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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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?


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.