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The case is a window into the aftermath of sexual misconduct cases and the growing questions that institutions face about how to hold their most powerful accountable.
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After a professor in California accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a sexual assault that happened decades ago when they were in high school, faculty and students at Yale Law School asked for a neutral fact-finder to investigate the allegations.

William “Brock” Long to remain in his job after admitting to misuse of government vehicles.

States charge that the secretary added a census question to discriminate against immigrant communities.

Hurricane Florence came and went. But many riverfront towns in North Carolina are just now experiencing the menace that has mounted steadily: water.

“Let it be a real court. Let it be real judges,” the head of the group said.

Transparency advocates lauded the decision but said groups will find ways to skirt the new regulations.

The founder of Defense Distributed has been charged with a second-degree felony, according to court documents.

A 52-year-old woman stabbed three infants and two adults before slashing her own wrists at a day-care center in Queens, police said.

“I decided that I wanted to be that sense of security for somebody else," said Lauren Card, who survived last year's shooting in Las Vegas.

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Dallas was one of several dogs set to be euthanized in Canada when rescuers stepped in to rehabilitate him.

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"Basically, this was a case of people in positions of power picking on the marginalized society,” an attorney for one of the framed men said.

At the helm of Death Row records, the Compton native indelibly shaped the popular conception of the gangland lifestyle that eventually swallowed him whole.

The violent encounter, allegedly over a mattress, was captured on camera.

"The malicious defamation of Professor Hill ... sent a dangerous message to any woman who might contemplate a sexual harassment complaint,” read the 1991 ad in the New York Times.

It is no easy task to recognize--in others and ourselves--the implicit, insidious, and often invisible bias against transgender people.

Four Harvard Law School students are calling for the school to investigate the sexual assault allegation — or cancel the course that he is scheduled to teach.

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