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New mural calls attention to Americans held abroad as loved ones say, 'This doesn't go away'

Families of several Americans who are detained abroad arrived in Washington on Wednesday morning to unveil a mural depicting them in an effort, their relatives say, to

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Sandy Hook families settle with Remington, marking 1st time gun-maker held liable for mass shooting

Remington Arms agreed Tuesday to settle liability claims from the families of five adults and four children killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, acco

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Is Japan's Fukushima water discharge plan lawful?

People stage a protest rally in front of the Fukushima prefectural government headquarters in Fukushima, Japan, April 13, 2021. /Getty Editor's note: Zhao Chunlei is a researcher at the Instit

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The SAFE TECH Act proposes Section 230 reform, but law’s defenders warn of major side effects

The first major Section 230 reform proposal of the Biden era is out. In a new bill, Senate Democrats Mark Warner, Mazie Hirono and Amy Klobuchar propose changes to Section 230 of the Communications De

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China's top court requires second-instance courts to hear death-penalty appeals

BEIJING, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Supreme People's Court (SPC) has ruled that appeal cases in which defendants have been sentenced to death should be heard in a courtroom by second-instance courts, in

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Human Capital: Labor issues at GitHub, Facebook’s new civil rights exec and a legal battle against Prop 22

This week kicked off with a report of a GitHub worker who was fired after cautioning his coworkers in the DC area to stay safe from Nazis during the assault on the U.S. Capitol. Meanwhile, Facebook cr

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CPC ensures proper exercising of Party members' rights

BEIJING, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Communist Party of China (CPC) on Monday made public its revised regulations on safeguarding Party members' rights, over 15 years after the previous version was releas

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