Transportation Security Administration officers are finding guns in carry on bags at security checkpoints at a rate three times higher than they did last summer. And 80% of those guns are loaded.
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Elijah McClain's mother, Sheneen McClain (right), gets a hug from Colorado state Rep. Leslie Herod in June as they stand with protesters outside the Aurora, Colo., police headquarters. On Tuesday, Sheneen McClain and Lawayne Mosley filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in their son's death.
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A voter inserts a ballot in a drive-up drop box last week in Renton, Wash., in that state's primary. With more states expanding absentee voting due to the pandemic, the use of drop boxes is growing and leading to legal challenges from some Republicans.
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In a ruling Monday, a California judge said Lyft and Uber have refused to comply with a California law, known as AB5, passed last year that was supposed to make it harder for companies in the state to hire workers as contractors.
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Purdue Pharma, with headquarters in Stamford, Conn., was forced into bankruptcy last year by the opioid crisis. Pressure on the opioid front comes even as drug firms are producing medicines and providing services, including testing and vaccine development, needed to help slow the coronavirus pandemic.
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A woman from Guatemala and her two daughters were apprehended upon crossing the U.S.-Mexico border between El Paso and Ciudad Juárez and were immediately expelled back to Mexico in the early hours of April 2 at the Paso del Norte International Bridge.
Letitia James, New York's attorney general, pauses while speaking during a news conference on Aug. 6, 2020, where she announced a civil action seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association.
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The Louisiana Supreme Court denied Fair Wayne Bryant's request to review his life sentence for stealing hedge clippers. Bryant has already spent nearly 23 years in prison for the crime.
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