February 11, 2016

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10 things to know, Wednesday, Feb. 10

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. For Donald Trump, for one night, there was so much winning The billionaire posts a decisive victory in the New Hampshire primary, a once-unthinkable first for an enterprise built on the promise of turning politics on its Read More…

Obama vows to press ahead on carbon dioxide emissions after Supreme Court setback

WASHINGTON — The administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his signature plan to address climate change on hold until after legal challenges are resolved. Tuesday’s surprising move by the court is a blow to Obama and a victory Read More…

10 things to know, Wednesday, Jan. 20

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Oldest Christian monastery in Iraq razed Satellite photos obtained by The AP reveal yet another victim, this one stood for 1400 years, of the Islamic State group’s relentless destruction of heritage sites it considers heretical. 2. 20 Read More…

Supreme Court could give Obama last chance on immigration

WASHINGTON — After seven years, 2 million-plus deportations, two executive actions and 720,000 “Dreamers,” the bottom line on President Barack Obama’s immigration record still remains an open question for many immigrants and their advocates. In the end, the Supreme Court may fill in the blank. By agreeing to hear a challenge to Obama’s immigration plan, Read More…

What does panhandling have to do with church signs? More than you might think

DENVER — Cities trying to limit panhandling in downtowns and tourist areas are facing a new legal hurdle because of a recent Supreme Court ruling that seemingly has nothing to do with asking for money. Federal judges in at least three states have cited a June ruling by the high court on the size of Read More…

Police use of GPS devices becoming gray area in law

MINEOLA, N.Y. — For months, police trying to solve a Long Island robbery spree had little more to go on than grainy surveillance footage of a man in a hoodie and black ski mask holding up one gas station or convenience store after another. That was until the gunman made off with a stack of Read More…

Davis could return to court for altering Kentucky marriage licenses

FRANKFORT, Ky. — She’s already spent five days in jail, and now a Kentucky clerk could be back in court soon for altering marriage license forms issued to same-sex couples. On Monday, lawyers for two gay couples and two straight couples questioned the validity of the new marriage licenses and asked a federal judge to Read More…

Kentucky county clerk continues to defy law as unlikely candidate to wage moral war

MOREHEAD, Ky. — Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God’s grace. Davis was then an unlikely candidate to wage a moral war over the institution of marriage. At 44 years old, she had been divorced Read More…

Kentucky clerk still refuses to issue same-sex marriage licenses, cites ‘God’s authority’

MOREHEAD, Ky. — A county clerk in Kentucky who has invoked “God’s authority” and is defying the U.S. Supreme Court by refusing to license same-sex marriage has been summoned along with her entire staff to explain to a federal judge why they should not face stiff fines or jail time. U.S. District Judge David Bunning Read More…

Landmark affirmative action case argued by Oberlin College’s Krislov

Colleges will be paying close attention to a Supreme Court case this fall that will once again take up the consideration of race during the college admissions process. The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it will hear for a second time the case of Abigail Fisher, a white student who was denied admission to the Read More…