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Nation Jul 24Men’s rights lawyer killed attorney in California, officials say
Authorities believe a men's rights lawyer shot and killed a fellow attorney in California in the days before he attacked a federal judge's family in New Jersey and died by suicide.
Nation Jul 20‘Men’s rights’ lawyer suspected in shooting of New Jersey judge’s family
Roy Den Hollander received media attention including appearances on Fox News and Comedy Central for lawsuits challenging perceived infringements of "men's rights."…
Nation Jul 20Son of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas killed, and her husband shot
The shooting occurred Sunday evening at the North Brunswick home of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas, and killed her son, Daniel, Chief District Judge Freda Wolfson told The Associated Press.
Nation Jul 14Philadelphia protesters sue city over tear gas, police use of force
Three civil rights lawsuits filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday accuse the city of using military-level force against peaceful demonstrators protesting racial inequality and police brutality.
Education Mar 30School shutdowns raise stakes of digital divide for students
School districts and governments are now racing to give the millions of U.S. students without home internet a chance of keeping up. The nation's largest school districts, including Los Angeles and New York, are spending millions of dollars to provide…
Politics Mar 05Voters mourn women candidates’ losses in 2020
With the presidential race exit of Elizabeth Warren, Democratic women are coming to terms with a new and for some a painful reality: If 2019 was the Year of the Woman, with a record number of women sworn into Congress…
Nation Feb 25How Weinstein’s conviction could influence other sex crime prosecutions
If any case seemed to encapsulate the #MeToo reckoning with sexual misconduct, gender dynamics and power as a form of coercion, it was Weinstein's.
Politics Feb 21Bloomberg struggles to respond to politics of #MeToo era
Mike Bloomberg campaigned Thursday in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he showed no sign of changing his approach, bemoaning the division on display during the debate and reinforcing his central point that he's best positioned to beat Trump.
Nation Jan 20Accusers’ behavior likely to be a focus in Weinstein trial
Prosecutors are expected to call a sex crimes expert as a witness to dispel assumptions about how rape and sexual assault victims behave after an attack.
Nation Dec 10Bill Cosby loses appeal of sexual assault conviction
Cosby told a news outlet in November that he expects to serve the maximum 10-year sentence if he loses the appeal, because he would never express remorse to the parole board.