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The Supreme Court says the Biden administration can scrap a Trump-era immigration policy to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration courts. It's a victory for a White House that still must address the growing number of people seeking refuge at America’s southern border. The ruling will have little immediate impact because the policy has been seldom applied under President Joe Biden. He reinstated it under a court order in December. His predecessor, Donald Trump, launched the “Remain in Mexico” policy and fully embraced it. Two conservative justices joined their three liberal colleagues in siding with the White House.

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A former lawmaker in Oregon is aiming to shake up state politics by running as an unaffiliated candidate for governor. Betsy Johnson's campaign war chest already tops $8.6 million, including $1.75 million from Nike co-founder Phil Knight. That's more than the Democratic and Republican candidates combined. She sees a path to victory with the increasing polarization of the two major parties. If she gets enough signatures to find a place on the ballot, the 71-year-old will be running against Democratic nominee Tina Kotek, a former Oregon House speaker, and Republican nominee Christine Drazan, a former House minority leader.