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A struggle to share personal pain in court

Katy Vilardo leaned back on her sofa next to her cat, Otis, opened her laptop and steeled herself. “When I would get in the car in the morning,” the 33-year-old typed, “the first thing I would do is call mom ...

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Senate nears vote on $50.5B bill for Sandy victims

WASHINGTON — Three months after Superstorm Sandy devastated coastal areas in much of the Northeast, the Senate moved Monday toward passing a $50.5 billion emergency package of relief and recovery aid after House Republicans stripped it of spending unrelated to ...

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Judge wants to hear victims in cyberbully case

NEW YORK — A judge delayed the sentencing of an eyewear website operator who intimidated customers, saying he first wants to hear testimony from dozens of victims who reported they were threatened with violence, including murder and rape. U.S. District ...

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High court tosses ruling on interviewing children

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is throwing out a lower court ruling that says authorities need warrants to talk to potential victims of sex abuse at school. But the court didn't say whether it thinks the lower court was wrong.

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Victims waiting for Abu Ghraib amends

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fending off demands that he resign over the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, then-Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld told Congress in 2004 that he had found a legal way to compensate Iraqi detainees who suffered ...

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