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Fines, Jail, Probation, Debt: Court Policies Punish the Poor

'It Will Not be Easy': Dems Prepare for Their Mueller Moment

By Travis Loller |
Poor defendants who can't pay are jailed, clogging local lockups with people who in many cases have not been convicted of any crime and putting others on a probation that does...

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North Carolina Partisan Gerrymandering State Trial Begins

North Carolina Partisan Gerrymandering State Trial Begins

Jul 15
A North Carolina state court trial on whether legislative districts are illegal partisan gerrymanders starts just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it wasn't the purview of federal courts to decide if boundaries are politically unfair.

Man Faces Second Sentence in Charlottesville Car Attack

Man Faces Second Sentence in Charlottesville Car Attack

Jul 15
A man sentenced to life in prison on federal hate crime charges for deliberately driving his car into anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia is set to face a state judge who could add another life sentence, plus 419 years.

British Activist Readies Legal Bid over No-Deal Brexit

British Activist Readies Legal Bid over No-Deal Brexit

Jul 15
An anti-Brexit activist who won a major legal case against the British government said Sunday she will go to court again if the next prime minister tries to force the U.K. out of the European Union without a deal.

Heating Up: Hotter Earth Drives Dollars to Sustainable Funds

Heating Up: Hotter Earth Drives Dollars to Sustainable Funds

By Stan Choe | Jul 15
This year is on pace to be one of the hottest on record, again, and the trend may only accelerate as President Donald Trump loosens policies meant to combat climate change. But some investors are attuned to the dangers.

More to Come: FTC Fine Doesn't Spell Closure for Facebook

More to Come: FTC Fine Doesn't Spell Closure for Facebook

By Barbara Ortutay | Jul 15
Facebook may be close to putting a Federal Trade Commission investigation behind it. But it faces a variety of other probes in Europe and the U.S., some of which could present it with even bigger headaches.

New Zealand Gun Owners Turn over Their Weapons for Money

New Zealand Gun Owners Turn over Their Weapons for Money

By Nick Perry | Jul 15
Dozens of Christchurch gun owners on Saturday handed over their weapons in exchange for money, in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics.

Biden Cancer Nonprofit Suspends Operations Indefinitely

Biden Cancer Nonprofit Suspends Operations Indefinitely

By Stephen Braun | Jul 15
A nonprofit foundation set up by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that relied on health care world partnerships to speed a cure for cancer has suspended its operations, it announced Monday.

Codebreaker Alan Turing to be Face of New British Banknote

Codebreaker Alan Turing to be Face of New British Banknote

Jul 15
Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain's new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday.

As Epstein Bail Fight Looms, Feds Say Evidence Growing Daily

As Epstein Bail Fight Looms, Feds Say Evidence Growing Daily

By Larry Neumeister | Jul 15
Federal prosecutors, preparing for a bail fight Monday, say evidence against financier Jeffrey Epstein is growing "stronger by the day" after several more women contacted them in recent days to say he abused them when they were underage.

Not Real News: A Look At What Didn't Happen This Week

Not Real News: A Look At What Didn't Happen This Week

By Amanda Seitz and Beatrice Dupuy | Jul 15
None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts.

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