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Decades Old Chemicals, New Angst Over Drinking Water

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| Around the country, communities are learning their drinking water is polluted with a potentially harmful group of chemicals. The Trump Administration is working on a plan to manage them.

Abuse centers say Kavanaugh hearings leading to more calls

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Talk of sexual abuse at the Supreme Court nomination hearings has led to a rise in calls to centers that help people who report sexual abuse.

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Israel Defends Interrogations Of Left-Wing Activists At Airport

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Civil rights advocates have decried the recent questioning of people upon arrival in Israel about their pro-Palestinian activism and political beliefs.

Supreme Court Turns Away Billionaire Who Wanted To Turn People Away From Calif. Beach

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The lengthy case pitted surfers against a venture capitalist. On Monday, advocates for public access are hailing the court's decision to decline the case as a victory.

Orlando Police Fatally Shoot Unarmed ER Patient Who Claimed To Have A Gun

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"He told hospital staff that he had a gun and that he would shoot anyone who came near him," police said, adding that officers approached the man out of concern for other patients who needed care.

Working While Homeless: A Tough Job For Thousands Of Californians

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California has more homeless people than any other state and thousands of homeless are working in part-time or full-time jobs. Many are afraid to tell their employer about a lack of housing.

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Trump Administration Moves To Escalate Census Lawsuits To Supreme Court

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The administration is asking a lower court to block Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross' deposition as it prepares to ask the Supreme Court to review the lawsuits over the 2020 census citizenship question.

Judge Says Democratic Lawmakers Can Sue Trump On Emoluments

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About 200 Democrats contend Trump's Washington, D.C., hotel is violating the Constitution's Foreign Emoluments Clause. Now a federal judge will let them make the argument in court.

Latest Collateral Damage In U.S.-Russia Spat: An Anglo-American School Is Shut

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The Anglo-American School in St. Petersburg, a beloved institution in part of the expat community, had to shut following the closure of the U.S. and British consulates.