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PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Friday in a lawsuit seeking to block Gov. Jan Brewer’s order denying driver’s licenses for immigrants who have gotten work permits under a new Obama administration policy.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California school districts must have procedures in place by Friday for students and parents to file complaints if they feel their schools are improperly charging fees for educational activities.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Futurists have long proclaimed the coming of a cashless society, where dollar bills and plastic cards are replaced by fingerprint and retina scanners. It’s happening in South Dakota.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma lawmakers are considering banning judges in the state from basing any rulings on foreign laws, including Islamic Sharia law.
HONOLULU (AP) — Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler plans to attend a legislative hearing in Hawaii on Friday on a bill that bears his name and would limit people’s freedom to take photos and video of celebrities.
NBC News National Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff spoke about the Justice Department’s legal defense over drone warfare with Penny Griego and Phil Hulett this morning. Click here to hear a replay of the interview.
NEW YORK (AP) — The legal challenges over religious freedom and the birth control coverage requirement in President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul appear to be moving toward the U.S. Supreme Court.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) – A Santa Clarita school district plans to expand a first-of-its-kind program that allows parents to track the results of random drug tests of their children. More than 2,000 out of […]
UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The United States was re-elected Monday to another three-year term on the U.N. Human Rights Council in the only contested election for the organization’s top human rights body. The U.S. was […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – California voters have decided to retain the death penalty for the state’s worst criminals, rejecting the argument that too few death row inmates are executed to justify the cost. Nearly complete […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Death penalty opponents in California are trying a new argument this year: Abolish capital punishment because the perpetually cash-strapped state just can’t afford it. Voters in the state with the nation’s […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Three former California governors are urging voters to reject a ballot proposal next week that would abolish the state’s death penalty. Democrat Gray Davis and Republicans Pete Wilson and George Deukmejian […]