School coach who wants game-time prayer time makes Supreme Court inroads
The Supreme Court appeared to tee up the expansion of prayer at public schools on Monday while hearing about a Christian football coach who says his on-campus expressions of faith have constitutional protection.
Trump held in contempt, must pay $10,000 per day in civil probe
A judge ordered former President Donald Trump to pay $10,000 per day for failing to comply with the New York attorney general’s records requests in connection with a state investigation of the Trump real estate empire.
Untested DNA is central to death-row appeal taken up by high court
The Supreme Court took up two cases Monday, including an appeal from a Black man who says he was having a consensual affair with a police officer’s white fiancée before she was killed.
Kansas GOP congressional map tossed as unconstitutional
A judge in Wyandotte County struck down Kansas’ congressional map Monday, finding it would unconstitutionally dilute the voting power of minority voters.
Texas appeals court halts execution of woman on death row
Texas’ highest criminal court on Monday halted the execution of Melissa Lucio two days before she was scheduled to die by lethal injection for the death of her 2-year-old daughter in a case plagued by questions of her innocence and the reliability of her confession.
US says Ukraine is winning war, fuel depots hit in Russia
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin traveled by train to Kyiv on Sunday and pledged more military aid to help Ukraine defeat Russia.
Macron reelected, vows to unite a divided France
Emmanuel Macron became the first French president to win reelection in 20 years by easily defeating Marine Le Pen, his far-right challenger, on Sunday.
Trial of former Gambian death squad member begins in Germany
The trial of a Gambian man accused of murdering political opponents of the West African country’s former president began on Monday in the northern German city of Celle.
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