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Kyle Beach #12 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates against the Detroit Red Wings during a preseason game in September 2010 at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images hide caption

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Robert Davis' experience exiting parole has been a difficult process. He seemed to be doing everything correctly, but a miscommunication between the U.S. Parole Commission and his parole officers delayed his release from supervision. Nate Palmer for NPR hide caption

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After prison he followed the rules, but a parole mishap delayed his full freedom

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In September 1971, prisoners at Attica prison in update New York revolted in protest of inhumane living conditions. Showtime/Firelight hide caption

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How the Attica prison uprising started — and why it still resonates today

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Julian Assange's partner, Stella Moris, addresses protestors outside the High Court in London, Wednesday. The U.S. government is scheduled to ask Britain's High Court to overturn a judge's decision that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be sent to the United States to face espionage charges. A lower court judge refused extradition in January on health grounds. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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Prior to his arrest on charges stemming from the riot at the U.S. Capitol, Alan Hostetter led protests against lockdown policies related to COVID-19 and pro-Trump "Stop The Steal" rallies in California. In a recent video posted to the platform BitChute, he said he will represent himself at trial, while wearing a hat saying "COVID IS A SCAM." Screenshot via BitChute hide caption

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Why some alleged Capitol rioters are acting as their own attorneys

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Demonstrators have gathered outside the Glynn County Courthouse in Brunswick, Ga. as the trial of the three men accused of the 2020 murder of Ahmaud Arbery gets underway. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption

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What is the citizen's arrest law at the heart of the trial over Ahmaud Arbery's death?

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies on Capitol Hill in April 2018. A trove of insider documents known as the Facebook Papers has the company facing backlash over its effects on society and politics. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Workers and supporters hold signs after filing a petition requesting an election to form a union outside the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regional office in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021. Amazon.com Inc. workers hoping to unionize four company facilities in Staten Island formally filed a petition with federal labor officials to hold a union election. Gabby Jones/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Amazon warehouse workers in New York file for a union vote

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White nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the "alt-right" clash with counter-protesters as they enter Emancipation Park during the "Unite the Right" rally August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Hate on trial in Virginia, four years after deadly extremist rally

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Terry Turner, 65, was arrested on Friday. He faces charges in the shooting death of Adil Dghoughi outside of Turner's house in Martindale, Texas. Caldwell County Sheriff's Office hide caption

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Alec Baldwin speaks on the phone in the parking lot outside the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office in Santa Fe, N.M., after he was questioned about a shooting on the set of the film "Rust" on the outskirts of Santa Fe on Thursday. Jim Weber/Santa Fe New Mexican via AP hide caption

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Lev Parnas leaves federal court, in New York on Friday. A New York jury convicted Parnas, a former associate of Rudy Giuliani, of charges that he made illegal campaign contributions to influence U.S. politicians and advance his business interests. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Tablets believed to be laced with fentanyl are displayed at a Drug Enforcement Administration lab in New York in 2019. The Biden administration is hoping to crack down on abuse of synthetic opioids in part by putting them in the most restricted category or "schedule" under the law. Don Emmert/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A proposed Biden drug policy could widen racial disparities, civil rights groups warn

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Court observers suspect it is only a matter of time before a conservative majority on the Supreme Court, explicitly or implicitly, strikes down Roe v. Wade and other abortion precedents of the last half century. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Supreme Court keeps Texas abortion law in place, but agrees to review it

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The narrative that passengers watched a man rape a woman on a train in suburban Philadelphia last week and "filmed it for their own gratification instead of calling the police" is false, the prosecutor handling the case has said. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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Jon-Erik Hexum (left) died in 1984 from injuries sustained from a prop gun on a television set. The death of American actor Brandon Lee (shown here in 1986) during the filming of The Crow garnered worldwide attention and prompted changes on how firearms are treated on sets. Wally Fong/AP; Lacy Atkins/AP hide caption

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A helicopter hovers over a remote area northeast of the town of Mariposa, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 18. According to the Mariposa County Sheriff's Office, the area is reported to be where a family and their dog were found dead. Craig Kohlruss/AP hide caption

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Julie Green's The Last Supper is currently on view at the Bellevue Arts Museum in Bellevue, Wash. There are 800 plates in the exhibit. Emilie Smith, Bellevue Arts Museum hide caption

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Attorney General Merrick Garland told the House Judiciary Committee that "the Department of Justice has a long-standing policy of not commenting on investigations." Greg Nash/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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