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Judge To Appoint Special Monitor To Oversee Detention Facilities

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| The decision comes after immigration lawyers argued that the Trump administration has been holding children and their parents in inhumane conditions.

How To Find Out If 'Women's Empowerment' Programs Really Empower Women

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A group of researchers are finding creative ways — through experimental games and scenarios — to quantify how much control women have over their lives.

Trump Is Open To Visiting Russia If Putin Invites Him, White House Says

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Long-distance negotiations continue between Moscow and Washington over the next bilateral meeting following the Helsinki summit this month.

Facial Recognition Software Wrongly Identifies 28 Lawmakers As Crime Suspects

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The American Civil Liberties Union tested Amazon Rekognition, and found erroneous matches on images of politicians, especially among people of color.

Arson Arrest Made In Fast-Moving Southern California Fire

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The Cranston fire has destroyed five homes and forced some 3,200 people to evacuate from Riverside County. The fire spread very rapidly, expanding to 4,700 acres in just a few hours.

New Zealand Will Provide Paid Leave To Domestic Violence Survivors

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The country has a high rate of domestic violence, and it's one of the first places to pass a law granting paid leave to survivors.

Multi-State Lawsuit Against Census Citizenship Question To Move Ahead

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A federal judge in New York said the commerce secretary's decision to add the controversial question to the 2020 census may have been "motivated at least in part by discriminatory animus."

Turkey's State Of Emergency Ends, While Erdogan's Power Grows And 'Purge' Continues

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So far, more than 130,000 people have been sacked from the military, police, civil service and academia in President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's crackdown, known in Turkey as "the purge."

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Sharp Increase In Gun Suicides Signals Growing Public Health Crisis

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The overwhelming majority of gun deaths in America don't involve bad guys with guns — they're caused by people deliberately harming themselves. The U.S. experiences more than 60 gun suicides daily.

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