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Supreme Court Approves Arizona Redistricting Commission

The Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of independent commissions in the states as an alternative to having state legislatures draw lines for congressional districts.

Dominican Deportations Reach Crisis Levels, Haitian President Says

Haitian President Michel Martelly claims his country has accepted 14,000 people from the Dominican Republic. But the Dominican government claims official deportations won't begin until August.

Supreme Court Places A Stay On Abortion Law In Texas

If the Supreme Court refuses to hear the case, the stay will be lifted and a controversial 2013 law will take effect. The law places new requirements on abortion providers.

NBCUniversal Is Cutting Ties With Donald Trump

The media company is ending its business relationship with the presidential hopeful after comments he made about Mexican immigrants.

Supreme Court Backs Arizona's Redistricting Commission Targeting Gridlock

Arizona's Independent Redistricting Commission was formed 15 years ago, after voters took the power to redraw districts away from the state's Legislature.
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Analysis Of The Supreme Court's Landmark Decision On Same-Sex Marriage

Many Americans are celebrating the Supreme Court’s landmark decision affirming the right of same-sex couples to marry. We dive into the court's decision, the dissents, how critics are reacting and what it means for the country.

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Hogan: 'I Am Feeling Healthy And Strong'

After his first treatment for an advanced stage of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan shared his feelings on Facebook.

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Virginia Republicans Choose A Presidential Primary Instead Of A Convention

Rather than holding a convention to allocate the state's delegates in the Republican presidential nominating process, the GOP will stick with its usual process: a primary election.


Cruz: Opposition To Same-Sex Marriage Will Be 'Front And Center' In 2016 Campaign

As a result of the Supreme Court's two landmark decisions last week, Cruz is calling for justices to be subject to elections and lose their lifetime appointments.

Texas Defends A Woman's Right To Take Her Placenta Home

Texas now explicitly allows the placenta to be taken home after giving birth in a hospital. It came about at the urging of people who feel consuming dried and encapsulated placenta helps new mothers.