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Judges and Lawyers Engage Students in Conversations About the Constitution

Judges and Lawyers Engage Students in Conversations About the Constitution

More than 550 students at South Florida high schools engaged in a day of candid conversations with federal judges and attorneys about the Constitution, civil discourse, and solid decision-making skills in the law and in teens’ lives. The event was part of a monthlong national celebration of the signing of the U.S. Constitution.
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Judges and Lawyers Engage Students in Conversations About the Constitution

7 Lawmakers Face Ethics Complaints For Not Filing Their Personal Stock Transactions

7 Lawmakers Face Ethics Complaints For Not Filing Their Personal Stock Transactions

Seven House lawmakers are facing ethics complaints for violating the Stock Act, which polices insider trading, because of a recent bipartisan trend of lawmakers ignoring disclosure requirements.


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7 Lawmakers Face Ethics Complaints For Not Filing Their Personal Stock Transactions

Some Schools In Afghanistan Are Back, But Only For Boys. Girls Have Been Told To Wait

Some Schools In Afghanistan Are Back, But Only For Boys. Girls Have Been Told To Wait

NPR’s Leila Fadel speaks with Chris Nyamandi, Country Director of Save The Children in Afghanistan about a restriction on girls’ education and other threats to children’s welfare under the Taliban.


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Some Schools In Afghanistan Are Back, But Only For Boys. Girls Have Been Told To Wait

Outside Ethics Group Says 7 House Lawmakers Didn't Disclose Stock Trades

Outside Ethics Group Says 7 House Lawmakers Didn't Disclose Stock Trades

Members of Congress are required to disclose their stock transactions under a law known as the STOCK Act, but an outside ethics group filed complaints noting that some lawmakers are violating the rules.The complaints from the Campaign Legal Center against four Democrats and three Republicans show a trend — lawmakers failing to disclose transactions required by an insider trading law.

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Outside Ethics Group Says 7 House Lawmakers Didn't Disclose Stock Trades

Congress Is Locked In A Familiar Standoff That Could Have Big Economic Consequences

Congress Is Locked In A Familiar Standoff That Could Have Big Economic Consequences

Congress is in a familiar political standoff over spending and debt that could have serious economic consequences.The House on Tuesday passed a bill to extend current spending levels through Dec. 3 and suspend the cap on federal debt through 2022. But Senate Republicans oppose it and show no signs of budging.

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Congress Is Locked In A Familiar Standoff That Could Have Big Economic Consequences

LGBTQ Vets Discharged Under 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Have New Chance For Full Benefits

LGBTQ Vets Discharged Under 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Have New Chance For Full Benefits

The new guidance will apply to veterans who were forced from service under the policy and given “other than honorable discharges” due to their sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status.

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LGBTQ Vets Discharged Under 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Have New Chance For Full Benefits

A Doctor Who Defied Texas' Abortion Law Is Sued, Launching A Legality Test Of The Ban

A Doctor Who Defied Texas' Abortion Law Is Sued, Launching A Legality Test Of The Ban

Demonstrators in Austin protest on Sept. 1 against the Texas law that blocks abortions about six weeks into gestation.The law, which restricts abortions to about six weeks of gestation, can only be enforced through lawsuits by private citizens, who are entitled to claim at least $10,000 in damages if successful.

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A Doctor Who Defied Texas' Abortion Law Is Sued, Launching A Legality Test Of The Ban