Justices to Hear Major Challenge to Partisan Gerrymandering – New York Times

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New York Times Justices to Hear Major Challenge to Partisan GerrymanderingNew York TimesThe Supreme Court has never disallowed an election map on the ground that it gives a political party an unfair advantage. Credit Gabriella Demczuk for The New York Times. WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would consider …Democrats just got […]

Jared Kushner speaks in public. And Washington takes notice. – Washington Post

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Washington Post Jared Kushner speaks in public. And Washington takes notice.Washington PostWASHINGTON — Jared Kushner spoke in public on Monday. And that alone counted as news. In a White House full of loud voices, the powerful senior adviser and son-in-law to President Donald Trump tends to keep his mouth shut. He shuns televised …Tech Titans Meet […]

Seattle Shooting Raises Questions About Officers' De-Escalation Efforts – NPR

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CNN Seattle Shooting Raises Questions About Officers' De-Escalation EffortsNPROn Monday, Seattle officials released dash cam audio of a Sunday morning police shooting that left Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother of three, dead. The two Seattle police officers had been called to Lyles' apartment so she could report a burglary.Seattle police fatally shoot pregnant womanWashington PostPolice: […]

Why the Supreme Court's decision to review Wisconsin's gerrymandering is such a big deal – Washington Post

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Washington Post Why the Supreme Court's decision to review Wisconsin's gerrymandering is such a big dealWashington PostThe Supreme Court will hear a case on political gerrymandering that could reshape the way states draw their congressional districts for decades to come. Last year a federal court found that Wisconsin's congressional districts, created by the state's …Does […]

Flash Flood Watch in effect; severe storms, torrential downpours expected in Lehigh Valley – Allentown Morning Call

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Allentown Morning Call Flash Flood Watch in effect; severe storms, torrential downpours expected in Lehigh ValleyAllentown Morning CallThis graphic from the National Weather Service storm prediction center shows an enhanced risk of severe storms in the Lehigh Valley on Monday. (National Weather Service/Storm Prediction Center). Stephanie SigafoosContact Reporter. The National …Strong thunderstorms possible Today – WFSB […]

AP FACT CHECK: Whom to believe, Trump or his lawyer? – Washington Post

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Washington Post AP FACT CHECK: Whom to believe, Trump or his lawyer?Washington PostWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and one of his personal lawyers have contradicted each other over whether the president is under investigation by the special counsel probing Russians' meddling in the 2016 election and possible links with the …Trump 'Is Not Under Investigation,' His […]

In third day of marches to decry Yanez acquittal, protesters target city where officer worked – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

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TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press In third day of marches to decry Yanez acquittal, protesters target city where officer workedTwinCities.com-Pioneer PressFor a third day, people protesting the acquittal of St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez took to the streets, this time in the city where the officer worked. On Friday, a Ramsey County jury found Yanez, 29, not […]

Lawmakers set to return to scrapping over health care, Russia probes – Politico

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Politico Lawmakers set to return to scrapping over health care, Russia probesPoliticoLast week's shooting at a congressional baseball practice brought a rare reprieve from Washington's toxic political climate. It's now an open question whether that reprieve can hold with Congress set to return to highly charged issues like health care …Senators wrestle with transparency in […]

Police: Maryland teens killed in retaliation for alleged drug robbery – CNN

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CNN Police: Maryland teens killed in retaliation for alleged drug robberyCNN(CNN) Three men were arrested Saturday in the shooting deaths of two Maryland teenagers, according to the Montgomery County Police Department. Shadi Najjar, 17, and Artem Ziberov, 18, were found shot to death in Najjar's blue Honda Civic on June 5, …Three charged in killings of […]

Several people injured in shooting broadcast on Facebook Live – CBS News

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CBS News Several people injured in shooting broadcast on Facebook LiveCBS NewsMYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Several people are recovering in South Carolina hospitals after a gunman opened fire in a shooting that was broadcast on Facebook Live. Multiple media organizations report that the shooting happened shortly after midnight Sunday.7 injured in Myrtle Beach shooting caught […]

Cosby's team attacks judge likely to retry him in sex case – ABC News

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Washington Post Cosby's team attacks judge likely to retry him in sex caseABC NewsBill Cosby exits the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial was declared in Norristown, Pa., Saturday, June 17, 2017. Cosby's trial ended without a verdict after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)more +. 0 Shares.Cosby's silence at trial […]

St. Paul mayoral candidates, election hopefuls weigh words on Yanez decision – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

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TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press St. Paul mayoral candidates, election hopefuls weigh words on Yanez decisionTwinCities.com-Pioneer PressA woman takes a picture of the message she painted on the sidewalk in front of the Ramsey County Courthouse in St. Paul on Wednesday morning, June 14, 2017, during jury deliberations in the trial of St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez. […]

Sheriff David Clarke Withdraws from Consideration for DHS Role Following Plagiarism Revelations – Mediaite

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Mediaite Sheriff David Clarke Withdraws from Consideration for DHS Role Following Plagiarism RevelationsMediaiteDavid Clarke has confirmed that he will not be taking a role with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) after all. Clarke's assistant told Washington Post on Saturday that the bombastic Milwaukee sheriff has told DHS Secretary John Kelly that he's …and more » U.S.

Democrats to step up attacks on GOP's Obamacare repeal effort – Politico

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Politico Democrats to step up attacks on GOP's Obamacare repeal effortPoliticoSenate Democrats are escalating their attack on Republicans' plans to repeal Obamacare this week, though their party remains divided on how far to take activists' demands that they shut down the Senate in protest of the GOP's dismantling of the …Republicans divided as Trump reverses […]

Police investigate report of person with a firearm Saturday at Harford Community College – Baltimore Sun

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Baltimore Sun Police investigate report of person with a firearm Saturday at Harford Community CollegeBaltimore SunPolice responded to reports of an active shooter at Harford Community College on Saturday; as of now there were no shots fired and no suspects identified. (Erika Butler, David Anderson / Baltimore Sun Media Group). Erika Butler and David …Police: […]