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Dreamers get their day in court today, tensions are blazing in the Middle East after Israel was hit by 50 rockets from Gaza and "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek choked on a contestant's sweet gesture.
Here's what we're looking at today.
Supreme Court to hear DACA argument
The United States Supreme Court on Tuesday will address one of the key cases of the term – the fate of DACA, the federal program that has enabled nearly 800,000 youth , known as Dreamers, to avoid deportation and stay in the country.
The Court must decide whether the Trump administration erroneously attempted to shut down the deferred action on the Childhood Arrivals program by simply declaring that it is illegal without offering any detailed explanation or analyzing the effect on the immigrant population. No such analysis was necessary, the Justice Ministry insists.
The DACA initiative was launched in 201
Hundreds of young adults who are recipients of DACA are expected to gather before the Supreme Court on Tuesday to express support for the program which they say has transformed their lives.
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case Tuesday, but a decision in the disputed case is unlikely until spring 2020. That all certainly ensures that DACA will count in the presidential campaign, NBC News & # 39; Justice Correspondent points out Williams.
President Carter hospitalized for brain procedure
Former President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a Georgia hospital Monday and is scheduled to undergo a procedure to relieve the pressure on his brain caused by bleeding from the recent case, said the Carter Center.  The 95-year-old, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 and has spent his post-presidential years as a highly visible advocate for the poor world over, has fallen at home twice in recent months.
Nikki Haley grilled on claims Kelly, Tillerson tried to get her to subvert Trump  Savannah Guthrie in the show "Today" held former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley's feet to the fire over her claims in her new book about former White House insiders who pushed her to subvert Trump. Watch the interview below.
Israel hit by 50 rockets from Gaza after air strike killed Islamic Jihad leader
Palestinian militants in Gaza launched about 50 rockets at Israel Tuesday in response to the killing of Islamic Jihad leader Bahaa Abu el-Atta in a Israeli air strike.
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The Israeli military described el-Atta as the main memory of recent attacks against it, while Islamic Jihad said his killing was a declaration of war.
Hamas, the militant group controlling Gaza, called the strike "a dangerous escalation."
Leg cooling temperatures reach tens of millions across the United States
An arctic blast expected to provide snow, ice and bone cooling temperatures to tens of millions of people across the United States this week has already proved fatal.
Weather was blamed for at least four deaths Monday in the Midwest.
The National Weather Service expects temperatures to drop Wednesday.
"This will make it feel like the middle of winter rather than November for much of the eastern two-thirds of the country in the coming days."
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One sweet thing
Long-term "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek became almost scared to tears after a contestant made a sweet gesture during the final moments of the show Monday night.
Competitor Dhruv Gaur, a student at Brown University, was stumped during "Final Jeopardy!" question. So instead he wrote "We [love] you, Alex."
The word love was actually represented by a heart shape.
"It's very nice, please," Trebek said before continuing. Gaur cost $ 1,995 and left him only $ 5.
The 79-year-old host announced earlier this year that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, but despite chemotherapy treatments he has continued to work.
"I'm not afraid to die," Trebek said in October. "I've lived a good life, a full life and I'm nearing the end of that life … if it happens, why should I be afraid of it? " Thank you for reading Morning Rundown.
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