A sign placed in the window of an inmate's cell calls for "HELP" during a visit by state officials last year. Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore, Ala., long criticized for its conditions, will be largely decommissioned.
An FBI affidavit that lays out the case against Charles Lieber includes what federal prosecutors say is a contract between the Harvard researcher and a university in China.
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A motorbike convoy in November follows the last ride of Harry Dunn, who died when his motorbike was involved in a head-on collision in August 2019, near RAF Croughton, in Brackley, England.
Presiding Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, fourth from right, reads the ruling. The panel said Myanmar must take steps to protect the Muslim minority, who "remain extremely vulnerable" after a brutal 2017 crackdown by the military.
Kendra Espinoza stands with her daughters outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday. Espinoza is the lead plaintiff in a case that could make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling.
Harvey Weinstein leaves court in New York City on Tuesday. The former Hollywood megaproducer, whose career unraveled beneath scores of allegations, is facing multiple criminal charges of rape and predatory sexual assault.
Many Americans who get overwhelmed by student loan debt are told that student debt can't be erased through bankruptcy. Now more judges and lawyers say that's a myth and bankruptcy can help.
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Randi Weingarten, of the American Federation of Teachers, says the message of her organization's lawsuit is clear: "Protect the students of the United States of America — not the for-profit [schools] that are making a buck off of them."
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Kendra Espinoza, the lead plaintiff in the case, has two daughters attending Stillwater Christian School in Kalispell, Mont. She is an office manager and staff accountant who works extra jobs to pay for her children's tuition.
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A pro-choice activist holds a sign as Sen. Cory Booker, a Democrat from New Jersey, speaks during a rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in May. A recent Gallup poll found that more Americans want less strict abortion laws.
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Drinking fountains are marked "Do Not Drink Until Further Notice" at Flint Northwestern High School in Flint, Mich., in May 2016. After 18 months of insisting that water drawn from the Flint River was safe to drink, officials admitted it was not.