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All Verizon services restored from Ellicott City train derailment

ELLICOTT CITY — Verizon Communications Inc. says all services disrupted by a train derailment near Baltimore have been restored. The New York-based company said Wednesday that all services were operating normally by 9 p.m. Tuesday. Land-line services to some customers ...

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‘Court of last resort,’ but not always the last word

WASHINGTON — Nothing about the Supreme Court — not its magnificent building atop Capitol Hill nor its very title — suggests that its word is anything other than final. Yet federal appellate judges and even state court judges sometimes find ways ...

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The power of five on the Supreme Court

The justices on the Supreme Court still have a few more opinions to issue this term, even if their minds are drifting toward their summer vacation plans. The final batch of opinions might include a 5-4 decision decided by the ...

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Appeals from Gitmo detainees, others turned away

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has declined appeals from foreigners seeking their release after nine years of detention at Guantanamo Bay. The court on Monday rejected three separate claims asking the justices to review rulings against the detainees by the ...

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