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U.S. Judges Pulled from Mexico Border as Crossings by Women, Children Fall

Trump Administration Seeks to Sidestep Border Wall Environmental Study: Sources

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol plans to use a 2005 anti-terror law to avoid environmental impact study for a section of Trump’s border wall that will pass through a Texas national refuge for endangered ocelots.

Trump Administration Drops North Carolina ‘Bathroom Bill’ Lawsuit

Lawsuit Says North Carolina Bathroom Law Still Harmful

Transgender people still face discrimination and threats to their safety in North Carolina, advocacy groups said in a new federal court action on Friday.

Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses, addresses the media in 2015.

Kentucky Found Liable for Legal Fees Over Same-Sex Marriage Suit

Kentucky must pay the legal fees of lawyers who represented couples denied marriage licenses in 2015 by a county clerk in the state, a federal judge ruled on Friday.

Minneapolis Chief of Police Janee Harteau

Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns After Australian Woman’s Shooting

Police chief Janee Harteau resigned on Friday at the request of the city's mayor, who said she and the community lost confidence in Harteau following the fatal shooting.

One in Eight People Who Voted for Trump Having Second Thoughts: Poll

One in Eight People Who Voted for Trump Having Second Thoughts: Poll

The minority of Trump voters who said they would not vote for him again gave varying reasons in interviews for why they had changed their minds.

NYC to Make Some Minor Offenses Fines, Not Crimes

Video Evidence Helps Resolve Complaints Against New York Police: Agency

The New York Police Department is in the midst of outfitting all patrol officers with body cameras by the end of 2019.

Uber Fires More Than 20 Workers After Sexual Harassment Investigation

Uber Sued Over Lack of Wheelchair-Accessible Cars in NYC

The complaint alleges Uber engaged in “pervasive and ongoing discrimination” because people in wheelchairs can use only a few dozen of its more than 58,000 vehicles in the city.

Trump Declines Invitation To Speak at NAACP Convention

Trump Declines Invitation To Speak at NAACP Convention

The White House did not offer any details on why Trump would not speak to the 108-year-old civil rights group.

New York City Police to Wear Body Cameras under Labor Settlement

Video Appears To Show Baltimore Police Planting Drugs: Public Defender

One officer seen in the video has been suspended, while the two other officers have been placed on administrative duty, the Baltimore Police Department said at a news conference on Wednesday.

U.S. Judge Blocks Transgender, Abortion-Related Obamacare Protections

32 Million People Lose Insurance Under Senate Obamacare Repeal Plan: CBO

The CBO estimated the number of uninsured would rise by 17 million next year alone if the Affordable Care Act were to be scratched without a new healthcare plan.

Texas Business Leaders Call on Lawmakers to Drop ‘Bathroom Bill’

Texas Business Leaders Call on Lawmakers to Drop ‘Bathroom Bill’

The stakes are high in Texas, which has an economy larger than Russia’s.

Minnesota Mystery: Why Were Cameras Off During Police Shooting?

Minnesota Mystery: Why Were Cameras Off During Police Shooting?

Despite legitimate circumstances when police cannot turn on cameras, the Minneapolis shooting illustrates the need to boost training and compliance.

Ohio Ex-Cop Ray Tensing Who Shot Samuel DuBose Will Not Face New Trial

Ohio Ex-Cop Who Shot Samuel DuBose Will Not Face New Trial

However, the U.S. attorney’s office said it was assessing if there were “possible federal civil rights offenses warranting investigation and potential prosecution.”

‘Keep Your Hands on the Wheel, My Man’

No Civil Rights Charges for New Mexico Police Who Shot Homeless Man

Rock-throwing protests erupted after the shooting, which came at a time when the Justice Department was already investigating the Albuquerque police force over accusations of using force on civilians.

Officer Fired for Fatally Shooting Black Teen in Car

Ex-Police Officer Charged with Murder of Jordan Edwards

Jordan Edwards, who was described by family and friends as a standout high school student and athlete, was struck in the head by a bullet and died.

Two Republican Senators Seek to Slash Legal U.S. Immigration

Grandparents Now Eligible To Enter U.S. Under Muslim Ban

A July 14 memo updated the definition of “close family” that are exempt from the Muslim ban laid down in President Trump’s March 6 executive order.

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman To Sue Over GOP Health Bill

NY Attorney General To Sue Over GOP Healthcare Legislation

AG Eric Schneiderman’s office said it has identified “multiple constitutional defects” with the Republican healthcare bills.

Anti-Trump Protests Staged at U.S. Women’s Open

Anti-Trump Protests Staged at U.S. Women’s Open

Women’s groups had previously called for moving the tournament, which took place at Trump National Golf Club.