1st Muslim in Congress Wants to Take on Trump in Court

By KYLE POTTER, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress and a top official with the Democratic National Committee, filed to run for Minnesota attorney...

Muhammad Ali May Receive Presidential Pardon

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he may pardon another late heavyweight boxing champion — this time, Muhammad Ali. Trump tells reporters he's looking at "thousands of names" of people who could be granted...

Trump Commutes Sentence for Kardashian-Backed Drug Offender

By The Associated Press President Donald Trump commuted the sentence June 6 of a woman serving a life sentence for drug offenses whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West in a...

Trump Calls Off Eagles Visit Over Anthem Dispute

By The Associated Press Digging deeper into a culture war that he's repeatedly stoked, President Donald Trump on Monday called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday, citing the dispute...

Kim Kardashian West Goes to the White House to Talk Pardon

By The Associated Press Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West went to the White House Wednesday to make a star-powered case for prison reform and advocate on behalf of a great-grandmother serving a life sentence. Kardashian...

Trump Pardons Late Boxer Jack Johnson a Century Later

By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first Black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson's name more than 100 years after what many see...

Judge Says Ex-Lawmaker ‘Squandered’ Life, Faces Prison

By MICHAEL TARM, AP Legal Affairs Writer CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge Thursday handed former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds a six-month prison sentence for not filing tax returns for income on consulting work from...

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