Court upholds Trump travel ban, rejects discrimination claim

  • Visitors depart the Supreme Court early Monday, June 25, 2018. The justices are expected to hand down decisions this week as the court’s term comes to a close. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON — A sharply divided Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority. A dissenting justice said the outcome was a historic mistake.

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