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News Brief: California COVID-19 Surge, Trump And Biden Campaign, SCOTUS Ruling

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Chief Justice John Roberts' Major Role In The Recent Supreme Court Term

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The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that about half of the land in Oklahoma is within a Native American reservation as stated in treaties. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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What A Supreme Court Ruling Means For Native Americans And Oklahoma

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Trump Says The Supreme Court Rulings On His Tax Records Are 'Not Fair'

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Rep. Maxine Waters On The Supreme Court Rulings On Trump's Tax Records

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Los Angeles police say they have arrested five people in connection with the February shooting death of rapper Pop Smoke. The late musician is seen here during Paris Fashion Week's men's fall-winter shows in January. Claudio Lavenia/Getty Images hide caption

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What The Case Looks Like For Trump After SCOTUS Ruling On His Tax Returns

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Supreme Court Rules On Two Key Cases In Battle For Trump's Taxes

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Trump Not 'Immune' From Releasing Tax Returns, Supreme Court Rules

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The president swiftly responded to the Supreme Court rulings on Twitter saying the legal battle, which has not been put to rest, is "not fair to this Presidency or Administration!" J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Says Trump Not 'Immune' From Records Release, But Hedges On House Case

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Transcripts Of Police Body Cams Show George Floyd Pleading For Life

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Supreme Court To Rule On Trump Tax Records

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