Supreme Court allows Trump restrictions on transgender troops in military to go into effect as legal battle continues

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed President Donald Trump's broad restrictions on transgender people serving in the military to go into effect while the legal battle continues in lower courts.

American charged by Russia for espionage was handed classified material, lawyer says

Paul Whelan, 48, was given a flash drive containing secret information during a visit to Moscow in December.

American charged by Russia for espionage was handed classified material, lawyer says

Paul Whelan, 48, was given a flash drive containing secret information during a visit to Moscow in December.

Concerns about global economy grow

Problems in China, the U.S. and Europe cause worries in Davos, though a recession is not thought to be imminent.

Concerns about global economy grow

Problems in China, the U.S. and Europe cause worries in Davos, though a recession is not thought to be imminent.

3 groups; many videos; many interpretations of DC encounter

More videos have emerged of the encounter involving high school students, Native American marchers, and militant black protesters last week in Washington.

3 groups; many videos; many interpretations of DC encounter

More videos have emerged of the encounter involving high school students, Native American marchers, and militant black protesters last week in Washington.
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Zimbabwe’s president returns amid economic crisis, crackdown

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China seems to confirm scientist’s gene-edited babies claim

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TSA screener sick-outs hit 10 percent over holiday weekend

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Israel increasingly goes public with its strikes in Syria

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Death toll in Mexico pipeline fire reaches 89

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Trump marks MLK day with memorial visit

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Islamic State group targets US convoy in northeastern Syria

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Egypt arrests 24 in demolition protests near pyramids

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