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Census citizenship trial slated to begin

The Justice Department is set to defend the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census as a trial over the issue opens in federal court in New York on Monday.

Michael Flynn set to be sentenced after midterms

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is ready to be sentenced, prosecutors and his defense team told a federal judge Monday. Flynn's sentencing has been delayed four times since he pleaded guilty to lying to investigators last December.

Jury selection begins for second Paul Manafort trial

The jury selection process for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's second criminal trial began Tuesday morning with an understated gathering of more than 120 potential jurors in the federal courthouse in Washington.

Judges could decide balance of power in NC

A federal court's rejection of North Carolina's GOP-rigged congressional district map has thrown in doubt 13 voting districts just months before the November midterm elections, along with prospects for the Republican and Democratic parties in the state and perhaps even the full US House of Representatives.

Paul Manafort faces 305 years

Paul Manafort could face the rest of his life -- and almost 300 years or more -- in prison, a federal judge said Tuesday.

Court blocks changes to contraceptive mandate

A federal court in California Thursday blocked rules issued by the Trump administration that expanded the rights of employers to cite religious or moral objections in order to deny contraceptive insurance coverage.