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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized After Falling, Fracturing 3 Ribs

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| The 85-year-old justice fell in her office at the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday evening. She has been hospitalized for "observation and treatment."

Trump Administration Sides With Sudan Against USS Cole Survivors In Lawsuit

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Notice of the suit was sent to Sudan's U.S. embassy instead of Khartoum. The administration told the Supreme Court that it agrees with Sudan, which is accused of backing the Cole attackers.

Jeff Sessions Out As Attorney General After Steady Drumbeat Of Criticism From Trump

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The former senator was an early supporter of the president but then he quickly lost the president's favor because he recused himself from the Russia investigation.

Motel 6 Agrees To Pay Millions After Giving Guest Lists To Immigration Authorities

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The hotel chain has reached a tentative $7.6 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit. Motel 6 employees in multiple locations provided guests' names to Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.

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.