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Supreme Court Mulls Whether Police Can Enter Home Without Warrant To Save A Life

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| At issue in the case was whether police may enter a person's home in order to safeguard the homeowner from potential harm.

New Evidence Points To Coordination Among Extremist Groups Ahead of Capitol Riot


Court papers filed by the Justice Department allege that a member of the Oath Keepers coordinated with the Proud Boys and a far-right, self-styled militia to form an "alliance" on Jan. 6.

Judge Criticizes DOJ For Talking About Capitol Riot Conspiracy Case In The Press


"This case will not be tried in the media," U.S. District Court Judge Amit Mehta said Tuesday, referring to two recent stories that he said could affect the defendants' right to a fair trial.

Supreme Court To Hear Appeal Of Boston Marathon Bomber's Vacated Death Sentences


An appeals court ruled last summer that the original trial judge did not secure an impartial jury for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The U.S. has asked the Supreme Court to review the decision.

High-Stakes Supreme Court Clash Between Growers, Farmworkers Could Blow Up Other Laws


At issue is a 1975 California law that allows union organizers limited access to farms so they can seek support from workers in forming a union.

4 Proud Boys Charged With Conspiracy Over Jan. 6 Capitol Riot


They were indicted over allegedly conspiring to obstruct Congress' certification of the Electoral College, including in discussions on encrypted messaging apps.

Virginia Governor Clears Path For Ex-Convicts To Regain Voting Rights


"Too many of our laws were written during a time of open racism and discrimination, and they still bear the traces of inequity," Gov. Ralph Northam said on Tuesday.

U.S. Arrests 2 Men, Saying They Sprayed Sicknick And Others With Chemical At Capitol


The two men are Julian Elie Khater, 32, of State College, Penn., and George Pierre Tanios, 39, of Morgantown, W. Va. They were arrested Sunday.

DOJ Says At Least 100 More People Could Be Charged Over Capitol Attack


The Justice Department says the investigation into the Capitol insurrection will likely be one of the largest in American history.