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Unemployed to lose $600 checks

The $600 jobless benefit is coming to an end this week, but the political establishment is far from a consensus on a new package as the coronavirus pandemic has surged in response to loosened restrictions across the country. Even though…

Trump cuts CDC COVID counting

President Donald Trump has taken responsibility for counting coronavirus cases away from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Just as the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 approaches new highs in some parts of the country, hospital data in Kansas…

Feds snatching protesters

Federal law enforcement officers have been using unmarked vehicles and detaining demonstrators in the Portland area since mid-July so the State of Oregon and several nonprofit groups are taking the Trump administration to court. The Oregon Department of JusticeĀ is suing…

SCOTUS okays “Pay to Vote”

Justice Sonia Sotomayor, joined by fellow liberals Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan, dissented from a Supreme Court ruling that said Florida can bar ex-felons from voting if they owe court fines or fees associated with their convictions. Voters overwhelmingly…

Man indicted for child sex images

John Schulenburg, 65, of Basking Ridge, New Jersey, was indicted on one count of distribution of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography for allegedly sharing images of child sexual abuse. The indictment comes after Schulenberg was…

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lives

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was discharged from the hospital after being treated for a possible infection “Justice Ginsburg has been discharged from the hospital,” said Kathleen Arberg, a Supreme Court spokesperson. “She is home and doing well.”Ginsburg had…

Judge OKs access to abortion pill

A federal judge agreed to suspend a rule that requires women during the COVID-19 pandemic to visit a hospital, clinic or medical office to obtain an abortion pill. U.S. District Judge Theodore Chuang in Maryland concluded that the “in-person requirements”…

DeCavalcante mafioso jailed

An associate of the DeCavalcante crime family was sentenced to 76 months in prison for possessing cocaine with the intent to distribute and possession of a firearm during the course of a drug crime. Mario Galli III, 28, of Toms…

Lawless Trump releases Stone

President Donald Trump on Friday commuted the prison sentence of his longtime friend Roger Stone, who was convicted of lying to Congress to protect the President and other crimes. Stone was set to report to a federal prison in Georgia…