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Disney Heiress Calls For Wealth Tax: 'We Have To Draw A Line'

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| Abigail Disney is among the superrich speaking out against income inequality. When Disney workers told her they were rationing insulin and sleeping in cars, she says, she felt an indescribable rage.

Woman Indicted For Manslaughter After Death Of Her Fetus, May Avoid Prosecution


The district attorney overseeing the Alabama case called the incident a tragedy and said she is deliberating whether to move forward with prosecution, reduce the charge or drop it altogether.

Major Police Body Camera Manufacturer Rejects Facial Recognition Software


Axon announced Thursday that it will ban the technology because it is not reliable enough for law enforcement, especially when it comes to identifying women and people of color.

Who’s Visiting Immigrant Detainees At The Adelanto Detention Center?


California’s largest immigrant detention center is out of sight, out of mind for most angelenos, but not all.


Supreme Court Leaves Citizenship Question Blocked For Now From 2020 Census


The decision comes more than a year after the Trump administration announced plans to include on forms for the national head count the question, "Is this person a citizen of the United States?"

Asylum Officers: Trump's 'Remain In Mexico' Policy Is Against 'Moral Fabric' Of U.S.


The labor union representing asylum officers claims the policy formally known as the Migrant Protection Protocols is a "widespread violation" of international and domestic law.

People Are Trying To Donate To Detained Migrants. Border Patrol Won't Accept It


After hearing claims that detention centers are housing migrant children in unsanitary conditions, people are attempting to provide them with supplies.

Two More Deputies Fired For Not Confronting Parkland, Fla., School Shooter


Two other deputies had already been fired for the same reason. Seventeen students and faculty of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were killed on Feb. 14, 2018.

Illinois' Governor Signs Law Legalizing Recreational Use Of Marijuana


The state becomes the 11th in the country to legalize recreational pot. The Illinois law, which goes into effect on Jan. 1, also expunges the criminal records of some 800,000 past offenders.