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Glenda Brown Thomas displays a photo of her nephew, Andrew Brown Jr., on her cellphone at her home last week in Elizabeth City, N.C. Brown was shot and killed by sheriff's deputies attempting to execute a warrant. Allen G. Breed/AP hide caption

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A screen grab from footage of the National Rifle Association's Wayne LaPierre and his wife, Susan. It was originally intended for a TV series sponsored by the gun rights group that never aired. Warning: Video below contains graphic content. The Trace/The New Yorker hide caption

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The nine Supreme Court justices will hear arguments Wednesday in a case involving a teenager suspended from her cheerleading squad for the use of profanities on Snapchat while at home. Erin Schaff/Supreme Court/AP hide caption

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At Supreme Court, Mean Girls Meet 1st Amendment

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Demonstrators in Minneapolis ahead of the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, who has since been convicted of murdering George Floyd. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Clayton County, Ga., Sheriff Victor Hill is accused of violating the civil rights of detainees by ordering that they be unnecessarily strapped into a restraint chair and left there for hours, according to a federal indictment. Hill is seen here in 2005. Gene Blythe/AP hide caption

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Andrew Brown Jr. was shot in the back of his head, his family's attorneys said Tuesday, citing an independent autopsy. Here, Glenda Brown Thomas displays a photo of Brown, her nephew, on her cellphone at her home in Elizabeth City, N.C. Allen G. Breed/AP hide caption

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Cars make their way toward downtown Los Angeles on Thursday. California could regain the right to set its own vehicle emissions standards after the Environmental Protection Agency announced it was moving to curb a Trump-era policy that sought to erode the state's previously held power. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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White House Is Preparing To Give Back California's Smog-Busting Powers

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The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal to expand gun rights in the United States in a New York case over the right to carry a firearm in public for self-defense. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Protesters confront law enforcement on April 13 outside the police headquarters in Brooklyn Center, Minn., over the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright by an officer. The NAACP Legal Defense And Education Fund is asking the Justice Department to suspend local police grants, citing ongoing killings of Black people like Wright by police. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images hide caption

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Americans for Prosperity is among the groups at the Supreme Court in a case from California that involves a state rule that mandates the disclosure of some donor names. The groups claim doing so would violate their First Amendment right to freedom of association and that it would subject their donors to potential harassment. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Eyes Rich Activists, Their Anonymous Donations And Tax Breaks

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Heightened security has remained a feature around the U.S. Capitol since the Jan. 6 riot. Capitol Police officers are now taking part in an initiative focused on healing trauma. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Pasquotank County Sheriff Tommy Wooten II (right) and Chief Deputy Daniel Fogg released a statement on Facebook on Saturday afternoon about the body camera footage related to the killing of Andrew Brown Jr. Pasquotank County Sheriff's Office Facebook Page hide caption

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N.C. Sheriff Says He Wants To Release Bodycam Footage In Killing Of Andrew Brown Jr.

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Glenda Brown Thomas displays a photo of her nephew, Andrew Brown Jr., on Thursday. He was shot and killed Wednesday by a sheriff's deputy who was attempting to execute a warrant. Allen G. Breed/AP hide caption

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7 N.C. Sheriff's Deputies On Leave After Fatal Shooting Of Black Man

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In a court filing, federal prosecutors say suspect Robert Chapman told a Bumble user about his alleged involvement in the Capitol insurrection. Department of Justice hide caption

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A special review panel says independent judge advocates, not commanding officers, should decide whether to pursue legal charges in sexual assault cases in what would be a break with longstanding policy. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is now reviewing the findings. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters gather outside the entrance to a rally for then-President Donald Trump in June in Tulsa, Okla. A new state law increases penalties for protesters who block public roadways and grants legal immunity to drivers who unintentionally harm them as they try to flee. Amanda Voisard/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against placing curbs on sentencing juveniles to life in prison without parole. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Rejects Restrictions On Life Without Parole For Juveniles

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State Foster Care Agencies Take Millions Of Dollars Owed To Children In Their Care

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