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Harris Warns of Supreme Court’s Future Rulings: ‘I Worry About Fundamental Freedoms’

In an interview with The Times, Vice President Kamala Harris deepened her criticism of the conservative justices who overturned Roe…

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A Gaza Doctor Has Died in Israeli Custody, Palestinian Groups Say

A Palestinian doctor from the Gaza Strip, detained by Israeli forces and held for four months, has died in detention,…

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How Michigan Ended Minority Rule

On April 8, one day before the Arizona Supreme Court reinstated a ban on abortion from 1864, Donald Trump said…

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A Small Group in South Korea Has a Big Homophobic Agenda

Since South Korean voters delivered a full-throated rebuke of their conservative president this month, a small but influential group has…

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War in Gaza Causes Surprising Rift Within Japanese American Group

Activists in the Asian American community are pressuring organizations to re-evaluate their partnerships and to call for a cease-fire.

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Saudi Arabia, Lagging on Women’s Rights, Is to Lead U.N. Women’s Forum

Saudi Arabia will chair a United Nations commission on women, bringing condemnation from human rights groups, which said the kingdom…

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U.K. Backsliding on Civil and Political Protections, U.N. Rights Body Says

A human rights committee that examined a range of concerns called on Britain to abandon its controversial plan to send…

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Same Old Song: Private Equity Is Destroying Our Music Ecosystem

Does that song on your phone — or on the radio — or in the movie theater — sound familiar?…

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Racial Turnout Gap Has Widened With a Weakened Voting Rights Act, Study Finds

The Black share of the electorate had been on the rise for decades, but in some counties, a Supreme Court…

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Steven Wise, Champion of Animal Rights, Is Dead at 73

He filed lawsuits to define chimpanzees as persons and to establish their right to what he called “bodily liberty” over…

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