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The high court on Thursday struck down Minnesota's broad ban on "political" apparel inside polling places. But justices said similar, more narrowly written laws in other states are likely fine.
Jun. 14, 2018
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to South Korea and China. He talked to leaders there about the nuclear threat, trade friction and military exercises and clarified some Trump remarks.
Jun. 14, 2018
At 6'8", Donovan won Olympic gold medals as a player and coach, and a WNBA title coaching the Seattle Storm. She's being mourned by basketball greats from Tamika Catchings to Dawn Staley.
Jun. 14, 2018
Now called family and consumer sciences, courses suffer from few qualified teachers and declining enrollment. But in today's classes, students learn about gardening, nutrition, labeling and finance.
Jun. 14, 2018
Achilles is a designated rat hunter at Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. The museum veterinarian said the cat "loves his motherland and couldn't vote otherwise."
Jun. 14, 2018
On Wednesday, the Legislative and Judicial branches of the federal government clashed over who should direct how one body deals with sexual harassment complaints.
Jun. 14, 2018
Seventy-two lives were lost in the fire. The incident has come to symbolize poor living conditions in public housing and what is perceived as a slow and distant government response.
Jun. 14, 2018
The raid came days after three bishops in Chile resigned over the church's decades-long sex abuse and coverup.
Jun. 14, 2018
The largest Protestant denomination in the country closed its annual meeting Wednesday with a partisan speech from the vice president. The group's new leader quickly sought to distance it from Pence.
Jun. 14, 2018
Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting is a former bank executive testifying before Congress this week about reshaping some banking rules. He wants big banks to start making small-dollar loans.
Jun. 14, 2018
Florida has a growing bloc of Puerto Rican voters in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson and his main challenger, GOP Gov. Rick Scott, are fighting over recovery efforts.
Jun. 14, 2018
After decades of modern fire prevention some forests are much thicker than they've been historically. New research offers a guide to thinning that could keep wildfires smaller and shorter.
Jun. 14, 2018
The soccer tournament kicks off in Moscow on Thursday. From new stars to controversial stadiums, here's our guide on what to follow.
Jun. 14, 2018
Internal documents shed light on the federal government's slow response to Hurricane Maria: FEMA failed to get enough supplies to Puerto Rico before the storm and then scrambled to supply them after.
Jun. 14, 2018
Democrats see a focus on health care as one way to hold onto Senate seats in red states in the November midterms. That's despite being repeatedly beaten on health care messaging in recent elections.
Jun. 14, 2018

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