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Muhammad Aziz, center, stands outside the courthouse with members of his family after his conviction in the killing of Malcolm X was vacated on Thursday in New York. A Manhattan judge dismissed the convictions of Aziz and the late Khalil Islam, after prosecutors and the lawyers said a renewed investigation found new evidence that the men were not involved with the killing. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Protesters gather in New York City in February 2019 to advocate for the decriminalization of sex trades in the city and state. The Manhattan District Attorney's Office announced more than two years later it would stop prosecuting prostitution and seek the dismissal of hundreds of related cases dating back decades. Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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