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Supreme Court Will Rule On President Trump's Travel Ban
The nation's highest court says it will decide the fate of President Trump's travel ban in its session that begins in October.

Supreme Court Rules Religious School Can Use Taxpayer Funds For Playground
In a closely watched case about church and state, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that a religious school was entitled to state funding for playground resurfacing under a state program for nonprofits.

Britain's May Forms Minority Government With Backing Of Northern Irish Party
The Democratic Unionist Party also secured more than $1 billion in economic assistance for Northern Ireland.

'America's Toughest Sheriff' Joe Arpaio Goes On Trial
A criminal trial begins Monday in which Arpaio is accused of ignoring a federal judge's order to curtail his crackdown on illegal immigration. His lawyer argues that the order wasn't clear.

Secrets Of Breast-Feeding From Global Moms In The Know
Many American women want to breast-feed. And try to. But only about half keep it up. It's like they've lost the instinct. One researcher thinks she's figured out why. And how to get the instinct back.

China Releases Peace Prize Winner Liu Xiaobo From Prison After Cancer Diagnosis
Liu was serving an 11-year prison sentence for what the government called "incitement to subvert state power." Liu has terminal cancer, his lawyer says.

Scientists Try To Break Nigeria's Cycle Of Replanting Bad Yams
The tubers are essential to the country's economy and culture, but their quality keeps declining. Now, researchers have found a way to mass produce good seed yams — and it could save the industry.

How To Pick Kids' Apps For The Backseat This Summer
Screen time can be more than a distraction if you follow these principles.

The Anti-Trump 'Resistance' Tries To Rebuild After Stinging Georgia Loss
Georgia's liberal grass-roots groups say they are more energized than discouraged after Democrat Jon Ossoff's disappointing, close loss to Republican Karen Handel in a closely watched special election

Moonwalkers' Apollo 11 Capsule Gets Needed Primping For Its Star Turn On Earth
In 1969 it was the orbiting home and refuge for the first astronauts who walked on the moon. Today, after decades on display in a Smithsonian museum, the module is being restored for a national tour.

Los Angeles Moves Closer To Legalizing Sidewalk Food Vendors
A campaign to legalize street vending is gaining strength from local resistance to President Trump's immigration policies — and fears that infractions could lead to deportation.

School Vouchers Get 2 New Report Cards
New research from Indiana and Louisiana provides clarity in the voucher debate.

Party Boat Filled With Tourists Capsizes Near Medellin, Colombia
Colombia's president says at least six people died after the boat began sinking. An even deadlier incident was avoided, as recreational boats rushed to the scene to pull people out of the water.

Overwhelmed By Air Bag Troubles, Takata Files For Bankruptcy Protection
Long hobbled by lawsuits and recall costs over its faulty air bags, Takata, the Japanese auto parts maker, filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the U.S. on Sunday.

What Does It Take To Move A 10-Story Tree A Couple Of City Blocks?
That answer, as seen Sunday in Boise, Idaho: $300,000 and a lot of determination. St. Luke's Health System, which moved the historic sequoia, says it "was never even an option" to cut it down.