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U.S. sued by 22,000 would-be immigrants: lawyers

WASHINGTON — A lawsuit has been filed against the State Department alleging it unfairly denied 22,000 would-be legal immigrants the right to permanent residency in the United States, their lawyers said Monday. White and Associates said it filed the lawsuit in the District Court for the District of Colombia charging…

Ala. ex-trooper pleads in civil rights-era slaying

Ex-trooper pleads guilty in 1965 Ala. slaying that prompted key civil rights marches A white former state trooper pleaded guilty Monday to a lesser charge in the 1965 shooting death of a black man at a civil rights protest, a killing that inspired historic voting rights marches. James Bonard Fowler,…

Supreme Court turns down early health care reform challenge

On Monday, the Supreme Court turned down an early challenge to President Barack Obama’s new health care law, the Associated Press reported. The decision to reject the case was not a surprise because no lower court had yet ruled on it. Most notably, the ruling showed that Justice Elena Kagan…

Democrats accuse McCain of violating his own campaign finance law

A group of Democrats filed a complaint Wednesday accusing Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) of violating the very campaign finance law that he worked so hard to pass. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is alleging that two television ads for Arizona Republican congressional nominees Ruth McClung and Jesse Kelly represent…

2 go on trial in Virginia for Afghan killings

Trial starting in Va. for 2 former Blackwater contractors accused of killing Afghan nationals Jury selection is scheduled to begin in Virginia in the trial of two former defense contractors charged with the deaths of two Afghan nationals. The trial of Justin H. Cannon of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Christopher…

Congressman survives race-focused TN primary

Tenn. incumbent Congressman Cohen wins over ex-mayor Herenton after race-focused campaign. The former longtime mayor of Memphis, who unabashedly campaigned for voters to send him to Congress because he is black, was overwhelmingly defeated by the white incumbent in Thursday’s Democratic primary. And in the country’s most expensive U.S. House…

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