Justices Side With Immigrant Who Got Bad Legal Advice

Justices Side With Immigrant Who Got Bad Legal Advice WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of an immigrant whose lawyer falsely told him that pleading guilty to a drug charge would not lead to his deportation. When the immigrant, Jae Lee, learned the truth, he sought to go to trial after […]

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Second Mistrial Declared in Racially-Charged Police Murder Trial

Second Mistrial Declared in Racially-Charged Police Murder Trial CINCINNATI (AP) — A second mistrial was declared Friday in the case of a white University of Cincinnati officer who killed an unarmed black motorist during a traffic stop. It’s the latest racially charged police shooting case to show the reluctance of U.S. jurors to convict officers. […]

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A New Island Just Appeared Off the Coast of North Carolina

A New Island Just Appeared Off the Coast of North Carolina There’s always a new place to be discovered on this little blue marble of ours. A new island, just off the tip of Cape Point in Buxton, North Carolina, has practically crept up overnight. The island is approximately a mile long and three football […]

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Activists Say the Trump Administration Is Making Yellowstone Bears Vulnerable to Hunters

Activists Say the Trump Administration Is Making Yellowstone Bears Vulnerable to Hunters A decision by federal officials to revoke special protections for grizzly bears near Yellowstone National Park will put the animals back in the crosshairs of trophy hunters and may reverse decades of conservation efforts, animal activists said. Federal officials announced the impending move […]

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Out of High School, Into Real Life

Out of High School, Into Real Life The high school gym swirled with blue-and-white graduation gowns and glittering dreams. Some seniors had won university scholarships. Others were counting on springboarding from community college to a four-year degree. But for a good number of the 18-year-olds here and at graduations across the country, there was no […]

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The Morning Brief: Senate Health Bill, Comey Tapes and Yellowstone’s Bears

The Morning Brief: Senate Health Bill, Comey Tapes and Yellowstone’s Bears Good morning. These are today’s top stories: GOP health care bill meets opposition Democrats and some Republican lawmakers disapprove of the health care bill Senate Republicans unveiled yesterday. The measure, meant to replace the Affordable Care Act, would no longer penalize people for not […]

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