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Federal judge temporarily blocks Tennessee's anti-drag law

A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Tennessee's first-in-the-nation law placing strict limits on drag shows just hours before it was set to go into effect, siding with a group that filed a lawsuit claiming the statute violates the First Amendment.

Drag artist Vanity performs during a Human Rights Campaign rally on Thursday, March 09, 2022 in Nashville. (Erica Calhoun/AP Images for Human Rights Campaign)

Trump indictment ends decades of perceived invincibility

When Donald Trump steps before a judge next week to be arraigned in a New York courtroom, it will not only mark the first time a former U.S. president has faced criminal charges. It will also represent a reckoning for a man long nicknamed 'Teflon Don,' who until now has managed to skirt serious legal jeopardy despite 40 years of legal scrutiny.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Dec. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

Russia-Ukraine war: Will there be a spring counteroffensive?

Europe's biggest armed conflict since World War II is poised to enter a new phase in the coming weeks. With no suggestion of a negotiated end to the 13 months of fighting between Russia and Ukraine, the Ukrainian defence minister said last week that a spring counteroffensive could begin as soon as April.

Ukrainian soldiers on captured Russian tanks T-72 hold military training close to the Ukraine-Belarus border near Chernihiv, Ukraine, Friday, Oct. 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Aleksandr Shulman, File)



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