Krishnadev CalamurKrishnadev Calamur is NPR's deputy Washington editor.
Gun violence survivors hold their banners during a rally Wednesday outside of the U.S. Supreme Court. The court heard arguments in a gun rights case that centers on New York's restrictive gun permit law.
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The Texas state Capitol is seen on Oct. 2. The Justice Department is suing over the state's restrictive abortion law and heading back to the Supreme Court to seek a halt to it while legal proceedings continue.
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Progressives want Justice Stephen Breyer to step down while Democrats still narrowlycontrol the Senate and before the 2022 midterms, when control of the chamber is at stake.
Maricopa County constable Darlene Martinez knocks on a door before posting an eviction order on Oct. 1, 2020, in Phoenix. An extended eviction moratorium ordered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been struck down.
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Armenian refugees on the deck of a French cruiser that rescued them in 1915 during the massacre of the Armenian populations in the Ottoman Empire.
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Democratic Rep. Hank Johnson (from left), Sen. Ed Markey, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler and Rep. Mondaire Jones announce legislation Thursday to expand the number of seats on the U.S. Supreme Court outside the high court.
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Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is planning to acquit former President Donald Trump, a source familiar with his decision tells NPR.
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