Nick Gregory

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Embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt resigns amid scandals<p>01:46<p>Texas mother shoots man attempting to steal car with kids inside<p>02:03<p>Thai soccer team rescue effort remains positive despite first fatality, diver says<p>02:25<p>A bull so beloved his owners cloned him<p>04:01<p>Can particle physics make Ant-Man’s …

Our Founding Fathers included Islam

Thomas Jefferson didn’t just own a Quran — he engaged with Islam and fought to ensure the rights of Muslims<p>Denise Spellberg<p>October 5, 2013 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an”<p><i>[He] sais “neither Pagan nor Mahamedan [Muslim] nor Jew ought to be excluded from the civil rights of the</i> …

Everyone Wants A Piece Of The Grand Canyon, But At What Cost

<b>TUSAYAN, Ariz. -- For most of its existence</b>, Tusayan, Arizona (pop. 580) has been little more than a pokey strip of motels and fast food restaurants strung along State Highway 64, the last place to gas up before entering the relative wilderness of the Grand Canyon, two miles away.<p>But a handful of …

States seek to nullify Obama efforts

Infuriated by what they see as the long arm of Washington reaching into their business, states are increasingly telling the feds: Keep out!<p>Bills that would negate a variety of federal laws have popped up this year in the vast majority of states — with the amount of anti-federal legislation sharply …

Obama Administration Won’t Fight State Marijuana Laws

In a historic pivot in the War on Drugs, the Obama Justice Department announced this week that the federal government will allow Washington and …

Cannabis

In All Four Big Cases, Supreme Court's Decision Could Be Not To Decide

A procedural question about whether the right party is before the court could be a hurdle for the pending Supreme Court cases involving the Defense of Marriage Act, California's Proposition 8, affirmative action policies, and the Voting Rights Act.<p>WASHINGTON — Although the country is waiting on the …

Supreme Court's Recess Appointments Case Could Upend White House History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a case that, at its heart, is a question of semantics: …

Manslaughter charge turns to murder after prosecutors examine suspect's tweets

A series of tweets have helped upgrade a California resident's vehicular manslaughter charge into a charge of murder because of their morbid tone. The <i>Oakland Tribune</i> reports that 18-year-old Cody Hall received the initial charge late last month for allegedly hitting and killing a bicyclist with a …

Atheist Pledge Of Allegiance Case Goes To Massachusetts' Supreme Court

(RNS) Massachusetts’ highest court on Wednesday (Sept. 4) will consider whether the daily recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance is a violation of students’ rights.<p>Since the addition of the phrase “under God” in 1954, the pledge has been challenged repeatedly as a violation of the separation of …