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Teachers carry placards as they walk a picket line outside South High School early Monday in Denver. A new lawsuit alleges students with disabilities will be harmed by the strike. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Dungeness crab like these, caught off the coast of Alaska, have been affected by the neurotoxin domoic acid because of algae blooms in recent years, which makes them unsafe to eat. Michael Melford/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, has filed a lawsuit to overturn Maine's ranked-choice voting system. Votes are still being counted in Poliquin's race, but it's possible he will lose a recount under the recently approved system. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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In Tight Race, Maine Republican Sues To Block State's Ranked-Choice Voting Law

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Rep. Bruce Poliquin's lawsuit claims the state's ranked-choice voting law violates the U.S. Constitution because the candidate who gets the most votes may not ultimately be declared the winner.

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown adopts its own net neutrality law prompting the Justice Department to sue the state in an effort to block what's describe as the "toughest net neutrality law" enacted. Kyle Grillot/Reuters hide caption

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The American Civil Liberties Union says that U.S. immigration authorities have unfairly separated hundreds of parents, most of them asylum seekers, from their young children. Paul J. Richards /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Faride Cuevas, a participant in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program, talks to reporters Wednesday in Seattle as Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson and other DACA participants look on. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Washington, D.C., lawyer Jeffrey Lovitky is suing President Trump over Trump's financial disclosure forms. Peter Overby/NPR hide caption

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Lawyer Sues Trump, Saying He'd Rather Not

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A 69,000-person class action against the parent company of Kay Jewelers alleges widespread pay discrimination against female employees. The suit alleges that at the same time, the company failed to stop a pattern of unwanted sexual advances by male managers. Bill Wippert/AP hide caption

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A new lawsuit alleges the public defender system for the the state of Louisiana has failed to provide effective representation to poor people. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Physical therapy may not help a person with a progressive chronic disease become well, but it can help slow a decline. Hero Images/Getty Images hide caption

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A road through the Gila River Indian Community in 2014. The tribe is one of 17 tribal governments the U.S. government announced Monday it had settled lawsuits with, over alleged mismanagement of land and resources. The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Native Americans march to a sacred site on Sunday that they say was disturbed by bulldozers working on the Dakota Access Pipeline, near the encampment where hundreds of people have gathered to join the Standing Rock Sioux tribe's protest. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former corrections officer Robert Fletcher says he bought this painting from artist Peter Doig in 1976. Bartlow Gallery LTD hide caption

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

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How much ice is just right, legally? Marco Arment/Flickr hide caption

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Ice Is Nice, But Do I Have To Say Venti To Get A Large Coffee?

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Senate Minority Leader Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada says a defective exercise resistance band caused injuries to his eye, face and ribs. He and his wife are seeking more than $50,000 in damages. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Google, a company with a motto of "Don't Be Evil," is one of four tech companies paying $415 to settle a lawsuit that alleges collusion on employee wages and recruitment. The other defendants are Adobe, Apple and Intel. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Lily McBeth Pioneered Classroom Opportunities For Transgender Teachers

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Woodley Elementary third grade students write their names into newly donated dictionaries at the school. Eric J. Shelton/Hattiesburg American hide caption

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Mississippi Schools Sue State For More Money

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