Human rights panel to hear Navajo uranium contamination case
A group representing Navajo communities is presenting its case to an international human rights body, saying U.S. regulators violated the rights of tribal members when they cleared the way for uranium mining in western New Mexico years ago.
Judge won't bar public from Ghislaine Maxwell jury selection
A judge has rejected British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell’s bid to block the public and news media from jury selection in her New York City trial on charges she recruited teenage girls for financier Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse.
Billions in environmental justice funds hang in the balance
Tens of billions of dollars for U.S. environmental justice initiatives originally proposed by Democratic leaders in a $3.5 trillion domestic spending package now hang in the balance as they decide how to trim the bill to $2 trillion.
ABC’s ‘GMA’ chief meteorologist shows how fall foliage isn’t changing as vibrantly in 2021
If you’re a Florida resident who’s been longing to plan a trip to see the beautiful change of seasons up north, as the leaves turn to vibrant shades of orange and rust brown, you may be disappointed by the lack of fall foliage this year.
Restaurateur whose business was raided by sheriff gets $5M
Maricopa County officials approved a settlement with an Arizona restaurant owner who claimed then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office had defamed him and violated his rights about seven years ago when investigating whether employees at his restaurants used fraudulent IDs to get jobs.
No sentence reduction for man convicted in 2015 Texas attack
A judge refused to reduce the 30-year prison sentence for an Arizona man convicted of helping to plot a 2015 attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in suburban Dallas, even though one of his convictions was dismissed after it was discovered the FBI withheld surveillance video at his trial.
LA County wants Vanessa Bryant to undergo psychiatric exam
Los Angeles County is seeking to compel psychiatric evaluations for Kobe Bryant’s widow and others to determine if they truly suffered emotional distress after first responders took and shared graphic photos from the site of the helicopter crash that killed the basketball star, his teenage daughter and seven others.