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TikTok files complaint to block US ban
TikTok, a Chinese social media company, filed a complaint in federal court in Washington, DC, Friday to block the US ban on TikTok. In its complaint, TikTok requested that the court prevent the enforcement of the ban and declare the ban unlawful and (More)
FEC complaint filed against Postmaster General for campaign finance violations
The Campaign Legal Center has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) calling for an investigation into current Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's alleged activity to reimburse employees for their political campaign contributions. (More)
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at age 87 at her home in Washington, DC, suffering from complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer. Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton in 1993 and served m (More)
Medication, Collusion and the Pandemic
A few months ago, the pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences set a price tag on their drug remdesivir, the first medication shown to be effective for treating coronavirus. The price was set at $520 per vial or $3,120 per treatment course. Experts hav (More)
Federal judge blocks Postmaster General from implementing changes to USPS ahead of November election
A federal judge issued a nationwide order on Thursday blocking changes Postmaster General Louis DeJoy sought to implement to the US Postal Service (USPS) months before the November election.Judge Stanley Bastian of the Eastern District of Washing (More)
Dozens of UN states jointly rebuke Saudi Arabia for human rights violations
In a statement read before the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), 29 member states condemned the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia over serious human rights violations and called for accountability for the 2018 murder of a Washington Post journalist.Carsten (More)
Louisville reaches $12M settlement with Breonna Taylor's family
Six months after Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman, was shot and killed by police in her home, the city of Louisville, Kentucky, has agreed to pay her family a historic $12 million settlement.Introduced Tuesday, the settlement also contai (More)
DC court to allow bar exam waiver for certain law graduates
The District of Columbia Court of Appeals issued an order Tuesday granting in part to allow law school graduates to practice in Washington, DC, without having sat for the bar exam.The order grants the request in part and states that the court is (More)
UN rights council urges rights-based approach to COVID-19 pandemic
Speaking Monday in a UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR) debate on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said that governments providing healthcare and social protection to all citizens would be able (More)
Pennsylvania federal judge rules COVID-19 restrictions unconstitutional
A judge for the US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania ruled Monday that Governor Tom Wolf's closing of "non-life-sustaining" businesses and restrictions on gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic were unconstitutional.Butler, (More)
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