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New research is boosting pressure on President Joe Biden to support a national moratorium on water shutoffs during the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo: Teresa Short/Getty Images) News
US Water Shutoff Moratorium May Have Prevented Nearly 500,000 Covid-19 Cases: Study
"These findings should move us to fight even harder for water justice everywhere."
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Mack Beggs wrestled against Mya Engert during the quarter finals of the Texas Wrestling State Tournament on February 24, 2017 at Berry Center in Cypress. Beggs was assigned female at birth, so he was only allowed to compete in the league for girls. (Photo: Leslie Plaza Johnson/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) News
'Unjust and Discriminatory': Mississippi Bans Trans Students From Sports Teams Matching Their Identity
LGBTQ+ rights advocates are warning about the law's impact on trans children and sounding the alarm about similar bills in other states.
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National Guard soldiers are seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on January 14, 2021. (Photo: Ting Shen/Xinhua via Getty Images) News
With US on Edge and Trump Still in Power, State Capitals on Guard Against Far-Right 'Shock Troops'
"The Capitol siege has provided far-right extremists with significant momentum," warned one expert.
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Then-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder takes the oath before testifying during the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on lead contaminated drinking water in Flint on Thursday, March 17, 2016. News
'That Is Not Justice!' Outrage as Snyder Hit With Just Two Misdemeanor Counts Over Role in Flint Water Crisis
The charges come as new reporting indicates the former Michigan governor was aware of a Legionnaires' disease outbreak linked to the water crisis months before he acknowledged it in public.
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Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) and other ex-officials accused of responsibility for the Flint water crisis will soon face charges, according to a January 12, 2021 Associated Press report. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) News
'About Damn Time': Cautious Optimism as Imminent Charges Reported for Michigan Ex-Officials Over Flint Water Crisis
"Justice for Flint is long overdue," said Rep. Jamaal Bowman. "But we need... reparations and long-term support for the kids and families who were irreparably harmed by racism and greed."
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A protester sits in the Senate Chamber on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session today to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. Pro-Trump protesters have entered the U.S. Capitol building after mass demonstrations in the nation's capital. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) Views
Yes It Was Attempted by Wingnuts, But It Was a Coup Attempt Just the Same
Over 140 Republican congressmen and 8 senators joined the attempt to overturn the election even after the mob tried to kill or kidnap them.
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People wait in a line on New Year's Eve to receive a coronavirus vaccination at a site for seniors in an unoccupied store at Florida's Oviedo Mall. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered that Florida residents 65 and older be included in the first group to be offered vaccinations, against CDC recommendations. (Photo: Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) News
As US Sets Daily Record With 4,085 Dead From Covid-19, Governors Demand More Vaccine Doses
The World Health Organization now says the interval between two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine can be extended to up to six weeks.
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A woman signs an 'eviction notice' for President Donald Trump hanging on the security fence that surrounds the White House November 8, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) News
Federal Judge Rejects Attempt by Wisconsin Trump Allies to Overturn Biden Win
Their argument, said the judge, "lies somewhere between a willful misreading of the Constitution and fantasy."
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Advocates protest for the release of New York prisoners amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) News
Advocates Call for Medical Parole to Avoid 'Unintentional Death Sentences' as Covid-19 Ravages US Prisons
"The bottom line is, there are still thousands of people who are at very high risk of death trapped in a prison system where there's no way that they can avoid the virus."
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People gather at the Michigan state capitol for a so-called "Stop the Steal" rally in support of outgoing President Donald Trump on November 14, 2020, in Lansing, Michigan. (Photo: Jeff Kowalsky/AFP via Getty Images) News
Due to 'Credible Threats of Violence,' Michigan Capitol Shuttered as Electoral College Meets to Confirm Biden Victory
"It is a sad fact that the shameful actions by certain Republicans to smear our democratic institutions and deny the clear will of the voters has undeniably created this dangerous, hostile atmosphere."
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