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"If we demonstrate the power of the purse, then we will demonstrate the power of democracy," said NAACP President Cornell Brooks.
High-poverty schools will receive $15 million of the previously cut money and $3 million will be returned to charter schools, according to the district.
Lawsuit disputes authorities' assertions that Anastacio Rojas Hernandez became combative, saying instead he was the victim of abuse.
At least one bystander reported that the gunman shouted "get out of my country" before shooting two Indian victims, killing one and wounding the other.
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos called the transgender school bathrooms issue one that is "best dealt with and solved at a personal level and a local level."
Scott Pruitt previously sued the EPA — which he now heads — more than a dozen times.
Both sides portrayed Thursday's decision as a victory.
Local governments do not have the authority to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, the court ruled.
Chief Justice John Roberts denounced "noxious strain of racial prejudice" testimony that man was more likely to commit future crimes because he is Black.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday in favor of Ehlena Fry, 13, a disabled Michigan girl whose school refused to let her bring her service dog to class.
Mayor Mike Taylor said on Wednesday that one mosque opponent accused council members of working with "terrorists."
Prosecutors said Dylann Roof admitted he researched various targets before choosing Emanuel AME Church for the shooting.
A judge denied a request earlier this month by two tribes seeking to halt construction, which resumed.
The threatened funding cut could affect nearly 11,000 patients across Texas.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the president believes the matter is an issue for the states to decide.
"When you look at history, the first thing that dictators do is shut down the press," Sen. McCain said.
Immigrants will not be afforded rights under U.S. privacy laws, according to one memo.
Discriminatory policing practices have "eroded CPD's ability to effectively prevent crime," according to a Justice Department report.