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MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017


MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 11:49 A.M.

Bobcat escapes from National Zoo in Washington

WASHINGTON – A bobcat has escaped from its enclosure at the National Zoo in Washington but the zoo says the animal poses no danger to people. Zoo officials say the female bobcat was found to be missing Monday morning. The ...

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People gather before a rally protesting President Donald Trump’s travel ban on refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson / Associated Press)

MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 9:32 A.M.

Trump’s immigration ban promises constitutional showdown

Did President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration ban Muslims from the country on the basis of their religion? That will be a central question when federal judges dig more deeply into the constitutionality of the order, signed Jan. 27. If the answer is yes, it appears vulnerable to a First Amendment challenge.

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Earlier this year Bob Isitt was dining with his brother at a restaurant in the Pentagon, where Bob's brother works. The woman taking their order asked Bob where he's from. ...