Supreme courts

FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, and his wife Jill Biden, join Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and her husband Doug Emhoff, during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
November 07, 2020 - 9:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a crystallizing moment at the last presidential debate, Donald Trump and Joe Biden fielded a question about people of color who live alongside chemical plants and oil refineries that seem to be making them sick. As is his way, Biden responded with I've-been-there empathy. He...
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President-elect Joe Biden gestures on stage after speaking, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
Associated Press
November 07, 2020 - 7:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday and offered himself to the nation as a leader who “seeks not to divide, but to unify" a country gripped by a historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social...
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People watch the motorcade of President Donald Trump as it rolls through Arlington, Va., heading back to the White House, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 07, 2020 - 3:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The #Sharpiegate controversy may be over now that the attorneys who challenged the use of the markers to complete Election Day ballots in metro Phoenix told a court they’re dismissing their legal challenge...
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The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, Thursday afternoon, Nov. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 07, 2020 - 6:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has repeatedly said there’s one place he wants to determine the outcome of the presidential election: the U.S. Supreme Court. But he may have a difficult time ever getting there. Over the last two days, Trump has leaned in to the idea that the high court...
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The Supreme Court in Washington on the day after the election, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 07, 2020 - 4:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Until six weeks ago, defenders of the Affordable Care Act could take comfort in some simple math. Five Supreme Court justices who had twice preserved the Obama-era health care law remained on the bench and seemed unlikely votes to dismantle it. But Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Associated Press
November 06, 2020 - 9:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden stood on the cusp of winning the presidency Friday night, three days after Election Day, as the long, exacting work of counting votes widened his lead over President Donald Trump in critical battleground states. High turnout, a massive number of mail-in ballots...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrives to speak Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Associated Press
November 06, 2020 - 8:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Joe Biden projected confidence Friday that he would win the presidential election, citing his lead in votes in key states like Pennsylvania. The Associated Press has not yet declared a winner in the race between...
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The Supreme Court is seen in Washington, Thursday afternoon, Nov. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Associated Press
November 06, 2020 - 1:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has repeatedly said there’s one place he wants to determine the outcome of the presidential election: the U.S. Supreme Court. But he may have a difficult time ever getting there. Over the last two days, Trump has leaned in to the idea that the high court...
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A woman wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks in Centre Place in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. Australia’s highest court has upheld a state’s border closure and dismissed a case arguing the pandemic measure was unconstitutional. The  High Court judges ruled that Western Australia’s border closure to non-essential travel applied during “a hazard in the nature of a plague or epidemic” complied with the constitution. (James Ross/AAP Image via AP)
November 06, 2020 - 4:42 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s highest court on Friday upheld the closure of a state’s border and dismissed billionaire businessman Clive Palmer’s argument that the pandemic measure was unconstitutional. The seven High Court judges ruled that Western Australia’s state border closure to non-...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Associated Press
November 04, 2020 - 8:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden won the battleground prizes of Michigan and Wisconsin on Wednesday, reclaiming a key part of the “blue wall” that slipped away from Democrats four years ago and dramatically narrowing President Donald Trump's pathway to reelection. A full day after Election Day, neither...
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