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Harvard discriminates against Asian-Americans, lawyer says at trial

BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants in order to illegally limit how many it admits, a lawyer for a group...

Trump says family separations deter illegal immigration

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that separating migrant families at the border could deter illegal immigration and that...

Texas desert tent city for immigrant children balloons in size

TORNILLO, Texas (Reuters) - A tent city in the west Texas desert set up to hold immigrant children has expanded its capacity by...

Georgia lawsuit is latest blow in U.S. fight over voting rights

(Reuters) - U.S. voting rights advocacy groups on Thursday sued Georgia’s top election official, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, accusing him of putting...

Washington state’s top court bans death penalty as biased, arbitrary

(Reuters) - Washington became the 20th U.S. state to abolish capital punishment when its Supreme Court struck down the death penalty on Thursday,...

Missouri judge blocks parts of state’s voter photo ID law

(Reuters) - A Missouri state judge ordered on Tuesday that state election authorities could no longer tell voters that they are required to...

Freshly minted Justice Kavanaugh gets to work at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Just three days after he was narrowly confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court despite facing allegations of sexual assault, Brett...

Kavanaugh seeks new tone after bitter court confirmation fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sought to put a bruising confirmation battle behind him on Monday at a White...

After fight that split U.S., Kavanaugh wins place on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Saturday confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, dismissing anger over accusations of sexual misconduct...

Women’s groups aim to use Kavanaugh rage to boost voter turnout

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As women rallied at the U.S. Capitol to protest Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court on Saturday, activist Linda...

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