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Supreme Court prepares for right turn

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> As the White House and Congress descend deeper into turmoil, the US Supreme Court is showing signs of becoming as politically fractured as the rest of Washington.<p>It may likewise be shifting more to the right.<p>Indications from the few decisions issued so far and from oral arguments …

Supreme Court weighs Republican challenge to Maryland electoral map

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday considers for the second time in recent months whether to rein in politicians who draw state electoral maps with …

The Latest: Justices unsettled about partisan gerrymanders

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court arguments over partisan gerrymandering (all times local):11:15 a.m.The Supreme Court seems unsettled …

Police officers who killed Alton Sterling will not face criminal charges

The Baton Rouge police officers who shot and killed Alton Sterling nearly two years ago will not face criminal charges, Louisiana authorities have …

Law Enforcement

Kentucky lawmakers vote to ban common type of abortion after 11 weeks

"This isn’t about medical care."<p>A bill that bans a common abortion procedure after 11 weeks “post-fertilization” — also known as 13 weeks gestation — …

Family of Sacramento man slain by police skeptical of change

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Family, friends and strangers, some expressing anger and frustration, gathered in Sacramento on Wednesday for a public wake for 22-year-old Stephon Clark, an unarmed man shot by police in his grandparents' backyard.<p>Some attendees wore black shirts calling for justice, …

Law Enforcement

Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony speak out about support for March For Our Lives

Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony spoke out on TNT’s <i>Players Only</i> on Tuesday about why they have donated their time, money and voice to support the students from Parkland High School and their fight for gun control.<p>“What I love about everything they’re doing is it’s not just for Parkland, it’s not …

Stormy Daniels' lawyer files motion to depose Trump, lawyer Michael Cohen

The lawyer for adult film actress Stormy Daniels, who says she had sex with Donald Trump in 2006, has filed a motion in federal court asking for permission to depose the president and his lawyer, Michael Cohen.<p>The move comes amid a lawsuit against Trump, alleging that he never signed a …

Donald Trump

New Instagram Tool Helps Protect Wildlife

Notification makes users aware about specific instances of abuse

Good News for Yellowstone Grizzlies? U.S. to Review 'Flawed' Ruling That Removed Protections

Over the summer, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) decided to strip Yellowstone grizzly bears of Endangered Species Act protections, …

Endangered Species

NAACP says American Airlines has made progress, but travel advisory remains

NAACP officials said Monday they are pleased that American Airlines is addressing concerns the civil rights organization raised about the airline's …

Trump Inaction Leaves Whistleblowers Trapped in a Swamp

<b>MARK KARLIN, EDITOR OF BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT</b>Federal whistleblowers are trapped in a Trump swamp. (Photo: Michael Fleshman)According to a December 5 …

Why states should be able to legalize pot and gambling

As a candidate for the GOP presidential nomination, Chris Christie promised to stop states like Colorado from legalizing marijuana. As governor of …

Cannabis

The US Constitution Was Never Necessary for Military Defense

By: Ryan McMaken <br>Before the US Constitution of 1787 was ratified, its proponents have claimed a centralized and powerful American state was necessary …

And about the 25th Amendment …

On Tuesday, freshman Rep. Jamie D. Raskin (D-Md.) wrote a “Dear Colleagues” letter seeking support for a bill that has approximately 50 co-sponsors. The letter, provided to Right Turn, explains:<p>Please join a rapidly growing group of colleagues in cosponsoring H.R. 1987, the Oversight Commission on …

Congress averts government shutdown for now | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress moved rapidly on Thursday to send President Donald Trump a short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown this weekend, leaving fights over budget priorities and a range of other controversial issues for the coming weeks.<p>The House of Representatives, …

The Closing of the Republican Mind

The tax debate offers a clear measure of how deeply insular the GOP has become. It’s now governing solely of, by, and for Red America.<p>When Ronald Reagan passed his historic tax cut in 1981, he won support from 25 Democrats in the Senate and 113 in the House.<p>When George W. Bush passed his sweeping …

Republicans

Bill Clinton takes a dig at Trump, becoming 3rd former president in 3 weeks to speak out on his presidency

President Bill Clinton took a jab at President Donald Trump in a Monday speech, becoming the third president in three weeks to implicitly take a shot at him.<p>Speaking at Georgetown University in a speech marking the 25-year anniversary of his electoral victory in 1992, Clinton blasted the president …

Psychiatrists warn Trump becoming more mentally unstable, putting US, world at 'extreme risk'

A Yale University psychiatrist is warning that President Donald Trump has become increasingly mentally unstable in recent days, imperiling the United …

'You Need to Think About It Like a War'

For decades, conservative Christian voters insisted that character counts. In 2017? Values voters are hard to find.<p>From a distance, Alabama’s special election can seem like a liberal caricature of conservative Christians brought to life. The Republican candidate is a gun-toting, Bible-quoting, …

CNN's Alisyn Camerota Drives Corey Lewandowski Up the Wall with a Single Question

CNN host Alisyn Camerota grilled Trump ally Corey Lewandowski on Monday after he suggested that he believed Democratic Sen. Al Franken’s sexual …

Donald Trump

Lindsey Vonn says she doesn't want to represent Donald Trump at Olympics

U.S. Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, one of the biggest names slated to compete in February's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, took a shot at President Donald Trump when asked about her passion to compete for her country.<p>"Well, I hope to represent the people of the United States, not the president," …

Skiing

Trump administration exceeding the energy industry’s wildest dreams

"To date, nearly all of the policy recommendations identified by energy interests have been acted on in some form."<p>Throughout Donald Trump’s …

Trump's campaign against Justice, FBI is working

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.**<p><b>On the roster: Trump’s campaign against Justice, FBI is working - I’ll Tell You What: And that’s no bologna - Franken to resign - ‘Chuck and Nancy’ go to the White House, take two - Reeking her revenge <br>TRUMP’S CAMPAIGN AGAINST</b> …

WATCH: FBI director Christopher Wray defends against Trump claims that bureau's reputation is in "tatters"

FBI director Christopher Wray issued a heartfelt defense on Thursday of an agency described by President Trump as being in "tatters" and whose …

Trump administration wants more people to work for food stamps

First Medicaid. Now food stamps.<p>The Trump administration is pushing torequire more recipients of government aid to work for benefits.<p>The focus this week turned to those on food stamps. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that it will work with states to "promote self-sufficiency" and give …

These Schools Are Teaching Some Truly Insane Things

In her time as Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos has already managed to enact some disastrous changes, like rolling back Title IX guidance on …

Texas 93-year-old woman shot dead by officer had fired twice, says nephew

The nephew of a 93-year-old Texas woman who was shot and killed by a police officer has said his aunt fired two shots before the officer shot her.<p>On Saturday, officials in the small Central Texas town of Hearne voted Saturday to fire the police officer concerned. The city council's unanimous vote …

GOP lawmakers urge FCC to ditch effort to regulate Internet

House Republican leaders are calling on the Federal Communications Commission to back off proposed open Internet rules, warning that allowing service providers to control content on their networks threatens to "derail" the Internet.<p>House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio; Majority Leader Eric Cantor, …