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The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Trump-era ban on "bump stocks," simple devices that can allow automatic fire from otherwise semi-automatic guns. Mandel Ngan/AFP hide caption

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Supreme Court strikes down federal ban on bump stocks

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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 26: Demonstrators participate in a abortion-rights rally outside the Supreme Court as the justices of the court hear oral arguments in the case of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine on March 26, 2024 in Washington, DC. The case challenges the 20-plus-year legal authorization by the FDA of mifepristone, a commonly used abortion medication. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images) Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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Infowars founder Alex Jones speaks to the media outside Waterbury Superior Court during his 2022 defamation trial in Waterbury, Conn. Joe Buglewicz/Getty Images hide caption

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ALEX JONES BANKRUPTCY OUTCOME

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Darrell Kriplean, president of the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association, which represents about 2,200 Phoenix officers, stands at a lectern with microphones to take a question during a news conference Thursday in Phoenix. A Justice Department report said Phoenix police discriminate against Black, Hispanic and Native American people, unlawfully detain homeless people and use excessive force, including unjustified deadly force. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Demonstrators hold an abortion-rights rally outside the Supreme Court on March 26 as the justices of the court heard oral arguments in Food and Drug Administration v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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PROVIDERS RESPOND TO MIFEPRISTONE RULING

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The abortion drug Mifepristone, which was approved by the FDA, is part of a two-drug regimen to induce an abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy. The Supreme Court's decision will keep the drug on sale for now. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images North America hide caption

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Supreme Court rejects challenge to FDA's approval of mifepristone

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Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito was secretly recorded along with his wife, Martha-Ann Alito, at the annual Supreme Court Historical Society dinner. Erin Schaff/AP hide caption

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A filmmaker secretly records Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts and Justice Alito

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What the reaction to Trump's felony conviction tells us about the word "felon" Jackie Lay hide caption

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Should we stop using the word "felon"?

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Wanda Geter-Pataky (center) talks with her lawyer, John Gulash (right), during October 2023 testimony in a challenge of absentee ballots in the 2023 Bridgeport, Conn., mayoral Democratic primary. Geter-Pataky was among four people charged Tuesday in relation to the city's 2019 mayoral primary. Brian A. Pounds/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP/Pool hide caption

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A new lawsuit seeks to prevent Mountain View High School in western Virginia from going back to its former name, Stonewall Jackson High School. The Shenandoah County School Board voted in May to restore the Confederate general's name to the school. Google Maps/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Four children under the age of 3 were poisoned — one fatally — by opioids at a day care in the Bronx, N.Y. Here, a "trap," a hidden compartment holding drugs under the day care's floor, is seen in an image from a Drug Enforcement Administration affidavit. Official say a search turned up fentanyl and drug-processing equipment at the day care. Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Hunter Biden, President Biden's son, departs from the J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building on Monday in Wilmington, Del., after jurors began deliberations in his trial on felony gun charges. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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The statue Guardian or Authority of Law sits above the west front plaza of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 7 in Washington, D.C. Among the rulings the court is expected to issue by the end of June are cases about access to abortion pills dispensed by mail, gun restrictions, the power of regulatory agencies and former President Donald Trump’s bid to avoid criminal charges for trying to overturn his 2020 election defeat. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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American Indian activist Leonard Peltier speaks during an interview at the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kan., in 1999. Peltier, who has spent most of his life in prison for the 1975 killings of two FBI agents in South Dakota, has a parole hearing Monday, June 10, 2024. Joe Ledford/The Kansas City Star/AP hide caption

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Corey Harris went viral for driving his car during a virtual court appearance. It turns out, he was never eligible to drive in the first place. Video courtesy Honorable Judge Cedric Simpson/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Members of the Supreme Court sit for a new group portrait following the addition of Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, at the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 7, 2022. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Emily Baden stands in her backyard in San Francisco. Before moving to San Francisco, she was neighbors with Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, who she says was a quiet observer to heated exchanges between her and Alito’s wife, Martha-Ann Alito, regarding signs on the Baden family’s front yard. Marissa Leshnov for NPR hide caption

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Neighbor of Alitos Speaks

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Cereal maker General Mills is facing a federal lawsuit from some of its Black employees who argue that the company's plant in Covington, Ga., has "embraced a racially hostile work environment." Here, a photo shows General Mills cereal products on display at a supermarket in Miami in May 2017. Alan Diaz/AP hide caption

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Artificial Intelligence and Trump on trial. David McNew/AFP; Curtis Means-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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