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Singer Says Lawsuit Over Lady a Name Is ‘White Privilege’

Singer Anita White, who was sued by a country group over the use of the name Lady A, says the group is using their white privilege against her. The band, who had previously been known as Lady Antebellum, filed a lawsuit in federal court on Wednesday seeking...
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Judge Blocks California Law on Dialysis Clinics

SANTA ANA — A federal judge on Monday blocked enforcement of a California law aimed at preventing increased billing costs at dialysis clinics. There is “a dire public interest" in granting a preliminary inju...
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Should Therapists Be Mandatory Child Porn Reporters?

SACRAMENTO — The California Supreme Court revived a long-running debate Thursday when it reinstated a lawsuit over whether psychotherapists must tell authorities when patients report they are attracted to child...
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Burning Man Organizers Sue Over Millions in US Permit Fees

RENO, Nev. — Burning Man organizers sued the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to recover millions of dollars they say the government has overcharged them in fees over the past seven years at the counter-culture celebration in the Nevada desert. Black Rock Cit...
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Judge Temporarily Stops 1st Federal Executions Since 2003

WASHINGTON — A judge has temporarily halted the first federal executions in 16 years as a lawsuit on how the government intends to carry them out continues. “It is greatly served by attempting to ensure that the most serious punishment is imposed lawfully."...