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  • Court tosses Virginia abortion ban

     
    by James Oliphant A federal appeals court in Richmond Tuesday threw out the state's ban on late-term or so-called "partial birth" abortions, even after the U.S. Supreme Court last year ruled a similar federal ban was constitutional. In the ruling,......
  • Federal offense: Fake war heroism

     
    by John Crewdson Dick Agnew, a retired Army major, was hunting for a parking place at Dallas Ft. Worth International Airport when something stopped him cold. Agnew had just passed a car bearing a rare Legion of Valor license plate,......
  • Ex-N. H'stead buildings commish cops to felonies

     
    David Wasserman, 49, the former buildings commissioner for North Hempstead, pleaded guilty to both felony and misdemeanor counts today related to his own undisclosed side business. Prosecutors linked his actions to a "culture of corruption" in the...
  • Accused 9/11 plotter seeks martyrdom

     
    Khalid Sheik Mohammed, from the FBI via Bloomberg News by James Oliphant Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks and the highest of high-level detainees being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, declared Thursday that he......
  • One-time Obama funder convicted on multiple felonies

     
    In offering fodder for his foes, Barack Obama's political links go beyond alleged radical chic into the standard nonpartisan stuff of fundraising and coziness. Chicago's Tony Rezko was convicted this afternoon on felony counts, as the AP reports here........
  • McCain v. Obama: Supreme Court

     
    by Mark Silva The Supreme Court is not on the ballot in November. But it may as well be. On any number of critical issues, the inclinations of Republican Sen. John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama on the appointments of......
  • Court rules on U.S. citizens held in Iraq

     
    by James Oliphant In a decision related to its landmark holding Thursday granting Guantanamo detainees habeas corpus rights, the Supreme Court held that American citizens held prisoner in Iraq can also challenge their detentions in federal court. The...
  • Court backs Gitmo detainees

     
    by James Oliphant In a body-blow to the Bush administration's anti-terrorism policies, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that prisoners held at the Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba have a constitutional right to challenge their detentions in civilian...
  • Supreme Court to review Ashcroft suit

     
    John Ashcroft, right, and Robert Mueller. (EPA PHOTO/JOE MARQUETTE) by James Oliphant Not a tremendous amount of drama emanating out of the Supreme Court Monday, even as the term rushes toward its conclusion. But the stage is set for......
  • Gitmo blowback: Obama misstep? A "9/10 mindset"?

     
    Obama is getting hit hard by McCain today, in a conference call, for an interview in which he appeared to go beyond supporting the recent Supreme Court decision granting habeas corpus rights to Guantanamo detainees (which McCain opposed) by......
  • Obama: GOP not credible on terror

     
    by Mike Dorning Barack Obama told reporters today that he would take no lectures from Republicans on which candidate would keep the nation safer from terrorism, rebuking John McCain aides who tried to portray him as naive on the struggle......