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Trump Versus News Media Lands In Court

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| A federal judge in Washington appointed by the president hears a case brought by CNN and joined by other outlets about the stripped credentials of a reporter.

Maryland Says Matthew Whitaker Appointment As Acting Attorney General Is Unlawful


As part of an ongoing lawsuit over the Affordable Care Act, Maryland requested a preliminary injunction that would declare Rod Rosenstein the acting attorney general instead.

Federal Appeals Court Deals Trump Another Setback On DACA


The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is the first appellate court to rule on ending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Judges rejected government arguments that the court has no jurisdiction.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After Falling, Fracturing 3 Ribs


The 85-year-old justice fell in her office at the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday evening. She has been hospitalized for "observation and treatment."

Trump Administration Sides With Sudan Against USS Cole Survivors In Lawsuit


Notice of the suit was sent to Sudan's U.S. embassy instead of Khartoum. The administration told the Supreme Court that it agrees with Sudan, which is accused of backing the Cole attackers.

Jeff Sessions Out As Attorney General After Steady Drumbeat Of Criticism From Trump


The former senator was an early supporter of the president but then he quickly lost the president's favor because he recused himself from the Russia investigation.

Motel 6 Agrees To Pay Millions After Giving Guest Lists To Immigration Authorities


The hotel chain has reached a tentative $7.6 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit. Motel 6 employees in multiple locations provided guests' names to Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.

Tennessee Death Row Inmates Request Death By Firing Squad


The request followed the execution of another inmate who chose the electric chair rather than lethal injection. Only three states still allow the use of firing squads as a means of execution.

Long Sealed, Newly Released Watergate 'Road Map' Could Guide Russia Probe


The Justice Department determined it could not indict a sitting president. Instead it had to find a way to present its findings to Congress. The old document has taken on new relevance.