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New wave of protests depends on masses, not dynamic leader

Changing Face Of Protests

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. marching arm-in-arm with other civil rights activists. Cesar Chavez hoisting a picket sign in a farm workers’ strike. Gloria Steinem rallying other feminists for equal rights. During the 1960s and into the 1970s, amid the turbulence of protests for...


Business

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

Supreme Court Cellphone Tracking

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Friday that police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects’ movements by collecting information about where they’ve used their cellphones, bolstering privacy interests in the digital age. The justices’ 5-4 decision marks a...


Government

The Latest: Sanders say critics exploited crying girl photo

Trump Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on immigration legislation (all times local): 11:45 a.m. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Democrats and the news media exploited for political purposes a widely circulated photograph of a 2-year-old Honduran girl as her mother is searched near the...


National

The Daily 202: Under Trump, Americans are becoming more supportive of immigration

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump said Friday that Republicans should put off addressing immigration until after the midterm elections. He suggested that the GOP can use the issue to pick up Senate seats in November and then pass a more hard-line bill next year. “Republicans...


National

Baltimore's tough-talking prosecutor a formidable candidate

Maryland Primary-Baltimore Prosecutor

BALTIMORE (AP) — During her first months in office as Baltimore’s top prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby vowed to “deliver justice” on behalf of a black man whose death in police custody triggered massive protests and the city’s worst riots in decades. The state’s attorney’s swift decision to file charges...


National

Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and pundit, dies

Obit Krauthammer

NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from “Great Society” Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, has died at age 68. His death was...


National

Trump threatens Europe with 20 percent tariffs on auto imports, escalating trade showdown

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to unilaterally impose a 20 percent tariff on all automobile imports from Europe, further breaking from Republicans in Congress and front-running an investigation he had ordered from the Commerce Department into whether...


National

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Suit adds to pressure for immigration bill

APTOPIX Immigration Separated Children

A class-action lawsuit over the treatment of teenage migrants detained in Virginia added to the mounting pressure for immigration reform. But President Donald Trump told fellow Republicans in Congress to give up on immigration legislation until after November. A look at the latest developments:...


National

Energy 202: Plan to overhaul government would give Interior, EPA more power

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - The White House on Thursday unveiled a radical overhaul of the federal bureaucracy, including many of the agencies managing energy and natural resources. The Trump administration’s ideas for revamping which agencies are tasked with certain energy and...


Government

Supreme Court upholds Virginia man's gun conviction

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding a Virginia man’s conviction on a gun charge. The Supreme Court issued its decision Friday. The case the court ruled on involves Michael Currier, who was charged with breaking into a home in 2012 and helping steal a safe with cash and guns. He was...


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