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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republican state lawmakers are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to dismiss a redistricting lawsuit brought by Democrats that asks a federal court to draw political boundary lines in the battleground state. The filing by attorneys representing the Republican-controlled Legislature comes two days after the conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court said it

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court seemed to indicate it would wait until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on a separate Mississippi abortion case before ruling on the appeal of a lower court’s ruling blocking a restrictive Georgia abortion law. A federal judge ruled last year that the law cannot take effect because it’s

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The company that operates the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse an appellate ruling ordering additional environmental review. Energy Transfer says the review puts the line at risk of being shut down. A Circuit Court of Appeals panel in D.C. earlier this year supported the Standing

BARAGA, Mich. (AP) — Fred Dakota has died at age 84 after creating a milestone for Native American gambling by opening a garage casino in Michigan in the 1980s. A funeral home says Dakota died Monday at his home in Baraga in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Dakota was a member of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court is allowing the Biden administration’s selective criteria on who should be deported to remain in effect, rejecting one of Texas’ challenges to the president’s immigration policies. The administration’s victory may prove temporary if Texas or Louisiana successfully seek the intervention of the U.S. Supreme Court. A three-judge

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals says a U.S. Supreme Court ruling limiting state jurisdiction for crimes committed on tribal reservations by or against tribal citizens does not apply retroactively. The ruling could affect hundreds of state convictions that have been overturned and Oklahoma inmates who thought they would get a