Democrat senators are asking federal regulators to investigate the manufacturers of smart televisions amid worries that the devices are collecting more personal information than...

Federal immigration officials are citing the Monday capture of San Francisco’s “Rideshare Rapist” as a public policy failure. In a statement, the U.S. Immigration and...


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Earlier today, Baylor University agreed to settle a federal Title IX lawsuit filed by a former volleyball player after she was allegedly “drugged and gang-raped by at least four football players in 2012.” At the moment, terms of the settlement have not been disclosed, though it's now the “fifth Title IX lawsuit the university has settled,” and it likely won't be the last. As it stands right now, there are 15 “former students who say they were sexually assaulted still have ongoing litigation with the nation’s largest Baptist school.”
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Yesterday, Allura issued a recall for some of its children's pajamas after it was discovered the clothing items failed to “meet the flammability standard for children's sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.” As a result, the company is urging consumers to stop using the sleepwear immediately and to contact it for a full refund.
"I'd like to be a scientist when I'm older." For 18-year-old Alusine, who's visually impaired in #SierraLeone, the future looks bright thanks to #inclusiveeducation. Image courtesy of Sightsavers.

As humans, we need to focus on optimizing our eye health as we age. The great news is that there are many things that you can implement into your lifestyle to have great, healthy eyes as you age.
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A wrongful death lawsuit was recently settled between the family of Amy Huffman and Ryan M. Tolone in connection to the fatal accident that claimed Huffman's life back on January 28, 2015. According to the suit, Huffman was walking along state Rought 193 in Liberty Township when she was struck by Tolone's vehicle. She died soon after arriving at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital, but now with the recent lawsuit settlement of $90,000, her surviving family members may be able to find some peace in moving on.

Oil company executives are resisting a recent wave of state-level litigation aimed at making the energy industry pay for the costs of climate change. “It’s...

State prisons across America are abandoning their healthcare obligations to at least 144,000 inmates diagnosed with Hepatitis C nationwide. Hepatitis C, writes The Washington Post,...
Jury Awards Plaintiffs in GranuFlo Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against DaVita

Jury Awards Plaintiffs in GranuFlo Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against DaVita

Renowned Children's Psychiatrist Resigned from University Following Questionable Studies
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For many women in the workplace, pregnancy discrimination is alive and well. It can happen anywhere, regardless of the industry, and can have lasting emotional and financial effects of a mother-to-be and her family. Recently, a former employee at San Carlos-based Natera filed a lawsuit claiming she too was a victim of pregnancy discrimination. The kicker about her lawsuit is that her former company provides services to pregnant women, such as “preconception and prenatal testing services.”
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For many people, camping trips are times to create memories and enjoy all that nature has to offer. Unfortunately for two children who visited an East Haddam campground back in July 2016, the memories created on their trip weren't exactly the type of memories they were hoping to make. According to a lawsuit recently filed by their parents, the two children, a boy, and a girl were sexually assaulted at the Wolf’s Den Cooperative Campground in East Haddam by another underage male camper.
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Nothing could have prepared Missoula County Sheriff's Deputy Ross Jessop and U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Officer Nick Scholz for what they would find while searching the woods of Montana for a missing infant. While searching diligently, they heard a faint whimper around 2:30 a.m. earlier this week on Sunday, alerting the two that the infant was near. Scanning the ground around them, Jessop eventually found the “cold, wet, soiled 5-month-old boy face-down buried under a pile of debris.”
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Buying commercial real estate is an exciting yet stressful undertaking. Whether you’re expanding your location or renovating your current space, you should learn about the ins and outs, especially when it comes to the cost of your investment.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is purportedly striking a profit off immigration detention facilities, including facilities which house children together with their families., The report, procured...
Can a Company be Held Responsible for Climate Change? Maybe.

Can a Company be Held Responsible for Climate Change? Maybe.
World's Largest Pork Producer Ordered to Pay $25 Million

World's Largest Pork Producer Ordered to Pay $25 Million