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How a Neighbors’ Feud in Paradise Launched an International Rape Case

By Kim Barker, Catherine Porter and Grace Ashford

The fashion executive Peter Nygard has clashed for years with his neighbor in the Bahamas, the billionaire Louis Bacon. The latest development is a lawsuit saying Mr. Nygard sexually exploited teenage girls.

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U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Sets Price for Ending Lawsuit: $67 Million

By Andrew Das

In court filings ahead of a looming gender discrimination trial, the players and U.S. Soccer proposed resolutions to a long-running equal pay fight.

Beatings, Burns and a Broken Promise

By Benjamin Weiser

Children with developmental disabilities were held under brutal conditions at a notorious New York facility. Decades later, they still face abuse and neglect.

Wells Fargo Is Said to Be Near Settlements Over Sales Practices

By Emily Flitter

The bank would pay penalties to the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission over a fake-account scandal.

New Mexico Sues Google Over Children’s Privacy Violations

By Natasha Singer and Daisuke Wakabayashi

The lawsuit says that Google, the top tech brand in public schools, used its educational products to spy on students.

At Stake in Boy Scouts’ Bankruptcy: $1 Billion in Assets, or Much More

By Mike Baker

As the Boy Scouts tries to deal with a flood of sexual abuse claims in bankruptcy court, it wants to shield the local councils that own most scout camps. But plaintiffs’ lawyers say the councils must pay.

Pennsylvania Diocese, Facing More Abuse Claims, Files for Bankruptcy

By Michael Levenson

The Harrisburg Roman Catholic diocese became the latest to seek Chapter 11 protection. It faces claims from an estimated 200 victims of clergy sexual abuse.

Gender Pronouns Can Be Tricky on Campus. Harvard Is Making Them Stick.

By Anemona Hartocollis

The push for personal pronouns like “they/them” and “ze/hir” can ignite a power struggle in college classrooms. The Kennedy School of Government’s solution? Stickers.

Court Rejects Huawei’s Challenge to U.S. Limits

By Reuters

The Chinese telecom equipment maker had sought to invalidate a law that restricted its ability to do business with U.S. agencies and their contractors.

Appeals Court Rejects Trump Medicaid Work Requirements in Arkansas

By Abby Goodnough

The ruling, written by a Reagan appointee, said the administration failed to show how such rules would help Medicaid to meet its mission of covering the poor.

Former Coach Is Convicted of Lying About Knowledge of Abuse by Larry Nassar

By Sandra E. Garcia

Kathie Klages, a former gymnastics coach at Michigan State University, could face up to four years in prison after being found guilty of lying to two investigators.

Former Coach Is Convicted of Lying About Knowledge of Abuse by Larry Nassar

By Sandra E. Garcia

Kathie Klages, a former gymnastics coach at Michigan State University, could face up to four years in prison after being found guilty of lying to two investigators.

Appeals Court Rejects Trump Medicaid Work Requirements in Arkansas

By Abby Goodnough

The ruling, written by a Reagan appointee, said the administration failed to show how such rules would help Medicaid to meet its mission of covering the poor.

Juul Bought Ads Appearing on Cartoon Network and Other Youth Sites, Suit Claims

By Sheila Kaplan

The case, brought by Massachusetts after a lengthy investigation, presents some of the strongest evidence the vaping company was marketing to teenagers.

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