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Liberty University Sues Ex-President Jerry Falwell, Jr., Seeking Millions In Damages

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| In the civil suit, Liberty University accuses its former president of breach of contract and fiduciary duty as well as statutory conspiracy. Falwell called it "full of lies and half truths."

Law Professor: Police Hold 'Extraordinary' Power Over Black People In Traffic Stops

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Those who don't immediately stop for police are committing "contempt of cop. And bad officers will make you pay for that," law professor Paul Butler argues.

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Gunman Kills 8 At FedEx Warehouse In Indianapolis

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Indianapolis Metropolitan Police officers responded to a FedEx warehouse facility shortly after 11 p.m. Multiple victims were sent to nearby hospitals.

Brazil COVID-19: 'Humanitarian Crisis' With More Than 3,000 Deaths A Day

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The Supreme Court has approved an inquiry into President Jair Bolsonaro's pandemic response. Doctors Without Borders says the country's approach has led to a "near collapse of Brazil's health system."

Chicago Releases Video Showing Fatal Police Shooting Of 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo

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The highly anticipated footage was released to the public on Thursday, more than two weeks after the seventh-grader was killed by an officer following an alleyway foot pursuit.

Fewer Migrant Children Held In Border Detention Facilities, But Challenges Remain

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Health and Human Services has opened a dozen emergency influx shelters for unaccompanied migrant children, easing a bottleneck at the border. But the Biden administration still faces big challenges.

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China To Loom Large At Biden's Summit With Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga

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As the U.S. tries to enlist allies to help meet the challenges posed by China, perhaps no nation is more central than Japan. Suga is the first foreign leader to meet face-to-face with President Biden.

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Ahead Of Hearing, Capitol Police Says It Needs Help To Address Insurrection Failures

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Responding to a critical inspector general's report, the U.S. Capitol Police acknowledges that "much additional work needs to be done," but that it will need "significant resources" from Congress.

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Muslim Civil Rights Leader Accused Of Harassment, Misconduct

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A former chapter leader at the Council on American-Islamic Relations was accused of domestic abuse. Since then, other women have come forward with allegations of bad behavior, while he disputes all.