• Trump administration opposing bid for syphilis study museum

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Trump administration opposes a bid to use unclaimed money from a legal settlement over the government’s infamous Tuskegee syphilis study to fund a museum honoring victims of the research project.

  • Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The $1.5 million awarded this week to the parents of Michael Brown is the latest of several large settlements involving killings of black people by police, but it’s far from the largest.

  • Appeals court refuses to block Texas track coach’s lawsuit

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court on Friday refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women’s track coach Bev Kearney, who was forced out after the school learned of a romantic relationship with one of her athletes a decade earlier.

  • Detroit judge halts deportation of Iraqi Christians

    DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Thursday temporarily halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi Christians living in the Detroit area who fear torture and possible death if sent back to Iraq.

  • Judge temporarily halts daily fantasy sports merger

    BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily halted the planned merger between daily fantasy sports companies FanDuel and DraftKings.

  • Writers detail Israeli occupation of West Bank in new book

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A group of renowned authors has published a collection of essays about Israel’s occupation of the West Bank, hoping their grim firsthand perspectives will draw attention to what they say is an unsustainable situation that is harmful to Israelis and Palestinians alike.

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  • Supreme Court pushes Redskins’ name fight back to society

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins aren’t in the clear with their team name just yet, even after the Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can’t block trademarks on the basis that they’re offensive.

  • Judge denies request to block funding tied to Detroit arena

    DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request to block some public funding for Little Caesars Arena and the Detroit Pistons’ move from the suburbs.

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