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Some major challenges Supreme Court faces when it returns without Ginsburg

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death will be felt at the Supreme Court in the coming weeks as it starts a...

Facebook vows to restrict users if election descends into chaos

Facebook Inc will take aggressive measures to "restrict the circulation of content" on its platform if November's presidential election descends into chaos or violent...

Trump says looking at five women to replace Ginsburg, wants confirmation before election

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Some major challenges Supreme Court faces when it returns without Ginsburg

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death will be felt at the Supreme Court in the coming weeks as it starts a...

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Biden adviser says unrealistic to “fully decouple” from China

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‘Preserving US jobs’: Trump officials are working to make it tougher for foreign workers to gain visas

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Supreme Court to fly flags at half-staff for 30 days in memoriam of Ginsburg

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Potential Trump Supreme Court pick Barrett known for conservative religious views

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