread of an aggressive wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in a rural area of California near Yosemite National Park, officials said Sunday.

  4. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 2:35pm

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — At least nine people died after being crammed into a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what authorities said on Sunday was an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong.

  5. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    NORFOLK, Va. — With praise and a blessing for the military, President Donald Trump helped hand over the USS Gerald R. Ford to the Navy on Saturday and said the state-of-the-art aircraft carrier will send a “100,000-ton message to the world” about America’s military might when it is ultimately deployed.

  6. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    TOKYO — Images captured by an underwater robot showed massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.

  7. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    Justin Zimmerman was a 7-year-old black boy in Moreno Valley, California, when O.J. Simpson was on trial for murder.

  8. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    Strong aftershocks test nerves on Greek island after quake

  9. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

  10. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    The Latest: Peace ‘Quartet’ urges restraint in Jerusalem

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

    WASHINGTON — American citizens will be barred by the U.S. from traveling to North Korea beginning next month following a prohibition on using U.S. passports to enter the country, the State Department said Friday.

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

    WASHINGTON — White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday over President Donald Trump’s decision to tap a camera-ready financier to lead the beleaguered White House communications team. The departing spokesman said the president “could benefit from a clean slate” as he seeks to steady operations amid the Russia investigations and ahead of a health care showdown.

  13. | 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.

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

    Poland’s senators approve contentious court overhaul

  15. | 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.