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Thrill Ride Accidents Renew Calls For Regulation

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Activists rally to call for the removal of Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky in San Francisco in June over his ruling in a sexual assault case. On Friday, the judge was transferred from criminal to civil court. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Ramen will buy anything from smuggled fruit to laundry services from fellow inmates, a study at one prison finds. It's not just that ramen is tasty: Prisoners say they're not getting enough food. DigiPub/Getty Images hide caption

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Investigation Into Private Prisons Reveals Crowding, Under-Staffing And Inmate Deaths

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Catholic Church Groups Fight Bills To Revive Old Sex Abuse Cases

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Ian Bradley-Perrin (left) and fellow graduate student Olga Brudastova have been active in the campaign to unionize grad students who work as teaching and research assistants at Columbia University. Karen Matthews/AP hide caption

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Obama Transgender Bathroom Directive Blocked Temporarily By Judge

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Latest Religious Liberty Battle: Church-Affiliated Colleges And LGBT Students

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Artist Peter Doig Says He Didn't Paint This, And A Judge Agrees

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that his administration would individually restore voting rights to 13,000 felons who have served their time. Last month, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled that McAuliffe lacked the constitutional authority to enfranchise more than 200,000 felons en masse. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Virginia Gov. McAuliffe Restores Voting Rights For 13,000 Felons

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Judge Seeks Criminal Charges Against Sheriff Joe Arpaio In Profiling Case

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Judge In Texas Blocks White House Guidance On Transgender Bathroom Use

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Signs are posted outside Santee High School's gender neutral restrooms at its campus in Los Angeles on May 4. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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