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'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Denied Release From Prison To Research Coronavirus Cure

| Shkreli argued that his pharmaceuticals experience qualified him to help seek a treatment or cure. Probation officials called that claim "delusional self-aggrandizing behavior."

Court Allows Emoluments Case Against Trump Over D.C. Hotel To Proceed

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The District of Columbia and Maryland say Trump is violating the emoluments clauses of the Constitution that prohibit the president from receiving gifts or favors from foreign and state governments.

Family Asks Houston Police Not To Release Fatal Shooting Video Of Gospel Singer

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"Not everybody wants their loved one to be in cyberspace for the rest of eternity and for their last minute on Earth to be public," Chief Art Acevedo said.

Justices Fear 'Chaos' If Electoral College Delegates Have Free Rein

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Under state laws, Electoral College delegates are pledged to cast their ballots for the candidate who carries the popular vote in their state. But in 2016, seven cast votes for other candidates.

Judge In Flynn Case Invites Briefs Without Ruling On Feds' Dropped Charges

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Judge Emmet Sullivan asked others to opine about what he should do in the case of the former national security adviser, whom the Justice Department now won't prosecute.

Supreme Court Considers Pivotal Electoral College Case

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At issue is whether states have the power to remove or fine so-called faithless electors. The case could affect not only the 2020 election but all future presidential elections. Listen live.

In Cases On Trump Financial Records, Supreme Court Weighs Separation Of Powers

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Both cases involve subpoenas for some of Donald Trump's pre-presidential financial records — and the arguments heard Tuesday set the stage for a constitutional battle.

Supreme Court To Hear Cases Involving Trump's Taxes, Financial Records

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How the court decides these cases could dramatically change the balance of power among the three branches of government, shifting America's system of checks and balances. Listen live at 10 a.m. ET.

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New Jersey Investigates State's Nursing Homes, Hotbed Of COVID-19 Fatalities

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More than half of New Jersey's coronavirus fatalities were at long-term care facilities, including nursing homes. The state's attorney general, Gurbir Grewal, has opened an investigation.

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