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Religion, Abortion, Guns And Race. Just The Start Of A New Supreme Court Menu

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| Conservatives now have a 6-to-3 majority — a vote to spare on any given issue. Experts expect the new majority to move aggressively on an agenda more conservative than any seen since the 1930s.

'Balloon Boy' Parents Pardoned By Colorado Governor For 2009 Hoax

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The incident captured the attention of many as authorities sought to save the boy, thought to be stuck in an airborne weather balloon. Later, authorities called the situation a hoax.

Filmmaker Details Investigation That Identified Alleged Pam Am Flight 103 Bomb-Maker

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Ken Dornstein talks about how his 2015 documentary led to the recent indictment of Abu Agela Mas'ud as the man suspected of making the bomb that took down Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.

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'Already Behind': Diversifying The Legal Profession Starts Before The LSAT

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With the percentage of Black lawyers stagnant over the last 10 years and clients demanding more diverse lawyers, a lot needs to be done to diversify a profession that is 86% white.

32 Years Later, U.S. To Charge Alleged Bomb Maker In Pan Am Flight 103 Attack

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Charges set to be announced on Monday follow decades of work by Justice Department leaders aimed at investigating and prosecuting those responsible for 270 deaths.

Supreme Court Punts Census Case, Giving Trump An Iffy Chance To Alter Numbers

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The opinion said the case was "riddled with contingencies and speculation that impede judicial review." The president has been seeking to use a count that does not include undocumented immigrants.

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Texas Man Sentenced To 20 Years For Hospice Fraud Scheme

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Thousands of Texas patients with long-term diseases like Alzheimer's were falsely told they had just six months to live. Rodney Mesquias and others were convicted last year.

Ex-Houston Police Officer Charged In Attack Over Bogus Election Fraud Plot

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Former police captain Mark Anthony Aguirre was paid $266,400 by the right-wing Liberty Center for God and Country to investigate an alleged ballot fraud scheme in Harris County, Texas.

Former Fashion Executive Peter Nygard Charged With Sex Trafficking

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Nygard, the former CEO of the Canada-based Nygard International, was arrested in Winnipeg on Monday on a U.S request for extradition.