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Steve Cicala is the first person to file a COVID-19 related claim with the Countermeasure Injury Compensation Program (CICP). This relatively new program which operates under the Health and Human Services department is roughly 10 years old. It currently holds roughly $30 billion in compensation for individuals who file successful... Read More »

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks before getting vaccinated at a church in the Harlem section of New York, Wednesday, March 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, Pool)

On the heels of a stunning national nursing home deaths scandal, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo now seems headed for impeachment for sexual harassment. Faced with twin scandals, both Democrats and Republicans are calling for his impeachment. In New York, this would be the first impeachment in more than a... Read More »

A man changes the number of a sign board at a makeshift memorial of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin’s trial for the murder of George Floyd has been beset with challenges from the beginning. The first obstacle seemed to be empaneling a jury with the ability to be unbiased. Then there was the addition of the third-degree murder charge. Finally, just before the weekend, Minneapolis agreed to... Read More »

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As the COVID-19-fueled school year comes to a close, one university that failed to honor tuition discrepancies between “campus experiences” and “online experiences” has agreed to a $1.25 million settlement with its on-campus-students who were forced by the pandemic to get their classes online. The complaint by the class-action plaintiffs... Read More »

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Dr. Ravi Murali, a 38-year-old Edgerton, Wisconsin, doctor, was indicted by a federal grand jury for his alleged role in a Medicare fraud scheme that would charge Medicare for medical braces that were not needed. According to a news release from the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin,... Read More »

A placard with an image of the late U.S. Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick on it as people wait for an urn with his cremated remains to be carried into the U.S. Capitol to lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, D.C., file photo, Feb. 2, 2021.

The U.S. Department of Justice charged two Capitol Hill rioters on March 14 in the deadly assault of Brian D. Sicknick, a Capitol Police officer. The violent clash by rioters during the January 6 riot on the Capitol led to five fatalities, including Officer Sicknick, a New Jersey native. These... Read More »

Des Moines Register Reporter Andrea Sahouri hugs her mom Muna Tareh-Sahouri after being found not guilty at the conclusion of her trial, on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at the Drake University Legal Clinic, in Des Moines, Iowa.

After months of uncertainty, an Iowa journalist who was arrested after covering a Black Lives Matter protest has been found not guilty. Although her charges were dropped, her arrest has drawn national attention regarding the constitutional protections of the free press. Andrea Sahouri, who is a reporter for the Des... Read More »

Clearview AI facial recognition software logo on the glowing screen and blurred faces from social media on the background.

Did you post a picture of your trip to Paris on Twitter? How about one that shows your whole family smiling at your niece’s first birthday party? Did you put that one on Facebook and tag all your relatives? If so, the faces of those smiling people could be among... Read More »

Derick Almena at Santa Rita Jail in Alameda County, California.

Derick Almena, the former leaseholder of a warehouse that caught fire and killed 36 people, will be serving out the remainder of his sentence, 18 months, at home while wearing an ankle monitor. His revised sentence follows on the heels of a fair share of controversy surrounding his case. The... Read More »

The logo of the social media platform Parler.

Parler, the controversial social media site, dropped its January federal antitrust lawsuit against Amazon Web Services (AWS), the former host for the platform. Simultaneously, however, the social media firm filed another lawsuit against AWS in a Washington state court, alleging Amazon violated Washington’s tort, unfair competition, defamation, and consumer protection... Read More »

John David McAfee, founder of the McAfee antivirus software.

John McAfee, the founder of the popular antivirus software that bears his name, has been indicted on charges of fraud and money laundering of cryptocurrency securities. The revolutionary pioneer of internet security is in hot water after he and his bodyguard and “cryptocurrency team” advisor Jimmy Gale Watson Jr., were... Read More »

A screenshot from Minnesota Public Radio's live Facebook video feed of jury selection in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. MPR News/Screenshot by NPR

George Floyd took his last breath while pinned to the ground beneath a Minneapolis police officer’s knee. Millions of people watched. Tens of thousands have protested the killing of Black men like Floyd, chanting some of Floyd’s final words, “I can’t breathe.” Now lawyers must find 12-16 people in and... Read More »

Mass. Gov Charlie Baker reacts to a person getting his vaccination as he tours the Reggie Lewis Mass Vaccination site on March 11, 2021 in Boston, MA.

As schools and workplaces prepare for post-COVID-19 reopening, people are increasingly concerned about new laws that could impose mandatory vaccination requirements. They wonder whether children and employees will be subject to mandates that call for shots in arms. To understand the complexity of pertinent regulations, it is necessary to review... Read More »

Bowling Green State University students stand outside the Pi Kappa Alpha house on March 9, 2021 calling for changes to Greek life after the hazing death of Stone Foltz. (Bri Malaska/WNWO via 24 News)

As universities slowly began welcoming students back on campus, two families have learned that the dangers within these college campuses are just as real as the dangers of the coronavirus that shut them down in the first place. In two incidents just weeks apart, two college students have died as... Read More »

Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., lead author of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, speaks during an event on police reform last year at the U.S. Capitol. Alex Wong/Getty Images

Lawmakers passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act on Wednesday, creating a reform bill that bans chokeholds by law enforcement and reforms “qualified immunity” for all police officers. The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act impacts law enforcement’s “qualified immunity.” This immunity refers to government officials such as police... Read More »