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Joseph Ax

U.S. battle over partisan electoral maps to face major test in North Carolina

Jul 12 2019

After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled federal judges cannot curb partisan gerrymandering, reform advocates vowed to take their fight to state courts that retain the power to police the practice of drawing electoral lines for political advantage.

Candidate Biden says Trump's foreign policies have harmed America's standing

Jul 11 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Former Vice President Joe Biden, in his first major foreign policy address as a Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday blasted U.S. President Donald Trump's performance on the world stage as erratic and extreme. | Video

Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate

Jul 09 2019

Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional campaign last year, said on Tuesday she would challenge Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2020. | Video

RPT-An earthquake's impact can be predicted - but only after it hits

Jul 08 2019

July 6 Over the next week, Southern California has only a 27% chance of experiencing a third earthquake greater than magnitude 6, but a 96% chance of going through a tremor of magnitude 5 or higher.

An earthquake's impact can be predicted - but only after it hits

Jul 06 2019

Over the next week, Southern California has only a 27% chance of experiencing a third earthquake greater than magnitude 6, but a 96% chance of going through a tremor of magnitude 5 or higher.

An earthquake's impact can be predicted - but only after it hits

Jul 06 2019

Over the next week, Southern California has only a 27% chance of experiencing a third earthquake greater than magnitude 6, but a 96% chance of going through a tremor of magnitude 5 or higher.

An earthquake's impact can be predicted - but only after it hits

Jul 06 2019

Over the next week, Southern California has only a 27% chance of experiencing a third earthquake greater than magnitude 6, but a 96% chance of going through a tremor of magnitude 5 or higher.

An earthquake's impact can be predicted - but only after it hits

Jul 06 2019

July 6 Over the next week, Southern California has only a 27% chance of experiencing a third earthquake greater than magnitude 6, but a 96% chance of going through a tremor of magnitude 5 or higher.

Presidential hopeful Booker vows to end 'moral vandalism' of Trump immigration policy

Jul 02 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker would "virtually eliminate immigration detention" if elected, his campaign said on Tuesday, including ending the use of for-profit detention facilities and minimizing the time unaccompanied children spend in custody.

Electoral map bias may worsen as U.S. gerrymandering battle shifts to states

Jun 29 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that federal judges have no power to police partisan gerrymandering - the practice of manipulating electoral district boundaries for political gain - likely will embolden politicians to pursue more extreme efforts free from the fear of judicial interference, experts said.

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