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The Supreme Court Blocks The Biden Administration's Latest Ban On Evictions

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| The court's six conservative justices said the CDC exceeded its authority by issuing the two-month pause on evictions in much of the country.

Judge Pushes Back On Protections For The Sacklers In The Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy


Judge Robert Drain signaled he will approve the landmark bankruptcy for Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin. But he called for new limits to legal protections for members of the Sackler family.

One Of The Men Charged In The Mich. Governor Kidnap Plot Gets 6 Years In Prison


Ty Garbin pleaded guilty last year for his role in a conspiracy to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer from her vacation home.

A Woman Claims R. Kelly Forced Her To Get An Abortion Against Her Will


The accuser also alleges that Kelly physically and sexually abused her, and first pressured her into sex when she was a 17-year-old high school student who went to him for career mentorship.

ICE Deported Him After His Movie Came Out. Now He's Testing The Limits Of Free Speech


Lawyers for Claudio Rojas say he was deported by ICE in retaliation for his activism, which the agency denies. His case could have big implications for immigrants' freedom of speech.

EPA Will Ban A Farming Pesticide Linked To Health Problems In Children


Agency officials issued a final ruling on Wednesday saying chlorpyrifos can no longer be used on the food that makes its way onto American dinner plates. The move overturns a Trump-era decision.

Opening Statements Are Slated For Wednesday In R. Kelly Federal Trial


The charges that R. Kelly faces in New York include racketeering "to prey upon young women and teenagers," and sexually trafficking these girls and women between states.


Texas Supreme Court Says Democratic Lawmakers Can Be Arrested For Evading House Votes


The state's highest court says law enforcement can round up rogue legislators and bring them back to the state Capitol's House Chambers.

L.A. Lawmakers Consider Requiring People To Be Vaccinated In Indoor Public Spaces


City council members introduced a sort of "no shots, no service" mandate, following in the footsteps of New York City. In L.A., would-be customers would have to show proof of at least one dose.