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Despite a constitutional right to a jury trial, more than 94% of criminal convictions in the United States result from guilty pleas, not jury verdicts.

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After much delay, senators unveiled a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, wrapping up days of painstaking work on the inches-thick bill and launching what is certain to be a lengthy debate over President Joe Biden’s big priority

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With more than 3.6 million Americans  at risk of eviction, Democrats missed opportunity to enact ban on eviction after Supreme Court ruling

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She wants to make sure her language doesn’t die with her.

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The Biden administration announced it will allow a nationwide ban on evictions to expire Saturday, arguing that its hands are tied after the Supreme Court signaled it could only be extended until the end of the month.

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Fred Ware and his son were researching the history of the home he's owned in the Hartford suburbs since 1950 when they discovered something far uglier than they expected.

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Four officers detailed the racism and bigotry they encountered during the violent assault on the Capitol.

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Many people can hardly wait to spend more time outdoors walking, biking, hiking, camping and swimming after more than a year mainly indoors due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Silver medalist Rayssa Leal of Brazil, left, congratulates gold medal winner Momiji Nishiya of Japan after winning the women's street skateboarding finals at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) 

13-Year-old Momiji Nishiya of Japan took the gold in the debut Olympic skateboarding event for women

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Nicholas Brown would be the first Black lawyer to run the Western District of Washington. 

Nicholas Brown, who has been a federal prosecutor and general counsel to the governor, would be the first Black lawyer to run the Western District of Washington, which encompasses Seattle.

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