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Justices defer Harvard case on race in college admissions

The U.S. Supreme Court building at dusk, Thursday, May 23, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

WASHINGTON — With abortion and guns already on the agenda, the conservative-dominated Supreme Court is considering adding a third blockbuster issue — whether to ban consideration of race in college admissions. The justices on Monday put off a decision about ...

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AP source: Justice Dept secretly subpoenaed McGahn’s records

Former White House counsel Donald McGahn, a Federalist Society member, listens to Trump during a Cabinet meeting last year. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

WASHINGTON — Apple informed former Trump White House counsel Don McGahn and his wife that the Justice Department had subpoenaed information about accounts belonging to them in 2018, a person familiar with the matter said Sunday, days after  two House ...

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High court rejects 2 Virginia white nationalist rally cases

The U.S. Supreme Court building at dusk, Thursday, May 23, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place the convictions of two men who as members of a white supremacist group participated in a white nationalist rally in Virginia in 2017 that turned violent. The high court said ...

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Tax rate certainty would enhance opportunity zone investment

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Investment in qualified opportunity zones could become more widely popular if the Biden Administration follows through with proposed substantial hikes on capital gains taxes. Many investors have moved cautiously with regard to opportunity zones, but there may be a dramatic ...

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Trump DOJ seized data from House Democrats in leaks probe

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., second from right, speaks with members of the media after former deputy national security adviser Charles Kupperman signaled that he would not appear as scheduled for a closed door meeting to testify as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Standing with Schiff are Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., from left, Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., and Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department under former President Donald Trump seized data from the accounts of at least two members of the House Intelligence Committee in 2018 as part of an aggressive crackdown on leaks related to the Russia ...

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Prison break: 29 inmates escape federal lockups in 18 months

In this Aug. 28, 2020, file photo, a no trespassing sign is displayed outside the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Ind. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the past 18 months, 29 prisoners have escaped from federal lockups across the U.S. — and nearly half still have not been caught. At some of the institutions, doors are left unlocked, security cameras are broken ...

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Law enforcement struggles to recruit since killing of Floyd

In this July 17, 2014, file photo, new state troopers stand during the 201st graduation ceremony of the New York State Police at Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

Law enforcement agencies across the country experienced a wave of retirements and departures and are struggling to recruit the next generation of police officers in the year since George Floyd was killed by a cop. And amid the national reckoning ...

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