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Trump Administration To Ask Supreme Court To Decide Citizenship Question's Fate

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| In a court filing, the Justice Department says it plans to ask for a speedy review by the Supreme Court of a lower court's ruling blocking plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

Report Says 1 In 3 U.N. Staffers Has Been Sexually Harassed

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The organization surveyed over 30,000 respondents. The findings reflect a disturbing trend of inappropriate behavior in the humanitarian world.

Wilbur Ross To Testify On Census Citizenship Question At House Oversight Hearing

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The commerce secretary has agreed to be questioned by lawmakers on March 14, after a federal judge ruled that his decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census was based on "sham" reasons.

Supreme Court Revives Trump's Ban On Transgender Military Personnel, For Now

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The court's decision allows the Pentagon to bar transgender people from joining the military while two lower-court rulings that had blocked the policy are appealed.

Martin Luther King Jr. National Park Reopens For Holiday, Thanks To A Private Grant

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Without money from the Delta Air Lines Foundation, Atlanta's Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park would have been closed for the King holiday, a National Park Service spokesman told NPR.

Powerful Winter Storm Sweeps East After Blanketing The Midwest

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The storm is bringing snow, ice, freezing rain and arctic air to much of the East Coast.

Defying Trump Administration, Calif. Offers Federal Workers Unemployment Benefits

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom called the Department of Labor's guidance that states not allow furloughed workers to collect unemployment "jaw-dropping."

Former Chicago Cop Jason Van Dyke To Be Sentenced For Laquan McDonald Murder

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The 2014 shooting was captured on an infamous video that showed McDonald, who was carrying a knife with a three-inch blade, walking away from Van Dyke just before the officer shot him 16 times.

In A Chaotic Week For U.K. Politics, What's Next For Brexit?

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Here's what to know about key issues during this extraordinary and chaotic moment in British politics. The U.K.'s deadline to leave the European Union is March 29.