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  • Associated Press

    Victims turn to media to expose sex abuse by college doctors

    DETROIT (February 24, 2020) -- Robert Julian Stone was tired of waiting, afraid that complaints of sexual abuse at the hands of a former University of Michigan doctor would be covered up.

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    Supreme Court hears battle over Atlantic Coast Pipeline

    WASHINGTON (February 24, 2020) - The Supreme Court on Monday appeared ready to remove an obstacle to construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, with a majority of justices expressing skepticism about a lower court ruling that tossed out a key permit needed for the natural gas pipeline to cross under the Appalachian Trail.

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    Justices to hear Philly dispute over same-sex foster parents

    WASHINGTON (February 24, 2020) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear a dispute over a Philadelphia Catholic agency that won't place foster children with same-sex couples, a big test of religious rights on a more conservative court.

  • Associated Press

    US appeals court upholds Trump rules involving abortions

    SEATTLE (February 24, 2020) — A U.S. appeals court on Monday upheld Trump administration rules that bar health care providers in the federal family planning program for low-income women from referring patients for abortions.

  • Associated Press

    Actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to restored charges

    CHICAGO (February 24, 2020) — Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty Monday to restored charges that accuse him of staging a racist, homophobic attack against himself last year in Chicago and then falsely reporting to that the phony attack was real.

  • Associated Press

    Harvey Weinstein found guilty on two charges

    NEW YORK (February 24, 2020) — Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday on some but not all charges at his sexual assault trial, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful Hollywood studio boss to archvillain of the #MeToo movement.

  • Associated Press

    MS-13 gang member gets prison after 'unspeakable' killing

    BALTIMORE (February 21, 2020) — A freshly dug grave was waiting for the 18-year-old man when gang members lured him to a Maryland park nearly three years ago. They choked him until he passed out. They took turns slashing him with machetes and knives until he died. Then they severed his head, ripped out his heart and tossed his dismembered body parts into the grave.

  • Associated Press

    Mom of missing Idaho kids arrested in Hawaii

    HONOLULU (February 21, 2020) — The disappearance of an Idaho boy and his teenage sister last year has led to the arrest of their mother in Hawaii, a major development in a bizarre case that spans multiple states, includes three mysterious deaths and touches on the mother’s doomsday beliefs.

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