Travel Ban Stands, Statue Removal's Final Cost, Sherin Mathews and CPS: Your Monday Evening Roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.U.S. Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban affecting residents of six mostly Muslim countriesThe U.S. Supreme Court will allow full enforcement of President Donald Trump's travel ban on six mostly Muslim countries. In a legal order Monday, the Supreme Court allowed the president's travel ban to take effect while legal challenges move forward. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor were the two dissenting votes. Trump's ban restricts entry by people from six mostly Muslim countries, including Iran and Syria. Lower courts have ruled that people with a "bona fide" relationship with a family member or institution may not be banned from the country.But Monday's decision means that Trump may bar people from those countries, even if they have a relationship with someone in the U.S.Texas case: The high court declined to take up a Texas Supreme Court ruling that prevented same-sex spouses from having the same workplace insurance benefits as heterosexual couples.  Continue reading...

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