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Demonstrators rally in Washington, D.C., last fall against the Trump administration's travel ban, which was argued before the Supreme Court Wednesday. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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The Supreme Court's Grand Finale: Trump's Travel Ban

The court's conservatives were clearly leaning in the government's favor Wednesday in the long-anticipated travel ban case. It would be a big win for one of the pillars of the president's politics.

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'Tea Party Liberal' Promises To Bring A Blue Wave To West Virginia

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In Intense Arguments, Supreme Court Appears Ready To Side With Trump On Travel Ban

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Tourists walk along a beach in Malay town, Boracay, on April 17. President Duterte's decision to close Boracay has rocked the island. The Philippines is set to deploy hundreds of riot police to keep travelers out and head off potential protests ahead of its six-month closure to tourists. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Philippines Shuts Down A Popular Tourist Island, Residents Fear For Their Future

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In Closing, Cosby's Lawyers Call His Accuser A 'Pathological Liar'

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