Protests at Columbia University

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In response to campus tensions and protests related to Israel's war in Gaza, what action has Columbia University taken regarding its classes?

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Which amendment is the focus of the Supreme Court in relation to anti-camping legislation affecting the homeless in Grants Pass, Ore.?

The debate revolves around whether the enforcement of anti-camping laws, which could result in fines or jail time for homeless individuals, constitutes cruel and unusual punishment, a violation of the Eighth Amendment. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit previously ruled that these actions by Grants Pass were unconstitutional.

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Which chilling discovery was recently made at a hospital in Khan Younis, Gaza, following the withdrawal of Israeli forces?

A mass grave with nearly 300 bodies was discovered at a hospital in Khan Younis, Gaza. Some of the bodies were found with their hands and feet tied, indicating signs of field executions. There are also allegations of bodies being buried alive or executed. The Civil Defense is currently searching for the bodies of another 400 missing people.

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The Biden administration recently fortified which health law to safeguard the privacy of patients seeking abortions and the health workers providing them?

The Biden administration has strengthened HIPAA to provide greater legal protections for patients seeking abortions and health workers who provide them. These rules prohibit the disclosure of health information to state officials for investigation or prosecution.

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Which initiative did the Biden administration announce with the goal of reducing carbon emissions and save households $350 million annually?

Biden announced a $7 billion initiative for residential solar projects in low- and middle-income communities. The grants, awarded by the Environmental Protection Agency to 60 recipients, are part of a larger $27 billion 'green bank' created as part of a climate law passed in 2022.