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Congress approves sex harassment bill in #MeToo milestone

Congress on Thursday gave final approval to legislation guaranteeing that people who experience sexual harassment at work can seek recourse in the courts, a milestone for the #MeToo movement that prompted a national reckoning on the way sexual misconduct claims are handled.

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Missouri Senate divided over congressional redistricting

The Missouri Senate remained divided over a congressional redistricting plan Tuesday after rejecting an aggressive proposal from some conservative Republicans and then failing to reach a consensus during an all-night debate.

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Temple prof seeks reinstatement of damage claims against FBI

A Temple University physics professor who was charged with sharing scientific technology with China only for the case to collapse before trial and be dismissed by the Justice Department asked a federal appeals court on Monday to reinstate his claims for damages against the U.S. government.

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Slain Black Missouri man’s family calls for coroner’s ouster

The family of a Black Missouri man killed by his neighbor has called for the resignation of the county coroner over his handling of the case as well as his social media posts that they describe as racist.

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Judge’s insistence on mask removal spurs complaint

A watchdog group lodged a complaint Thursday against a federal appeals court judge for insisting that a lawyer remove his mask during arguments held in New Orleans at a time last month when new cases of COVID-19 were surging.

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High court conservatives target O’Connor, Kennedy opinions

A more conservative court that includes two men who once worked for Justice Anthony Kennedy at the high court is taking direct aim at major opinions written by the two justices, now retired.

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