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Activists who filmed Planned Parenthood workers charged in California

Two anti-abortion activists were charged in California with filming Planned Parenthood workers without their consent while the pair posed as representatives of a fake company seeking to buy fetal tissue, prosecutors said.

4:43pm EDT

Two black women sue Fox News executive, network for racial harassment

Two black employees of Fox News have accused a white executive of racial harassment and the cable network of ignoring their claims of discrimination in a lawsuit filed in New York City.

10:49am EDT

Two black women sue Fox News executive, network for racial harassment

Two black employees of Fox News have accused a white executive of racial harassment and the cable network of ignoring their claims of discrimination in a lawsuit filed in New York City.

Mar 23 2017

Police officer, three others killed in Wisconsin shooting: reports

MILWAUKEE A police officer and three other people were killed in a string of shootings, including at a bank and a law firm, in central Wisconsin following what police referred to as domestic incident, media reported on Wednesday.

Feb 28 2017

Judge issues injunction against Pennsylvania district in transgender case

Three transgender high school students in suburban Pittsburgh can use bathrooms that match their gender identity as their federal case against their school district proceeds in court, a judge ruled on Monday.

Feb 25 2017

Wisconsin man jailed for cutting off woman's pinky finger: media

MILWAUKEE A Wisconsin man was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison on Friday for cutting off a woman's pinky finger with a machete and trying to close the wound with a blow torch during a ceremony for a fellow fan of a hip hop band, media reported.

Feb 22 2017

U.S. appeals court upholds Maryland's ban on assault rifles

A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld Maryland's ban on assault rifles, ruling gun owners are not protected under the U.S. Constitution to possess "weapons of war," court documents showed.

Feb 21 2017

Jewish centers report bomb threats across United States

MILWAUKEE Several Jewish community centers (JCC) across the United States were evacuated for a time on Monday after receiving bomb threats, the latest wave of threatened attacks against them this year, the national umbrella organization said.

Feb 08 2017

Silenced in Senate, Democrat Warren speaks louder against Sessions

Silenced on the Senate floor, Democrat Elizabeth Warren took her criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general out to the hallway - and found a much larger platform.

Feb 03 2017

Lawsuit claims Trump travel ban discriminates against Muslims

The American Civil Liberties Union accused the Trump administration in a lawsuit filed on Thursday of violating the religious freedom of some nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries who have been barred from entering the United States.

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