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Lawsuits over execution of 2020 census near conclusions

Two legal challenges to the Trump administration's execution of the 2020 census neared conclusions this week in the face of changes brought by President...

San Francisco school board member sues over tweet response

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The former vice president of San Francisco’s school board is suing the district and her colleagues after they voted to...

Court fight against Georgia voting overhaul no sure thing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Court challenges to Republican-led election restrictions in Georgia and elsewhere face an uncertain road in a legal system that has grown...

Inmate lawsuits blame California for spreading infections

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The family of a 61-year-old California inmate who died of the coronavirus sued state corrections officials Tuesday, blaming a botched...

Floyd family agrees to $27M settlement amidst ex-cop’s trial

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The city of Minneapolis on Friday agreed to pay $27 million to settle a civil lawsuit from George Floyd’s family over...

A look at big settlements in US police killings

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The attorney for George Floyd's family said Friday that a $27 million settlement of a federal lawsuit by the city of...

Federal look into Breonna Taylor’s death casts a wider net

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Their numbers have dwindled since protesters first flooded Louisville’s streets after police fatally shot Breonna Taylor in her home a...

Demonstrators sue, accuse San Jose police of excessive force

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two Northern California civil rights organizations and demonstrators, including a man who lost his right eye, filed a lawsuit Thursday...

High court revives ex-student’s suit against Georgia college

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is reviving a lawsuit brought by a Georgia college student who sued school officials after being prevented from...

Wrongful death suit filed on behalf of Daniel Prude’s kids

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Attorneys for the five children of Daniel Prude, a Black man who died after being restrained by police during a...

House impeachment manager sues Trump, allies over riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Eric Swalwell, who served as a House manager in Donald Trump’s last impeachment trial, filed a lawsuit Friday against the...

Riot charges reinstated against California white supremacist

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court Thursday reinstated rioting charges against the leader of a white supremacist group involved in violent California...

Unusual alliance seeks policing reforms in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Policing reforms are making for strange bedfellows in New Mexico as the co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream...

Bergdahl appeals court-martial over Trump, McCain comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former U.S. Army soldier who was court martialed after he left his post in Afghanistan and was captured by...

Court: Black man’s arrest for refusing to show ID improper

RICHMOND. Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that sheriff's deputies in Virginia violated the constitutional rights of a Black man when...

Justice Dept. drops Yale admissions discrimination lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — In another reversal of Trump-era policy, the Biden administration on Wednesday dropped its discrimination lawsuit against Yale University that alleged the...

State investigates Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

LOS ANGLES (AP) — The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is under investigation for potential civil rights violations as state officials determine whether deputies...

Turkish lawmakers pass bill monitoring civil society groups

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s parliament approved a law Sunday that would increase government monitoring of civil society groups, which rights groups have warned would...

A look at the 29 people Trump pardoned or gave commutations

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a second night in a row, President Donald Trump issued a round of pardons and commutations in the final weeks...

A look at the 29 people Trump pardoned or gave commutations

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a second night in a row, President Donald Trump issued a round of pardons and commutations in the final weeks...

Federal lawsuit: Kansas deputy purposely ran over Black man

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — The dashcam video captured a horrific scene: a Kansas sheriff's deputy in a patrol truck mowing down a Black...

The Latest: Biden signals limit on executive authority use

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local): ...

Another judge blocks Trump’s TikTok ban; app still in limbo

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump's attempts to ban TikTok, the latest legal defeat for the administration as it...

Hungary’s constitutional court to review transgender law

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian court has requested constitutional review of a law disallowing transgender individuals from changing their names and genders in...

Judge: California can’t ban offensive license plates

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California can't enforce a ban vanity license plates it considers “offensive to good taste and decency” because that violates freedom...

Vallejo to pay $750,000 to end lawsuit over police beating

VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — A handyman who was left bloodied after he was beaten and choked by Vallejo police will receive $750,000 from the...

Trump’s diversity training order faces lawsuit

New York (AP) — Three civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging President Donald Trump's executive order that prohibits federal agencies, contractors and...

Bucks player agrees to $750K settlement over arrest

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown and the Milwaukee city attorney have agreed to a revised $750,000 settlement of a lawsuit Brown...

Church: California city violated its rights during pandemic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When other church leaders protested coronavirus shutdown orders, saying they were following the word of the Lord, pastor Joe Garcia...

The Latest: Nice attacker a Tunisian, had Quran copy on him

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on a knife attack in Nice, France, (all times local): ...

Supreme Court halts census in latest twist of 2020 count

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the Trump administration can end census field operations early, in a blow to efforts to make sure...

Cut cable shuts down Virginia voter portal; lawsuit filed

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An accidentally severed fiber optic cable that shut down Virginia's online voter registration system for several hours Tuesday, the last...

Feds sue Yale, allege discrimination against applicants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department sued Yale University on Thursday, weeks after prosecutors found the university was illegally discriminating against Asian American and...

New Trump rule ties college funding to speech, faith rights

The Trump administration is moving forward with a policy that expands protections for religious groups on college campuses and threatens to cut federal education...

Court finds parts of anti-riot law violate free speech

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) —...

Officer denies wrongdoing in violent takedown of wrong man

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) —...

Feds say Yale discriminates against Asian, white applicants

WASHINGTON (AP) — A...

Ex-Green Berets sentenced to 20 years for Venezuela attack

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) —...

El Salvador political stalemate a drag on pandemic response

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador...

Former officer who shot Rayshard Brooks sues over firing

ATLANTA (AP) — The...

Experts: Obstacles to charging police in Breonna Taylor case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) —...

Mayor of Portland to Trump: Get your troops out of the city

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) —...

Giant Hawaii telescope builders say no construction in 2020

HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists...

Supreme Court upholds cellphone robocall ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

Pittsburgh protesters sue police, allege excessive force

A group of protesters...

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