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Chief Justice Roberts: Is 'OK, Boomer' Evidence Of Age Discrimination?

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| The text of a federal law requires all federal government personnel decisions to be made "free from age discrimination." But just what does that mean?

When Is Abuse Of Power A Crime? Supreme Court Answer May Come In 'Bridgegate' Scandal

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The closure in 2013 of access lanes to the George Washington Bridge infuriated motorists and jeopardized public safety. When it turned out it was a political vendetta, it became a criminal case.

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At Supreme Court, Another Potential Loss For Prosecutors Fighting Public Corruption

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The "Bridgegate" scandal infuriated motorists and endangered public safety, but if the past is prologue, the high court could treat it as much ado about nothing.

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Large Settlement With MGM In 2017 Las Vegas Shooting

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About 2,500 Californians are potentially eligible for claims in the settlement. A third party will decide how to distribute up to $800 million.

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After Mass Shootings, Young LA Activists Say Gun Reforms Still Needed

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While the mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso have brought gun violence back into the national spotlight, young activists in Los Angeles talk about how gun violence remains a daily reality in some areas.

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El Paso Shooting Heightens L.A. Latinos' Fears

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A former gang member says the massacre scared people in L.A. -- and could drive young Latinos to make bad decisions.

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Popular Musician Among Victims In S.F. Valley Shootings

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Carlos Zaragoza, a bass player for the Peruvian cumbia band La Chamba, was a labor activist and a passionate advocate for social justice.

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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Arkansas Abortion Restrictions

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The restrictions would have required physicians performing abortions to be board certified and prevented abortions after 18 weeks or for the sole reason that the fetus has Down syndrome.

FBI Searches City Attorney, LADWP Records

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The raid stemmed from the City Attorney's handling of the LA Department of Water and Power overbilling scandal that dates back to 2013.

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