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(The Center Square) — Attorney General Todd Rokita is asking the state Supreme Court to decide if students can file class-action lawsuits against Indiana’s public universities to recover tuition and fees paid for services not rendered due to cancellation of in-person classes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration painted a bleak picture Tuesday of what would happen if the Supreme Court sides with Texas and rules federal laws trump prosecutorial discretion in certain immigration enforcement cases. Texas is leading a legal challenge to guidelines issued last year by Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas seeking to prioritize certain categories of individuals ...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Ousted Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren told a judge Tuesday that he learned he was suspended through an email — and minutes later, from Gov. Ron DeSantis’ “public safety czar,” Larry Keefe. The Aug. 4 email said, “You’ve been suspended,” Warren testified on the first day of a federal trial in which Warren hopes to be reinstated. Warren is suing DeSantis in a case ...

Elon Musk has dramatically reduced the size of the Twitter Inc. team devoted to tackling child sexual exploitation on the platform, cutting the global team of experts in half and leaving behind an overwhelmed skeleton crew, people familiar with the matter said. The team now has fewer than 10 specialists to review and escalate reports of child sexual exploitation, three people familiar with the ...

Gorgi Talevski did not live long enough to see his case argued before the U.S. Supreme Court this month. A Macedonian-born resident of Indiana, Talevski operated a crane for three decades, raised a family and loved to dance before his dementia deepened, and he died last year. But the court’s decision, expected in spring, could have profound effects for tens of millions of beneficiaries of ...

AUBURN — A public hearing on a horse-drawn vehicle ordinance will be pushed out another week, the DeKalb County Commissioners agreed Monday.

WASHINGTON — A Senate bill protecting same-sex marriage cleared another procedural hurdle on Monday night, with passage of the legislation expected as soon as this week. The 61-35 vote allows the Senate to move ahead with an amendment to the measure that ensures it doesn’t infringe on religious rights and protections. The Respect for Marriage Act would federally recognize same-sex marriages ...

A former music manager has accused Ahmet Ertegun, the late co-founder and longtime chief executive of Atlantic Records, of sexually assaulting her multiple times spanning decades, and she alleges that the record company covered it up. Jan Roeg filed a lawsuit Monday in New York state court against Ertegun's estate and Atlantic Records, which is owned by Warner Music Group, for sexual assault, ...

Apollo Global Management co-founder Leon Black was sued by a woman who claims the billionaire raped her in 2002. The lawsuit, which alleges Black assaulted Cheri Pierson of Virginia after she was introduced to him by Jeffrey Epstein, was filed Monday in state court in New York by the same lawyers representing former Russian model Guzel Ganieva. Ganieva, who also claims Black raped her, sued ...