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Judge issues new ruling against military transgender ban

November 22, 2017 By Lyle Denniston

Criticizing President Trump for making a major policy shift by a tweet, a federal trial judge in Maryland became the second one in recent weeks to block the government’s planned ban on transgender people from the nation’s military services.

How JFK’s assassination led to a constitutional amendment

November 22, 2017 By NCC Staff

President John F. Kennedy’s death on November 22, 1963 traumatized a nation and led a united Congress to make a key constitutional change, in the form of the 25th amendment.

Federal judge’s order sets up sanctuary city showdown

November 21, 2017 By Scott Bomboy

A federal judge in California has issued a permanent national injunction against a Trump administration executive order against “sanctuary cities,” likely setting up a Supreme Court showdown in the near future.

Trump Administration back at Supreme Court in immigration fight

November 21, 2017 By Lyle Denniston

The Trump Administration returned to the Supreme Court on Monday night in the latest round in the long-running court fight over barring the entry into the U.S. of foreign nationals from nations with Muslim population majorities.

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