Tag: Human rights and civil liberties

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GLASGOW, Ky. — A new judge has taken over for a Kentucky judge who retired amid controversy over his objection to hearing adoption cases...
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BANGKOK — A Thai court has granted legal custody of 13 babies carried by surrogate mothers to a Japanese millionaire who is their biological...
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BEIRUT — A Syrian monitoring group and paramedics say government shelling and airstrikes on rebel-held suburbs of the capital, Damascus, killed at least 98...
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BURLINGTON, Vt. — Officials at the University of Vermont and St. Michael's College say they are investigating white supremacist signs and stickers that are...
Fighting gun violence after shooting gives teens purpose

PARKLAND, Fla. — Chris Grady was a theater kid counting down the days until he reported for duty in the U.S. Army this summer,...
Trump offers support for background checks on gun buys

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — From the confines of his golf club, President Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background...
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NASHUA, N.H. — A judge will consider a request to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a New Hampshire law that requires voters who move to...
Students head to Florida capital to press for gun law change

PARKLAND, Fla. — A hundred Stoneman Douglas High School students are busing 400 miles to Florida's capital Tuesday to urge lawmakers to act to...
The Latest: 3rd person avoids conviction in statue toppling

DURHAM, N.C. — The Latest on trials of protesters accused of tearing down a Durham monument (all times local): ...
Candidates in Pennsylvania House race oppose weapons ban

PITTSBURGH — In the year's first congressional race, Republican and Democratic candidates in suburban Pittsburgh said Monday they oppose banning weapons like the semi-automatic...

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