Judiciary

Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch smiles as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 21, 2017 - 11:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch batted away Democrats' efforts Tuesday to get him to reveal his views on abortion, guns and other controversial issues, insisting he keeps "an open mind for the entire process" when he issues rulings. Gorsuch answered both friendly questions from...
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March 21, 2017 - 11:21 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal judge has handed a partial victory to South Carolina in its lawsuit over an unfinished nuclear fuel project, ruling that federal authorities must find somewhere else to store 1 metric ton of plutonium. U.S. District Judge Michelle Childs ruled Monday she can't make...
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Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch, back to camera, listens as Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, flanked by the committee's ranking member Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., right, and Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, during the committee's confirmation hearing for Gorsuch. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 21, 2017 - 9:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch (all times local): 9:46 a.m. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch says he has no trouble ruling against anyone, even President Donald Trump, if that's what the law requires. Gorsuch is answering...
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Journalists gather to take pictures of presiding judge Volker Uhlenbrock, right, in the court room in Essen, Germany, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. The Essen state court has convicted three 17-year-olds of participating in a bomb attack on a Sikh temple last year and given them prison sentences of up to seven years. (Roland Weihrauch/dpa via AP)
March 21, 2017 - 8:13 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German court convicted three 17-year-olds on Tuesday of participating last year in a bomb attack on a Sikh temple that was motivated by hatred of other religions. They were given prison sentences ranging between six and seven years. The boys had been radicalized for some time before...
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South Korea's ousted leader Park Geun-hye arrives at the prosecutor's office in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Park said she was "sorry" to the people as she arrived Tuesday at a prosecutors' office for questioning over a corruption scandal that led to her removal from office. (Kim Hong-ji/Pool Photo via AP)
March 21, 2017 - 7:26 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors grilled the country's just-ousted president on Tuesday in a long-awaited investigation of corruption allegations that ended her rule and now threaten to put her in jail. The questioning of Park Geun-hye came 11 days after the Constitutional Court...
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March 21, 2017 - 6:59 am
SENATE-SUPREME COURT High court nominee to face daylong questioning in Senate WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators on Day Two of his confirmation hearing. Frustrated Democrats are determined to press him on everything from abortion and guns...
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FILE - This is a Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 file photo of Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness as he waves to the media while waiting to hear the results in the first count in the presidential election at Dublin Castle, Ireland. McGuinness, an IRA and Sinn Fein leader who became a minister of peacetime Northern Ireland, has died, according to UK media Tuesday, March 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison/File)
March 21, 2017 - 6:07 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SUPREME COURT NOMINEE FACING DAYLONG QUESTIONING Senate Democrats are determined to press Neil Gorsuch on everything from abortion and guns to his independence from Trump. 2. WHAT TRUMP IS...
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March 21, 2017 - 5:50 am
SENATE-SUPREME COURT High court nominee to face daylong questioning in Senate WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators on Day Two of his confirmation hearing. Frustrated Democrats are determined to press him on everything from abortion and guns...
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March 21, 2017 - 4:09 am
The only person to whom Dylann Roof shared his racist plan to massacre worshippers at a historically black South Carolina church is about to find out how long he will go to prison for lying to the FBI. Joey Meek is set to be sentenced Tuesday in Charleston by the same federal judge who presided...
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Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch is sworn-in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 20, 2017, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 21, 2017 - 3:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators as frustrated Democrats are determined to press him on everything from abortion and guns to his independence from President Donald Trump. Republicans are unanimously supporting Gorsuch, and certain to give...
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