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Portion’s of the Wisconsin’s voter ID law were struck down by a federal judge. (AP)Rulings block a N.C. law requiring photo ID, loosen a similar one in Wisconsin, and halt strict citizenship requirements in Kansas.


2016-07-29 19:33:42 -0600

CORRECTS YEAR TO 2012- The new Sandy Hook Elementary School hosts a media open house, Friday, July 29, 2016, in Newtown, Conn. The public is getting its first look at the school which will replace the one torn down after a gunman entered it in December 2012 and killed 20 first graders and six educators. The $50 million, 86,800-square-foot building opens next month. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Built to replace the one demolished after the 2012 massacre, it features three courtyards, “treehouse” study spaces, and a rain garden.


2016-07-29 17:39:26 -0600

A man fills out a ballot while standing at a voting booth at City Hall in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Voter turnout is expected to be higher then normal in the nation's most populous state for Tuesday's presidential primary. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)A federal judge throws out multiple aspects of the law, leaving it intact but ruling unconstitutional many restrictions.


2016-07-29 17:46:02 -0600