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Some California users of Google were not able to access local news on Friday after the tech giant restricted news links in the state in response to a bill that would force the tech giant to pay publishers. Don Ryan/AP hide caption

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Michael Casey (L) is shown here with U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General Timothy Haugh, at a confirmation hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on July 12, 2023. Casey is now the director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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It's no accident that Arizona's 1864 abortion law has been on the books for so long

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O.J. Simpson listens as Judge Lance Ito announces that the jury in the Simpson trial had reached a verdict. The verdict in the OJ Simpson case highlighted racial divisions in how Americans viewed the American justice system. Simpson died this week at 76 years old. MYUNG CHUN/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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O.J. Simpson's trial divided the nation. What legacy does he leave behind?

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People look at guns and ammunition at the Great American Outdoor Show on Feb. 9 in Harrisburg, Penn. Former President Donald Trump spoke at the event. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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State court rules that Arizona should follow restrictive abortion law from the 1860s

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After the Arizona Supreme Court allowed for near-total abortion ban, a group of abortion-rights protesters gathered outside the Arizona state Capitol in Phoenix on April 9, 2024. Katherine Davis-Young/KJZZ hide caption

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Morgan Wallen arrested for throwing a chair from a rooftop bar in Nashville

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Actor Jonathan Majors arriving in court for his sentencing Monday morning in Manhattan, accompanied by his current partner, Meagan Good. David Dee Delgado/Getty Images hide caption

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Nakala Murry (shown right) could potentially lose custody of her three kids after a Mississippi police officer shot and wounded her son, 11-year-old Aderrien Murry (shown left) in May 2023 after calling 911 for a domestic incident at the family's home. Nakala Murry hide caption

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Linda Anderson, an emergency communications technician, responds to a call at the Denver 911 dispatch center. Eli Imadali for NPR hide caption

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Many 911 call centers are understaffed, and the job has gotten harder

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Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco says legalization has increased incentives for unlicensed cannabis farms and associated violent crime. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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Black market cannabis thrives in California despite legalization

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Former President Donald Trump asked that the Mar-a-Lago classified documents trial be thrown out, citing the Presidential Records Act. On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon denied the motion and said the case will proceed. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks at a press conference on Dec. 6, 2023, about DOJ's indictment of four Russian military personnel for war crimes committed against a U.S. national living in Ukraine, the first of such charges ever to be brought under the U.S. war crimes statute. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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DOJ takes a stand against war crimes in Ukraine. In Gaza war, it's been nearly silent

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A sports betting bill has yet again run into stiff opposition, this time in Alabama

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After the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in 2022, abortion access advocates rallied at the Florida Supreme Court. Monday the court issued rulings that could significantly impact access in the state. Regan McCarthy/WFSU hide caption

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Florida Supreme Court orders state's 6-week abortion ban to go into effect May 1

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