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  • Supreme Court sides with Muslim inmate -- and helps solidify a key religious right

    Supreme Court sides with Muslim inmate -- and helps solidify a key religious right
    In what is perhaps their least surprising decision in recent years, the justices of the Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday that an Arkansas prison violated a Muslim prisoner's rights by forbidding him to grow the half-inch beard he said was...
  • Red-light cameras fade as speed cameras get green light

    NEWARK, N.J. — Motorists rejoicing over decisions to discontinue unpopular red-light camera programs don't have to drive too far for a buzzkill. The number of red-light cameras nationwide is falling because of opposition from lawmakers and average...
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer dealt legal blow over Medicaid expansion plan

    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer dealt legal blow over Medicaid expansion plan
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was dealt a significant legal defeat Wednesday when the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that a lawsuit challenging her controversial Medicaid expansion plan could move forward. The Republican governor, who leaves office in January,...
  • Arizona 'Dreamers' happy but wary of Supreme Court ruling on licenses

    Arizona 'Dreamers' happy but wary of Supreme Court ruling on licenses
    For now, Carla Chavarria plans to keep taking the bus. And Julio Zuniga will remain cautious every time he drives past a police car. Although the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Arizona must offer driver’s licenses to young immigrants who...
  • 'Dreamer' immigrants in Arizona get driver's licenses after legal fight

    'Dreamer' immigrants in Arizona get driver's licenses after legal fight
    Sunrise was still hours away when Ramon Maldonado showed up at an Arizona Department of Transportation office Monday hoping to get a driver’s license. After waiting 2 1/2 years for permission to take the exam, Maldonado wasn’t about to...
  • High court to weigh Arizona denial of some immigrants' driver's licenses

    The Supreme Court is set to decide Tuesday whether Arizona must issue driver's licenses to young immigrants who were brought to this country illegally and then shielded from deportation by President Obama. The justices have before them an emergency...
  • Supreme Court says Arizona must issue driver's licenses to immigrant 'Dreamers'

    Supreme Court says Arizona must issue driver's licenses to immigrant 'Dreamers'
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday dealt Arizona another setback in its battle with the Obama administration over immigration policy, deciding the state must offer driver’s licenses to young immigrants who entered the country illegally as children but...
  • Arizona 'Dreamers' to line up for driver's licenses; Brewer vows fight

    Arizona 'Dreamers' to line up for driver's licenses; Brewer vows fight
    Thousands of young immigrants protected from deportation under a federal program will begin lining up for Arizona driver’s licenses Monday after a federal judge removed the final barrier preventing them from applying for the documents. A...
  • Arizona joins other states in federal immigration lawsuit

    Arizona joins other states in federal immigration lawsuit
    Arizona joined 17 other states suing the federal government and immigration agencies in U.S. District Court this week to derail President Obama's executive action deferring deportation for up to 5 million people. Republican Gov. Jan Brewer released a...
  • In Arizona, swings in Medicaid access show program's impact

    In Arizona, swings in Medicaid access show program's impact
    Bad timing turned Karen Slone's medical problem into a crisis. Slone, 53, a former administrative assistant with diabetes, followed doctors' advice for years, getting regular checkups. Then, last year, she lost her job and her insurance, and stopped...
  • Federal judge strikes down Arizona immigration law

    Federal judge strikes down Arizona immigration law
    A federal judge has struck down a 2005 Arizona law that made smuggling immigrants a state crime, saying it conflicted with federal laws governing immigration. U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton said in her Friday ruling that the state law was...