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Critics urge Presidents Day protests against Trump’s emergency declaration

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump depart Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, U.S., on their way to Mar-a-Lago in Florida...

California tells Trump that lawsuit over border wall is ‘imminent’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - California will “imminently” challenge President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to obtain funds for a U.S.-Mexico border wall,...

U.S. top court to decide legality of census citizenship question

The Supreme Court building is seen from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua RobertsWASHINGTON...

Chicago police dispute reports ‘Empire’ actor investigated for staging attack

(Reuters) - Chicago police contested media reports on Thursday that officers were investigating whether “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett staged being physically assaulted because...

Pressure mounts on Virginia Democrats over sex assault, racism scandals

RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - Virginia Democrats pressured Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax to resign on Monday over accusations of sexual assault which he denies,...

Trump stokes Democrats’ Virginia turmoil as scandal snares Republican

RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - A firestorm of scandals embroiling Virginia’s governor and two fellow Democrats at the top of the state’s executive branch...

Trump wades into scandals engulfing Virginia Democrats

RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday waded into the race and sex scandals engulfing Virginia’s three leading Democrats and...

Top Virginia Democrats imperiled by blackface, sex assault scandals

RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - The political crisis in Virginia deepened on Wednesday when the attorney general admitted to wearing blackface in the 1980s...

Virginia AG says he too wore blackface as leadership scandal deepens

RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring wore blackface at a college costume party in 1980, he said in a statement...

Civil rights pillar Atlanta grapples with Super Bowl hosting duties

ATLANTA (Reuters) - As football fans flood Atlanta for Sunday’s Super Bowl, not everyone is thrilled that a city once a pillar of...

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