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Tennessee Death Row Inmates Request Death By Firing Squad

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| The request followed the execution of another inmate who chose the electric chair rather than lethal injection. Only three states still allow the use of firing squads as a means of execution.

Long Sealed, Newly Released Watergate 'Road Map' Could Guide Russia Probe

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The Justice Department determined it could not indict a sitting president. Instead it had to find a way to present its findings to Congress. The old document has taken on new relevance.

Harvard Discrimination Trial Is Ending, But Lawsuit Is Far From Over

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Harvard stands accused of discriminating against Asian-American applicants. The three-week trial has seen emotional testimony and competing statistics.

Racial Profiling Addressed in Sheriff Commission Meeting

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The commission raises concerns after the L.A. Times released an investigation alleging that deputies stop Latinos significantly more than other races on the 5 freeway.

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California Judge Cuts Award To $78.5 Million In Monsanto Weedkiller Case

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The jury had awarded $250 million in punitive damages and $39.25 million in compensatory damages to a groundskeeper who contracted cancer after spraying a powerful version of the weedkiller Roundup.

Suspect in custody for Malibu Canyon thefts and shootings

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Deputies found Anthony Rauda, 42, after weeks of searching. They're investigating whether he's tied to recent thefts, shootings, and the June campground killing.

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Amid #MeToo, New York Employers Face Strict New Sexual Harassment Laws

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In response to the transformation of views on sexual harassment, New York state and New York City passed laws requiring training of all workers. Now, business owners are scrambling to comply.

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Manhunt for burglar follows June murder in Malibu park

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Sheriff's deputies brought in helicopters and bloodhounds for the search to no avail. Deputies say the man might be related to the campground murder in June.

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Los Angeles judge sentences 'Suge' Knight to 28 years

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The '90s rap mogul was originally facing murder after running over two men with his truck, killing one of them, and fleeing the scene in Jan. 2015.

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