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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp looks on during a coronavirus briefing at the Capitol Friday, July 17, 2020, in Atlanta.  Kemp sued the city of Atlanta over its face-mask requirement just after President Donald Trump arrived in the city without wearing a mask, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Friday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Atlanta Mayor Says Governor’s Anti-Mask Lawsuit Against Her Is a Political Ploy to Please Trump

“I don’t think it is happenstance that this lawsuit came the day after Donald Trump visited Atlanta."

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2020, file photo U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks during a discussion on the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Cancer Has Returned, But She Has No Plans to Retire

“I have often said I would remain a member of the Court as long as I can do the job full steam. I remain fully able to do that," Ginsburg said in a statement issued by the court.

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Federal Judge Rules You Can Get the Abortion Pill Through the Mail During the Pandemic

Monday's ruling "means that the Trump administration can no longer force patients to incur unnecessary COVID-19 risks as the price of getting abortion care.”

In this Feb. 20, 2020, file photo, Roger Stone arrives for his sentencing at federal court in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
The ‘Law and Order’ President Keeps Getting His Convicted Friends Off the Hook

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller defended his investigation as “of paramount importance" and added: "Stone was prosecuted and convicted because he committed federal crimes. He remains a convicted felon, and rightly so."

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Supreme Court Rules Nearly Half of Oklahoma Is Tribal Land

The court's 5-4 decision means that a wide swath of Eastern Oklahoma is "an Indian reservation for the purposes of federal criminal law."

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Supreme Court Rules New York Can Finally Get Trump’s Tax Returns—But Not Congress

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a New York prosecutor has the right to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns as part of an ongoing criminal investigation.

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Supreme Court Sides With Trump on Who Can Access Birth Control. Here’s What You Need to Know.

The ruling could cause tens of thousands of people to lose birth control coverage in one year.