By MONICA DAVEY and MITCH SMITH June 27, 2017 CHICAGO — Three police officers were charged on Tuesday with conspiracy, official misconduct and obstruction of justice in connection with the investigation that followed the death of Laquan McDonald, a black teenager fatally shot by a white Chicago police officer three years ago. The three officers are… Continue reading
By MIRIAM JORDAN June 27, 2017 Fouad Dagoum fled Sudan after his village was ransacked by militia members who captured, detained and tortured him until his body was limp. Eventually, he escaped to Egypt, where he was parked for more than a decade until getting a green light to resettle in the United States… Continue reading
By THOMAS KAPLAN and ROBERT PEAR June 26, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Senate bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act was edging toward collapse on Monday after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said it would increase the number of people without health insurance by 22 million by 2026. Two Republicans, Senators Susan Collins of Maine and… Continue reading
By LIZETTE ALVAREZ June 26, 2017 MIAMI BEACH — Meeting in a city confronted daily with the issues of rising seas and climate change, the United States Conference of Mayors approved resolutions on Monday to urge the federal government to rejoin the Paris climate agreement and to redouble their own efforts to combat climate… Continue reading
The Supreme Court decision concerned a program in Missouri to make playgrounds safer that excluded those affiliated with churches.
In a win for President Trump, the court took on a case that sets the stage for a major decision on presidential power.
Scientists are concerned over the cause of the rapid rise, which may indicate the world’s natural sponges that absorb carbon dioxide have changed.
The Supreme Court ruling on Monday concerned an Arkansas law that treats same-sex married parents differently from opposite-sex married couples.
The settlement came 10 days after Jeronimo Yanez, the officer who fatally shot Mr. Castile during a traffic stop, was acquitted of second-degree manslaughter and all other charges.
The case concerns a challenge to a California law that places strict limits on carrying guns in public — one of numerous Second Amendment cases the court has turned away in recent years.